Pakistan: Barbarity of the Peshawar massacre

Written by Lal Khan Wednesday, 17 December 2014

The massacre of 141 people including 132 children by the Islamic fundamentalist Taliban at the Peshawar Army Public School yesterday was probably the most heinous barbarity ever seen even in Pakistan, which has been victim to this scourge for decades now. Hardly a day passes without suicide attacks, terrorist bombing or target killings in this tragic country.


Massive general strike in Belgium: Nothing moved by air, by road and by water

Written by Erik Demeester Wednesday, 17 December 2014

general-strike-belgium‘This is the strongest strike ever’ commented the general secretary Marie Hélène Ska of the Christian union CSC. She is right. The national work stoppage on Monday 15th of December was without doubt the most “general” of 24 hour general strikes in the rich Belgian history of strikes.


Iranian students disrupt speech of reactionary editor of Keyhan daily (+ VIDEO)

Written by Hamid Alizadeh Wednesday, 17 December 2014

shariatmadari-protestHossein Shariatmadari, the powerful editor of the Iranian right-wing daily Keyhan, was disrupted time and time again as he tried to speak at Tehran University on 13 December. The hundreds of students gathered in the call would interrupt him with slogans such as "Leave, interrogator!", "Keyhan, Israel congratulations on your unity", "Death to reaction" "Shame on you, liar, leave the university". This open defiance of the students clearly shook Shariatmadari, who as a close confidant of Ayatollah Khamenei is one of the most reactionary voices of the regime.


Mass Protests Against Police Violence Sweep the US

Written by Steve Iverson Tuesday, 16 December 2014

garner-protest-new-yorkA grassroots upsurge has swept the US over the past few weeks, its sudden eruption marked by huge weekend marches on the East Coast and by smaller, broadly based protests across the length and breadth of the country.


The far right in the new Ukrainian Parliament

Written by Solidarity with the Antifascist Resistance in Ukraine Tuesday, 16 December 2014

A number of far right parties and individuals were elected to the Ukrainian Parliament (Rada) in the recent elections on October 26 in the lists of different parties or standing in single-mandate constituencies. Some are now part of the government majority and many have been elected to different positions in the parliamentary commissions.


Perspectives for the People’s Republics: The external and domestic struggle of the left and progressive forces

Written by Peter Mikhailenko Monday, 15 December 2014

donetsk-peoples-republic copy copyJust a few weeks after signing the ceasefire with the rebel republics on September 5th, Poroshenko could be seen on CSPAN, asking a session of the US Congress for more lethal military equipment. It is becoming clearer every day that the ceasefire was a way of creating some domestic calm during the elections last month.


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[AUDIO] La juventud y la lucha de clase en Gran Bretaña

Written by La Radio del Sur (Venezuela) Wednesday, 10 December 2014

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Mexico: Firma la resolución exigiendo la liberación de los presos políticos del 1 de Diciembre

Written by Comité de Lucha Estudiantil del Pölitécnico y La Izquierda Socialista Thursday, 04 December 2014

Hacemos un llamado al movimiento estudiantil y obrero nacional e internacional a firmar la resolución de abajo exigiendo la liberación de los presos políticos del 1 de diciembre de 2014.