The comrades of the Marxist current El Militante in Spain and of the Socialist Current El Militante
in Argentina have received an appeal for solidarity from the workers of
Zanon. We appeal to all comrades, readers and supporters of In Defence of Marxism
to take up this campaign and send protest and solidarity messages to
the workers in the best traditions of the international working class
movement – “An Injury to One is an Injury to All”.
Judicial authorities have issued threats to imprison the workers and
militants occupying the Cipla and Interfibra factories in the city
Joinville (state of Santa Catarina, in the south of Brazil). We publish
below the press release that was issued by the Factory Council of
Cipla/Interfibra, for the information of all labour organisations, as
well as workers and labour activists.
On Monday, May 16th a new wave of mobilisations of Bolivian workers and peasants broke out, which is increasingly raising the question of power once again. The Bolivian masses are revealing an unprecedented level of revolutionary determination to see the struggle through to the end.
On Tuesday, May 31 a series of marches and demonstrations with people
numbering in the tens of thousands surrounded the Bolivian Parliament.
On the third week of protests, demonstrations and roadblocks, as many
as 100,000 workers, miners, peasants, the people of El Alto, and
teachers, etc. vented their anger in central La Paz.
The revolutionary crisis that has gripped Bolivia for the last three
weeks has reached new heights. Last week ended with the parliament
unable to start its sessions, torn apart by the class war that divides
the country. The revolutionary movement of workers and peasants has
increased in strength, its national spread has broadened and it has
radicalised its political positions, now clearly challenging bourgeois