A PSTU Statement: Neither Lula nor Alckmin!

A PSTU Statement on the electoral results   The PSTU was part of the Left Front with Heloisa Helena as presidential candidate, opposing both Lula and Alckmin. We believe this to have been very important for the Front represented a left alternative to these two projects of defence the neoliberal pattern...

Left Front: An alternative for the workers

Heloisa Helena as a Left Front PSOL-PSTU-PCB candidate for presidency has managed the peak of 9% of the votes in declared ballot intentions. In some states, such as Alagoas, where HH comes from, Rio de Janeiro and Rio Grande do Sul, the figures are even higher. Should this percentage...

Conlutas: time to draw all the workers’ struggles together

The crisis of the CUT (Central Unica dos Trabalhadores) is much faster than the deterioration of Lula's image. Its unconditional adhesion to the administration has led to mounting confrontation with the needs of the workers and that has led to an almost unbroken process of splits of many trade...

What is being discussed behind Fidel’s succession?

  Fidel Castro's illness and the transmission of power to his brother, Raul, have turned the debate on the present and the future of Cuba red-hot. American imperialism has started openly pressing the government of the island. President George Bush announced: "We shall support all efforts to create a transitional...

Left-Wing Front: an electoral alternative crops up

Neither Lula nor Alckmin Ze María (national PSTU president) says  "The Front is a must for the workers" After several months of discussions, the proposal put forward by PSTU, to conform a left-wing front for the forthcoming election was put into practice. We are here reproducing an Opinao Socialista interview with Ze...

Long live the rebellion of the “penguins”

Great struggle of the high school student against the Bachelet administration For over a month now Chilean high school students have been fighting against the Michelle Bachelet administration. As early as last year they had presented the Ricardo Lagos administration with a petition of eight points. Neither Lagos nor Bachelet...

Mexico and the british imperialism

Mexico and the british imperialismWhat follows is a set of materials related with the current events in Bolivia. In the first place, there is an article written by Leon Trotsky in 1938m after the nationalisation of oil carried out by the Lazaro Cardenas administration. In this material he...

For an international Campaign for the nationalisation

For an international Campaign for the nationalisation without indemnity of Hydrocarbons in Latin America.(We are now publishing the resolutions of the proposal to the Continental Encounter in La Paz in August 2005)   9. With this in mind we propose that the Continental Encounter of La Paz should resolve to...

Bolivian gas

Bolivian gasLet us analyse now the case of the Bolivian gas. That country has already gone through two great pillages in its history: the silver of the Potosi mount was plundered by the Spaniards and the tin - which during most of the XX century has been a...

Invitation to the I National Congress of Workers (CONAT)

Invitation to the I National Congress of Workers (CONAT)COORDENACAO NACIONAL DE LUTAS Sao Paulo, December 7 2005 To Trade Unions, and to Peasants', Students' and People's organizations Comrades,This letter is an invitation to the I National Congress of Workers (CONAT) promoted by the National Coordination of Struggles in Brazil (CONLUTAS) to...

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