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USA real estate bubble “pricked”

Beginning of a world economic crisis?     After some yellow lights going on and off during June and July (several Asiatic stocks plunging, a very unstable situation of the important French bank BNP Paribas) in August a strong international financial shock had its epicentre on Wall Street and from there it...

Chicago: Victory of immigrant workers on the picket line

Lee Sustar and Orlando Sepulveda report on a victorious strike by immigrant workers in Chicago who walked out over threats to terminate them based on immigration status--and the implications of this struggle for the labor and immigrant rights movement (published in Socialist Worker, newspaper of the International Socialist Organization...

A symbolic event: 1st May in USA

As we have already seen, 1st May, as a day of workers' struggles, was born in USA in 1886 with the demonstration for an eight-hour labour day summoned by a trade union known as Gentlemen of Labour. Consequently, several leaders were jailed, tried and executed and became history as...

Virginia Tech: questions about a tragedy

Article published in Socialist Worker (newspaper of the ISO - International Socialist Organization) in April 20th.   Anyone who watched the horror unfold at Virginia Tech this week had two questions in mind: Who could do such a terrible thing--and why?   Those details were slow in coming as Socialist Worker...

The minor damage?

The new joint Republican-Democrat billSenator Edward Kennedy was one of the main speakers during the rally that took place in Washington on April 10th. At the same time, together with another Democrat senator, he was the author of a bill alternative to the HR 4437 that received the...

A need of the imperialism

Massive migrationsThe massive migrations from the poor countries towards the imperialist centres are a phenomenon generated by the capitalist system. As a matter of fact, it is a process unavoidable for its functioning.On one pole of the process, poverty, destitution and starvation caused by the imperialist looting on...

I am not welcome here

Odyssey of an immigrantIf you have never been an undocumented immigrant on the American Central on the perilous trip by Mexico only to have to face the hate groups of the "vigilantes" and the migra on the USA frontier, then you do not know what hell is.If you...

May 1st: International Mobilisation for the Regularization

International Manifesto of the PaperlessThe First of May is the day of the workers in most countries in the world commemorating the workers who gave their lives in order to win the 8-hour labour day. On this day everybody will hold demonstrations to support workers' rights and the...

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