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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...

What is Hezbollah?

  The Israeli attack on Lebanon has once more highlighted Hezbollah, a political organisation of Islamic ideology founded under the impulse of a wing of the Shiite hierarchy with connection with the recent Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini regime in the early 1980s. The creation of Hezbollah, as so many others born...

For the obliteration of the “gendarme state” of Israel

  The genocidal nature of the ferocious attacks of the Israeli army against Gaza, Western Bank and Lebanon place the need for great united demonstrations in solidarity with the Palestinian and Lebanese people to put an end to the atrocities and for the immediate withdrawal of the troops.  In different...

A ‘Second Front’ Has Reopened for Imperialism

AfghanistanThis is a reproduction of the main part of an article published in the IWL web site (www.litci.org)  on the 7/6/06   (?) Strong impact caused by TV images showing how a sector of the population of Kabul, capital and main city of the country, confronted heavily armed troops by...

The real criminals

The real criminalsOne of Bush?s excuses for invading Afghanistan and Iraq has been the ?defence of democracy and human rights? against the dictatorial regimes overriding in those countries. Reality has clearly disclosed the hypocrisy of this claim and that imperialism was the real criminal constantly violating human rights. In...

Civil War or War of National Liberation?

IraqSome recent events in Iraq may give the impression that the position of imperialism has been strengthened. On one hand, and administration has been formed integrating the main Shii and Kurdish forces. On the other hand, the may have been some advance in the policy of ?Iraqi-fying? the...

Death squads

Death squadsIn the main article on Iraq, we pointed out that an important part of the alleged ?civil war? that is underway in the country is actually just a way of concealing the death squadron of the Badr Brigade conducted from the Home Ministry itself by the Shii...

The death of Al Zarqawi

The death of Al ZarqawiNot having much good news from Iraq and Afghanistan, Bush and his ally, Tony Blair set out to celebrate the death of Abu Musab Al Zaeqawi. In their declarations they stated that this fact meant a signal that they were beginning to retake the...

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