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Economic crisis – what’s next?

The world economy has so far failed to emerge from the crisis with any degree of health, Richard Brenner looks at the problems at the heart of the global system…

General strike: Chilean workers and students unite

Massive student protests and strikes have rocked Chile as people fight back against education cuts by the unpopular right wing government, write Jeremy Dewar and Dave Stockton…

Chile: student movement grows from kiss-in towards general strike

A mass movement of school and university students has Chile’s right wing president Sebastián Piñera on the ropes. Jeremy Dewar reports…

The United States faces a crisis not seen since the Depression

The poisonous atmosphere surrounding the role of the state and taxation allows no realistic budget bargaining, writes Will Hutton at the Observer…

Obama: President of war

Jamie Traska from Workers Power USA explains how Obama is starting more wars and being just as aggressive as Bush…

Obituary: Gil Scott Heron Poet, musician, author, fighter

Jeremy Dewar reviews the life of GIl Scott Heron, who died 27 May 2011 The revolution will not be right back after a message ‘bout a white tornado, white lightning…

Solidarity sweeps USA as workers dare to fight

The action of workers and young people in the US has been an inspiration. A series of mass protests, occupations and strikes have shaken the states of Wisconisn, Ohio and…

Free Bradley Manning

UNTRIED AND unconvicted, 24-year-old US army private Bradley Manning has been imprisoned for almost 300 days, held in cruel, inhuman and degrading conditions under a ‘prevention of injury’ order at the…

Obama’s trail of broken promises

Barack Obama campaigned on a ticket of ‘hope and change’ but, in office, has radically short-changed his young, Black and working class supporters. It was their huge mobilisation for his…

Wisconsin: Public sector workers and youth strike back!

Tens of thousands of young people, students, teachers, and public-sector workers are rallying in Madison, Wisconsin and occupying the State Capitol in opposition to proposed sweeping anti-union legislation. From the…

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