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BY NORM DIXON Munyaradzi Gwisai, the leading member of the International Socialist Organisation who was elected to Zimbabwe's national parliament last June under the banner of the trade union-backed Movement for Democratic Change, has survived
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The name of this column is taken from the comments made by feminist and ex-slave Sojourner Truth when she addressed the 1851 Women's Rights Convention in the United States. The women's rights movement in mid-19th century North America grew out of
The formation of the Socialist Alliance, by eight revolutionary groups and parties on February 17, opens the door to immense opportunities for the radical left. Here are statements from representatives of each of the eight founding parties about what
BY JIM GREEN In an article published in Green Left Weekly in 1996, Phil Shannon argued that a radical and militant labour movement would pull the environment movement to the left, or at least force many environmentalists to take sides in the class
BY JONATHAN STRAUSS LISBON — In the last 10 years Portugal's Bloco de Esquerda (Left Bloc) has increasingly brought together some of the most important forces on the Portuguese radical left, including three groups (one Trotskyist, one formerly
The Philippines Left: Political Crises and Social ChangeBy Ben ReidJCAP, Manila, 2000Order through Resistance bookshops (see page 2) or at <http://www.dsp.org.au/rb/rb.htm> REVIEW BY NICK SOUDAKOFF The history of the revolutionary
BY TIM GOODEN GEELONG — Victorian building unions, lead by the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union, walked off the job for 24 hours on March 1 to kick off a campaign to win a better long service leave scheme. Only 23% of construction
BY DANNY FAIRFAX & NICK EVERETT SYDNEY — City workers are being encouraged to nominate their most hated "corporate scumbag" to be visited by a March 17 "Corporate Scumbag Tour", being organised by the M1 Sydney coalition as a prelude to the
Ruddock slams shut NZ door on Pacific Islanders BY ALISON DELLIT Thousands of New Zealand residents, many of them migrants from the Pacific Islands, will be denied residency in Australia under changes to the reciprocal relationship
Most of the central leaders of the Scottish Socialist Party, including Tommy Sheridan, Alan McCombes, Frances Curran and Murray Smith are members of a revolutionary Marxist organisation, the International Socialist Movement (ISM), formerly Scottish
BY TILLEY ELDERFIELD SYDNEY — Expanding on its theme, "Women fighting for global justice", the Sydney West International Women's Day Collective has invited a Kerry Nettle from the Stop the Women's Jail campaign to address the Parramatta IWD