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Archive for November, 2009

Honduras: Feminist Leader Detained in Tegucigalpa

By • Nov 29th, 2009 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: Scoop Saturday, 28 November 2009, 3:40 pm By Julie Webb-Pullman, from Honduras Merlin Aguigure Olvin, 42 year old founder and current co-ordinator of Movimiento de Mujeres Visitacion Padilla (Visitacion Padilla Women’s Movement) was detained by police last night, and remains imprisoned. Around 11pm she was returning from an activity in observation of International Day […]



Nationalism against the Working Class

By • Nov 29th, 2009 • Category: Commentaries

Source: Internationalist Communist Tendency – For the Revolutionary Party The rise of the British National Party (BNP), the fact that it could muster a million votes in recent euro elections, that it has returned two Euro MPs, that its leader Nick Griffin has appeared on BBC’s Question Time whilst at the same time racially aggravated […]



Red Neda 13th Message: Summing up the November 4th action & proposal for December 7th

By • Nov 29th, 2009 • Category: Commentaries, Headline

November 4th has passed. The greatest achievement of this day was the continuation of separation of the people from the reformist leadership. With all intense propaganda of the reformists against the radicalization of people’s demands, slogans and methods of struggles, the actions of people on November 4th demonstration can only be interpreted as an outright […]



On bourgeois elections

By • Nov 29th, 2009 • Category: Commentaries

Source: International Communist Current Introduction: We are publishing here an article of one of our contacts about his opinion on bourgeois elections[1]. Generally, the comrade is trying to comprehend how to analyze bourgeois democracy from a Marxist viewpoint. Although he does not categorically said that revolutionaries must not participate in bourgeois elections, his article clearly […]



Mexico: The Murder of a Union and the Rebirth of Class Struggle

By • Nov 27th, 2009 • Category: Commentaries

Source: The B u l l e t Part 1: The New Assault Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui —————————————————————————- “Brothers, companeros, comrades: we must convert the rage, the anger and the helplessness into superior organization, into unified and convergent projects, into cultivating unity without distinctions of any kind, to confront our class enemies because […]



Ahmadinejad deepens alliance with Chavez

By • Nov 26th, 2009 • Category: Headline, News & Analysis

Source: Penticton Herald Iran’s Ahmadinejad deepens alliance with Venezuela’s Chavez, extends reach in Latin America By Ian James, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wednesday, November 25, 2009 CARACAS, Venezuela – Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought to expand Tehran’s influence in Latin America and deepen his alliance with Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez on Wednesday in a visit that gave […]



Communication Workers’ Union Sabotages Postal Workers’ Struggle

By • Nov 26th, 2009 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: The internationalists Déjà vu On the night of 4-5 November the leadership of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) carried out their own plot to blow up the workers’ resistance to the one of the most aggressive managements in Britain. The postal strikes were called off in the early evening of 4 November but the […]



Covering their faces, judicial police appear in court to lie about Víctor Herrera Govea

By • Nov 24th, 2009 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: El Enemigo Común Mexico City “Judicial police, after beating people up and telling lies and covering things up, how do you explain all this at home when you’re asked: what do you do?” This question written on a poster is one of many that around twenty demonstrators hurled at the judicial police who covered […]



Oaxaca Update Nov 22,2009

By • Nov 23rd, 2009 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: OSAG By: Nancy Davies 1. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has completed his tour of Oaxaca. He visited 2,452 municipios, i.e. every town in the state. For those of you unaware of the political structure, Oaxaca’s big municipios incorporate small municipios, the big sized ones numbering 520 Of that number, 418 elect by usos y […]



Current Change: Money Trickles North as Mexicans Help Relatives

By • Nov 23rd, 2009 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: New York Times By MARC LACEY MIAHUATLÁN, Mexico — During the best of the times, Miguel Salcedo’s son, an illegal immigrant in San Diego, would be sending home hundreds of dollars a month to support his struggling family in Mexico. But at times like these, with the American economy out of whack and his […]