Archive for November, 2012

Socialist wins 28% of the vote in Seattle

Socialist wins 28% of the vote in Seattle

“This is just the beginning!” Kshama Sawant promised supporters and voters on behalf of Socialist Alternative at an excited election night party on November 6 in Seattle, WA. While the presidential race was mainly about what to vote against (see article Right Wing Rejected in the Elections), an inspiring campaign in Seattle’s 43rd district for […]

Posted in: Sawant, US
Arctic Sea Ice Drops to a New Record Low

Arctic Sea Ice Drops to a New Record Low

This past September saw the lowest amount of Arctic summer sea ice recorded in 33 years of measurement. Climate change experts warn that the Arctic could be ice-free as early as 2020, 30 years earlier than the last estimate published in 2007. A complete loss of summer sea ice has devastating consequences for not only […]

Another 48 hour general strike paralyses Greek society

Another 48 hour general strike paralyses Greek society

Yesterday was the first day of another 48 hours general strike. How big was the strike and protests of the Greek workers and youth? The strike paralysed Greece completely. Athens was like a deserted city as nothing moved except the demonstration of the striking workers. Not only workers were on strike but small shopkeepers as […]

Posted in: Greece