Archive for December, 2013

Sweden: 20,000 on anti-fascist demonstration

Sweden: 20,000 on anti-fascist demonstration

This Sunday’s demonstration in Kärrtorp, south Stockholm, was the largest anti-racist demonstration ever in Sweden. 20,000 gathered at the sports ground in response to a recent attack from armed Nazis. During November, a violent Nazi organization (Swedish Resistance Movement, SMR) increased their activity in the area. Swastikas were painted everywhere, several immigrants were assaulted and […]

Posted in: Sweden
South African Union breaks with ANC

South African Union breaks with ANC

National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) decides to cut ties with the ANC In what will go down in history as the most important trade union congress since the founding of Cosatu in 1985 delegates at the special congress of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa have taken the bold and historic decision to […]

Posted in: South Africa
South Africa: South Africa

South Africa: South Africa

Heroically leading ANC to power but struggle tragically into dead end The Democratic Socialist Movement offers condolences to the Mandela family and all those in South Africa and internationally who are mourning the passing of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Mandela is a symbol of the struggles and sacrifices of millions over decades to end apartheid and […]

US: Victory for socialist in Seattle!

US: Victory for socialist in Seattle!

The evening of 15 November will go down as marking an historic step in re-building a socialist movement in the US, the world’s leading capitalist nation. Kshama Sawant, candidate of Socialist Alternative (co-thinkers of the CWI in the US), was poised to win a seat on the Seattle City Council after her opponent conceded the […]

Posted in: International, Sawant, US