Archive for April, 2014

40 years since the Portuguese revolution

40 years since the Portuguese revolution

A half-century of fascist rule was swept aside in a day This year marks the 40th anniversary of the military coup of April 25, 1974, which opened the doors to the Portuguese revolution of 1974-75. This anniversary is taking place at a time of widespread turmoil and general anger in Portugal, as the working and […]

Posted in: International, Portugal
History of the Committee for a Workers’ International

History of the Committee for a Workers’ International

40th anniversary of the founding of the CWI The first is an interview with Tony Saunois, the secretary of the CWI, on the CWI’s history and development that was originally published in sozialismus.info II/2014, the theoretical magazine of the CWI’s German comrades, Sozialistische Alternative (SAV). The second and third items, ‘Workers of all countries, Unite!’ […]

Posted in: International
Taiwan: Occupation of parliament ends after 23 days

Taiwan: Occupation of parliament ends after 23 days

What are the lessons of the island’s ‘sunflower movement’? Taiwan has witnessed an unprecedented mass protest movement since 18 March when around 200 students occupied the main chamber of the Legislative Yuan (parliament) to stop the ratification of the contentious Cross Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) between Taiwan and China. The beginning of an ‘Asian […]

Posted in: International, Taiwan