Venezuelan women ‘struggling all our lives’

VENEZUELA Coral Wynter, Caracas 3 March 2007 In Venezuela, after decades of class polarisation, neglect of the needs of the majority, corruption on a massive scale and unbridled bureaucracy, the magnitude of problems that Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution led by socialist president Hugo Chavez is attempting to tackle is enormous. A study of the problems of … Continue reading

Youth, students and revolution

RESISTANCE! Emma Clancy 16 February 2007   The global youth radicalisation of the 1960s illustrated the revolutionary potential of students in society. Young people and students have played a vital role in revolutionary struggles in the past and continue to do so today. In Latin America, young people are energetic leaders and participants in the … Continue reading

Marxism and the Venezuelan revolution

VENEZUELA Stuart Munckton 23 February 2007   “Today a new epoch begins”, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez declared in his victory speech on December 3, having won the presidential election with the highest vote in Venezuelan history on a platform of deepening the struggle to build socialism. “That new era is the new socialist democracy. That … Continue reading

Pacifism and Violence

Christopher Caudwell A Study in Bourgeois Ethics Source: Oriole Chapbooks, published c. 1960; First Published: in 1938 in Studies in a Dying Culture, by Bodley Head, later republished by Monthly Review Press in 1971 in Further Studies in a Dying Culture (1949); Transcribed: by Andrej Nj; Proofed and corrected: by Guy Colvin, November 2005. THERE … Continue reading

Why I am an Atheist

Bhagat Singh 1931 Written: October 5–6, 1930 Source: ; Translated: Converted from the original Gurmukhi (Punjabi) to Urdu/Persian script by Maqsood Saqib; translated from Urdu to English by Hasan for, 2006; HTML/Proofread: Andy Blunden and Mike Bessler; CopyLeft: Creative Common (Attribute & ShareAlike) 2006. It is a matter of debate whether my lack … Continue reading