Archive for January, 2011
Egyptian workers have formed a mass trade union group and are setting the date for a general strike.
The Zionist regime and its imperialist overlord are right to fear Arab democracy. We are right to welcome it.
Victory to the Egyptian working class.
Strike to bring Mubarak down. Win the conscripts over. Arm the revolution. Take over the workplaces and run them democratically. This is the way forward for the Egyptian revolution.
yasqot yasqot hosni mubarak – down, down, Hosni Mubarak; erhal, erhal, Hosni Mubarak – leave, leave, Hosni Mubarak; Masr! Masr! – Egypt! Egypt!; Aish, Horreya, Karama Insannayia – Bread, Freedom, Human Dignity wenta ya masri eih akhbarak? yasqot yasqot Hosni Mubarak!! – Oh Egypt how are you doing? Down down with Hosni Mubarak!
Only socialist revolution offers a real solution to the intractable problems that capitalism creates and which Egyptian society confronts.
The masses are awakening.
Strike to bring down Mubarak and his regime. Seize the factories.
Victory to the Egyptian working class. Onward to freedom and food.
Long live the Egyptian revolution.
The revolt in Egypt poses point blank the need for a struggle for socialism. The demands that are driving the revolt – for an end to imperialist domination of the region, for democracy, for a decent life for the millions of Arab workers who cannot afford the basics of life in spite of living in a part of the world that has created more riches than almost any other in history – cannot be met without a fundamental reorganisation of power in the Middle East.
It is the polluters who should pay for rebuilding the homes of workers destroyed in the floods. It is big business whose profits should be taxed, not workers.
How about a super profits tax instead Gillard?
How appropriate that the Australian of the year under Gillard Labor is an investment banker. Simon McKeon’s award highlights once again the complete and utter capitulation of the ALP to neoliberalism. This is a Labor government committed to the market. What better way to celebrate that than to reward an exponent of financial wizardry, the sort of sleight of [...]
Without a left-wing political or industrial focus some of the exploited, the forgotten and the marginalised have turned to nationalism and its twin, racism, as crutches for the loss of working class community and working class strength in action.
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