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Analysis

Capitalism isn’t working

Time to fight for socialist change

“Now almost five years old, the economic crisis rumbles on. In order to assess how much economic progress it has undone, the Economist has constructed a measure of lost time for hard-hit countries.
“It shows that Greece’s economic clock has been turned back furthest: it has been rewound by over 12 years. read more

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Anti-Nuclear Struggles

Press Statement

The following is a press release statement by Peoples’ Solidarity Concerns – Bangalore, which includes the New Socialist Alternative (CWI-India), on the ongoing agitation against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant.

“Freedom of information has deteriorated significantly of late in India, which was ranked 131st out of 179 countries in the 2011-2012 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index.”– Concludes the recent press statement by the internationally acclaimed network of independent journalists commenting on the denial of access to report, and entry into the village Idindhakarai where the protesters against the Koodankulam Nuclear Plant have camped for 8 months. read more

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Anti-Nuclear Struggles

Kudankulam on the boil

Struggle needs your support now! SP Udayakumar’s appeal


The following appeal by SP Udaykumar (Convener, People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy – PMANE), comes at a crucial juncture for the whole campaign against the Koodankulam nuclear plant. With the Governments of both the state of Tamil Nadu  and the Centre ganging up against the struggle, it is a situation of do or die at the site of Struggle.
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Anti-Nuclear Struggles

Solidarity with PMANE against all that is NUCLEAR!

Down With Manmohan Singh and Jayalalitha for brutalising the anti- nuclear protest at Koodankulam

In utter disregard to all that is democratic, in a totally unjustifiable move, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha on 19th March gave clearance to the Koodankulam Nuclear Plant at Idinthankarai. This shocker coming soon after AIADMK winning the by-elections in Thirunalveli district exposes the true nature of this “Revolutionary Leader” as to on whose behalf she is bringing the “Revolution”(Tamil Nadu’s much abused political jargon). As if on cue, the police presence that had already swelled up in anticipation of such a move, have started to move against the protesters arresting over 200 people so far. But in a massive show of defiance, over 20,000 people from different villages nearby confronted the 6000 odd police force that had surrounded Idinthakarai village (which is located just 4 kms away from the nuclear plant). read more

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Anti-Nuclear Struggles

State repression of the Kudankulam fighters condemned

Solidarity Protest in Bangalore against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant

On 20th March more than a hundred people gathered in front of Town Hall, Bangalore (popular protest point) in solidarity with the ongoing struggle against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant. Condemning the latest decision of the Tamil Nadu government (in connivance with the Central government) in giving the green signal for commissioning the plant, the protesters demanded its immediate withdrawal. read more