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Abolish the capital punishment: activists (Report from The Hindu)

The following is a news report that appeared in The Hindu (2nd October, 2011) on the meeting organized by the New Socialist Alternative (CWI – India) on the issue of Death Penalty.


A group of citizens, civil society activists and students got together at the SCM House here on Saturday to deliberate on a topic that is not only pertinent but also highly controversial: the death penalty. read more

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US: Brutal police crackdown on protestors

Wall street occupation continues and spreads

As we publish this article here on the occupation movement has begun to spread all over the US. For example occupations are due to begin in Boston today and Seattle tomorrow. Many local unions have also begun to pledge support to the movement. In the last few days the New York Transport Workers Union, one of the biggest unions in New York, voted to support the movement and to send members to the occupation on Friday afternoon. The Teamsters union has also voted to support the occupation and members of the United Pilots Union have been on the demonstrations in uniform. This development of sections of the organised working class linking up with the movement is significant. This process must be encouraged and further developed for the movement to continue growing into a challenge to the big business attack on living standards. read more