View all posts filed under May, 2006James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya :: 05.23.2006 :: Analysis
Waging war on activists and others, with U.S. support. Since President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo joined the U.S. global \”war on terrorism,\” the Philippines has become the site of an ongoing undeclared war against peasant and union activists, progressive political dissidents and lawmakers, human rights lawyers and activists, women leaders, and a wide range of print and broadcast journalists.
05.17.2006 :: United States
Under the leadership of President Chavez, and with the backing of the great majority of the Venezuelan people, a process of social transformation is underway which challenges the old neoliberal, imperial-centered, political-economic order. Equally important, President Chavez has proposed a new project for Latin America integration, ALBA, which challenges the imperial project ALCA, designed to consolidate neocolonial empire.
05.02.2006 :: United States
Between March 25 and May 1, 2006 close to 5 million migrant workers and their supporters marched through nearly 100 cities of the United States. This is the biggest and most sustained workers? demonstration in the history of the US.