Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams visits European Parliament as guest of United Left Group


Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP was this week for a series of meetings with political groups, as well as the Regional Development Commissioner Danuta Hubner.

Grenada appeal

Noreen Scott, for the Committee for Human Rights in Grenada, UK, writes:

Punished for saving lives: US courts force anti-war group to disband


After 10 years of non-violent protest and direct aid to the suffering people of Iraq, Chicago-based group Voices in the Wilderness (VitW) has been forced to cease operating following an order by a US

Iraqi oil for Freedom: Iraq's Oil Workers and their Union

Opening this weekend in Berkeley, California, and running to October 30, an exhibition of photographs by David Bacon shows.

Belgian General Strike follows hard on heels of French national demonstrations


Workers in France and neighbouring Belgium are fighting back against right wing government plans to adhere to the European Union neo-liberal Lisbon Strategy by undermining hard-won pension and social

Labour Left Briefing October edition out now


Readers in Britain should note that the October edition of Labour Left Briefing is now available. It includes features on the Gate Gourmet dispute, 'Real Labour vs.

Letter to Barroso on the scrapping of EU regulation


Left Euro-MP Kartika Liotard, a member of the United Left Group (GUE-NGL) from the Socialist Party of the Netherlands, has written a personal letter to the President of the European Commission

EU applicant Turkey moves to ban gay organisation


In a move which could adversely affect its eligibility to become a member of the European Union, the Turkish government has moved to ban Kaos GL, the largest gay organisation in the country.

New issue of Liberation now available

Liberation is one of the UK's longest-standing left magazines.

Council on Hemispheric Affairs sets up on-line forum


COHA is a Washington, DC-based progressive think-tank concerned above all with relations between the US and Latin America. COHA's research appears frequently on spectrezine, and we are plea

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