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By Marty Jonas (MJ) and David Walsh (DW), 31 October 1998
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By Deepal Jayasekera, 31 October 1998
By Larry Roberts, 31 October 1998
By Bill Vann, 31 October 1998
By Richard Tyler, 31 October 1998
Sweden's worst fire in modern times killed at least 62 people and injured over 190 others.
By David Walsh, 31 October 1998
By Shannon Jones, 31 October 1998
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The International Summer School held in early January by the International Committee of the Fourth International and the Socialist Equality Party of Australia represented a milestone in the revival of classical Marxism. Entitled "Marxism and the Fundamental Problems of the Twentieth Century," the school, held in Sydney from January 3 to 10, was the first such international symposium organized by the world Trotskyist movement.
By Shannon Jones, 30 October 1998
By Peter Schwarz, 30 October 1998
For the first time, a former Italian Communist Party functionary has become prime minister.
By Liz Mantell, 30 October 1998
By Peter Symonds, 30 October 1998
By David Walsh, 30 October 1998
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By Mike Head, 29 October 1998
By Barry Grey, 29 October 1998
By Chris Marsden, 29 October 1998
The interim agreement reached at Wye Plantation, Maryland between Israel and the Palestinian Authority is an attempt to salvage the 1993 Oslo peace process.
By our correspondent, 29 October 1998
Britain's High Court in London upheld former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet's claim to enjoy diplomatic immunity. The decision reflects the desire of wide layers of the British establishment to see Pinochet allowed home.
By Keith Jones, 29 October 1998
By Peter Symonds, 29 October 1998
By Linda Tenenbaum, 28 October 1998
By Ulrich Rippert, 28 October 1998
By John Roberts, 28 October 1998
Further criminalization of the poor in the US - Working class couple charged for the accidental deaths of their children
By Paul Scherrer, 28 October 1998
By Mauricio Saavedra, 28 October 1998
By a correspondent, 28 October 1998
By Simon Wheelan, 28 October 1998
The Starr-Tripp connection: Evidence mounts that independent counsel orchestrated frame-up of Clinton
By Shannon Jones, 27 October 1998
By Mike Head, 27 October 1998
By Kate Randall, 27 October 1998
By Richard Phillips, 27 October 1998
By Robert Stevens, 27 October 1998
By Nick Beams, 27 October 1998
By Helen Halyard, 27 October 1998
By Martin McLaughlin and David Walsh, 27 October 1998
By our reporter, 27 October 1998
A bid by lawyers representing General Pinochet to block the extradition of the former dictator began in the High Court in London on Monday.
By Marty Jonas (MJ) and David Walsh (DW), 24 October 1998
By Wolfgang Zimmermann, 24 October 1998
In the spring of 1998 the Arbeiterpresse Verlag published 1937--Year of Terror by Vadim Z. Rogovin. It is the fourth volume of a six-volume history of the socialist opposition to Stalinism within the Soviet Union. Last month Rogovin, who was working on a seventh volume, died of cancer in Moscow.
By Vicky Short, 24 October 1998
The Spanish government has been plunged into a political and judicial crisis following the arrest of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. Prime Minister Aznar expressed the hope that his government would not have to take a decision on Pinochet's extradition to Spain to be prosecuted for genocide and torture of Spanish nationals.
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By Cory Johnson, 24 October 1998
By Bill Vann, 24 October 1998
One of the nation
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The arrest of General Augusto Pinochet, a quarter of a century after the coup that brought his military-fascist dictatorship to power, has revived critical political and historical issues.
By Chris Marsden, 24 October 1998
The head of the Church of England, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. George Carey, has called for former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to be released. This has been seized on by Labour's Home Secretary Jack Straw to hint at a possible overturn of Spain's extradition request.
By David Walsh, 24 October 1998
A coalition of civil liberties groups has challenged a new federal law that would restrict access to the Internet in the supposed interest of combating material "harmful to minors."
By Martin McLaughlin, 24 October 1998
The Republican candidate for state senate in an east-central Tennessee district was arrested October 23 on charges that he murdered his Democratic opponent four days earlier. Byron Looper, 34, was arrested without incident as he returned to his home in Cookeville early Friday morning.
By Chris Marsden, 24 October 1998
A new Scottish Socialist Party has been proclaimed by Scottish Militant Labour, despite the opposition of their English comrades in the Socialist Party, and the Committee for a Workers International, which represents their co-thinkers around the world. It will encompass a variety of different political trends on the left, united only by their espousal of Scottish separatism and a vague commitment to reformist policies.
By K. Ratnayake, 24 October 1998
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By Barry Grey, 23 October 1998
By Shannon Jones, 23 October 1998
Signs of an economic slowdown are mounting in the US with rising layoffs and unemployment claims.
By Liz Smith, 23 October 1998
A new report has revealed that hundreds of babies die every year in Britain's maternity hospitals due to errors of judgement by poorly trained doctors and midwives. Clinical errors contribute to two-thirds of all deaths in healthy babies.
By our reporter, 23 October 1998
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By David Walsh, 23 October 1998
By Lee Parsons, 23 October 1998
By our correspondent, 23 October 1998
Ex-Conservative prime minister Baroness Thatcher has written to the Times newspaper demanding that former dictator Augusto Pinochet to be allowed to return to Chile. She describes the general, who presided over the execution of thousands of his left-wing opponents, in glowing terms.
By Keith Jones, 22 October 1998
By our reporter, 22 October 1998
By Vicky Short, 22 October 1998
In Spain, a four-year criminal investigation into death squads used to kill alleged Basque separatists continues to shake the social democrats.
By Mauricio Saavedra, 22 October 1998
By Terry Cook, 22 October 1998
By Martin McLaughlin, 22 October 1998
By Shannon Jones, 22 October 1998
By Jerry White, 22 October 1998
By K. Reed, 22 October 1998
By Carol Divjak, 21 October 1998
By Martin McLaughlin, 21 October 1998
If Augusto Pinochet deserves detention, trial and punishment for mass murder, then what about his American controllers--Henry Kissinger, then-CIA director Richard Helms and other US government officials who inspired, directed and supported the 1973 military coup in Chile?
By Shannon Jones, 21 October 1998
By a reporter, 21 October 1998
Thousands of university and college students joined demonstrations and other actions last week to protest tuition fee hikes, spiraling student debt loads, a massive reduction in state-funding for post-secondary education, and the growing corporate presence in university administration.
By Ulrich Rippert and Justus Leicht, 21 October 1998
By Jerry White, 21 October 1998
Several hundred bodies, charred beyond recognition, were buried in a mass grave in southern Nigeria Monday after the explosion this weekend that killed at least 500 villagers.
By our reporter, 21 October 1998
Acting on a warrant originating in Spain, British police arrested General Augusto Pinochet at the London Clinic last Friday night, shortly after he underwent an emergency back operation. His arrest has sparked a diplomatic crisis embroiling Britain, Spain, Chile and America.
By Liz Smith, 21 October 1998
Conservative controlled Surrey County Council took the unprecedented step last week of putting a state school out to private tender. Kings Manor Comprehensive in Guildford will be the first privately run state Secondary (11-16) school in Britain. It presently has just 400 pupils on a site designed for 900. The falling school roll is directly related to competition between neighbouring schools, which have better academic results.
By Terry Cook, 21 October 1998
By David Walsh, 21 October 1998
By a correspondent, 20 October 1998
By Trevor Johnson, 20 October 1998
Concrete proof has emerged that meat from animals infected with
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By our correspondent, 20 October 1998
By Nick Beams, 20 October 1998
By David Walsh, 20 October 1998
Orson Welles directed the filming of Touch of Evil, his seventh feature, in early 1957. He got the assignment from Universal Studios in part due to the urging of the film's leading actor, Charlton Heston. It was Welles's first Hollywood film in a decade, and his only one of the 1950s.
By Ann Talbot, 20 October 1998
The British Museum's three new galleries devoted to late Bronze Age Europe, Celtic Europe and Roman Britain have provoked a controversy over the very existence of the Celts, which raises fundamental questions of history and archaeology.
By Bill Vann, 20 October 1998
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By our correspondent, 17 October 1998
By Jerry White, 17 October 1998
By Marty Jonas (MJ) and David Walsh (DW), 17 October 1998
By Cory Johnson, 17 October 1998
By Martin McLaughlin, 17 October 1998
By Kate Randall, 17 October 1998
By Ulrich Rippert, 17 October 1998
By Elaine Gorton, 17 October 1998
By Shannon Jones, 17 October 1998
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By Esther Galen, 16 October 1998
By Barry Grey, 16 October 1998
By David Walsh, 16 October 1998