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An unstable new coalition in Japan

By Peter Symonds, 28 November 1998

"People were shot, bleeding and lying on the ground"

By Mike Head, 28 November 1998

Law Lords ruling on Pinochet reverberates around the world

By Chris Marsden and Julie Hyland, 28 November 1998

The House of Lords ruling on Wednesday November 25 to allow a Spanish warrant for the extradition of former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet to proceed has created a political and legal minefield. Whatever happens in the next days, weeks and months, the fallout from the Law Lords legal finding will reverberate around the world.

Workers Struggles Around the World: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

By , 28 November 1998

Victim of Stalinism protests at threats

By , 28 November 1998

How can film art proceed?

By Paul Bond, 28 November 1998

Dogme 95 is a group of Danish directors, pre-eminently Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg. To challenge themselves as filmmakers they adopted a set of 10 rules, 'The Vow of Chastity'.

Some interesting films on US television, November 28-December 4

By Marty Jonas (MJ) and David Walsh (DW), 28 November 1998

Export-ban on British beef to Europe lifted

By Barry Mason, 28 November 1998

European Agriculture Ministers voted on November 23 to lift the ban on exports of British beef.

Quebec drug plan caused deaths

By François Legras, 28 November 1998

London Jubilee Line strike ends

By Mike Ingram, 28 November 1998

Striking electricians voted Friday November 27 to accept a peace plan aimed at settling the two-week unofficial stoppage on the Jubilee Line extension to the London Underground.

Students arrested in Wisconsin: why the desperation among young people in the US?

By David Walsh, 27 November 1998

New Zealand Labour Party reassures big business

By a correspondent, 27 November 1998

Vietnam announces plan to export one million workers

By Andrew Sinnema, 27 November 1998

Vadim Rogovin and the significance of his historical work

By , 27 November 1998

Berlin and London are the venue for meetings to commemorate the Russian historian Vadim Z. Rogovin who died on September 18 this year. Professor Rogovin dedicated the last years of his life to studying an important aspect of Soviet history which has been either neglected or totally ignored by other historians, both anti-communist and

Britain: Queen's speech announces plan to end voting rights for hereditary peers

By Julie Hyland, 27 November 1998

T. H. Huxley and the rise of modern science

By Walter Gilberti, 27 November 1998

New York welfare policy claims an infant's life

By Alan Whyte, 27 November 1998

Workers Struggles: Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa

By , 26 November 1998

Quebec election notes

By Keith Jones, 26 November 1998

What Anwar Ibrahim means by "reformasi" in Malaysia

By Peter Symonds, 26 November 1998

House of Lords upholds Pinochet's extradition

By Chris Marsden, 26 November 1998

Britain's House of Lords has ruled that as a former head of state, the ex-Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet does not have

“Not to banalise, not to rewrite, but to keep the discussion going”: Radu Mihaileanu’s Train of Life

By Stefan Steinberg, 26 November 1998

The 8th Cottbus Film Festival of young East European film was also the venue for the German premiere of Train de Vie ( Train of Life) by the Rumanian director Radu Mihaileanu. The film is guaranteed a controversial reception should it reach German audiences (up until now it has no German distributor), above all for its subject matter—the use of humour in dealing with the deportation of the Jews during the Second World War.

Political storm over Australian Labor's coverup of Dili massacre

By Mike Head, 26 November 1998

Clinton threatens Japan with trade backlash

By Mike Head, 25 November 1998

No sooner had last week's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Malaysia ended in failure, than US President Bill Clinton--who snubbed the summit--landed in Japan to issue new threats designed to open Japan's markets to American business.

New York City municipal unions rigged contract vote

By Bill Vann, 25 November 1998

Recent correspondence from WSWS readers

By , 25 November 1998

Religious rioting leaves 14 dead in Jakarta

By Peter Symonds, 25 November 1998

Buttoners, a film by Petr Zelenka at the London Film Festival

By Paul Bond, 25 November 1998

In 1995 a Prague radio phone-in programme is hosting a discussion of the twentieth century as the technological age. It is 50 years since the invention that changed our lives, the atomic bomb. This is the introduction to the six interlocking tales that make up this ultimately frustrating film.

Workers struggles around the world: The Americas

By , 24 November 1998

What a socialist would have said

By Martin McLaughlin, 24 November 1998

A review of recent east European cinema

By Stefan Steinberg, 24 November 1998

A visit to the annual festival of young east European film in the German city of Cottbus provides a glimpse of the enormous problems confronting cinema and filmmakers in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe following the restoration of capitalism.

Rail workers strike throughout Europe against deregulation

By Robert Stevens, 24 November 1998

Testimony exposes elements of a political conspiracy

By Barry Grey, 24 November 1998

The Mirror to play in New York City

By , 24 November 1998

The House Judiciary Committee: a portrait of the American political establishment

By David Walsh, 24 November 1998

Pinochet's detention deepens Chilean political crisis

By Mauricio Saveedra, 24 November 1998

Some interesting films on US television, November 21-27

By Marty Jonas (MJ) and David Walsh (DW), 21 November 1998

Concern grows over genetically modified food

By Paul Mitchell and Keith Lee, 21 November 1998

In January this year, a researcher at the Rowett Research Institute in Scotland said of genetically modified food,

Furor over food price increases rocks Indian government

By our correspondent, 21 November 1998

Students strike enters fifth week

By Amitt Landau, 21 November 1998

Workers Struggles: Australia, Asia and Pacific

By , 21 November 1998

UN urges Britain to prosecute Pinochet

By Chris Marsden, 21 November 1998

On Thursday, November 19 the United Nations Committee against Torture in Geneva said if Britain decides not to extradite former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet, the case should be referred to Britain's public prosecutor. This would be

A biting critique of China in the 1990s

By Richard Phillips, 21 November 1998

Child labour--a growth industry of the 1990s

By Phil Gardner, 21 November 1998

The Sun's anti-gay attacks on the British Labour government

By Chris Marsden, 20 November 1998

For two weeks, Britain's front pages were dominated by articles on the

Massacre in West Papua

By Mike Head, 20 November 1998

Savage spending cuts in Papua New Guinea budget

By Peter Symonds, 20 November 1998

US: 90,000 job cuts in October

By David Walsh, 20 November 1998

Stories from the reservation

By Paul Bond, 20 November 1998

Tea plantation workers face frame up in Sri Lanka

By Vijitha Silva, Aravinthan and Gunathilake, 20 November 1998

French court frees ex-MI5 whistle-blower

By Julie Hyland, 20 November 1998

An exchange of letters on affirmative action

By , 19 November 1998

The death penalty in the US: a rising toll of state executions

By Kate Randall, 19 November 1998

Workers struggles around the world: Europe, the Middle East and Africa

By , 19 November 1998

UK job losses spread

By our reporter, 19 November 1998

Australian Labor leaders knew of Timor massacre coverup

By Mike Head, 19 November 1998

On US war threats against Iraq

By , 19 November 1998

Republicans mount cover-up for Starr

By Martin McLaughlin, 19 November 1998

Correspondence on WSWS coverage of Pinochet's arrest

By , 18 November 1998

Bitter conflicts erupt at APEC summit

By Nick Beams, 18 November 1998

Twelve months after the Vancouver summit, former Indonesian president Suharto has been ousted, and the Kuala Lumpur summit has erupted into a bitter slanging match.

Immigrant workers rounded up in Detroit INS raids

By Jerry White, 18 November 1998

The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal - Political prisoner denied new trial after 16 years on death row

By Fred Mazelis, 18 November 1998

From student rebel to apologist for the African bourgeoisie

By Martin McLaughlin, 18 November 1998

An interview with Juana Francisca Beausire

By Vicky Short, 18 November 1998

Juana Francisca Beausire is the sister of William Beausire, the 26-year-old Anglo-Chilean businessman who was arrested and disappeared in Chile during the rule of former dictator General Augusto Pinochet. She spoke to the World Socialist Web Site.

Anti-Mahathir protests greet APEC leaders in Malaysia

By Peter Symonds and John Roberts, 18 November 1998

Quebec teachers to stage one-day strike

By our correspondent, 18 November 1998

Washington presses ahead with war plans against Iraq

By Editorial Board, 18 November 1998

How do you explain this?

By David Walsh, 18 November 1998

Twelve year old awaiting murder trial as an adult - Nathaniel Abraham to receive psychological counseling after year's delay

By Larry Roberts, 17 November 1998

Protests continue despite military crackdown in Indonesia

By Peter Symonds, 17 November 1998

An answer to Pinochet's defenders

By Bill Vann, 17 November 1998

ABC-TV workers in US locked out for two weeks

By Alan Whyte, 17 November 1998

Workers Struggles Around the World: The Americas

By , 17 November 1998

A balance sheet of Kemalism

By Justus Leicht, 17 November 1998

Weeklong celebrations accompanied the anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic 75 years ago. On October 29 1923, Mustafa Kemal Pasha became president of the newly founded state. Since 1934 he was know as Atatürk--Father of the Turks. This year also saw the ninetieth anniversary of the revolution of the "Young Turks", the precursor of the Kemalists, and the sixtieth anniversary of Atatürk's death.

Mexican banking crisis paralyzes government

By Gerardo Nebbia, 17 November 1998

A wave of sackings in New Zealand

By a correspondent, 17 November 1998

Among Giants

By Paul Bond, 17 November 1998

New Caspian oil interests fuel US war drive against Iraq

By Barry Grey, 16 November 1998

Indonesian security forces kill students in Jakarta clashes

By Peter Symonds, 14 November 1998

US: More job cuts, falling business and consumer confidence

By David Walsh, 14 November 1998

Workers struggles around the world: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

By , 14 November 1998

Growing danger from Cryptosporidium poisoning in water

By Paul Mitchell, 14 November 1998

New measures to protect the public against Cryptosporidium--a sometimes fatal parasite that causes diarrhoea, fever and vomiting--were announced by the British Labour government.

Some interesting films on US television, November 14-20

By Marty Jonas (MJ) and David Walsh (DW), 14 November 1998

Both parties in crisis over impeachment inquiry

By Martin McLaughlin, 14 November 1998

British government proposes unprecedented state interference in family relations

By Julie Hyland, 14 November 1998

The British Labour government's policy paper on marriage and the family,

Jobless figures mask shift to part-time and casual work

By Mike Head, 14 November 1998

An exchange on Anwar's trial in Malaysia

By , 14 November 1998

International trade tensions grow

By Jerry White, 14 November 1998

Reporter disciplined under pressure from Canadian Prime Minister's Office - Exposed Chretien government's role in suppression of APEC protests

By our reporter, 13 November 1998

Todd Haynes' Velvet Goldmine, or, Some of the limits artists still accept

By David Walsh, 13 November 1998

Former US Ambassador to Chile tells Britain's Observer newspaper of American plots against Allende

By Chris Marsden, 13 November 1998

On Sunday, November 8 the Observer newspaper in Britain published an article based on an exclusive interview with the former US ambassador to Chile, Edward Korry. Korry provides an insight into the role played by the Nixon administration and the CIA in orchestrating the military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet against the Socialist Party government of Salvador Allende in 1973.

International trade tensions grow

By Jerry White, 13 November 1998

Relations between the US and its major trading partners are rapidly deteriorating in an atmosphere of mutual recriminations and the danger of the outbreak of trade war.

Jobs and safety sacrificed in global airline industry

By Joe Lopez, 13 November 1998

Pinochet's counsel argues that British law would protect Hitler

By Chris Marsden, 13 November 1998

The appeal to the House of Lords against the High Court ruling upholding former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet's claim to

Some responses to the SEP's election campaign in Australia

By , 13 November 1998

On US elections, Indonesia and Iraq

By , 12 November 1998

General secretary of the Association of the Relatives of the Arrested & Disappeared in Chile:

By Vicky Short, 12 November 1998

Mireya Garc'a is the general secretary of the Association of the Relatives of the Arrested & Disappeared in Chile. The World Socialist Web Site interviewed her outside the House of Lords in London on Tuesday, where the appeal against the High Court decision to grant immunity to the dictator Augusto Pinochet is continuing.

The absence of a moral compass in contemporary China

By Paul Bond, 12 November 1998

Australian union to impose Telstra's cuts

By Noel Holt, 12 November 1998

Markets up, but financial crisis far from over

By Nick Beams, 12 November 1998