Not to mention the immigration bill protests, March
saw massive demonstrations all over the world. Two
international action days - International Woman's Day,
and the Iraq War anniversary - brought hundreds of
thousands out protesting the war and the Bush
The month-long struggle against the Gaullist government’s “First Job Contract” has brought to the fore the fundamental class and political issues facing workers and young people not only in France, but across Europe and internationally.
The needs of youth and workers—decent-paying and secure jobs, education, health care, a future without war or repression—are in irreconcilable conflict with the interests of a financial elite who represent a failed political and economic system. This oligarchy of wealth and power is determined to make the working class pay for the crisis of the capitalist system.
Join the Cambridge Bicycle Committee for a leisurely ride through the streets of Cambridge as part of the city's annual GoGreen Month activities. The theme of this spring's bike tour is Green Buildings of Cambridge. The ride will take about two hours with a few short stops along the way where we'll hear about featured buildings. We'll be escorted by the Cambridge Police Bike Patrol. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the ride. A shorter version of the ride for families with small children may also be available.
"His trademark aggressiveness helped trigger his downfall, when he led a drive to redraw Texas' congressional district boundaries to increase the number of seats in GOP hands." The gambit succeeded, but DeLay was soon caught up in an investigation involving the use of corporate funds in the campaigns of legislators who had participated in the redistricting."