On Wednesday 2nd April 2003 a General Strike was called by the following "base unions" [grassroots, radical unions]: CUB, COBAS, SIN COBAS, USI-AIT and SLAI COBAS. All were extremely happy with the turnout which saw approximately 1 million on strike and a quarter of a million at various demonstrations and marches throughout the country.
"Who elected him president of this planet anyway?..Would we elect a president who was deaf to the population? Would we elect a man incapable of hearing any but the echoes of his own voice? A man deaf to the ceaseless thunder of millions of voices in the streets declaring peace on war?
In response to US-led imperial conquest currently taking place in Iraq (which, in sick irony has been dubbed "Operation Iraqi Freedom") those of us from the Northeastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists (NEFAC) have published a special anti-war edition of 'The Northeastern Anarchist'.