On 2 April, six weeks of mass demonstrations, culminating in a general strike, finally forced the resignation of Algeria’s 82 year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The demands raised by the demonstrators have already moved on from the resignation of Bouteflika to the removal of the entire FLN regime.
Marcus Halaby analyses the great – and as yet uncompleted – Arab revolutions of 2011, debunking a number of myths and proving the relevance of Trotsky’s theory of permanent revolution today.
The victory of the Islamists in the parliamentary elections is a dangerous sign, warns Simon Hardy
Anticapitalism 2011 is your chance to come and discuss some of the most important issues going on in the world today.