the past weeks a series of revolts, protests and strikes against the rising
food and energy prices have broken out in many countries of the capitalist
periphery. At recent meetings the guard dogs of the capitalist institutions -
IMF, World Bank and G 8 - have warned of a gigantic destabilisation and
conflicts in almost 40 countries around the world.
no coincidence that the hunger revolts are erupting now, since the sharp rise
in food prices is not a natural disaster but a result of the sharpening of the