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Ireland: Massive ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality referendum
Britain: The struggles to come
Hong Kong: Cathay Pacific workers to strike in August
Canada’s ‘carbo-state’
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Hong Kong: Cathay Pacific workers to strike in August

26/05/2015: Protesting cabin crew at Hong Kong airport explained their grievances to Socialist Action reporters

  Hong Kong

New Zealand: Victory over zero-contract hours

24/05/2015: ‘Cotton On’ clothes retailer workers defeat attempt to remove rest and meal breaks

  New Zealand

Britain: Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Britain: Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South: Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece: Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus: ‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile: Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia: East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland: Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain: Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video: Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan: Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA: Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain: Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China: “In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland: Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain: With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland: 65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North: Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain: Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015: International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland: Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015: Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

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Iraq/Syria: ISIS rout national armies at Ramadi and Palmyra

23/05/2015: United working class movement needed to sweep away sectarian militias and reactionary politicians

Niall Mulholland, CWI


  Syria, Iraq

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Ireland
Massive ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality referendum

28/05/2015: Growing opposition to conservative establishment

Conor Payne, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

  Ireland Republic

Britain
The struggles to come

27/05/2015: No fundamental change to be expected from the Labour Party

Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales) General Secretary

  Britain

Canada’s ‘carbo-state’

26/05/2015: Only a socialist alternative can challenge the carbo-capitalists’ grip on Canadian politics

Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada)

  Canada, Environment

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

Daniel Waldron and Kevin Henry, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

Danny Byrne, CWI

  Spain

Latin America
A new turn?

25/04/2015: Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tony Saunois, article from May issue of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

  Latin America

Spain
Is ‘Podemos’ the Spanish Syriza?

16/02/2015: Dangers of “moderation” and domestication

Danny Byrne, CWI

  Spain

Greece
Not a single step back!

08/02/2015: Conflict between SYRIZA government and EU escalates

Statement by the Editorial Board of Xekinima (CWI Greece)

  Greece

Greece
Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015: Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital

Interview with Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI in Greece)

  Greece

Nigeria
The Massacre in Baga

19/01/2015: Socialism or Barbarism

H.T Soweto, DSM (CWI in Nigeria)

  Nigeria

Germany
What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015: Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all

Wolfram Klein, Socialist Alternative (SAV- CWI Germany)

  Germany

Greece
Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015: General elections on 25 January

Interview with Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece)

  Greece

Northern Ireland
The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015: Agreeing Not To Agree, Again

Michael Cleary, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

  Ireland Republic

Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

socialistworld.net

  Latin America

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

CWI International Executive Committee

  CWI

Ireland
Lies and distortions against community protests, the AAA and the Socialist Party

21/11/2014: Government and Water Charges completely undermined

Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) reporters

  Ireland Republic

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM)

  Israel / Palestine

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

Serge Jordan, CWI

  Kurdistan, Middle East

Ireland
Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

Eddie McCabe, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

Tony Saunois, CWI

  Middle East, US

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Pakistan: Jawad Ahmad speaking at May Day rally held by International Youth and Workers Movement, 18/05/2015

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