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Spain: a break in the political establishment
US: #Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country
Brazil: Devastating outbreak of Zika virus
Pakistan: PIA strike continues despite state repression
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Spain: a break in the political establishment

07/02/2016: December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.

  Spain

US: #Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

06/02/2016: Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution against the billionaire class has enthused millions of people throughout the US looking for a political alternative to Wall Street.

  US

Brazil: Devastating outbreak of Zika virus

04/02/2016: Another healthcare system failure

  Brazil

Pakistan: PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016: Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers

  Pakistan

US: Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics - Sanders and Clinton tie

03/02/2016: “It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!”

  US

Egypt: Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016: Workers’ struggles continue despite repression

  Egypt

India: Justice for Rohit Vemula

31/01/2016: Solidarity message from the Committee for a Workers’ International

  India, US

Britain: Fractured politics

29/01/2016: A volatile mix

  Britain

Tunisia: Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016: Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied

  Tunisia

China: Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016: “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”

  China

Venezuela: Right-wing landslide

20/01/2016: First electoral defeat suffered by the Chavistas since Hugo Chávez was first elected president in 1998

  Venezuela

Leningrad: ‘Hero City’

19/01/2016: 900 days of siege in World War Two

  History, Russia

Britain: Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016: Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers

  Britain

US: Socialist response to State of the Union 2016

15/01/2016: Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s "State of the Union" speech

  US

 South Africa: Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016: For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane

  Africa, Solidarity, South Africa

Britain: Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016: Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities

  Britain

Scotland: Politicians have a choice

11/01/2016: Implement Tory austerity or set no-cuts budgets

  Scotland

Sweden/Denmark: Closing borders

07/01/2016: The EU’s nightmare continues

  Denmark, Sweden

 Pakistan: Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016: Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

  Pakistan, Solidarity

 Taiwan: Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016: Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour

  Solidarity, Taiwan

China 2015: A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016: Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands

  China

Britain: Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016: Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).

  Britain

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World relations, economy and the class struggle

05/12/2015: There has been a profound change in the world situation and world relations since the CWI’s last World Congress in 2010

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  CWI

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Japan
Social and political unease after “twenty lost years”

03/02/2016: Weakness of opposition is Prime Minister Abe’s only strength

Carl Simmons, Kokusai Rentai (CWI in Japan)

  Japan

World Economy
Capitalism buffeted by choppy waters

02/02/2016: Bosses strive to offload cost of crisis on working class - a struggle for system change is needed

Lynn Walsh, from The Socialist (weekly paper of the Socialist Party, CWI England & Wales)

  World Economy

Britain
Syria vote reveals two Labour parties in one

02/12/2015: Fight for a party that stands against war and austerity

Editorial from The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

  Britain, Syria

France
Horror in Paris

14/11/2015: We will not be intimidated !

Statement from Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI in France)

  France

US
The Bernie Sanders challenge

07/11/2015: The established political order in the US has been shaken up by Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination…

Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative, USA. Article from Socialism Today

  US

Catalonia
Pro-independence parties win “plebiscite” elections

06/10/2015: A step towards independence?

Danny Byrne, CWI

  Spain

Britain
Corbyn victory!

12/09/2015: Popularity of anti-austerity ideas confirmed - Now the battle to create an anti-austerity party begins

Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

  Britain

Socialism
Past or future?

18/08/2015: Review of ‘PostCapitalism: a guide to our future’ by Paul Mason

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

  Science, Theory

 CWI School
Europe’s euro-crisis and prospects for class struggle

28/07/2015: Ground prepared everywhere for new battles and rise of left formations

Kevin Parslow, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

  CWI, Europe

China
Stock market crash can turn into a political crisis

08/07/2015: Regime adopts panic measures as market crash threatens wider economic recession

Interview, with chinaworker.info editor, Vincent Kolo

  China

Spain
Victories for Left “popular unity” lists in local elections

02/06/2015: Two-party system dealt a new blow in local and regional elections

Danny Byrne, CWI

  Spain

Ireland
Massive ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality referendum

28/05/2015: Growing opposition to conservative establishment

Conor Payne, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

  Ireland Republic

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

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