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South Africa
Organise against xenophobia – a programme for our communities

21/04/2015: Build a country-wide socialist civic movement. Fight for jobs, houses and services for all

  Africa, South Africa

 Video
TUSC 100% anti-austerity election broadcast

20/04/2015: Broadcast goes out on all 5 national terrestrial channels

  Britain, Video

Britain
Labour - party of cuts

19/04/2015: Oppose the ’logic of capitalism’

  Britain

Tunisia
After the Bardo terrorist attack

18/04/2015: New class battles loom

  Tunisia

 Video
Paul Murphy attacks bosses’ victimisation of strikers

17/04/2015: Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks in Irish Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

US
National day of strikes and protests for $15

17/04/2015: Snapshot of the movement – the fight for $15 in 7 major cities

  US

 Video
Kshama Sawant on Democracy Now

16/04/2015: Socialist Seattle councillor debates Hillary Clinton run for President

  US, Video

Ireland North
Hundreds protest against racist arson attack

15/04/2015: Build a united mass movement to challenge racism, sectarianism and all forms of bigotry

  Ireland North

Yemen
Brutal onslaught on country’s poor

15/04/2015: For unity of workers and poor against imperialism and sectarianism

  Yemen

Québec
A hot spring in the making?

14/04/2015: Students take strike action against austerity

  Quebec

China’s feminists
A victory for protests in China and worldwide

14/04/2015: Five women activists released in rare climb down by Beijing regime

  China

France
First one-day strike against austerity gets big response

13/04/2015: 300, 000 people marched on demonstrations across France on Thursday 9 April

  France

Australia
Budget - Who should pay for the economic crisis?

13/04/2015: Federal government preparing the ground for their second budget

  Australia

Britain
UKIP blame immigration for problems facing working class

12/04/2015: Workers’ unity to defend pay jobs and services

  Britain

Panama 2015 Trade Union and Social Alternative Summit

11/04/2015: For an end to imperialism and capitalism, long live socialist and revolutionary united solidarity in our Americas!

  Latin America

Kenya
The Garissa massacre, Al-Shabaab and US imperialism

10/04/2015: Growing regional destabilisation

  Kenya, US

US
40,000 Seattle workers get pay rise

08/04/2015: Coalition of students and workers demand $15 minimum wage at University of Washington

  US

Australia
Anti-racist protesters vastly outnumber ‘Reclaim Australia’ Melbourne rally

07/04/2015: Only ‘minority’ to blame for society’s problems is ultra-rich 1%

  Australia

Climate change
Looking for a cheap fix

06/04/2015: The cyclone that devastated the Pacific island of Vanuatu in March, the most severe ever recorded in the region, highlighted again the very likely connection between extreme weather events and global warming.

  Environment

Nigeria
Ruling party crumbles in historic election

05/04/2015: But only mass struggle can guarantee the interests of workers and poor masses under buhari’s presidency

  Nigeria

Scotland
Is the SNP: a threat to the political establishment?

04/04/2015: The SNP (Scottish National Party) looks set to win the majority of Scottish seats in the general election

  Scotland

Economy
What low oil prices cost the world economy

03/04/2015: The sudden plunge of oil and gas prices has underlined the volatility in the world capitalist economy

  World Economy

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks in support of striking workers

02/04/2015: Socialist MP challenges Labour Deputy Prime Minister in parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Scotland
Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015: Workers treated unfairly by council for years

  Scotland

South Africa
Cosatu splits as ‘Vavi’ expelled

01/04/2015: Expulsion opens new chapter in working class struggle

  Africa, South Africa

Singapore
Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew dies

31/03/2015: Apologist for neo-liberalism and autocracy

  Singapore

France
Elections punish Valls and Hollande

31/03/2015: Department results show need for fightback against austerity and racism

  France

 Venezuela
Alcedo Mora must be found alive!

30/03/2015: Urgent need for international solidarity

  Solidarity, Venezuela

Netherlands
Election setback for Labour Party

30/03/2015: Main parties guarantee austerity - A mass party of the Left with a socialist programme needed

  Netherlands

Germany
20,000 people give ECB “the finger”

28/03/2015: Big demo and blockade against the reopening of the Central Bank

  Germany

 Video
Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015: The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left

  Greece, Video

South Africa
NUMSA & WASP discuss international experiences of new workers’ parties

27/03/2015: South Africa’s metalworkers union in discussion with WASP and CWI

  Africa, South Africa

Obituary
Harald Mahrer (1974-2015)

27/03/2015: An active, critical and inspiring comrade

  Obituary

Europe

Video: TUSC 100% anti-austerity election broadcast

20/04/2015, Broadcast goes out on all 5 national terrestrial channels
socialistworld.net

Britain: Labour - party of cuts

19/04/2015, Oppose the ’logic of capitalism’
Editorial from The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Video: Paul Murphy attacks bosses’ victimisation of strikers

17/04/2015, Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks in Irish Parliament
Socialistworld.net

Ireland North: Hundreds protest against racist arson attack

15/04/2015, Build a united mass movement to challenge racism, sectarianism and all forms of bigotry
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI), Belfast

France: First one-day strike against austerity gets big response

13/04/2015, 300, 000 people marched on demonstrations across France on Thursday 9 April
Report from website of Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France)

Britain: UKIP blame immigration for problems facing working class

12/04/2015, Workers’ unity to defend pay jobs and services
Editorial of The Socialist (issue 851), weekly paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Scotland: Dundee porters and Glasgow council workers on indefinite strike

08/04/2015, Build solidarity now!
Socialist Party Scotland (CWI) Reporters

Scotland: Is the SNP: a threat to the political establishment?

04/04/2015, The SNP (Scottish National Party) looks set to win the majority of Scottish seats in the general election
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

Video: Paul Murphy speaks in support of striking workers

02/04/2015, Socialist MP challenges Labour Deputy Prime Minister in parliament
socialistworld.net

Scotland: Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015, Workers treated unfairly by council for years
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

France: Elections punish Valls and Hollande

31/03/2015, Department results show need for fightback against austerity and racism
Leila Messaoudi, from Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI France) website (updated 30 March)

Netherlands: Election setback for Labour Party

30/03/2015, Main parties guarantee austerity - A mass party of the Left with a socialist programme needed
Pieter Brans, Amsterdam

Germany: 20,000 people give ECB “the finger”

28/03/2015, Big demo and blockade against the reopening of the Central Bank
by Michael Koschitzki, SAV – Sozialistische Alternative (CWI in Germany)

Video: Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015, The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left
Nicos Anastasiades of Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Video: Dave Nellist on Russia Today TV

26/03/2015, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) standing throughout Britain in May elections
socialistworld.net

Norway: Lessons of the pilots’ strike

25/03/2015, A struggle against outsourcing
Elin Gauffin, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

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