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February revolution 1917
What lessons for today?

21/02/2017: 23 February 1917 (8 March in today’s calendar) marked the beginning of the socialist revolution in Russia, which sparked a revolutionary wave that would travel around the world.

  Russian Revolution

 Yemen
International protests in support of TOTAL/G4S workers

20/02/2017: Solidarity spreads for victims of wage robbery and killing by multinational corporations

  Solidarity, Yemen

Netherlands
Anti-immigrant Freedom Party leading polls ahead of general elections

18/02/2017: Only a choice between the “regular” and far-right?

  Netherlands

Britain
Council cuts can be fought - and they must be

16/02/2017: Corbyn needs to stand up to Brexit rebels

  Aceh

Spain
Pablo Iglesias wins clear victory in Podemos congress

15/02/2017: Time to build the class struggle on the streets

  Spain

US
A socialist strategy to defeat Trump

14/02/2017: Escalate the resistance toward shutdowns on March 8 and May 1!

  US

Scotland
Greens back SNP government austerity budget

13/02/2017: TUSC council elections candidates put forward 100% anti-austerity programme

  Scotland

India
Upheaval in Tamil Nadu

09/02/2017: Corruption, nepotism, and other crimes of ruling party exposed

  India

Britain
Universal basic income demand gains ground

08/02/2017: What approach should socialists take?

  Britain

Yemen
Workers protest at parliament against TOTAL and G4S

07/02/2017: Security workers demand wages and arrest of colleagues’ killers

  Yemen

CWI and Izquierda Revolucionaria – Towards unification

06/02/2017: Joint declaration of the CWI’s IEC and Izquierda Revolucionaria’s IEC

  Spain

France
After Sarkozy, Juppé and Valls, now Fillon is on the way out

06/02/2017: Space opening up to left of Socialist Party

  France

Romania
Biggest street protests since 1989

04/02/2017: What position should the left take?

  Romania

Syria
Is an end to the war in sight?

03/02/2017: New movements for change will need to arm themselves with the lessons of the Syrian tragedy

  Syria

Quebec
Terrorist Attack in Québec City

01/02/2017: Counter terrorism and hate with solidarity

  Quebec

 CWI
9th Latin American school a success

31/01/2017: Over 200 participate in Sao Paolo CWI continental gathering

  CWI

Sri Lanka
The year 2017

31/01/2017: Between oppression and struggle

  Sri Lanka

Canada
Where are Trudeau’s ‘Sunny Ways’?

31/01/2017: Battles of Indigenous peoples, youth, workers will test Liberal government

  Canada

US
Airport protests help block Trump travel ban

30/01/2017: Defend immigrant communities

  US

Russian Revolution Centenary
January 1917 - On the eve of revolution

29/01/2017: War, hunger, hated Tsarist regime: class tensions reach breaking point

  Russian Revolution

China
CWI member Hu Xufang forced to flee

28/01/2017: Xu and his family are victims of China’s deepening police crackdown

  China

Afghanistan
The limits of US power

28/01/2017: Imperialism’s 15-year adventure a bloody catastrophe for millions

  Afghanistan

US
Build 100 days of resistance to Trump’s agenda!

27/01/2017: Establishment deeply divided as mass resistance explodes

  US

Russia
Duma legislates to decriminalise domestic violence

26/01/2017: For unified struggle for women’s rights and against capitalism

  Russia

Tamil Nadu
Mass protests against state repression

26/01/2017: Support the right to assemble and protest - release those arrested immediately!

  India

Millions on women's marches around the world

25/01/2017: Reports from mass women's marches against Trump

  US

Bangladesh
Hartal protest against power plant

25/01/2017: Follows mass strike of garment workers in December

  Bangladesh

Côte d’Ivoire
Social revolts shake Ouattara regime

24/01/2017: Public sector strike and soldiers’ mutiny expose reality behind “economic growth”

  Ivory Coast

Taiwan
US foreign policy under Trump

24/01/2017: Island risks being pawn in his game

  Taiwan

US
CWI joins protests around the world against Trump

23/01/2017: Photo gallery selection of CWI actions during weekend of mass protests

  US

US
Kshama Sawant responds to Trump inauguration speech

23/01/2017: Socialist council member speaks

  US

China
New US President’s approach to China

21/01/2017: Outbursts raise fears of confrontation

  China

Russian Revolution Centenary
New site celebrates and defends October socialist revolution

20/01/2017: 1917revolution.org brings rich lessons of 100 years ago to wide audience

  History

Europe

Netherlands: Anti-immigrant Freedom Party leading polls ahead of general elections

18/02/2017, Only a choice between the “regular” and far-right?
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands), Amsterdam

Spain: Pablo Iglesias wins clear victory in Podemos congress

15/02/2017, Time to build the class struggle on the streets
Izquierda Revolucionaria, Spain

Greece: Athens’ bus cleaners win bulk of wages owed

14/02/2017, The struggle continues!
Eleni Mitsou (Xekinima - CWI Greece) and Apostolis Cassimere’s (Board Member of OASA - Athens Bus Workers’ Union)

Scotland: Greens back SNP government austerity budget

13/02/2017, TUSC council elections candidates put forward 100% anti-austerity programme
Matt Dobson, Socialist Paty Scotland (CWI), Glasgow

Britain: Universal basic income demand gains ground

08/02/2017, What approach should socialists take?
Judy Beishon, from The Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales)

CWI and Izquierda Revolucionaria – Towards unification

06/02/2017, Joint declaration of the CWI’s IEC and Izquierda Revolucionaria’s IEC
Socialistworld.net

France: After Sarkozy, Juppé and Valls, now Fillon is on the way out

06/02/2017, Space opening up to left of Socialist Party
Alex Rouillard, Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI in France)

Romania: Biggest street protests since 1989

04/02/2017, What position should the left take?
Mâna de Lucru (CWI supporters in Romania)

Russia: Duma legislates to decriminalise domestic violence

26/01/2017, For unified struggle for women’s rights and against capitalism
From Socialist Alternative (Russian CWI) website (socialist.news)

Portugal: Purge in the Left Bloc

20/01/2017, 6 CWI members expelled in undemocratic attack
Ysmail, Socialismo Revolucionário (CWI in Portugal)

Ireland North: Snap elections called to Stormont Assembly

17/01/2017, Build a socialist alternative to the ‘Orange’ versus ‘Green’ headcount
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

Spain: What kind of Podemos do workers and youth need?

17/01/2017, Debate within leadership touches on fundamental issues for future of party
Izquierda Revolucionaria, Spanish state, editorial

Ireland South: Apollo House occupation taps into mood of anger over homelessness

09/01/2017, Far-reaching radical measures necessary to resolve housing crisis
Councillor Michael O’Brien, Anti-Austerity Alliance and Socialist Party member

Book Review: ‘A Very British Ending’

07/01/2017, Novelisation of attempts to undermine and overthrow Wilson’s Labour government
Review by Tony Saunois

Ireland North: 'Cash for ash' scandal rocks power-sharing Executive

06/01/2017, Need for non-sectarian, socialist politics
Dave Carr from The Socialist (weekly paper of the Socialist Party England & Wales)

Britain: Labour's nuclear conflict

24/12/2016, During the second leadership campaign, Jeremy Corbyn spoke of his ambition to have ministers for peace and disarmament in a future Labour government...
Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

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