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Africa: Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity
Tunisia: Widespread scepticism over Parliamentary elections
Kurdistan: Defend Kobanê and all those threatened by ISIS, AKP and Imperialism
Britain: Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper
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Africa: Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity

25/10/2014: Pharmaceutical industry/big corporations need to be brought into public ownership and resources used to provide urgent aid

  Africa

Tunisia: Widespread scepticism over Parliamentary elections

24/10/2014: Pro-capitalist parties teaming up for more of the same - urgent need to rebuild a political voice for the working class and youth

  Tunisia

Kurdistan: Defend Kobanê and all those threatened by ISIS, AKP and Imperialism

24/10/2014: For democratic working people’s defence and mass struggle against capitalism

  Kurdistan, Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Ireland: TD Paul Murphy tears up Irish Water pack in the Dail

22/10/2014: 1 million refuse to register for water charges

  Ireland Republic

Seattle: “Sawant ...with impressive, favorable rating”

22/10/2014: 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her electoral district...Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State gaining momentum...indications of yearning for representation for working class people

  US

Britain: 100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated

  Britain

Scotland: 10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum

  Scotland

 Ireland : ’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa: "A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Scotland: SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!

  Scotland

Middle East: Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Israel/Palestine: After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong: Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand: National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Africa: Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health

  Africa

Iraq /Syria: US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

  Iraq, Syria, US

Hong Kong: Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

30/09/2014: Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement

  Hong Kong

Britain: Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014: Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair

  Britain

Ireland South: Is Sinn Féin a genuine left alternative?

25/09/2014: Seeking alliances with austerity parties

  Ireland Republic

Scotland: Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

24/09/2014: The referendum has turned British politics upside down – even though the No vote won

  Scotland

Greece: "This destruction of workers’ lives serves the bankers"

23/09/2014: “We must all keep going…we have no other way to survive than to fight-back”

  Greece

Iran: Petrochemical workers sentenced to jail and flogging

22/09/2014: Protest against Iranian government’s brutal sentences!

  Iran

 Environment: Video of Climate Summit meeting with Kshama Sawant

22/09/2014: Video of New York City Climate Summit meeting with Bernie Sanders, Kshama Sawant, Bill KcKibben, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges

  Environment, US, Video

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Britain: Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper

24/10/2014: 50 years of socialist ideas and workers’ struggle

Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, from this week’s Socialist (paper of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales)


  Britain

comment & analysis

Spain
Death knells of "Transition" regime

23/10/2014: Catalonia; ’Podemos’, and the left

Danny Byrne, CWI

  Spain

Kazakhstan
Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism

Mike Whale, Secretary of Campaign Kazakhstan (first published in October 2014 issue of Socialism Today)

  Kazakhstan

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong)

  Hong Kong, US

Britain
Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism

Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

  Britain

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

 Ireland
Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

socialistworld.net

  Ireland Republic, Video

Kurdistan
The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

Serge Jordan, CWI

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Socialism and national rights

15/08/2014: Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries

From Socialism Today No.181, September 2014 by Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of Socialist Party (England and Wales), CWI Secretariat

  Israel / Palestine, Ukraine

Gaza in crisis

29/07/2014: Mass action needed to stop bloodshed

Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel-Palestine)

  Israel / Palestine

Trotsky
The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time

Originally published in in special WWI edition of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

  Trotsky

WW1
The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

Peter Taaffe, article originally published in special WWI edition of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

  World War 1

1914
The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

Robert Bechert (a longer version of an article published in the July/August 2014 issue of Socialism Today)

  World War 1

World War One
100 years since the great slaughter

16/07/2014: Ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured

Tony Saunois, article originally published in special WWI edition of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

  History, World War 1

Argentina
Return to turmoil

01/07/2014: Debt crisis is back – the class struggle and tasks for the Left

Danny Byrne, CWI

  Argentina

Iraq
Isis jihadists capture more territory

24/06/2014: Only organised, united working class can end war and social misery

Niall Mulholland, CWI

  Iraq

Euro polls warning

05/06/2014: In country after country, May’s elections to the European parliament saw governments and traditional parties defeated

Robert Bechert, CWI

  Europe

Ireland
Electoral surge against austerity

28/05/2014: Socialist Party wins a second TD and Anti Austerity Alliance 14 councillors

Danny Byrne, CWI

  Ireland Republic

Ukraine
Descending into bloody conflict

09/05/2014: Only united working class action can stop the catastrophe

Rob Jones, Moscow

  Ukraine

South Africa
Elections 2014

09/05/2014: The ANC victory, WASP and the EFF.

By Weizman Hamilton, General Secretary of WASP

  Africa, South Africa

Europe

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