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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

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

Scotland: 1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014: Urgent to build new mass party for the working class

  Scotland

Northern Ireland: Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Scotland: Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"

  Britain

Spain: Millions take to streets calling for Catalonia’s independence

18/09/2014: Only working class struggle can guarantee the right to decide and resist austerity

  Spain

Scotland: Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US: Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

 Video: John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil: Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific: Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland: Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US: building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa: Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile: The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine: Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia: Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa: Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland: 10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain: Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

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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

Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info


  Hong Kong

comment & analysis

Iraq /Syria
US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

Judy Beishon, from the Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales)

  Iraq, Syria, US

Scotland
Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

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

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

  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”

Speech by Apostolis Kasimeriss, an Athens bus driver, to Italian socialists

  Greece

Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

Eric Byl, LSP/PSL (Belgian section of the CWI), Brussels

  Belgium

Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

Per Olsson, from Offensiv (newspaper of the Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna - CWI Sweden)

  Sweden

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

History
40 years since the Portuguese revolution

25/04/2014: A half-century of fascist rule was swept aside in a day.

Manny Thain, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

  History, Portugal

Scotland
Capitalist ‘Project Fear’ backfiring?

23/04/2014: The socialist case for independence

Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland

  Scotland

CWI
History of the Committee for a Workers’ International

21/04/2014: 40th anniversary of the founding of the CWI

Socialistworld.net

  History

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