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Gaza in crisis
Sri Lanka: United Socialist Party issues press statement
Sri Lanka: Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march
China: The great slowdown
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Sri Lanka: United Socialist Party issues press statement

28/07/2014: CWI calls for protests and financial assistance

  Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

26/07/2014: CWI condemns attack and requests solidarity

  Sri Lanka

China: The great slowdown

24/07/2014: Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data

  China

South Africa: Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Britain: Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?

  Britain

Sri Lanka: Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka

Israel-Palestine: World outraged by Israeli State’s ferocious bombing of Gaza

15/07/2014: Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade!

  Israel / Palestine

History: Revolutionary US Teamsters

14/07/2014: Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes

  History, US

Stop the bombing of Gaza – End Israeli state terror!

12/07/2014: Over 100 Gazans have been killed in one week, including 20 children

  Israel / Palestine

Europe: Junk Juncker, Cameron and the anti-worker EU

11/07/2014: "Cameron’s defeat was dire."

  Europe

Israel-Palestine: Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

08/07/2014: Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI.

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong: What next after massive July 1 demo?

07/07/2014: Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression

  Hong Kong

Can capitalism put all of us first?

05/07/2014: A response to the “practical idealism” of the Common Weal

  Scotland

France: Hollande’s austerity plans must be blocked

04/07/2014: United private-public sector strike vital

  France

South Africa: 220,000 metalworkers’ on strike

03/07/2014: Forward to a living wage – end labour broking

  South Africa

Australia: Thousands rally in Melbourne against East-West toll road

03/07/2014: Labour claim opposition to project but refuse to rip up contracts

  Australia

 Sri Lanka: Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014: At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks

  Solidarity, Sri Lanka

Video: Free Vadim Kuramshin

02/07/2014: Joe HIggins, Socialist Party (CWI) TD raises Vadim’s case in Irish parliament

  Kazakhstan

Review: ’Capital in the Twenty-First Century’

28/06/2014: Thomas Piketty: The new Marx?

  Review

South Africa: Victory in platinum miners’ strike!

27/06/2014: Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all

  South Africa

Pakistan: Military launch offensive in North Waziristan

26/06/2014: Half a million people flee the area

  Pakistan

Britain: Coulson conviction - Cameron must resign!

26/06/2014: Call a general election now

  Britain

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Gaza in crisis

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

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


  Israel / Palestine

comment & analysis

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

Britain
After Bob Crow and Tony Benn

24/03/2014: Mourn the loss, fight for the future

Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (No.177, April 2014), monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

  Britain

Ukraine
Crimea breaks away to join Russia

18/03/2014: Tensions between powers worsen

Niall Mulholland, CWI

  Russia, Ukraine

Australia
Socialist Party playing key role in fight against East-West tunnel

13/03/2014: Campaign brings public transport to forefront of political debate

Mel Gregson and Stephen Jolly, Socialist Party (CWI in Australia), Melbourne

  Australia

 International Women’s Day 2014

07/03/2014: Fighting austerity and oppression world-wide

Clare Doyle (Committee for a Workers’ International)

  Women

Venezuela
A year after Chavez’s death

06/03/2014: Commemorations in context of new crisis

By Gabriela Sanchez (CWI Venezuela).

  Venezuela

Ukraine
Russian troops take up positions throughout Crimea

04/03/2014: Tensions deepen between Western powers and Moscow

CWI Reporters

  Russia, Ukraine

Greece
Still in the eye of the storm

26/02/2014: From the outside, it can appear there’s a certain pause in the struggle in Greece. Is this true?

Interview with Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece) published in Socialism Today

  Greece

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