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Europe: New wave of workers’ struggles
World: Middle East, Ukraine wars…upturn in European class struggle
Pakistan: Stop the killings, no to the Taliban, no to the religious extremism
US: Put CIA torturers in the dock
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Europe: New wave of workers’ struggles

23/12/2014: Workers digest first rounds of anti-cuts battles and prepare for next rounds

  Europe

World: Middle East, Ukraine wars…upturn in European class struggle

22/12/2014: CWI meeting discusses a volatile period in global and class relations

  Middle East, Ukraine, World Economy

Pakistan: Stop the killings, no to the Taliban, no to the religious extremism

21/12/2014: Socialists organise protests against Taliban barbarism

  Pakistan

US: Put CIA torturers in the dock

21/12/2014: The role of state intelligence

  Britain, US

Belgium: Massive general strike makes the government wobble

19/12/2014: Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity!

  Belgium

 Portugal: Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014: Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers

  Portugal, Solidarity

Kazakhstan: Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues

  Kazakhstan

Taiwan : Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party

  Taiwan

Ireland: Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden: Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece: Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

 Video: Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece: Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video: All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia: Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport

  Australia

US: An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines: ‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives: A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain: Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa: Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia: 9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia

  Spain

Greece: Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector

  Greece

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World Perspectives: A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

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Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

socialistworld.net

  Latin America

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

Interview with Siritunga Jayasuriya, USP (CWI Sri Lanka)

  Sri Lanka

Ireland
Lies and distortions against community protests, the AAA and the Socialist Party

21/11/2014: Government and Water Charges completely undermined

Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) reporters

  Ireland Republic

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM)

  Israel / Palestine

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

Serge Jordan, CWI

  Kurdistan, Middle East

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

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