A commission on ‘caste and class’ at this year’s CWI Summer School in Barcelona looked at an important issue which, in South Asia, can make or break an organisation that aims to win mass support for the socialist transformation of society. We carry here the main points from the introduction by Clare Doyle (CWI International Secretariat)...


In celebrating Zuma’s victory in the motion of no confidence vote, the majority of the ANC parliamentary caucus has confirmed the contempt in which they hold the majority of the people in SA, particularly the working class and the poor. The immediate backdrop to this vote was the torrent of evidence pouring out in the form of the...


The Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office in a decision on the Panama Papers case on July 28. Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan announced that the larger bench had unanimously deemed PM Sharif unfit for holding office and would also order an accountability court to open references against him and his family,...


"A zigzag that cannot be explained". That's how the right wing Israeli commentator Amit Segal summarized Netanyahu's decisions regarding the change of the security and entrance arrangements to the Noble Sanctuary/Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem. There's no doubt that the removal of the metal detectors and the infrastructure for security...


 

The Sri Lankan economy is declining further and the joint Sirisena-Wikeramasinghe administration is showing that they are incapable of developing the economy as promised during the 2015 election period. All their hopes of getting foreign investment have turned into a total failure. Financial management is in complete disarray....


On Friday morning, members of Militant-CI (CWI sympathisers in Côte d'Ivoire) helped phone booth sellers (known in local French as « cabiniers » or « gérants de cabine ») to stage a protest in front of the main office of the private company Orange, in Abidjan.

The cabiniers protest against the fact...


During last week’s CWI Summer School, in Barcelona, the following petition was signed by 280 attendees:

Against the victimisation of Dionysis Christopoulos, trade union activist at the Athens municipality

We, the undersigned, taking part in an international meeting of the Committee for a...


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