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Sri Lanka
Identifying the challenges after defeat of Rajapaksa

27/08/2015: Working class struggle top priority for socialists

  Sri Lanka

Britain
The Corbyn insurgency

27/08/2015: Whatever the outcome of the contest, Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign has already transformed the political situation in Britain

  Britain

Lebanon
‘Garbage protests’ shake the ruling class

25/08/2015: Interview with Tamer Mahdi, CWI member in Lebanon

  Lebanon

World economy
China crisis triggers panic on global markets

25/08/2015: More than $5 trillion wiped off global stock markets in two weeks since Chinese devaluation

  China, World Economy

Sri Lanka
Election sees Rajapaksa fail to make a come-back

23/08/2015: Neo-liberal policies of UNP-led government will not satisfy demands of workers and poor.

  Sri Lanka

Gulf War
25 years since invasion of Kuwait

22/08/2015: ’Unfinished business’ remains today

  Iraq

History
Anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination

21/08/2015: Coming mass revolts will see workers and youth look to Trotsky’s ideas

  History, Trotsky

Scotland and the Jeremy Corbyn campaign

20/08/2015: The response to Corbyn’s campaign has parallels with the outpouring of class anger that was seen during the independence referendum

  Scotland

Thailand
Bomb in Bangkok kills 20

19/08/2015: Country plagued by military junta and economic downturn

  Thailand

Socialism
Past or future?

18/08/2015: Review of ‘PostCapitalism: a guide to our future’ by Paul Mason

  Science, Theory

Greece and the latest phase of the EU crisis

18/08/2015: Alexis Tsipras and the Syriza leadership have pushed through parliament the third bailout – and further deep cuts – although only with the help of right-wing parties. However, the crises in Greece, the eurozone and wider EU are far from over…

  Greece

Britain
Corbyn challenge - a very welcome political upheaval

17/08/2015: The Labour Party’s right-wing leaders have been astonished and horrified at the over-flowing rallies for Jeremy Corbyn around the UK over the last few weeks

  Britain

Northern Ireland
Left Challenge for Largest Union’s Leadership

15/08/2015: CWI member, Patrick Mulholland, leads Left campaign for leadership of NIPSA union

  Ireland North

Ireland
Paul Murphy and 22 activists to be charged over peaceful protest

14/08/2015: Socialist MP to be charged with false imprisonment for protesting against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Technology
Will robots end capitalism?

14/08/2015: Technological developments, the threat to jobs, and perspectives for the struggle against capitalism and for the future of humanity

  Science

 CWI School 2015
New Left formations

13/08/2015: Report of discussion on New Workers’ Parties, Left Populism and the ideas and programme of PODEMOS, SYRIZA

  CWI

China
Devaluation of yuan jolts global markets

12/08/2015: Sudden reversal of Beijing’s exchange rate policy underlines seriousness of China’s economic woes

  China

France/Britain
Human tragedy of Calais crisis

07/08/2015: Tories have no solutions

  Britain, France

Kurdistan
PYD leaders call for partnership with Bashar al-Assad’s regime

06/08/2015: No faith in authoritarian rulers and Western powers!

  Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Japan
70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bomb

06/08/2015: Can a future nuclear conflict be avoided?

  Japan, Nuclear Power

 CWI School
Building the CWI

06/08/2015: Introductory video to the plenary session on ‘Building the CWI’ shown at the 2015 CWI Summer School, featuring the work of our International across the world

  Video

Britain
Jeremy Corbyn – thousands rally to anti-austerity appeal

05/08/2015: Large attendances at Corbyn rallies across country

  Britain

US
Kshama Sawant leads primary elections count on 50%

05/08/2015: Seattle socialist primary election success

  US

Greece
‘The working class showed it will return to struggle’

04/08/2015: After Syriza capitulates, taking first steps towards building a new mass Left alternative to austerity and capitalism

  Greece

 CWI School 2015
World crisis continues amid horrific consequences

03/08/2015: Report of World Perspectives discussion at the 2015 CWI Summer School

  CWI

 CWI School
Drawing the lessons from the revolutions in North Africa

03/08/2015: Life and death struggle with the process of counter-revolution.

  Africa, CWI, Tunisia

US
Over 1,000 attend housing debate hosted by Socialist councillor Kshama Sawant

31/07/2015: Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s socialist councillor defending seat in primary elections on 4 August

  US

 CWI School
Social and political turmoil in Ireland

30/07/2015: Socialists play key role in rapidly changing situation

  CWI, Ireland Republic

Britain
Corbyn’s Labour leadership bid shows anti-austerity message popular

29/07/2015: Militant Tendency held up as bogeyman by Labour right and media - What’s the real history?

  Britain

Turkey
Horrific Suruc massacre

28/07/2015: Only workers’ unity can end terrorism and division

  Turkey

 CWI School
Europe’s euro-crisis and prospects for class struggle

28/07/2015: Ground prepared everywhere for new battles and rise of left formations

  CWI, Europe

Britain
Labour Left leadership candidate under fire from right wing

27/07/2015: Blairites’ terror at popularity of left-wing ideas in Corbyn campaign

  Britain

 Turkey
CWI brings solidarity with Suruç victims

22/07/2015: Message of support from the CWI and its sections

  Solidarity, Turkey

Hong Kong

Socialist ActionCWI in Hong Kong: Socialist Action
YRHK, P.O. Box No. 72622, Kowloon Central Post Office, Hong Kong. - 郵政信箱編號 72622 九龍中央郵政局 香港, email
http://www.socialism.hk

Hong Kong: Fake democracy roundly rejected in legislative vote

19/06/2015, Government proposals end in fiasco as Beijing loyalists misjudge voting rules
Socialist Action reporters in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Endgame for Beijing’s fake democracy plan

03/06/2015, Government’s electoral reform proposals meet with mass opposition
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: Cathay Pacific workers to strike in August

26/05/2015, Protesting cabin crew at Hong Kong airport explained their grievances to Socialist Action reporters
Chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: Erwiana’s court victory – now to step up the struggle for migrant rights!

14/02/2015, Hong Kong court finds employer guilty of torture-like crimes
Vincent Kolo, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Thousands on streets again for democracy

02/02/2015, Right-wing ‘Pan-democrats’ float “compromise” proposals
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

07/01/2015, A fighting democratic movement must be created to continue and build upon this historic “first round”
Editorial from Socialist magazine《社會主義者, of CWI in China and Hong Kong

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014, Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship
chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: "Movement cannot be limited to ‘universal suffrage’ but must strive for socialism"

23/10/2014, Inside the ‘umbrella revolution’
Interview by Offensiv (socialist weekly newspaper in Sweden) with Dikang from Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

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: Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014, Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

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: Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014, After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”
Reporters of Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014, Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!
Statement by Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

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
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: Pro-Beijing newspaper launches attack on CWI

16/06/2014, 1989 massacre apologists accuse Socialist Action (CWI) and radical legislator ‘Long Hair’ of ‘violence’
Dikang, Socialist Action in Hong Kong

Tiananmen massacre remembered at massive Hong Kong vigil

06/06/2014, 180,000 attend ‘6.4’ anniversary protest • Rival protest events show political polarisation
Nate Norman and Jaco Lam, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

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