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Spain
a break in the political establishment

07/02/2016: December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.

  Spain

US
#Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

06/02/2016: Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution against the billionaire class has enthused millions of people throughout the US looking for a political alternative to Wall Street.

  US

Brazil
Devastating outbreak of Zika virus

04/02/2016: Another healthcare system failure

  Brazil

Pakistan
PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016: Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers

  Pakistan

US
Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics - Sanders and Clinton tie

03/02/2016: “It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!”

  US

Japan
Social and political unease after “twenty lost years”

03/02/2016: Weakness of opposition is Prime Minister Abe’s only strength

  Japan

 Greece
Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

02/02/2016: Solidarity campaign needed!

  Greece, Solidarity

World Economy
Capitalism buffeted by choppy waters

02/02/2016: Bosses strive to offload cost of crisis on working class - a struggle for system change is needed

  World Economy

Egypt
Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016: Workers’ struggles continue despite repression

  Egypt

India
Justice for Rohit Vemula

31/01/2016: Solidarity message from the Committee for a Workers’ International

  India, US

Britain
Fractured politics

29/01/2016: A volatile mix

  Britain

Tunisia
Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016: Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied

  Tunisia

China
Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016: “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”

  China

Venezuela
Right-wing landslide

20/01/2016: First electoral defeat suffered by the Chavistas since Hugo Chávez was first elected president in 1998

  Venezuela

Leningrad
‘Hero City’

19/01/2016: 900 days of siege in World War Two

  History, Russia

Britain
Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016: Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers

  Britain

US
Socialist response to State of the Union 2016

15/01/2016: Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s "State of the Union" speech

  US

 South Africa
Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016: For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane

  Africa, Solidarity, South Africa

Britain
Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016: Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities

  Britain

Scotland
Politicians have a choice

11/01/2016: Implement Tory austerity or set no-cuts budgets

  Scotland

Sweden/Denmark
Closing borders

07/01/2016: The EU’s nightmare continues

  Denmark, Sweden

 Pakistan
Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016: Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

  Pakistan, Solidarity

 Taiwan
Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016: Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour

  Solidarity, Taiwan

China 2015
A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016: Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands

  China

Britain
Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016: Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).

  Britain

 Review
Alexandra Kollontai

29/12/2015: A life of socialist struggle

  Review, Women

Review
Revisiting Animal Farm

27/12/2015: Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution

  Review

Review
Charlie Chaplin

25/12/2015: Playing the underdog

  Review

Spain
Elections mark shift to the Left

23/12/2015: No government majority as Podemos partially recovers

  Spain

Environment
A world of change

23/12/2015: Human beings have radically altered the Earth, adapting nature in the struggle to survive and thrive…

  Environment

Pakistan
Hundreds protest against religious extremism and increased intolerance

21/12/2015: Rally organised by Socialist Movement Sindh in Mir Pur Khas

  Pakistan

China
Regime cracks down on labour activists

19/12/2015: Arrests in Guangdong province as workers’ struggles multiply

  China

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: Great result for socialist election campaign

25/11/2015, Socialist Action’s Sally Tang Mei-ching lifts opposition vote to 33 percent
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: District Council elections

23/11/2015, Socialist Action candidate gets one third of the vote
Socialistworld.net

CWI’s 2nd congress for China and Hong Kong a big success

21/10/2015, Discussions on perspectives for Hong Kong’s democracy struggle and the crisis in China
Dikang, chinaworker.info

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)

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