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Sri Lanka
Provincial elections spike president’s plans

20/04/2014: Repression can provoke opposition

  Sri Lanka

China
Labour disputes soar

17/04/2014: 40,000 workers paralyse world’s largest sports shoe maker

  China

Greece
International anti-fascist conference “No pasaran!”

16/04/2014: Four thousand attend three-day event in Athens

  Greece

South Africa
Enthusiastic response for WASP ahead of May elections

15/04/2014: WASP campaigning material available on pdf

  South Africa

India
Massive election process could end in turmoil

14/04/2014: New party expresses, but cannot solve, major discontents

  India

Cyprus
Austerity sees living standards fall back 40 years

11/04/2014: One year of the right wing Anastasiades government

  Cyprus

 Iranian nuclear talks
Hypocrisy abounds

10/04/2014: Paul Murphy MEP

  Video

Britain
Dave Nellist on BBC outlining TUSC’s socialist policies

10/04/2014: Trade union and socialist coalition (TUSC) candidate count reaches 476 for May local election

  Britain

Taiwan
Occupation of parliament ends after 23 days

10/04/2014: What are the lessons of the island’s ‘sunflower movement’?

  Taiwan

Hungary
Election highlights lack of Left challenge

09/04/2014: Declining vote for ruling Fidész party; neo-fascist Jobbik picks up 20% as false ‘alternative’

  Hungary

Environment
Ukraine crisis exploited by multinational fracking lobby

09/04/2014: Oppose the pro-big business EU/ US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership!

  Environment, Ukraine

Belgium
50,000 join ETUC Brussels demonstration

08/04/2014: Protesters’ radical mood

  Belgium

Britain
One in ten council seats will have TUSC candidate

07/04/2014: No-cuts election challenge grows

  Britain

Review
Net political impact

06/04/2014: To Save Everything, Click Here • By Evgeny Morozov •

  Review

Belgium
The rise of the PTB/PvdA

05/04/2014: Recent polls confirm a probable electoral breakthrough for the Workers’ Party of Belgium (PTB/PvdA).

  Belgium

Ivory Coast
First victory for students at University of Cocody

04/04/2014: An important step to push the struggle against neo-liberal policies further

  Ivory Coast

Canada
Port of Vancouver truckers’ strike wins significant gains

03/04/2014: After bosses’ seen off - unions must defend their right to strike!

  Canada

France
Government punished in local elections

02/04/2014: Far right gains highlight need for strong fighting left opposition

  France

Nepal
Turning back the wheel of history

01/04/2014: Second constituent assembly election – a shift to the right

  Nepal

South Africa
WASP manifesto launch success!

01/04/2014: On Saturday 29 March the Workers and Socialist Party launched its 2014 election manifesto at a rally in Katlehong, Gauteng

  Africa, South Africa

Taiwan
Half a million on the streets against President Ma

31/03/2014: Demonstrators call for trade pact to be withdrawn and for president to step down

  Taiwan

US
Winning $15 an hour in Seattle

31/03/2014: A socialist strategy

  US

Netherlands
Socialist Party local election gains

31/03/2014: Vote for SP can be the basis for a mass struggle against cuts

  Netherlands

 Video
Hypocrisy of Irish Govt & EU on Ukraine

29/03/2014: Joe Higgins, Socialist Party (CWI MP) speaks in Irish parliament

  Ukraine, Video

 Sweden
New political winds affect CWI Congress

28/03/2014: Optimistic Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna prepares for elections

  CWI, Sweden

No to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership!

28/03/2014: Anti-democratic agreement seeks to increase corporate domination of politics

Portugal
Thousands of police and military march in Lisbon

27/03/2014: Reflection of the government’s intrinsic weakness

  Portugal

Spain
A million march for dignity in Madrid

26/03/2014: 22M: A before and after moment for the class struggle

  Spain

Taiwan
Ma government rocked by mass protests and occupation of parliament

26/03/2014: Down with undemocratic Kuomintang rule – for a Taiwan-wide student strike as the next step!

  Taiwan

Bosnia-Herzegovina
Mass protests - The first flowers of spring

26/03/2014: What programme should the Left advocate?

  Bosnia

Sudan
Has al-Bashir survived mass protests?

25/03/2014: Removal of hated regime not enough; crises of poverty and oppression due to grip of capitalism

  Sudan

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: The fight for women’s rights

21/03/2014, Sexism, discriminatory laws and poverty hit women hard in China’s richest city
Sally Tang Mei-ching and Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: Newly formed Refugee Union stages sit-in protests

18/02/2014, Interviews with refugees fighting injustice and official high-handedness
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: Refugee occupation evicted by court order

18/02/2014, Refugees take protests to ISS-HK head office
Socialist Action Reporters

Hong Kong: Protests demand justice for migrant workers

28/01/2014, “To achieve justice we must change the whole system!”
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong)

Hong Kong: How can the democracy struggle go forward?

10/01/2014, Between 20,000 and 30,000 march on New Year’s Day, but frustration and divisions are rising within the pro-democracy struggle
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong (The full version of this article is on chinaworker.info)

Hong Kong: Mass protest over TV licenses organised at five days’ notice

22/10/2013, Socialist Action calls for one-day strike by media workers
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: 430,000 people march on 1 July

06/07/2013, ‘Down with CY Leung’ – but what are the next steps in democracy struggle?
Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) reporters

Hong Kong: 1,000 demonstrators defend whistleblower Snowden

18/06/2013, Revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have exposed US hypocrisy over cyber-spying
Text of Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) leaflet distributed at Hong Kong demonstration

Hong Kong: Tiananmen vigil sends a warning to China’s new leaders

08/06/2013, 24th anniversary of Beijing’s crackdown draws 150,000 protestors
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong

China / Hong Kong: Remembering 4 June 1989

01/06/2013, Vital lessons for today’s democracy struggle
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

Hong Kong: Dockworkers’ strike ends after 40 days

07/05/2013, Union representatives declare a “half success” with a pay rise of 9.8 percent – but important issues are unresolved
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: Dockers’ strike shines a spotlight on Li Ka-shing’s business empire

03/05/2013, Li Ka-shing owns 13 percent of the world’s port capacity and much more besides…
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI supporters in Hong Kong)

Hong Kong: Dockworkers strike lays bare class divisions

10/04/2013, Fifteen years without a pay rise – “We are like slaves of the company!”
Socialist Action (CWI) reporters in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Hunger strike for union rights

29/01/2013, HKSM driving instructors sacked for forming trade union – show your solidarity!
Jaco, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: 130,000 people march on New Year’s Day

03/01/2013, Marchers demand Chief Executive CY Leung’s resignation and one person one vote
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong)

Hong Kong: Massive protest movement against school brainwashing plan

14/09/2012, Mass movement develops rapidly, then its leaders call a sudden halt
Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong)

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