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Italy
Migrant disasters - the human cost of budget cuts

27/04/2015: From Mare Nostrum to Triton

  Italy

Latin America
A new turn?

25/04/2015: Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean

  Latin America

Finland
Worst ever election result for traditional Left

24/04/2015: Finns Party second biggest in parliament

  Finland

Iran
Proposed nuclear deal reflects transformed Middle East

24/04/2015: In aftermath of disastrous Iraq occupation, Obama administration balancing between region’s forces

  Iran, Middle East

Scotland
Labour face annihilation as millions seek an answer to austerity

23/04/2015: The SNP, according to the polls, will win 53 of Scotland’s 59 Westminster MPs

  Scotland

 Video
Paul Murphy speaking at anti-water charges demo in Dublin

23/04/2015: Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks at march of tens of thosuands against water charges on April 18

  Ireland Republic, Video

 Video
Interview with Jawad Ahmed, famous Pakistani singer and activist

22/04/2015: Jawad Ahmed, Singer and central committee member of International Youth and Workers Movement (IYWM) from Pakistan spoke to CWI about the work of IYWM.

  Pakistan, Video

South Africa
Organise against xenophobia – a programme for our communities

21/04/2015: Build a country-wide socialist civic movement. Fight for jobs, houses and services for all

  Africa, South Africa

 Video
TUSC 100% anti-austerity election broadcast

20/04/2015: Broadcast goes out on all 5 national terrestrial channels

  Britain, Video

Britain
Labour - party of cuts

19/04/2015: Oppose the ’logic of capitalism’

  Britain

Tunisia
After the Bardo terrorist attack

18/04/2015: New class battles loom

  Tunisia

 Video
Paul Murphy attacks bosses’ victimisation of strikers

17/04/2015: Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks in Irish Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

US
National day of strikes and protests for $15

17/04/2015: Snapshot of the movement – the fight for $15 in 7 major cities

  US

 Video
Kshama Sawant on Democracy Now

16/04/2015: Socialist Seattle councillor debates Hillary Clinton run for President

  US, Video

Ireland North
Hundreds protest against racist arson attack

15/04/2015: Build a united mass movement to challenge racism, sectarianism and all forms of bigotry

  Ireland North

Yemen
Brutal onslaught on country’s poor

15/04/2015: For unity of workers and poor against imperialism and sectarianism

  Yemen

Québec
A hot spring in the making?

14/04/2015: Students take strike action against austerity

  Quebec

China’s feminists
A victory for protests in China and worldwide

14/04/2015: Five women activists released in rare climb down by Beijing regime

  China

France
First one-day strike against austerity gets big response

13/04/2015: 300, 000 people marched on demonstrations across France on Thursday 9 April

  France

Australia
Budget - Who should pay for the economic crisis?

13/04/2015: Federal government preparing the ground for their second budget

  Australia

Britain
UKIP blame immigration for problems facing working class

12/04/2015: Workers’ unity to defend pay jobs and services

  Britain

Panama 2015 Trade Union and Social Alternative Summit

11/04/2015: For an end to imperialism and capitalism, long live socialist and revolutionary united solidarity in our Americas!

  Latin America

Kenya
The Garissa massacre, Al-Shabaab and US imperialism

10/04/2015: Growing regional destabilisation

  Kenya, US

US
40,000 Seattle workers get pay rise

08/04/2015: Coalition of students and workers demand $15 minimum wage at University of Washington

  US

Australia
Anti-racist protesters vastly outnumber ‘Reclaim Australia’ Melbourne rally

07/04/2015: Only ‘minority’ to blame for society’s problems is ultra-rich 1%

  Australia

Climate change
Looking for a cheap fix

06/04/2015: The cyclone that devastated the Pacific island of Vanuatu in March, the most severe ever recorded in the region, highlighted again the very likely connection between extreme weather events and global warming.

  Environment

Nigeria
Ruling party crumbles in historic election

05/04/2015: But only mass struggle can guarantee the interests of workers and poor masses under buhari’s presidency

  Nigeria

Scotland
Is the SNP: a threat to the political establishment?

04/04/2015: The SNP (Scottish National Party) looks set to win the majority of Scottish seats in the general election

  Scotland

Economy
What low oil prices cost the world economy

03/04/2015: The sudden plunge of oil and gas prices has underlined the volatility in the world capitalist economy

  World Economy

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks in support of striking workers

02/04/2015: Socialist MP challenges Labour Deputy Prime Minister in parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Scotland
Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015: Workers treated unfairly by council for years

  Scotland

South Africa
Cosatu splits as ‘Vavi’ expelled

01/04/2015: Expulsion opens new chapter in working class struggle

  Africa, South Africa

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: 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)

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

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