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Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

  Kurdistan, Middle East

Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014: The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!

  Belgium

Mexico
Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014: Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico

  Mexico

A ‘third industrial revolution’

28/10/2014: New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society.

  Review, Science

Nigeria
Vast social and class extremes

27/10/2014: The unreported Nigeria - mass struggles by the working class

  Nigeria

Africa
Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity

25/10/2014: Pharmaceutical industry/big corporations need to be brought into public ownership and resources used to provide urgent aid

  Africa

Tunisia
Widespread scepticism over Parliamentary elections

24/10/2014: Pro-capitalist parties teaming up for more of the same - urgent need to rebuild a political voice for the working class and youth

  Tunisia

Kurdistan
Defend Kobanê and all those threatened by ISIS, AKP and Imperialism

24/10/2014: For democratic working people’s defence and mass struggle against capitalism

  Kurdistan, Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Britain
Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper

24/10/2014: 50 years of socialist ideas and workers’ struggle

  Britain

Spain
Death knells of "Transition" regime

23/10/2014: Catalonia; ’Podemos’, and the left

  Spain

Ireland
TD Paul Murphy tears up Irish Water pack in the Dail

22/10/2014: 1 million refuse to register for water charges

  Ireland Republic

Seattle
“Sawant ...with impressive, favorable rating”

22/10/2014: 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her electoral district...Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State gaining momentum...indications of yearning for representation for working class people

  US

Britain
100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism

  Kazakhstan

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

  Hong Kong, US

Britain
Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism

  Britain

Scotland
10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum

  Scotland

 Ireland
’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Ireland
Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

  Middle East, US

 Ireland
Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa
"A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Scotland
SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!

  Scotland

Middle East
Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Israel/Palestine
After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand
National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Africa
Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health

  Africa

Kurdistan
The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Iraq /Syria
US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

  Iraq, Syria, US

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

  Hong Kong

Britain
Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014: Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair

  Britain

Latin America

CWI School: Latin America

08/08/2014, Beginning to feel full effects of world crisis
Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Latin America: 7th and largest ever CWI Latin American school

15/01/2014, 180 attend combative and enthusiastic event held in Sao Paolo, Brazil
CWI reporters

Latin America: Moving back into epicentre of world struggle

23/12/2013, Report of discussion on Latin America at CWI’s International Executive Committee
Danny Byrne, CWI

CWI Summer School: New uprisings hit Latin America

04/08/2013, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba and Latin America
Laura Fitzgerald, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Latin America: 6th CWI Latin American school

05/02/2013, Largest and most confident event organised yet
socialistworld.net

5th CWI Latin American School: A great success

13/02/2012, LA School 2012 takes place against the backgound of sharp changes on the continent
Pedro Albornoz, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile)

Latin America: No escape from world crisis

28/01/2012, The illusory appearance of a peculiar isolation from the international picture of stagnation, recession and economic crisis is fragile - a new period of turbulent class conflict lays ahead
CWI

CWI International Meeting: Illusion of stability in Latin America

25/01/2012, Contradictions and new struggles define situation in region
Matt Dobson Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

CWI 10th World Congress: Latin America

29/12/2010, "With the second centenary of national political independence being “celebrated” in various Latin American countries, the impasse for the political alternatives that have developed in the last period, like “Chavismo” and “Castroismo”, the region is at a decisive conjuncture."
Document No. 4, CWI World Congress

Jamaica:Armed forces storm impoverished Kingston neighbourhood

03/06/2010, Working people need own movement to overcome gangsterism, state repression and capitalism
Dave Carr, from 3-9 June 2010 issue of The Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

‘Che Guevara – symbol of struggle’

16/04/2010, New foreword to Chinese edition to be published in June 2010 | China, Maoism, Nepal and India.
Tony Saunois, CWI

Latin America: Enthusiastic and successful CWI Latin America school

10/02/2010, Confident meeting reflects growth of CWI in the region
Tony Saunois, CWI, reports from Sao Paulo, Brazil

Latin America: Final day of CWI Latin America school

02/03/2009, Vital preparation for struggles ahead
Jesse Lessinger, Socialist Alternative (CWI in the US)

CWI Latin American School: The Importance of Indigenous movements in Latin America

23/02/2009, Report from school’s final day
CWI reporter

CWI Latin American school: Bolivia and Venezuela

18/02/2009, Where are they going?
Sascha Stanicic, CWI, reporting from Brazil

Latin America: CWI School - Sunday report

18/02/2009, Discussions on capitalist oppression and the socialist alternative
Nikos Anastasiadis, CWI, reporting from Brazil

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