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Greece
Bus cleaners renew strike after management’s broken promises

29/05/2016: "Triple-oppressed workers - immigrants, women and low-paid – show way forward"

  Greece

Congo
Day of Protest 26 May

28/05/2016: New massacres in mineral-rich region

  Congo

 Kazakhstan
Embassy protests in solidarity with struggle against land privatisation and for democratic rights

27/05/2016: Soldarity actions take place internationally against Nazarbayev regime

  Kazakhstan, Solidarity

Brazil
Mass protests against new government begin

27/05/2016: LSR (CWI) forces participation highlighted

  Brazil

 Solidarity
Brutal bosses attack striking Lisbon Dockers

25/05/2016: Protest and solidarity messages needed

  Solidarity

Austria
Only 31,026 votes prevent far right’s Hofer becoming president

24/05/2016: ‘Breathing space’ offers chance to build a fighting, democratic left alternative

  Austria

Britain
EU referendum exposes gaping political fault-lines

24/05/2016: New road can open up for labour movement if working class relies on its own forces

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Massive police operation confronts demonstrators

23/05/2016: Nazarbayev regime faces mounting opposition

  Kazakhstan

Australia
Federal election looming

21/05/2016: How should the labour and social movements respond?

  Australia

Kazakhstan
 Anger against Nazarbayev expressed on the streets

20/05/2016: ‘Illegal’ protests planned for Saturday 21 May

  Kazakhstan

Brazil
Fall of President Dilma Rousseff unleashes offensive against working class

19/05/2016: The impeachment process and historic crisis of the PT (Workers’ Party)

  Brazil

Britain
Brexit, the EU and the economy

19/05/2016: Remain or Leave, workers must fight for socialist change

  Britain

Nigeria
General strike begins

18/05/2016: Determined leadership and clear strategy needed to succeed

  Nigeria

Ireland
‘Jobstown trials’ to go ahead

18/05/2016: Government loses battle on water charges but wages war on Left

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Striking Athens bus cleaners continue their struggle

17/05/2016: Court declares strike ‘lawful’

  Greece

Canada
Fire devastates Fort McMurray

16/05/2016: Capitalism equals environmental destruction

  Canada

Saudi Arabia
Gathering storms over the House of Saud

13/05/2016: Collapse of oil prices expose fragile foundations of oil Gulf monarchies

  Middle East, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

France
New stage in battle over labour law

12/05/2016: Hollande’s decision to over-rule parliament provokes another round of struggle

  France

Kazakhstan
Protests erupt

12/05/2016: Phoney elections have not brought stability

  Kazakhstan

Sweden
Successful Congress for CWI forces

12/05/2016: Political foundations laid for new branches and growth in other Nordic countries

  Sweden

Ireland
100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly

12/05/2016: Revolutionary socialist, militant workers' leader and internationalist

  Ireland Republic

Northern Ireland
Main parties win Assembly elections…

11/05/2016: But positive moves against sectarian politics

  Ireland North

Belgium
Trade unions announce new plan of action

11/05/2016: Call for two national demonstrations, building towards general strikes

  Belgium

Quebec
The fight for $15 shows true colors of Parti Québecois

10/05/2016: No to an all-class pro-independence alliance

  Quebec

Britain
Elections show anger and fragmentation

10/05/2016: Mobilise the anti-austerity mood into a mass, democratic movement to defeat the right

  Britain

Scotland
SNP win elections

09/05/2016: New openings for a socialist left alternative emerge

  Scotland

Ireland
How long can Kenny’s government last?

07/05/2016: Minority government supported by two main parties and “Independents” formed

  Ireland Republic

 Video
Paul Murphy sets record straight on "legal aid"

06/05/2016: Socialist MP threatened with jail for protesting against water charges responds to attacks in Irish parliament

  Video

South Africa
Zuma must go!

06/05/2016: Build a socialist mass workers’ party for a government of the working class

  South Africa

 Solidarity
Portuguese dock workers’ indefinite strike

05/05/2016: What we cannot do: leave the dockers alone

  Solidarity

Britain
90th anniversary of epochal general strike

05/05/2016: When workers tasted power

  Britain

Hong Kong
Racist smear campaign against refugees

05/05/2016: Socialist Action (CWI) initiates successful anti-racist march

  Aceh

May Day 2016
Rallies and marches mark international workers' day

04/05/2016: Photo gallery of CWI's global May Day participation

  May Day

Ireland
Water charges suspended

03/05/2016: Protest movement and boycott force huge Establishment parties climb down

  Ireland Republic

Latin America

11th CWI World Congress: A World in turmoil

11/02/2016, Renewed economic crisis, wars, political polarisation & class struggle perspectives
Kevin Parslow, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

World relations, economy and the class struggle

08/02/2016, CWI 11th World Congress document
Socialistworld.net

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
Tony Saunois, article from May issue of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

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!
The Committee for a Worker’s International, via its Venezuelan Section Socialismo Revolucionario, greets the Panama 2015 Trade Union and Social Alternative Summit.

Brazil: CWI Latin American summer school 2015

12/02/2015, 8th Latin American school largest ever held by the CWI on the continent
Socialistworld.net

Latin America: The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014, Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee
socialistworld.net

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)

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