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Seattle
“Sawant ... with Impressive Favorable Rating”

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

  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

Ireland South
Is Sinn Féin a genuine left alternative?

25/09/2014: Seeking alliances with austerity parties

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

24/09/2014: The referendum has turned British politics upside down – even though the No vote won

  Scotland

Britain
Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014: Build a working class alternative

  Britain, Scotland

Greece
"This destruction of workers’ lives serves the bankers"

23/09/2014: “We must all keep going…we have no other way to survive than to fight-back”

  Greece

Iran
Petrochemical workers sentenced to jail and flogging

22/09/2014: Protest against Iranian government’s brutal sentences!

  Iran

 Environment
Video of Climate Summit meeting with Kshama Sawant

22/09/2014: Video of New York City Climate Summit meeting with Bernie Sanders, Kshama Sawant, Bill KcKibben, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges

  Environment, US, Video

Scotland
1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014: Urgent to build new mass party for the working class

  Scotland

Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"

  Britain

Spain
Millions take to streets calling for Catalonia’s independence

18/09/2014: Only working class struggle can guarantee the right to decide and resist austerity

  Spain

Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

  Sweden

Scotland
Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US
Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

Australia

Socialist PartyCWI in Australia: Socialist Party
Socialist Party, PO Box 1015, Collingwood, Victoria 3066, email
http://www.socialistpartyaustralia.org

Australia: Thousands rally in Melbourne against East-West toll road

03/07/2014, Labour claim opposition to project but refuse to rip up contracts
Chris Dite, Socialist Party (CWI in Australia)

Australia: Socialist Party playing key role in fight against East-West tunnel

13/03/2014, Campaign brings public transport to forefront of political debate
Mel Gregson and Stephen Jolly, Socialist Party (CWI in Australia), Melbourne

Australia: Struggle against speculative East-West tunnel in Melbourne

24/01/2014, Growing from an initiative of the Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) the #TunnelPicket campaign has gone from strength to strength
Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) reporters

Australia: Utopia - a powerful film about the subjugation of Aboriginal First Australians

09/11/2013, An interview with the maker of Utopia, John Pilger
Niall Mulholland, from The Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party, England & Wales)

Australia: The looming battle over roads

23/10/2013, Big business greed vs. community need
Socialist Party, CWI Australia

Australia: Community pickets disrupt Melbourne ‘East-West tunnel’ project

11/10/2013, For an alternative plan of massive investment in public transport system!
By Socialist Party Reporters, Melbourne

Australia: Conservative Liberal-National coalition swept to power

10/09/2013, One or other corporate party is no ‘choice’ for working people
Editorial from ‘The Socialist’, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Australia: Can Rudd revive Labor post election?

06/08/2013, Labor’s revival is as a rejection of both Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott, not a welcome embrace of Kevin Rudd
Editorial comment from the August 2013 edition of The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Australia: Labor reinstalls Rudd as crisis continues

05/07/2013, Instability ahead regardless of election outcome
Editorial from ‘The Socialist’, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Australia: Labour approves WA’s first uranium mine

17/05/2013, Australia’s federal environment minister Tony Burke gave the go ahead to Toro’s $270 million uranium mining project in the Wiluna region of Western Australia.
Socialist Party (CWI Australia) reporters Perth

Australian budget: Say ‘NO’ to the cuts agenda of the major parties

14/05/2013, We shouldn’t let either of the major parties tell us that ‘tough decisions’ or ‘hard cuts’ are required.
Editorial comment from ‘The Socialist’, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Australian budget: Say ‘NO’ to the cuts agenda of the major parties

04/05/2013, Those who created the crisis should be forced to pay.
Editorial comment from the May 2013 edition of ‘The Socialist’, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Australian perspectives: Preparing for stormy periods

19/04/2013, Socialist Party statement on the Australian political situation
Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Australia: Campaign to defend public housing begins to take shape

03/03/2013, An important community campaign is growing on Melbourne’s inner-city public housing estates.
Stephen Jolly, Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Australia: Yarra Council - One in five people vote socialist across city

05/11/2012, Socialists increase vote and retain Stephen Jolly’s seat
By Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) reporters Melbourne

Australia: Offshore processing no solution for refugees

19/08/2012, Australia’s Labor Government worked hand in hand with the Liberal/National opposition to pass legislation to restart the offshore processing of refugees.
Chris Dite, Socialist Party (CWI Austalia)

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