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Britain
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

  Spain

Britain
Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South
Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus
‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile
Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia
East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland
Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video
Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan
Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA
Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain
Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China
“In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland
Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain
With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland
65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North
Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain
Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015
International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland
Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015
Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

Nepal
Disaster in Nepal –amplified by capitalism

30/04/2015: Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the south Asian region has been further devastated by the recent earthquake.

  Nepal

US
Rage in Baltimore

29/04/2015: The aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death

  US

Book review
’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

29/04/2015: What the 1% will do to defend their class interests

  Review, US

 May Day 2015
Resisting austerity, exploitation, wars and oppression

28/04/2015: 125 years since first May Day – Build a united workers’ movement for socialism!

  CWI, May Day

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

Australia

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

Australia: East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015, Local community direct action secures victory
Socialist Party (CWI Australia) Reporters

Australia: Budget - Who should pay for the economic crisis?

13/04/2015, Federal government preparing the ground for their second budget
Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) editorial

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%
Socialist Party (CWI Australia) Reporters

Australia: Counter-protests set for ’Reclaim Australia’ rallies

02/04/2015, Stand against racism & Islamophobia!
Mel Gregson, from The Socialist (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party - CWI Australia)

Australia: Political volatility ahead as commodity prices fall

05/02/2015, The days of Australia being cushioned from the crisis are fast coming to a close
Editorial comment from the Jan/Feb 2015 edition of The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in Australia)

Obituary: Gough Whitlam, 1916-2014

26/12/2014, Former Australian Labour Party (ALP) prime minister
Conor Flynn, Socialist Party (CWI in Australia)

Australia: Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014, Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport
By Socialist Party (CWI Australia) reporters, Melbourne

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)

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