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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

 Video
John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil
Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland
10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

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”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

Scotland
Big swing to Yes leaves referendum vote on a knife edge

04/09/2014: Over 18,000 people have attended Hope Over Fear public meetings to hear socialist Tommy Sheridan.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

Pakistan
Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014: Working class will bring the real revolution and change

  Pakistan

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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