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Kurdistan
Democratic autonomy or socialism?

29/08/2015: Articles on Öcalan’s ideas and Rojava, originally published in sozialismus.info, the quaterly magazine of SAV (German section of the CWI)

  Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Greece
What does “Popular Unity” stand for?

28/08/2015: New Left force launched following Tsipras’ betrayal

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Identifying the challenges after defeat of Rajapaksa

27/08/2015: Working class struggle top priority for socialists

  Sri Lanka

Britain
The Corbyn insurgency

27/08/2015: Whatever the outcome of the contest, Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign has already transformed the political situation in Britain

  Britain

Lebanon
‘Garbage protests’ shake the ruling class

25/08/2015: Interview with Tamer Mahdi, CWI member in Lebanon

  Lebanon

World economy
China crisis triggers panic on global markets

25/08/2015: More than $5 trillion wiped off global stock markets in two weeks since Chinese devaluation

  China, World Economy

Sri Lanka
Election sees Rajapaksa fail to make a come-back

23/08/2015: Neo-liberal policies of UNP-led government will not satisfy demands of workers and poor.

  Sri Lanka

Gulf War
25 years since invasion of Kuwait

22/08/2015: ’Unfinished business’ remains today

  Iraq

History
Anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination

21/08/2015: Coming mass revolts will see workers and youth look to Trotsky’s ideas

  History, Trotsky

Scotland and the Jeremy Corbyn campaign

20/08/2015: The response to Corbyn’s campaign has parallels with the outpouring of class anger that was seen during the independence referendum

  Scotland

Thailand
Bomb in Bangkok kills 20

19/08/2015: Country plagued by military junta and economic downturn

  Thailand

Socialism
Past or future?

18/08/2015: Review of ‘PostCapitalism: a guide to our future’ by Paul Mason

  Science, Theory

Greece and the latest phase of the EU crisis

18/08/2015: Alexis Tsipras and the Syriza leadership have pushed through parliament the third bailout – and further deep cuts – although only with the help of right-wing parties. However, the crises in Greece, the eurozone and wider EU are far from over…

  Greece

Britain
Corbyn challenge - a very welcome political upheaval

17/08/2015: The Labour Party’s right-wing leaders have been astonished and horrified at the over-flowing rallies for Jeremy Corbyn around the UK over the last few weeks

  Britain

Northern Ireland
Left Challenge for Largest Union’s Leadership

15/08/2015: CWI member, Patrick Mulholland, leads Left campaign for leadership of NIPSA union

  Ireland North

Ireland
Paul Murphy and 22 activists to be charged over peaceful protest

14/08/2015: Socialist MP to be charged with false imprisonment for protesting against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Technology
Will robots end capitalism?

14/08/2015: Technological developments, the threat to jobs, and perspectives for the struggle against capitalism and for the future of humanity

  Science

 CWI School 2015
New Left formations

13/08/2015: Report of discussion on New Workers’ Parties, Left Populism and the ideas and programme of PODEMOS, SYRIZA

  CWI

China
Devaluation of yuan jolts global markets

12/08/2015: Sudden reversal of Beijing’s exchange rate policy underlines seriousness of China’s economic woes

  China

France/Britain
Human tragedy of Calais crisis

07/08/2015: Tories have no solutions

  Britain, France

Kurdistan
PYD leaders call for partnership with Bashar al-Assad’s regime

06/08/2015: No faith in authoritarian rulers and Western powers!

  Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Japan
70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bomb

06/08/2015: Can a future nuclear conflict be avoided?

  Japan, Nuclear Power

 CWI School
Building the CWI

06/08/2015: Introductory video to the plenary session on ‘Building the CWI’ shown at the 2015 CWI Summer School, featuring the work of our International across the world

  Video

Britain
Jeremy Corbyn – thousands rally to anti-austerity appeal

05/08/2015: Large attendances at Corbyn rallies across country

  Britain

US
Kshama Sawant leads primary elections count on 50%

05/08/2015: Seattle socialist primary election success

  US

Greece
‘The working class showed it will return to struggle’

04/08/2015: After Syriza capitulates, taking first steps towards building a new mass Left alternative to austerity and capitalism

  Greece

 CWI School 2015
World crisis continues amid horrific consequences

03/08/2015: Report of World Perspectives discussion at the 2015 CWI Summer School

  CWI

 CWI School
Drawing the lessons from the revolutions in North Africa

03/08/2015: Life and death struggle with the process of counter-revolution.

  Africa, CWI, Tunisia

US
Over 1,000 attend housing debate hosted by Socialist councillor Kshama Sawant

31/07/2015: Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s socialist councillor defending seat in primary elections on 4 August

  US

 CWI School
Social and political turmoil in Ireland

30/07/2015: Socialists play key role in rapidly changing situation

  CWI, Ireland Republic

Britain
Corbyn’s Labour leadership bid shows anti-austerity message popular

29/07/2015: Militant Tendency held up as bogeyman by Labour right and media - What’s the real history?

  Britain

Turkey
Horrific Suruc massacre

28/07/2015: Only workers’ unity can end terrorism and division

  Turkey

 CWI School
Europe’s euro-crisis and prospects for class struggle

28/07/2015: Ground prepared everywhere for new battles and rise of left formations

  CWI, Europe

Australia

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

Australia: ‘Beating the big end of town’ book launched

05/06/2015, How a community defeated the East-West toll road
Chris Dite, Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

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)

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