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Belgium
Massive general strike makes the government wobble

19/12/2014: Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity!

  Belgium

 Portugal
Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014: Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers

  Portugal, Solidarity

Kazakhstan
Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues

  Kazakhstan

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

  Latin America

Taiwan
Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Ireland
Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

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

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines
‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia
9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia

  Spain

Greece
Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector

  Greece

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

  Israel / Palestine

US
Mid-term elections do not mean a turn to the right in society

19/11/2014: Big Gains for Republicans while Voters Support Progressive Ballot Measures

  US

 Video
Socialist TD defends anti-water charges protests

18/11/2014: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) appears on ‘Prime Time’

  Ireland Republic, Video

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014: Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship

  Hong Kong

 Video
Water tax revolt continues in Ireland

17/11/2014: Tanaiste (Deputy PM) trapped by protestors; AAA TD (MP) and Socialist Party member, Paul Murphy, assaulted

  Ireland Republic, Video

Indonesia
"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

16/11/2014: Initiative to build mass party of working class and rural poor urgently needed

  Indonesia

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

Québec: Election victory for the Liberal Party

06/05/2014, Unions prepare for struggle
Deirdre and Bruno, Socialist Alternative (CWI Quebec)

Quebec: General elections kick Liberals out

10/09/2012, Quebec Solidaire’s breakthrough shows potential for the left
Joshua Koritz (Socialist Alternative, CWI in the US) and Bruno-Pierre Guillette (Alternative Socialiste - CWI Quebec)

Quebec: Rise in tuition fees

30/08/2012, Interview with a student activist on the perspectives for the movement
Alternative Socialiste (CWI in Quebec)

Quebec: Student strike movement reaches turning point

21/07/2012, “Most powerful challenge to neo-liberalism” in North America
Brandon Madsen, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US)

Quebec: Interview with an organiser of the student strike

24/06/2012, "Students have been striking for over 110 days."
Joshua Koritz, first published in "Justice", paper of Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US)

Quebec: New repressive law incites more student protests

25/05/2012, Hundreds of thousands of students take to streets, inviting workers to participate
Tiphaine Soyez, Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI France)

Quebec: Mass student strike passes 100th day

23/05/2012, When authoritarianism faces resistance
Olivier Lachance, Alternative Socialiste (CWI Quebec)

Quebec: Over 200,000 demonstrate against tuition fees hike

22/03/2012, Government austerity, police repression…the students’ struggle is everyone’s struggle!
Alternative Socialiste (CWI in Québec) leaflet text

Quebec: Students take “indefinite” strike action

02/03/2012, Tens of thousands in battle against tuition fees rise
Cedric Gerome, CWI

Quebec: Thirty thousand students protest fees hike

06/12/2011, Step up student strikes!
Julien Daigneault Boucher, Alternative Socialiste (CWI Québec)

G20: Make the rich pay for their crisis!

25/06/2010, Nationalise the banks under the democratic control of the working population
Mouvement pour le Parti Socialiste du Québec (CWI in Quebec) and Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada)

Quebec: Workers and students take to the streets against Charest government

12/04/2010, Fight against the privatisation of our future!
By Olivier, MPSQ (CWI in Quebec)

Quebec: Establishment parties have no solution to rising joblessness and poverty

16/12/2009, Mass socialist alternative needed – CWI Quebec launches new website!
Olivier Lachance, MPS (CWI in Quebec)

Quebec: Congress of the Communist Party of Québec (PCQ)

03/11/2008, Open and democratic debates
Eric Byl, LSP/MAS (CWI in Belgium)

Quebec: Elections see shake-up of political landscape

23/04/2007, Big losses for ruling Liberals and pro-separatist Parti Québécois
Andrew Messing, Socialist Alternative (CWI), Toronto

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