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Greece
Syriza-led government announces anti-austerity policies

30/01/2015: Markets and EU leaders react against Athens

  Greece

Saudi Arabia
’Defenders of democracy’ mourn despot’s death

30/01/2015: Atrocious human rights records no concern for Western powers

  Saudi Arabia

Greece
Why did Syriza and the KKE fail to reach agreement?

29/01/2015: For socialist policies to end austerity nightmare!

  Greece

Greece
Syriza victory shows austerity elite can be beaten

29/01/2015: An inspiration for workers and youth across Europe

  Britain, Greece

Greece
Syriza comes to power, as old ruling parties collapse

27/01/2015: Left parties fail to form government - Syriza goes into coalition with populist right Independent Greeks

  Europe, Greece

China
Slowest growth rate since 1990

25/01/2015: Economy decelerated 30 percent in five years

  China

Cuba
Diplomatic relations with US restored, embargo eased

24/01/2015: Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates

  Cuba, US

Northern Ireland
Water service workers win important victory

23/01/2015: A victory for all workers and an inspiration to resist the ‘race to the bottom’

  Ireland North

Sri Lanka
Mobilise now to defend our demands

22/01/2015: Article first published in the Colombo Telegraph

  Sri Lanka

 US
Kshama Sawant gives socialist response to Obama’s "State of the Union" address

21/01/2015: "Why can’t Barack Obama say “Black Lives Matter”?"

  US, Video

Russia/Ukraine
Facing a turbulent 2015

21/01/2015: As death toll rises, economies plunge into freefall

  Russia, Ukraine

Greece
Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015: Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital

  Greece

Nigeria
The Massacre in Baga

19/01/2015: Socialism or Barbarism

  Nigeria

Review
‘Eleanor Marx - a life’

17/01/2015: Clare Doyle reviews ’Eleanor Marx - A Life’ by Rachel Holmes

  Review

 Video
Joe Higgins questions Irish Central Bank governor

16/01/2015: Socialist MP grills establishment over banking bubble and collapse

  Video

Nigeria
2015 general elections and the working masses

16/01/2015: Boko Haram and the war in the north-east

  Nigeria

  Video
Ruth Coppinger calls for referendum on abortion rights in Ireland

15/01/2015: "You march in Paris, yet uphold laws any religious fundamentalist would envy"

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 Video
A year of struggle in Brazil

14/01/2015: LSR members intervene in struggles of 2014

  Brazil, Video

Sri Lanka
New but uncertain period opens up

14/01/2015: President Sirisena aims for clean government but will face difficulties

  Sri Lanka

Iran
Labour and children’s rights activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, sentenced to another nine years

13/01/2015: International action needed to overturn latest conviction and to immediately release Behnam

  Iran

Germany
What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015: Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all

  Germany

France
Millions march for solidarity

12/01/2015: Unity against racism and capitalism!

  France

New Zealand
Extreme poverty worsens

12/01/2015: Workers need to build political alternative to major parties’ big business agenda

  New Zealand

France
Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

10/01/2015: The shocking, cold blooded slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage

  France

Norway
General strike called for 28 January

10/01/2015: Two-hour protest against worsening working conditions

  Norway

Sri Lanka
Rajapaksa defeated

09/01/2015: Period of uncertainty opens

  Sri Lanka

Sweden
New elections cancelled

09/01/2015: “Peace deal” between government and right-wing opposition

  Sweden

Greece
Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015: General elections on 25 January

  Greece

France
Deadly attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

08/01/2015: Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!

  France

Hong Kong
Politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

07/01/2015: A fighting democratic movement must be created to continue and build upon this historic “first round”

  Hong Kong

Israel-Palestine
A successful Socialism conference in the shadow of national divide

06/01/2015: Over 150 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2014’ in Tel Aviv, organised by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM - CWI in Israel-Palestine)

  Israel / Palestine

Northern Ireland
The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015: Agreeing Not To Agree, Again

  Ireland Republic

Environment
Market forces hold back renewable energy

01/01/2015: Have capitalist governments around the world finally woken up to the danger of global warming?

  Environment

New Year
Political and economic ingredients for volatile 2015

31/12/2014: As crisis of capitalism worsens, vital to organise and continue the struggle

  Britain, Europe, World Economy

Britain
In defence of TUSC

30/12/2014: As the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gears up for its biggest ever electoral stand…

  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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