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Britain
Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014: Build a working class alternative

  Britain, Scotland

Greece
"This destruction of workers’ lives serves the bankers"

23/09/2014: “We must all keep going…we have no other way to survive than to fight-back”

  Greece

Iran
Petrochemical workers sentenced to jail and flogging

22/09/2014: Protest against Iranian government’s brutal sentences!

  Iran

 Environment
Video of Climate Summit meeting with Kshama Sawant

22/09/2014: Video of New York City Climate Summit meeting with Bernie Sanders, Kshama Sawant, Bill KcKibben, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges

  Environment, US, Video

Scotland
1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014: Urgent to build new mass party for the working class

  Scotland

Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

  Belgium

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

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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