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France
Fight against Valls/Hollande government intensifies

31/05/2016: Gauche Revolutionnaire statement underlines vital need for political alternative

  France

Spain
Left government on the horizon in June elections

31/05/2016: Establishment parties panic as Podemos and United Left agree joint election challenge

  Spain

Greece
Bus cleaners renew strike after management’s broken promises

29/05/2016: "Triple-oppressed workers - immigrants, women and low-paid – show way forward"

  Greece

Congo
Day of Protest 26 May

28/05/2016: New massacres in mineral-rich region

  Congo

 Kazakhstan
Embassy protests in solidarity with struggle against land privatisation and for democratic rights

27/05/2016: Soldarity actions take place internationally against Nazarbayev regime

  Kazakhstan, Solidarity

Brazil
Mass protests against new government begin

27/05/2016: LSR (CWI) forces participation highlighted

  Brazil

 Solidarity
Brutal bosses attack striking Lisbon Dockers

25/05/2016: Protest and solidarity messages needed

  Solidarity

Austria
Only 31,026 votes prevent far right’s Hofer becoming president

24/05/2016: ‘Breathing space’ offers chance to build a fighting, democratic left alternative

  Austria

Britain
EU referendum exposes gaping political fault-lines

24/05/2016: New road can open up for labour movement if working class relies on its own forces

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Massive police operation confronts demonstrators

23/05/2016: Nazarbayev regime faces mounting opposition

  Kazakhstan

Australia
Federal election looming

21/05/2016: How should the labour and social movements respond?

  Australia

Kazakhstan
 Anger against Nazarbayev expressed on the streets

20/05/2016: ‘Illegal’ protests planned for Saturday 21 May

  Kazakhstan

Brazil
Fall of President Dilma Rousseff unleashes offensive against working class

19/05/2016: The impeachment process and historic crisis of the PT (Workers’ Party)

  Brazil

Britain
Brexit, the EU and the economy

19/05/2016: Remain or Leave, workers must fight for socialist change

  Britain

Nigeria
General strike begins

18/05/2016: Determined leadership and clear strategy needed to succeed

  Nigeria

Ireland
‘Jobstown trials’ to go ahead

18/05/2016: Government loses battle on water charges but wages war on Left

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Striking Athens bus cleaners continue their struggle

17/05/2016: Court declares strike ‘lawful’

  Greece

Canada
Fire devastates Fort McMurray

16/05/2016: Capitalism equals environmental destruction

  Canada

Saudi Arabia
Gathering storms over the House of Saud

13/05/2016: Collapse of oil prices expose fragile foundations of oil Gulf monarchies

  Middle East, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

France
New stage in battle over labour law

12/05/2016: Hollande’s decision to over-rule parliament provokes another round of struggle

  France

Kazakhstan
Protests erupt

12/05/2016: Phoney elections have not brought stability

  Kazakhstan

Sweden
Successful Congress for CWI forces

12/05/2016: Political foundations laid for new branches and growth in other Nordic countries

  Sweden

Ireland
100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly

12/05/2016: Revolutionary socialist, militant workers' leader and internationalist

  Ireland Republic

Northern Ireland
Main parties win Assembly elections…

11/05/2016: But positive moves against sectarian politics

  Ireland North

Belgium
Trade unions announce new plan of action

11/05/2016: Call for two national demonstrations, building towards general strikes

  Belgium

Quebec
The fight for $15 shows true colors of Parti Québecois

10/05/2016: No to an all-class pro-independence alliance

  Quebec

Britain
Elections show anger and fragmentation

10/05/2016: Mobilise the anti-austerity mood into a mass, democratic movement to defeat the right

  Britain

Scotland
SNP win elections

09/05/2016: New openings for a socialist left alternative emerge

  Scotland

Ireland
How long can Kenny’s government last?

07/05/2016: Minority government supported by two main parties and “Independents” formed

  Ireland Republic

 Video
Paul Murphy sets record straight on "legal aid"

06/05/2016: Socialist MP threatened with jail for protesting against water charges responds to attacks in Irish parliament

  Video

South Africa
Zuma must go!

06/05/2016: Build a socialist mass workers’ party for a government of the working class

  South Africa

 Solidarity
Portuguese dock workers’ indefinite strike

05/05/2016: What we cannot do: leave the dockers alone

  Solidarity

Britain
90th anniversary of epochal general strike

05/05/2016: When workers tasted power

  Britain

Hong Kong
Racist smear campaign against refugees

05/05/2016: Socialist Action (CWI) initiates successful anti-racist march

  Aceh

Iceland: Mass protests continue

21/04/2016, CWI’s programme explained
Jonas Brännberg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden), in Reykjavik

Iceland: "You're fired!"

07/04/2016, Protesters stay on streets after forcing PM's resignation
Natalia Medina, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden), reports from Reykjavik

Iceland: Strike wave produces results

11/06/2015, Workers win thirty percent wage increase over three years
Per-Åke Westerlund (CWI Sweden)

Iceland: Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015, General strike called for 26 May
Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Iceland: The crisis is far from over

28/04/2012, “Up to half of all Icelandic families are bankrupt”
Per-Åke Westerlund. From Offensiv, newspaper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

Report from Iceland: The aftermath of the “crash”

15/05/2011, The desperate need for a clear lead to re-develop the movement
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Iceland: “We will not pay for the bankers’ crisis”

12/04/2011, Nearly two thirds of Icelanders say ‘No!’ to Icesave deal
Per-Åke Westerlund (CWI Sweden)

Iceland: Volcanic ash clouds over growing social tension

27/04/2010, Publication of investigation commission report into country’s financial collapse
Skuli Jon Kristinsson

Iceland: 93% say ‘No’ to bail-out for investors

09/03/2010, The IMF is the problem: They are trying to dictate the policy of the country
Interview with Skúli Jón Kristinsson, CWI Iceland

Iceland: Referendum over Icesave deal

14/01/2010, ‘Can’t pay, won’t pay!’ must be the response
Kristofer Lundberg (CWI Sweden) spoke to Skúli Jón Kristinsson from Sósíalískt Réttlæti (CWI Iceland) on the socialist alternative.

Iceland: “Left” election victory but no left policies

08/05/2009, Crisis deepens – three companies go bankrupt every day
Mattias Bernhardsson and Skuli Jon Kristinsson, Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland:: Protest at NATO meeting

03/02/2009, "Snowballs are lighter than bombs!"
Kristofer Lundberg in Reykjavik

Iceland: Students make their voice heard in Reykjavik

30/01/2009, CWI speaks to left-wing students in country devastated by capitalist crisis.
Kristofer Lundberg, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

Iceland: Devastated by global crisis

26/01/2009, Demonstrations of anger bring down government
Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Iceland: Victim of casino economy

10/10/2008, “God bless Iceland” - slogan at demonstration
Per-Ake Westerlund (Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna -CWI in Sweden)

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