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Sri Lanka
Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

26/07/2014: CWI condemns attack and requests solidarity

  Sri Lanka

China
The great slowdown

24/07/2014: Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data

  China

Trotsky
The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time

  Trotsky

WW1
The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

  World War 1

1914
The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

  World War 1

South Africa
Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Britain
Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?

  Britain

Sri Lanka
Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka

World War One
100 years since the great slaughter

16/07/2014: Ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured

  History, World War 1

Israel-Palestine
World outraged by Israeli State’s ferocious bombing of Gaza

15/07/2014: Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade!

  Israel / Palestine

History
Revolutionary US Teamsters

14/07/2014: Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes

  History, US

Stop the bombing of Gaza – End Israeli state terror!

12/07/2014: Over 100 Gazans have been killed in one week, including 20 children

  Israel / Palestine

Europe
Junk Juncker, Cameron and the anti-worker EU

11/07/2014: "Cameron’s defeat was dire."

  Europe

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

08/07/2014: Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI.

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
What next after massive July 1 demo?

07/07/2014: Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression

  Hong Kong

Can capitalism put all of us first?

05/07/2014: A response to the “practical idealism” of the Common Weal

  Scotland

France
Hollande’s austerity plans must be blocked

04/07/2014: United private-public sector strike vital

  France

 Brazil
Solidarity with sacked Metro workers

04/07/2014: 42 workers sacked for going on strike

  Brazil, Solidarity

South Africa
220,000 metalworkers’ on strike

03/07/2014: Forward to a living wage – end labour broking

  South Africa

Australia
Thousands rally in Melbourne against East-West toll road

03/07/2014: Labour claim opposition to project but refuse to rip up contracts

  Australia

 Sri Lanka
Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014: At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks

  Solidarity, Sri Lanka

Video
Free Vadim Kuramshin

02/07/2014: Joe HIggins, Socialist Party (CWI) TD raises Vadim’s case in Irish parliament

  Kazakhstan

Argentina
Return to turmoil

01/07/2014: Debt crisis is back – the class struggle and tasks for the Left

  Argentina

Review
’Capital in the Twenty-First Century’

28/06/2014: Thomas Piketty: The new Marx?

  Review

South Africa
Victory in platinum miners’ strike!

27/06/2014: Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all

  South Africa

Pakistan
Military launch offensive in North Waziristan

26/06/2014: Half a million people flee the area

  Pakistan

Britain
Coulson conviction - Cameron must resign!

26/06/2014: Call a general election now

  Britain

Iraq
Isis jihadists capture more territory

24/06/2014: Only organised, united working class can end war and social misery

  Iraq

Israel/Palestine
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids

24/06/2014: Israeli nationalist thugs cowardly attacked Socialist Struggle Movement activists after the protest

  Israel / Palestine

Waging war on climate change

23/06/2014: The quickening pace of global warming poses a threat to US national security, says a leading, federally-funded military research organisation

  Environment

Pakistan
Scores killed in Taliban attacks on Karachi airport

19/06/2014: Workers need political movement to counter extremist ideology and capitalism

  Pakistan

Nigeria
200 school girls abducted

18/06/2014: Why has Boko Haram insurgency grown?

  Nigeria

Iraq
Oil war’s bloody legacy

17/06/2014: Escalating sectarian conflict threatens to draw in surrounding countries

  Iraq

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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