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Government attacks spark workers’ protests

09/10/2015: Step up industrial action to defeat government plans


Burkina Faso
Mass revolt foils coup

09/10/2015: Independent working class political solution urgently needed

  Africa, Burkina Faso

Glasgow’s trade unions demand a ‘No Cuts’ budget

08/10/2015: Plenty of money in economy –just in wrong hands or lying in big business bank accounts


Right wing step up campaign against Corbyn

07/10/2015: ’No time to lose’ to organise against austerity


Tories face election after nearly decade in power

07/10/2015: The NDP represent as a left alternative?


Ireland North
Socialist runs for leader of biggest union

05/10/2015: Jobs threatened, pay cuts, increased workloads…public sector workers need fighting, democratic union

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Workers’ representative demands to see KazMinerals boss in London

01/10/2015: Copper giant denies suffering of its workers and victimisation of their representatives


Socialism is back!

30/09/2015: We can end cuts, crisis and capitalism


Refugee crisis, solidarity and resistance

29/09/2015: Working class solidarity – a beacon of hope


TUSC conference

29/09/2015: Central in the battle for a working class anti-austerity voice


Sino-US tensions increasing as China’s economy stumbles

25/09/2015: Nationalism, repression and neoliberal economic ‘reform’ hallmarks of Xi’s rule

  China, US

“We protest violation of democratic and workers’ rights”

25/09/2015: Seattle City Councillor Kshama Sawant co-signs protest letter to visiting Chinese President Xi


Left Labour leader Corbyn under attack

24/09/2015: But enthusiastic support continues


Refugees and the Orban government crisis

23/09/2015: Capitalism is an endless ’state of emergency’


Ruth Coppinger TD sends solidarity message to homeless

23/09/2015: Video of Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD, speaking in the Irish Parliament: "I’m here to give you their vote of no confidence in you and your government"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Mass abstention dominates general election

22/09/2015: Mass socialist alternative needs to be built


General strike shakes government

22/09/2015: 30,000 join Helsinki union demonstration


Protests at Irish embassies

21/09/2015: Jobstown is not guilty: drop the charges against the 27!

  Ireland Republic, Solidarity

A political earthquake

19/09/2015: Jeremy Corbyn’s victory is a political earthquake that transforms the situation in Britain and poses stark questions for how a new mass socialist force can be built.


One year after the electoral uprising against austerity

19/09/2015: One year ago, the Scottish independence referendum delivered an electoral uprising against austerity and the political establishment


Corbyn’s victory marks new era for the 99%

17/09/2015: Now organise to fight for a socialist alternative


Corbyn Victory - what does the Socialist Party say?

14/09/2015: Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), congratulates Jeremy Corbyn and examines the difficulties he now faces


World economy
Growth engines becoming brakes

14/09/2015: Sharp downturn in BRIC countries

  World Economy

Ireland North
Devolved government in crisis

14/09/2015: New mass left party, uniting Catholics and Protestants, necessary to pose real alternative.

  Ireland Republic

20 September elections - ‘No’ to the Memorandum parties!

13/09/2015: Mass revolutionary Left needed to find way out of crisis of capitalist system


Corbyn victory!

12/09/2015: Popularity of anti-austerity ideas confirmed - Now the battle to create an anti-austerity party begins


At a crossroads

12/09/2015: Gains of the revolution of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro under threat


Joe Higgins grills IMF chief

11/09/2015: Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MP questions Ajai Chopra in banking crisis inquiry


Huge support for Jeremy Corbyn…

10/09/2015: Now build austerity fightback


Pro-Kurdish HDP party offices attacked across the country

09/09/2015: Build a mass and united workers’ movement to stop the ongoing war!


Workers start to take action again

09/09/2015: Independent workers’ organisation needed to resist state repression and to fight for a socialist future


Refugee crisis
Defend the right to asylum

08/09/2015: Unite against austerity and struggle for a better life for all

  Africa, Europe, Middle East

150 million workers strike

07/09/2015: Modi government faces growing opposition


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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Ireland: Ruth Coppinger TD sends solidarity message to homeless, 23/09/2015

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