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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

 Hong Kong
Pro-Beijing newspaper launches attack on CWI

16/06/2014: 1989 massacre apologists accuse Socialist Action (CWI) and radical legislator ‘Long Hair’ of ‘violence’

  China, CWI, Hong Kong

Pakistan: Military launch offensive in North Waziristan

26/06/2014, Half a million people flee the area
Khalid Bhatti , SMP (CWI in Pakistan)

Pakistan: Scores killed in Taliban attacks on Karachi airport

19/06/2014, Workers need political movement to counter extremist ideology and capitalism
Khalid Bhatti, Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI), Lahore

Pakistan: May Day in Mirpurkhas, Sindh

02/05/2014, CWI supporters celebrate international workers’ day
Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI) Reporters

Pakistan: Sindh rally on International Women’s Day

11/03/2014, Progressive Workers’ Federation and SMP (CWI) organise inspirational rally against Talibanisation
SMP (CWI in Pakistan) reporters

Pakistan: Chaotic ruling class, determined religious militants and suffering masses

25/02/2014, No end to violence in sight
Khalid Bhatti SMP (CWI in Pakistan), Lahore

Pakistan: Negotiating peace

18/02/2014, Government/Taliban talks begin - But where will they go?
Khalid Bhatti, SNP Lahore

Pakistan: Polio health workers under fire

12/02/2014, Low wages, non-payment of salaries and increased terror attacks
Amjad Khan Socialist Movement Pakistan and Peshawar KPK

Pakistan: Domestic child workers’ slave conditions

10/02/2014, Forceful collective voice needed to end poverty and abuse
Rukhsana Manzoor, Socialist Movement Pakistan, Lahore

Pakistan: False police case against Comrade Hameed Chanah

20/09/2013, Socialist and union organizer targetted by feudal lords and corrupt state officials
Khalid Bhatti, Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI), Lahore

Pakistan / Sindh province: Stop victimization and union busting of women health workers

15/06/2013, “We will defend our rights and continue fighting”.
Fazal Abbas Shah, Secretary General Progressive Workers Federation of Pakistan

Pakistan: General elections held amid political turmoil

08/05/2013, Big landlords, capitalists and influential families are calling the shots
Khalid Bhatti, SMP (CWI Pakistan), Lahore

Pakistan: May Day demonstration in Sindh

02/05/2013, Photos of May Day demonstration in Sindh
SMP (CWI Pakistan), Sindh

Pakistani elections 2013: Will anything change?

04/04/2013, No political voice for working class
Khalid Bhatti, SMP (CWI Pakistan) Lahore

Pakistan: Life under constant threat

03/04/2013, Three Socialist Movement Pakistan killed in sectarian violence in Quetta
Eye witness report from Quetta, Baluchistan, by leading SMP member

Pakistan: Working class will bring the real change

26/01/2013, Statement from Socialist Movement Pakistan on recent events in the country
Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI) statement

Pakistan: Workplaces or workers’ death chambers?

02/10/2012, Factory fire kills 300 workers, hundreds injured
Khalid Bhatti, SMP (CWI Pakistan) Lahore

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