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Belgium
Massive general strike makes the government wobble

19/12/2014: Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity!

  Belgium

 Portugal
Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014: Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers

  Portugal, Solidarity

Kazakhstan
Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues

  Kazakhstan

Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

  Latin America

Taiwan
Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Ireland
Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia
Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines
‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia
9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia

  Spain

Greece
Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector

  Greece

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

  Israel / Palestine

US
Mid-term elections do not mean a turn to the right in society

19/11/2014: Big Gains for Republicans while Voters Support Progressive Ballot Measures

  US

 Video
Socialist TD defends anti-water charges protests

18/11/2014: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) appears on ‘Prime Time’

  Ireland Republic, Video

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014: Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship

  Hong Kong

 Video
Water tax revolt continues in Ireland

17/11/2014: Tanaiste (Deputy PM) trapped by protestors; AAA TD (MP) and Socialist Party member, Paul Murphy, assaulted

  Ireland Republic, Video

Indonesia
"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

16/11/2014: Initiative to build mass party of working class and rural poor urgently needed

  Indonesia

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

Pakistan: Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014, Working class will bring the real revolution and change
Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI) statement

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

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