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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

 Germany
Highly politicised train drivers’ strike

12/11/2014: Last week German train drivers and on-board staff went on strike for four days, shaking and polarising the country

  Germany, Solidarity

Greece
Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014: Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies

  Greece

Britain
Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014: Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence

  Britain

Belgium
Massive demonstration in Brussels

10/11/2014: Shows anger against austerity

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
20 years after the ceasefires

10/11/2014: In 1994, the IRA and Loyalist paramilitaries called ceasefires. Four years later the Good Friday agreement was declared to mark the end of the ‘Troubles’…

  Ireland Republic

Review
Environmental disaster and the need to change everything

09/11/2014: “This Changes Everything: capitalism vs the climate”, by Naomi Klein

  Environment, Review

Germany
25 years since November 9

09/11/2014: Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement

  Germany

Canada
Right wing wins Toronto Mayoral election

08/11/2014: NDP increasingly irrelevant to needs of workers, immigrants and youth

  Canada

Elections in Brazil

07/11/2014: Narrow win for Dilma sets scene for more crisis and instability

  Brazil

Russia’s 1917 socialist revolution

07/11/2014: November 7th anniversary of workers taking power

  Russia

Europe
Anti-fascist demonstrations set for 8-9 November

06/11/2014: Movement of workers and youth needed against racism and fascism

  Europe, Greece, Sweden

Canada
Ottawa ‘locked-down’ after Parliament gun attack

05/11/2014: Tory government whips-up terrorist fears to boost Canada’s imperialist role

  Canada

Ireland
Stunning Dublin by-election victory, huge water protests…new chapter for working class resistance

04/11/2014: How the Anti Austerity Alliance won a parliamentary seat and the way forward for the Left

  Ireland Republic

Book review
The Jihadis Return

04/11/2014: Isis and the new Sunni uprising, by Patrick Cockburn

  Middle East, Review

South Africa
Metal workers’ union clashes with Congress of South African Trade Unions

03/11/2014: For political and class independence - Struggle, solidarity and socialism!

  South Africa

Britain
Come to Socialism 2014

03/11/2014: Weekend of discussion & debate hosted by the Socialist Party – London 8-9 November

  Britain

  Ireland
’Abortion Pill Train’ video

02/11/2014: Pro-choice ROSA campaigners swallow abortion pills after rail journey

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

Italy
Renzi government faces mounting opposition

01/11/2014: A one-day strike of all workers is needed

  Italy

Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Committee for a Workers’ International

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CWI School: Latin America

08/08/2014, Beginning to feel full effects of world crisis
Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

CWI School: World capitalism fails working people

07/08/2014, System offers economic crisis, insecurity, poverty and wars
Kevin Parslow, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

CWI Summer School: European capitalism fails to recover

02/08/2014, Working class must organise for future struggles
Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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’
Dikang, Socialist Action in Hong Kong

Sweden: New political winds affect CWI Congress

28/03/2014, Optimistic Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna prepares for elections
Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna Reporters

Latin America: 7th and largest ever CWI Latin American school

15/01/2014, 180 attend combative and enthusiastic event held in Sao Paolo, Brazil
CWI reporters

IEC thesis: ’The world situation and tasks for the CWI’

16/12/2013, Document discussed, amended and voted at the recent meeting of the International Executive Committee (IEC) of the CWI, which took place in Belgium during the first week of December
Socialistworld.net

“The global elite is in fear of an uprising of the masses”

15/12/2013, Report from the session on ’world perspectives’ which took place at the recent International Executive Committee (IEC) of the CWI
Kevin Parslow, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

World perspectives: Thesis for the International Executive Committee (IEC) of the CWI 2013

22/11/2013, The world situation and the tasks for the CWI
International Secretariat of the CWI

CWI Summer School: Idea of combative trade unions back on the agenda

26/08/2013, Report from the Trade Union commission
Alistair Tice, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

CWI Summer School: Revolution and counter-revolution in Middle East and North Africa

07/08/2013, An independent, working class leadership needed
Alison Hill, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

CWI Summer School: New uprisings hit Latin America

04/08/2013, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba and Latin America
Laura Fitzgerald, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Germany: DIE LINKE MP Heidrun Dittrich joins CWI

01/08/2013, “A strong SAV strengthens the left in DIE LINKE”
Statement by Heidrun Dittrich

CWI Summer School: Building the CWI

31/07/2013, Introductory video to a plenary session on ‘Building the CWI’, showing examples of the campaigning work from 45 CWI sections
CWI

CWI Summer School: “We stand on the eve of convulsive events, the greatest in world history"

30/07/2013, World capitalist crisis and the class struggle
Kevin Parslow, Socialist Party (England and Wales)

CWI Summer School: Seismic convulsions in South Africa

25/07/2013, This year’s CWI Summer School, held in Belgium this week, began with an inspirational account of the recent dramatic developments of workers’ struggle in South Africa, the important participation of the Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI South Africa) and the launch of the Workers and Socialist Party (WASP).
Nick Chaffey, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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