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Greece
What does “Popular Unity” stand for?

28/08/2015: New Left force launched following Tsipras’ betrayal

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Identifying the challenges after defeat of Rajapaksa

27/08/2015: Working class struggle top priority for socialists

  Sri Lanka

Britain
The Corbyn insurgency

27/08/2015: Whatever the outcome of the contest, Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign has already transformed the political situation in Britain

  Britain

Lebanon
‘Garbage protests’ shake the ruling class

25/08/2015: Interview with Tamer Mahdi, CWI member in Lebanon

  Lebanon

World economy
China crisis triggers panic on global markets

25/08/2015: More than $5 trillion wiped off global stock markets in two weeks since Chinese devaluation

  China, World Economy

Sri Lanka
Election sees Rajapaksa fail to make a come-back

23/08/2015: Neo-liberal policies of UNP-led government will not satisfy demands of workers and poor.

  Sri Lanka

Gulf War
25 years since invasion of Kuwait

22/08/2015: ’Unfinished business’ remains today

  Iraq

History
Anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination

21/08/2015: Coming mass revolts will see workers and youth look to Trotsky’s ideas

  History, Trotsky

Scotland and the Jeremy Corbyn campaign

20/08/2015: The response to Corbyn’s campaign has parallels with the outpouring of class anger that was seen during the independence referendum

  Scotland

Thailand
Bomb in Bangkok kills 20

19/08/2015: Country plagued by military junta and economic downturn

  Thailand

Socialism
Past or future?

18/08/2015: Review of ‘PostCapitalism: a guide to our future’ by Paul Mason

  Science, Theory

Greece and the latest phase of the EU crisis

18/08/2015: Alexis Tsipras and the Syriza leadership have pushed through parliament the third bailout – and further deep cuts – although only with the help of right-wing parties. However, the crises in Greece, the eurozone and wider EU are far from over…

  Greece

Britain
Corbyn challenge - a very welcome political upheaval

17/08/2015: The Labour Party’s right-wing leaders have been astonished and horrified at the over-flowing rallies for Jeremy Corbyn around the UK over the last few weeks

  Britain

Northern Ireland
Left Challenge for Largest Union’s Leadership

15/08/2015: CWI member, Patrick Mulholland, leads Left campaign for leadership of NIPSA union

  Ireland North

Ireland
Paul Murphy and 22 activists to be charged over peaceful protest

14/08/2015: Socialist MP to be charged with false imprisonment for protesting against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Technology
Will robots end capitalism?

14/08/2015: Technological developments, the threat to jobs, and perspectives for the struggle against capitalism and for the future of humanity

  Science

 CWI School 2015
New Left formations

13/08/2015: Report of discussion on New Workers’ Parties, Left Populism and the ideas and programme of PODEMOS, SYRIZA

  CWI

China
Devaluation of yuan jolts global markets

12/08/2015: Sudden reversal of Beijing’s exchange rate policy underlines seriousness of China’s economic woes

  China

France/Britain
Human tragedy of Calais crisis

07/08/2015: Tories have no solutions

  Britain, France

Kurdistan
PYD leaders call for partnership with Bashar al-Assad’s regime

06/08/2015: No faith in authoritarian rulers and Western powers!

  Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Japan
70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bomb

06/08/2015: Can a future nuclear conflict be avoided?

  Japan, Nuclear Power

 CWI School
Building the CWI

06/08/2015: Introductory video to the plenary session on ‘Building the CWI’ shown at the 2015 CWI Summer School, featuring the work of our International across the world

  Video

Britain
Jeremy Corbyn – thousands rally to anti-austerity appeal

05/08/2015: Large attendances at Corbyn rallies across country

  Britain

US
Kshama Sawant leads primary elections count on 50%

05/08/2015: Seattle socialist primary election success

  US

Greece
‘The working class showed it will return to struggle’

04/08/2015: After Syriza capitulates, taking first steps towards building a new mass Left alternative to austerity and capitalism

  Greece

 CWI School 2015
World crisis continues amid horrific consequences

03/08/2015: Report of World Perspectives discussion at the 2015 CWI Summer School

  CWI

 CWI School
Drawing the lessons from the revolutions in North Africa

03/08/2015: Life and death struggle with the process of counter-revolution.

  Africa, CWI, Tunisia

US
Over 1,000 attend housing debate hosted by Socialist councillor Kshama Sawant

31/07/2015: Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s socialist councillor defending seat in primary elections on 4 August

  US

 CWI School
Social and political turmoil in Ireland

30/07/2015: Socialists play key role in rapidly changing situation

  CWI, Ireland Republic

Britain
Corbyn’s Labour leadership bid shows anti-austerity message popular

29/07/2015: Militant Tendency held up as bogeyman by Labour right and media - What’s the real history?

  Britain

Turkey
Horrific Suruc massacre

28/07/2015: Only workers’ unity can end terrorism and division

  Turkey

 CWI School
Europe’s euro-crisis and prospects for class struggle

28/07/2015: Ground prepared everywhere for new battles and rise of left formations

  CWI, Europe

Britain
Labour Left leadership candidate under fire from right wing

27/07/2015: Blairites’ terror at popularity of left-wing ideas in Corbyn campaign

  Britain

Solidarity campaigns

Turkey: CWI brings solidarity with Suruç victims

22/07/2015, Message of support from the CWI and its sections

Venezuela: Solidarity with workers and unions at FOGADE

20/07/2015, No to union discrimination and repression!
socialistworld.net

Brazil: No to sackings and political persecution in Sabesp

22/06/2015, Reinstate Marzeni now – Solidarity needed!
André Ferrari, LSR (CWI in Brazil)

Greece: Solidarity needed with Vodafone strike

12/06/2015, Appeal for international solidarity action on 25 June
Alexandros Prandunas, Xekinima (CWI in Greece)

Sri Lanka/Britain: Tamil Solidarity Campaign fights deportation

03/06/2015, Demand asylum for young torture victim, Janahan!
socialistworld.net

Solidarity: Mexican activist Nestora Salgado on hunger strike

30/05/2015, Growing protests against vicious treatment of local community self-defence activist
Tomi Mori, chinaworker.info

Venezuela: Alcedo Mora must be found alive!

30/03/2015, Urgent need for international solidarity
Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Venezuela) reporters

North Cyprus: New strike wave against cuts

17/03/2015, Workers determined to stop austerity
Özgür İnsanoğlu and Bahtiyar Girne, North Cyprus

Brazil: Urgent solidarity protests needed

17/03/2015, Faced with lack of water for the people, Sao Paulo water company SABESP cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists
Translation of a solidarity appeal from the LSR (CWI in Brazil)

Greece: Vodafone strike declared “illegal”

04/03/2015, “None of this will intimidate us - we will struggle until we win collective bargaining”
Jacqueline Gorou, President, Panhellenic Trade Union Vodafone-Panafone

Malaysia: Stop arrests of government opponents!

20/02/2015, Respect the right to freedom of speech!
Statement on arrests from Socialist Alternative (CWI Malaysia)

Solidarity: Five Dublin anti-water charge protesters jailed

20/02/2015, International solidarity protests needed!
Socialistworld.net

Solidarity: International protest against political policing in Ireland

12/02/2015, Arrests continue
socialistworld.net

UPDATE: Further Dublin arrests as anti-protest clampdown continues

11/02/2015, Organise international solidarity!
socialistworld.net

UPDATE: More dawn arrests of Irish water-tax protestors

10/02/2015, Solidarity protests needed
socialistworld.net

UPDATE: Paul Murphy and others released from police custody

09/02/2015, Send protests against political policing and repression
socialistworld.net

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