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 Video
Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015: The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left

  Greece, Video

South Africa
NUMSA & WASP discuss international experiences of new workers’ parties

27/03/2015: South Africa’s metalworkers union in discussion with WASP and CWI

  Africa, South Africa

Obituary
Harald Mahrer (1974-2015)

27/03/2015: An active, critical and inspiring comrade

  Obituary

 Video
Dave Nellist on Russia Today TV

26/03/2015: Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) standing throughout Britain in May elections

  Britain, Video

Norway
Lessons of the pilots’ strike

25/03/2015: A struggle against outsourcing

  Norway

Israel
Netanyahu mobilises far right to win election

25/03/2015: New coalition will face unresolved crises and bitter struggles

  Israel / Palestine

China
Demand release of arrested women activists

24/03/2015: Has the commemoration of International Women’s Day also now been outlawed in China?

  China

Italy
The instability of domestic capitalism

24/03/2015: Political vacuum pushes FIOM to take initiative

  Italy

Sweden
Central bank rates cut "panic measure"

23/03/2015: Eurozone’s QE intensifies currency wars

  Sweden

Greece
Varoufakis’ “erratic Marxism” is not the answer

23/03/2015: Necessary to clarify ideas upon which successful struggles of European working class will be conducted

  Greece

Tunisia
Twenty three killed in terrorist attack

20/03/2015: Down with terror! Down with capitalism!

  Tunisia

Belgium
No agreement reached between unions and government over austerity

20/03/2015: New action plan against right wing government takes off

  Belgium

Ukraine
Conflict unresolved after ’Minsk-2’ agreement

18/03/2015: Only independent working-class mass movement can remove the region’s authoritarian rulers

  Ukraine

Ireland North
Public sector workers strike against austerity

18/03/2015: For a second day of strike action in the run-up to the May general election!

  Ireland North

 North Cyprus
New strike wave against cuts

17/03/2015: Workers determined to stop austerity

  Cyprus, Solidarity

 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

  Brazil, Solidarity

 Scotland
Socialist Party Scotland (CWI) leaves Solidarity

16/03/2015: Tommy Sheridan departs from principled socialist position with call for “lending vote" to cuts-making SNP

  CWI, Scotland

Britain
What lies behind UKIP?

14/03/2015: Its Tory-oriented anti-immigration, anti-EU rhetoric has been adapted to a right-wing populism aimed at winning voters fed up with the political establishment

  Britain

Ireland North
Massive public sector strike against austerity

13/03/2015: Socialist MPs in Southern Ireland Parliament send message of support to strikers

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Ireland South
Marriage equality referendum set for May

12/03/2015: Poisonous bigotry must be challenged

  Ireland Republic

Ireland North
Stormont government crisis on eve of public sector strike

11/03/2015: Struggle can force politicians back from austerity measures

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Iran
Independent workers’ organizations statement about minimum wage

11/03/2015: Increasing demands for a living wage

  Iran

Ireland North
13 March public sector strike against austerity

10/03/2015: Dead-end of rightwing, sectarian politics - new anti-sectarian party which fights for working class needed

  Ireland North

  Video
Dublin ROSA demonstration on International Women’s Day

10/03/2015: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) speaks along with other activists

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 International Women’s Day 2015

09/03/2015: Articles from CWI sections celebrating IWD

  Women

Greece
Syriza’s first months in power

07/03/2015: The working class and social movements must enter the struggle for their rights

  Greece

Netherlands
Wave of student protests

05/03/2015: For democratic reforms and end to budget cuts

  Netherlands

Austria
The year starts with antifascism

05/03/2015: Right-wing Ball events, PEGIDA, and neo-nazi Violence: A Month of Intense and Successful anti-fascism in Austria

  Austria, Venezuela

 Greece
Vodafone strike declared “illegal”

04/03/2015: “None of this will intimidate us - we will struggle until we win collective bargaining”

  Greece, Solidarity

Russia
50,000 march in Moscow after shooting of Boris Nemtsov

03/03/2015: As economic crisis deepens, social explosions loom

  Russia

Quebec
Towards a hot spring

02/03/2015: Disrupt them like they disrupt us!

  Quebec

Greece
“Yes there was a different choice!”

02/03/2015: Socialist policies needed, not deals with the Troika

  Germany, Greece

Scotland
Why Tommy is wrong to call for a vote for the SNP in May

27/02/2015: Philip Stott Socialist Party Scotland

  Scotland

Greece showdown

26/02/2015: Niall Mulholland interviewed NICOS ANASTASIADES, of Xekinima (CWI Greece), just as Syriza leaders agreed a four-month bail-out extension with the EU.

  Greece

Libya
War-torn country becoming new hub for IS activities

25/02/2015: Libyan people bearing the brunt of NATO’s fiasco

  Libya

Solidarity campaigns

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

Turkey: Government bans metal-workers’ strike

04/02/2015, Defend the right to strike!
Sosyalist Alternatif, CWI in Turkey

Portugal: Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014, Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers
Socialsmo Revolucionario (CWI in Portugal)

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
Sascha Stanicic, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Germany)

Iran: Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014, Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions
Campaign in Support of Workers of Iran

Solidarity: Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014, Demand the release of the arrested workers!
Campaign in support of workers of Iran

Brazil: Solidarity with sacked Metro workers

04/07/2014, 42 workers sacked for going on strike
socialistworld.net

Sri Lanka: Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014, At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks
Keerthikan Thennavan, Tamil Solidarity

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