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Government attacks spark workers’ protests

09/10/2015: Step up industrial action to defeat government plans


Burkina Faso
Mass revolt foils coup

09/10/2015: Independent working class political solution urgently needed

  Africa, Burkina Faso

Glasgow’s trade unions demand a ‘No Cuts’ budget

08/10/2015: Plenty of money in economy –just in wrong hands or lying in big business bank accounts


Right wing step up campaign against Corbyn

07/10/2015: ’No time to lose’ to organise against austerity


Tories face election after nearly decade in power

07/10/2015: The NDP represent as a left alternative?


Ireland North
Socialist runs for leader of biggest union

05/10/2015: Jobs threatened, pay cuts, increased workloads…public sector workers need fighting, democratic union

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Workers’ representative demands to see KazMinerals boss in London

01/10/2015: Copper giant denies suffering of its workers and victimisation of their representatives


Socialism is back!

30/09/2015: We can end cuts, crisis and capitalism


Refugee crisis, solidarity and resistance

29/09/2015: Working class solidarity – a beacon of hope


TUSC conference

29/09/2015: Central in the battle for a working class anti-austerity voice


Sino-US tensions increasing as China’s economy stumbles

25/09/2015: Nationalism, repression and neoliberal economic ‘reform’ hallmarks of Xi’s rule

  China, US

“We protest violation of democratic and workers’ rights”

25/09/2015: Seattle City Councillor Kshama Sawant co-signs protest letter to visiting Chinese President Xi


Left Labour leader Corbyn under attack

24/09/2015: But enthusiastic support continues


Refugees and the Orban government crisis

23/09/2015: Capitalism is an endless ’state of emergency’


Ruth Coppinger TD sends solidarity message to homeless

23/09/2015: Video of Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD, speaking in the Irish Parliament: "I’m here to give you their vote of no confidence in you and your government"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Mass abstention dominates general election

22/09/2015: Mass socialist alternative needs to be built


General strike shakes government

22/09/2015: 30,000 join Helsinki union demonstration


Protests at Irish embassies

21/09/2015: Jobstown is not guilty: drop the charges against the 27!

  Ireland Republic, Solidarity

A political earthquake

19/09/2015: Jeremy Corbyn’s victory is a political earthquake that transforms the situation in Britain and poses stark questions for how a new mass socialist force can be built.


One year after the electoral uprising against austerity

19/09/2015: One year ago, the Scottish independence referendum delivered an electoral uprising against austerity and the political establishment


Corbyn’s victory marks new era for the 99%

17/09/2015: Now organise to fight for a socialist alternative


Corbyn Victory - what does the Socialist Party say?

14/09/2015: Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), congratulates Jeremy Corbyn and examines the difficulties he now faces


World economy
Growth engines becoming brakes

14/09/2015: Sharp downturn in BRIC countries

  World Economy

Ireland North
Devolved government in crisis

14/09/2015: New mass left party, uniting Catholics and Protestants, necessary to pose real alternative.

  Ireland Republic

20 September elections - ‘No’ to the Memorandum parties!

13/09/2015: Mass revolutionary Left needed to find way out of crisis of capitalist system


Corbyn victory!

12/09/2015: Popularity of anti-austerity ideas confirmed - Now the battle to create an anti-austerity party begins


At a crossroads

12/09/2015: Gains of the revolution of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro under threat


Joe Higgins grills IMF chief

11/09/2015: Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MP questions Ajai Chopra in banking crisis inquiry


Huge support for Jeremy Corbyn…

10/09/2015: Now build austerity fightback


Pro-Kurdish HDP party offices attacked across the country

09/09/2015: Build a mass and united workers’ movement to stop the ongoing war!


Workers start to take action again

09/09/2015: Independent workers’ organisation needed to resist state repression and to fight for a socialist future


Refugee crisis
Defend the right to asylum

08/09/2015: Unite against austerity and struggle for a better life for all

  Africa, Europe, Middle East

150 million workers strike

07/09/2015: Modi government faces growing opposition


Youth in revolt

Young people have been among the hardest hit by the capitalist crisis, with an uncertain future, mass unemployment and massive attacks on eductaion all that the system can offer. However, young people have also been to the forefront in fighting back in a number of countries. The CWI fights to organise workers and young people in a united struggle and makes the case for a socialist world - the only solution capable of guaranteeing a decent future for all.

Germany: Mass school students’ strike in Hamburg against deportations

22/12/2013, Defend the refugees! Defend union members!
Corey Snoek & Katharina Doll SAV (CWI in Germany)

Britain’s ’precariat’: Fighting for real jobs

06/05/2013, ’Get a job!’ is the constant refrain of privileged Tory ministers and vicious right-wing tabloids. A million unemployed young people are the subject of a relentless campaign of smears and lies.
Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), first published in The Socialist

Video: EU’s empty promises on youth unemployment

15/01/2013, Paul Murphy, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MEP speaks in European parliament on EU’s ’Youth Guarantee’ scheme

Northern Ireland: Hundreds on Youth Fight for Jobs march across peace line

12/10/2012, ‘March for a Future’ a “powerful statement”
Socialist Party reporters, Belfast

Quebec: Rise in tuition fees

30/08/2012, Interview with a student activist on the perspectives for the movement
Alternative Socialiste (CWI in Quebec)

Unemployment: End the insane cycle of youth joblessness

12/08/2012, Unite young and old to fight all cuts
Editorial of the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Hong Kong: Massive protest against school brainwashing plan

01/08/2012, 90,000 march against government’s new national education curriculum
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong)

Youth jobs crisis: UN reports rise in global youth unemployment

05/06/2012, Job prospects for young people are projected to remain bleak for several years.
Simon Carter

Nigeria: 42% youth unemployment

26/04/2012, Build A Mass Movement To Fight For Jobs
H.T. Soweto, DSM (CWI Nigeria)

Youth in Australia: New campaign to fight for a decent future

24/04/2012, Socialist Party members are involved in establishing a new campaign to fight against the increasing cost of living.
Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

Quebec: Students take “indefinite” strike action

02/03/2012, Tens of thousands in battle against tuition fees rise
Cedric Gerome, CWI

Britain: No to slave labour ‘workfare’ schemes!

02/03/2012, Video of Paul Callanan, Youth Fight For Jobs campaign on national UK news programme

Britain: Occupy London evicted

28/02/2012, Police break up St. Paul’s camp, which lasted for more than 100 days

Young people take to the streets against ‘ACTA’

20/02/2012, Mass protests in Germany, Austria and Europe
Sebastian Kugler, SLP (CWI in Austria) and Michael Koschitzki, SAV (CWI Germany)

Britain: Putting unemployed youth on the map

30/12/2011, Youth Fight for Jobs and the Jarrow march
Ben Robinson, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Italy: Angry students take to the streets‭

20/11/2011, Monti government will face mass opposition to austerity
Giuliano Brunetti,‭ ‬ControCorrente‭ (‬CWI Italy‭)

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