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Greece
Syriza-led government announces anti-austerity policies

30/01/2015: Markets and EU leaders react against Athens

  Greece

Saudi Arabia
’Defenders of democracy’ mourn despot’s death

30/01/2015: Atrocious human rights records no concern for Western powers

  Saudi Arabia

Greece
Why did Syriza and the KKE fail to reach agreement?

29/01/2015: For socialist policies to end austerity nightmare!

  Greece

Greece
Syriza victory shows austerity elite can be beaten

29/01/2015: An inspiration for workers and youth across Europe

  Britain, Greece

Greece
Syriza comes to power, as old ruling parties collapse

27/01/2015: Left parties fail to form government - Syriza goes into coalition with populist right Independent Greeks

  Europe, Greece

China
Slowest growth rate since 1990

25/01/2015: Economy decelerated 30 percent in five years

  China

Cuba
Diplomatic relations with US restored, embargo eased

24/01/2015: Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates

  Cuba, US

Northern Ireland
Water service workers win important victory

23/01/2015: A victory for all workers and an inspiration to resist the ‘race to the bottom’

  Ireland North

Sri Lanka
Mobilise now to defend our demands

22/01/2015: Article first published in the Colombo Telegraph

  Sri Lanka

 US
Kshama Sawant gives socialist response to Obama’s "State of the Union" address

21/01/2015: "Why can’t Barack Obama say “Black Lives Matter”?"

  US, Video

Russia/Ukraine
Facing a turbulent 2015

21/01/2015: As death toll rises, economies plunge into freefall

  Russia, Ukraine

Greece
Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015: Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital

  Greece

Nigeria
The Massacre in Baga

19/01/2015: Socialism or Barbarism

  Nigeria

Review
‘Eleanor Marx - a life’

17/01/2015: Clare Doyle reviews ’Eleanor Marx - A Life’ by Rachel Holmes

  Review

 Video
Joe Higgins questions Irish Central Bank governor

16/01/2015: Socialist MP grills establishment over banking bubble and collapse

  Video

Nigeria
2015 general elections and the working masses

16/01/2015: Boko Haram and the war in the north-east

  Nigeria

  Video
Ruth Coppinger calls for referendum on abortion rights in Ireland

15/01/2015: "You march in Paris, yet uphold laws any religious fundamentalist would envy"

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 Video
A year of struggle in Brazil

14/01/2015: LSR members intervene in struggles of 2014

  Brazil, Video

Sri Lanka
New but uncertain period opens up

14/01/2015: President Sirisena aims for clean government but will face difficulties

  Sri Lanka

Iran
Labour and children’s rights activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, sentenced to another nine years

13/01/2015: International action needed to overturn latest conviction and to immediately release Behnam

  Iran

Germany
What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015: Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all

  Germany

France
Millions march for solidarity

12/01/2015: Unity against racism and capitalism!

  France

New Zealand
Extreme poverty worsens

12/01/2015: Workers need to build political alternative to major parties’ big business agenda

  New Zealand

France
Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

10/01/2015: The shocking, cold blooded slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage

  France

Norway
General strike called for 28 January

10/01/2015: Two-hour protest against worsening working conditions

  Norway

Sri Lanka
Rajapaksa defeated

09/01/2015: Period of uncertainty opens

  Sri Lanka

Sweden
New elections cancelled

09/01/2015: “Peace deal” between government and right-wing opposition

  Sweden

Greece
Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015: General elections on 25 January

  Greece

France
Deadly attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

08/01/2015: Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!

  France

Hong Kong
Politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

07/01/2015: A fighting democratic movement must be created to continue and build upon this historic “first round”

  Hong Kong

Israel-Palestine
A successful Socialism conference in the shadow of national divide

06/01/2015: Over 150 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2014’ in Tel Aviv, organised by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM - CWI in Israel-Palestine)

  Israel / Palestine

Northern Ireland
The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015: Agreeing Not To Agree, Again

  Ireland Republic

Environment
Market forces hold back renewable energy

01/01/2015: Have capitalist governments around the world finally woken up to the danger of global warming?

  Environment

New Year
Political and economic ingredients for volatile 2015

31/12/2014: As crisis of capitalism worsens, vital to organise and continue the struggle

  Britain, Europe, World Economy

Britain
In defence of TUSC

30/12/2014: As the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gears up for its biggest ever electoral stand…

  Britain, US

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
socialistworld.net

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
socialistworld.net

Britain: Occupy London evicted

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

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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