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Iraq/Syria
ISIS rout national armies at Ramadi and Palmyra

23/05/2015: United working class movement needed to sweep away sectarian militias and reactionary politicians

  Iraq, Syria

Britain
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

  Spain

Britain
Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South
Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus
‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile
Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia
East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland
Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video
Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan
Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA
Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain
Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China
“In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland
Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain
With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland
65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North
Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain
Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015
International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland
Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015
Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

Nepal
Disaster in Nepal –amplified by capitalism

30/04/2015: Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the south Asian region has been further devastated by the recent earthquake.

  Nepal

US
Rage in Baltimore

29/04/2015: The aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death

  US

Book review
’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

29/04/2015: What the 1% will do to defend their class interests

  Review, US

 May Day 2015
Resisting austerity, exploitation, wars and oppression

28/04/2015: 125 years since first May Day – Build a united workers’ movement for socialism!

  CWI, May Day

Italy
Migrant disasters - the human cost of budget cuts

27/04/2015: From Mare Nostrum to Triton

  Italy

Latin America
A new turn?

25/04/2015: Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean

  Latin America

Finland
Worst ever election result for traditional Left

24/04/2015: Finns Party second biggest in parliament

  Finland

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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