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 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia
9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia

  Spain

Greece
Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector

  Greece

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

  Israel / Palestine

US
Mid-term elections do not mean a turn to the right in society

19/11/2014: Big Gains for Republicans while Voters Support Progressive Ballot Measures

  US

 Video
Socialist TD defends anti-water charges protests

18/11/2014: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) appears on ‘Prime Time’

  Ireland Republic, Video

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014: Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship

  Hong Kong

 Video
Water tax revolt continues in Ireland

17/11/2014: Tanaiste (Deputy PM) trapped by protestors; AAA TD (MP) and Socialist Party member, Paul Murphy, assaulted

  Ireland Republic, Video

Indonesia
"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

16/11/2014: Initiative to build mass party of working class and rural poor urgently needed

  Indonesia

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

 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

  Germany, Solidarity

Greece
Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014: Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies

  Greece

Britain
Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014: Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence

  Britain

Belgium
Massive demonstration in Brussels

10/11/2014: Shows anger against austerity

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
20 years after the ceasefires

10/11/2014: In 1994, the IRA and Loyalist paramilitaries called ceasefires. Four years later the Good Friday agreement was declared to mark the end of the ‘Troubles’…

  Ireland Republic

Review
Environmental disaster and the need to change everything

09/11/2014: “This Changes Everything: capitalism vs the climate”, by Naomi Klein

  Environment, Review

Germany
25 years since November 9

09/11/2014: Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement

  Germany

Canada
Right wing wins Toronto Mayoral election

08/11/2014: NDP increasingly irrelevant to needs of workers, immigrants and youth

  Canada

Elections in Brazil

07/11/2014: Narrow win for Dilma sets scene for more crisis and instability

  Brazil

Russia’s 1917 socialist revolution

07/11/2014: November 7th anniversary of workers taking power

  Russia

Europe
Anti-fascist demonstrations set for 8-9 November

06/11/2014: Movement of workers and youth needed against racism and fascism

  Europe, Greece, Sweden

Canada
Ottawa ‘locked-down’ after Parliament gun attack

05/11/2014: Tory government whips-up terrorist fears to boost Canada’s imperialist role

  Canada

Ireland
Stunning Dublin by-election victory, huge water protests…new chapter for working class resistance

04/11/2014: How the Anti Austerity Alliance won a parliamentary seat and the way forward for the Left

  Ireland Republic

Book review
The Jihadis Return

04/11/2014: Isis and the new Sunni uprising, by Patrick Cockburn

  Middle East, Review

South Africa
Metal workers’ union clashes with Congress of South African Trade Unions

03/11/2014: For political and class independence - Struggle, solidarity and socialism!

  South Africa

Britain
Come to Socialism 2014

03/11/2014: Weekend of discussion & debate hosted by the Socialist Party – London 8-9 November

  Britain

  Ireland
’Abortion Pill Train’ video

02/11/2014: Pro-choice ROSA campaigners swallow abortion pills after rail journey

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

Italy
Renzi government faces mounting opposition

01/11/2014: A one-day strike of all workers is needed

  Italy

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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