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Britain
Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014: Build a working class alternative

  Britain, Scotland

Greece
"This destruction of workers’ lives serves the bankers"

23/09/2014: “We must all keep going…we have no other way to survive than to fight-back”

  Greece

Iran
Petrochemical workers sentenced to jail and flogging

22/09/2014: Protest against Iranian government’s brutal sentences!

  Iran

 Environment
Video of Climate Summit meeting with Kshama Sawant

22/09/2014: Video of New York City Climate Summit meeting with Bernie Sanders, Kshama Sawant, Bill KcKibben, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges

  Environment, US, Video

Scotland
1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014: Urgent to build new mass party for the working class

  Scotland

Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"

  Britain

Spain
Millions take to streets calling for Catalonia’s independence

18/09/2014: Only working class struggle can guarantee the right to decide and resist austerity

  Spain

Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

  Sweden

Scotland
Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US
Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

 Video
John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil
Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland
10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

Hong Kong
Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014: After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

Scotland
Big swing to Yes leaves referendum vote on a knife edge

04/09/2014: Over 18,000 people have attended Hope Over Fear public meetings to hear socialist Tommy Sheridan.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

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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