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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

Iran
Proposed nuclear deal reflects transformed Middle East

24/04/2015: In aftermath of disastrous Iraq occupation, Obama administration balancing between region’s forces

  Iran, Middle East

Libya

Libya: War-torn country becoming new hub for IS activities

25/02/2015, Libyan people bearing the brunt of NATO’s fiasco
Serge Jordan (CWI)

Libya: Post-Gaddafi society still volatile and violent

29/10/2012, If demands of working people to be realised, it is necessary to be self-organised with clear aims
Robert Bechert, from Socialism Today, monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Libya: Gaddafi Dead - What now?

25/10/2011, Independent action by Libyan workers, youth and poor vital to prevent revolution’s derailment
Robert Bechert, CWI

Libya: After the fall of Tripoli

22/09/2011, Revolution in grave danger of being seriously derailed
Robert Bechert, CWI, from October edition of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Libya: After Gaddafi

06/09/2011, Stop the revolution’s derailment - independent workers’ action needed!
Robert Bechert, CWI

Libya: Gaddafi regime crumbles

26/08/2011, No to foreign military intervention · Libyan workers, youth and poor must act independently of imperialism
Robert Bechert, CWI

Libya: The ‘no-fly zone’, the Left and the ‘Third Camp’

02/06/2011, How to support the genuine forces in the uprising in Libya? - A Second Reply to the AWL
Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Libya: Nato’s Libya intervention debated

24/05/2011, An exchange on how to support the genuine forces in the uprising in Libya
Letter by Chris Fernandez, from Darby, replied by Peter Taaffe, general secretary Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

War: What is it good for? Arms sales!

23/04/2011, Arms manufacturers are excited by the Libyan conflict as it will lead to increased sales and profits.
Rob Bishop, from the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Libya: The ‘no-fly zone’ and the Left

20/04/2011, US overstretch and uncertainty
Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today, monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Libya: ’Humanitarian aid’ covers increased western intervention

19/04/2011, Libyan workers and youth must rely on their own strength
Robert Bechert, CWI

Libya: “Contact group” meeting in Qatar

14/04/2011, Unelected ‘friends of democracy’ show NATO’s hypocrisy
Robert Bechert, CWI

Libya: Defend the revolution! No to imperialist intervention!

30/03/2011, Build an independent force of workers and the poor
Robert Bechert, CWI

Libya: “Naked economic and political calculations” behind intervention

30/03/2011, Clare Daly, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MP speaks against imperialist intervention
Socialistworld.net

Libya: Stop the bombing - No to foreign intervention!

23/03/2011, Build an independent movement of workers, the poor and youth
Robert Bechert, Committee for a Workers’ International

Libya: No to Western military intervention

18/03/2011, Victory to the Libyan revolution - Build an independent movement of workers and youth!
Robert Bechert, CWI

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