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Protest in support of Spanish student strike attacked

24/10/2016: Hong Kong protesters assaulted at support action for Wednesday’s national school strike

  Hong Kong

The political revolution of sixty years ago

23/10/2016: When workers fought arms in hand to end Stalinist dictatorship


Jobstown protester found guilty – “A recipe for totalitarianism”

21/10/2016: Attack on basic democratic rights must be resisted

  Ireland Republic

The fight for real democracy in the Labour Party

20/10/2016: Defend Corbyn and transform Labour into a party acting for working class


Crisis of social democracy in Britain

19/10/2016: Which way forward for the Left?


Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’

19/10/2016: US ‘deep state’ under the spotlight


A year of growing revolt

18/10/2016: Desperate regime responds with massive repression


The disastrous failure of ‘lesser evilism’

18/10/2016: Change through mass struggle  - a new party should act as an organizing and for solidarity


Crisis in social democracy

17/10/2016: PSOE and the class struggle


Tories whip up division over Brexit

17/10/2016: Fight for a socialist, internationalist exit


Access, freedom and organisation in the arts

16/10/2016: The artist and the workers' movement


South Africa
Local government elections leave ANC in crisis

15/10/2016: Socialist mass workers party needed

  South Africa

Horror deepens in Aleppo

14/10/2016: No solution on basis of imperialism, capitalism and landlordism


Massive demonstrations and women’s strike force government retreat

13/10/2016: Law and Justice ruling party retreats over abortion bill


Uprisings of the oppressed

12/10/2016: New period opens


Presidential debate shows need for an alternative

12/10/2016: After elections, explosive struggles will provide opportunities to win victories for working people


Local elections see collapse of PT (Workers Party) support

11/10/2016: Mass disillusionment with political system but gains for PSOL left


Shimon Peres and the ‘peace dove’ myth

10/10/2016: A life spent strengthening big capital, militarism and national oppression of Palestinians

  Israel / Palestine

Nationwide doctors’ strike defies regime

10/10/2016: Solidarity with striking doctors needed!


Combative, vibrant unions should be central to Corbyn movement

07/10/2016: Union movement must be transformed into one fit for battles we face


Refugee referendum - Victory in defeat?

06/10/2016: Workers’ united action needed against policies of unstable government


Support the Spanish general student strike on 26 October!

05/10/2016: Request for messages and protests in solidarity with fight in defense of public education


4 October 1936 - The Battle of Cable Street

04/10/2016: When London’s east end workers united and fought the fascist threat


A ‘unity ticket’ of cuts

03/10/2016: Liberal government and Labor opposition join forces to pass A$6.3 billion austerity measures


Consolidate the Corbyn victory

30/09/2016: Refound Labour as a democratic, socialist, anti-austerity party


 Joint declaration by El Militante/Izquierda Revolucionaria and the CWI

29/09/2016: Meeting between organisations reveals important common ground


Socialists speak in Irish parliament

29/09/2016: Ruth Coppinger and Paul Murphy giving a voice to mass pro-choice and anti-water charges movements in Dail

  Ireland Republic, Video

'Es Reicht!' (It's enough!)

28/09/2016: Dortmund demonstration against neo-Nazi-violence


The ‘Corbynomics’ challenge

27/09/2016: What economic policies can end austerity and transform workers’ lives?


Left candidate Jeremy Corbyn re-wins Labour leadership with bigger majority


Landslide victory another step to transforming Labour


Labour leadership election draws to a close

23/09/2016: Battle lines drawn: build a real mass party of the 99%


South Africa
Solidarity with students

22/09/2016: Struggle for free education

  South Africa

Leon Trotsky’s living legacy

21/09/2016: Review of "The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky", published in the latest issue of Socialism Today


Damning parliamentary report into Cameron's role in overthrowing Gaddafi

21/09/2016: Imperialist intervention helped wreck revolutionary movement and ruin Libya



Muhammad Ali: A fighter who inspired millions

09/06/2016, Establishment forced to incorporate his legend into re-writing of history
Hugo Pierre, Socialism Today (originally published in 2003)

Olympics 2012: London - a tale of two cities

12/02/2012, London is a city of enormous disparities between rich and poor, the most unequal city in the developed world - a report from the city hosting this year’s olympics
Paula Mitchell, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), first published in the Socialist

Fifa scandal: The ugly side of the ’beautiful game’

03/06/2011, FC Barcelona’s revolutionary blend of artistic flair and collective organisation in the Champions League final showed why millions worldwide love the "beautiful game". But football’s world governing body, Fifa, is imploding in an ugly display of endemic corruption.
Matt Dobson, published in the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

India: Common Wealth Games - showcase of India’s progress?

25/11/2010, Games Ridden with Corruption
Youvraj Bagade, Pune, New Socialist Alternative, India

World Cup security: A trial run for impending battles

10/07/2010, More than 41,000 police have been mobilised to deal with World Cup security.
Stephen Jolly, Socialist Party (CWI Australia) Councillor, currently in South Africa

Football: The other side of the World Cup

23/06/2010, Cape Town is having its biggest moment ever, or at least since the afternoon Nelson Mandela spoke to the masses from the balcony of City Hall hours after being released from 27 years in jail.
Stephen Jolly in South Africa

Football World Cup: Riot police attack workers’ protest at Durban stadium

15/06/2010, South African riot police fired tear gas on hundreds of security stewards protesting against wage cuts, 90 minutes after the match between Germany and Australia in Durban.

South Africa wins the World Cup ... of inequality

15/05/2010, Let them eat cake - the ugly backdrop to the beautiful game
by Sheri Hamilton, Weizmann Hamilton and Liv Shange

Canada: Vancouver Winter Olympics opens

12/02/2010, Athletic achievements…and unknown debts and environmental damage
Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada) reporter, Vancouver

Austria: Successful anti-racist football tournament and youth congress

29/01/2009, Support grows for victimised socialist footballers
Laura Rafetseder, Sozialistische Linkspartei (SLP – CWI in Austria)

China: The ‘Green Olympics?’

10/08/2008, Beijing one of the most polluted cities in the world
Vincent Kolo and Chen Lizhi, from

Tibet: Olympic Games in crisis amid global protests

21/04/2008, Hardening positions over Tibet and Western ’insults’ to China threaten wider crisis

China: Beijing Olympics under a cloud

07/12/2007, How will the Games benefit the mass of the Chinese people?
Clare Doyle, cwi, London

Portugal: Crisis, Bread and Football…

22/06/2006, As every living being in Europe will have understood, last week the world cup started in Germany.
Jonas Van Vossole, Coimbra, Portugal

France: "Paris 2012 is seven years away, our wages matter today"

12/03/2005, One million people took to the streets demanding better wages and battling against a longer working week
Karl Debbaut, cwi, Rouen

Britain: Wembley stadium workers score major victory

20/09/2004, Locked-out workers "completely win everything they had stood out for"
Ken Smith, Socialist Party, England and Wales

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