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China
Slowest growth rate since 1990

25/01/2015: Economy decelerated 30 percent in five years

  China

Cuba
Diplomatic relations with US restored, embargo eased

24/01/2015: Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates

  Cuba, US

Northern Ireland
Water service workers win important victory

23/01/2015: A victory for all workers and an inspiration to resist the ‘race to the bottom’

  Ireland North

Sri Lanka
Mobilise now to defend our demands

22/01/2015: Article first published in the Colombo Telegraph

  Sri Lanka

 US
Kshama Sawant gives socialist response to Obama’s "State of the Union" address

21/01/2015: "Why can’t Barack Obama say “Black Lives Matter”?"

  US, Video

Russia/Ukraine
Facing a turbulent 2015

21/01/2015: As death toll rises, economies plunge into freefall

  Russia, Ukraine

Greece
Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015: Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital

  Greece

Nigeria
The Massacre in Baga

19/01/2015: Socialism or Barbarism

  Nigeria

Review
‘Eleanor Marx - a life’

17/01/2015: Clare Doyle reviews ’Eleanor Marx - A Life’ by Rachel Holmes

  Review

 Video
Joe Higgins questions Irish Central Bank governor

16/01/2015: Socialist MP grills establishment over banking bubble and collapse

  Video

Nigeria
2015 general elections and the working masses

16/01/2015: Boko Haram and the war in the north-east

  Nigeria

  Video
Ruth Coppinger calls for referendum on abortion rights in Ireland

15/01/2015: "You march in Paris, yet uphold laws any religious fundamentalist would envy"

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 Video
A year of struggle in Brazil

14/01/2015: LSR members intervene in struggles of 2014

  Brazil, Video

Sri Lanka
New but uncertain period opens up

14/01/2015: President Sirisena aims for clean government but will face difficulties

  Sri Lanka

Iran
Labour and children’s rights activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, sentenced to another nine years

13/01/2015: International action needed to overturn latest conviction and to immediately release Behnam

  Iran

Germany
What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015: Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all

  Germany

France
Millions march for solidarity

12/01/2015: Unity against racism and capitalism!

  France

New Zealand
Extreme poverty worsens

12/01/2015: Workers need to build political alternative to major parties’ big business agenda

  New Zealand

France
Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

10/01/2015: The shocking, cold blooded slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage

  France

Norway
General strike called for 28 January

10/01/2015: Two-hour protest against worsening working conditions

  Norway

Sri Lanka
Rajapaksa defeated

09/01/2015: Period of uncertainty opens

  Sri Lanka

Sweden
New elections cancelled

09/01/2015: “Peace deal” between government and right-wing opposition

  Sweden

Greece
Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015: General elections on 25 January

  Greece

France
Deadly attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

08/01/2015: Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!

  France

Hong Kong
Politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

07/01/2015: A fighting democratic movement must be created to continue and build upon this historic “first round”

  Hong Kong

Israel-Palestine
A successful Socialism conference in the shadow of national divide

06/01/2015: Over 150 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2014’ in Tel Aviv, organised by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM - CWI in Israel-Palestine)

  Israel / Palestine

Northern Ireland
The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015: Agreeing Not To Agree, Again

  Ireland Republic

Environment
Market forces hold back renewable energy

01/01/2015: Have capitalist governments around the world finally woken up to the danger of global warming?

  Environment

New Year
Political and economic ingredients for volatile 2015

31/12/2014: As crisis of capitalism worsens, vital to organise and continue the struggle

  Britain, Europe, World Economy

Britain
In defence of TUSC

30/12/2014: As the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gears up for its biggest ever electoral stand…

  Britain, US

 CWI
National Question a key feature of political crisis of capitalism

28/12/2014: A socialist solution to national oppression

  CWI

Scotland
Blairite wins election as Labour’s new Scottish leader

27/12/2014: Murphy’s election means trade unions must build a new workers party

  Scotland

Obituary
Gough Whitlam, 1916-2014

26/12/2014: Former Australian Labour Party (ALP) prime minister

  Australia, Obituary

China
Hard landing in 2015?

24/12/2014: China’s economic slowdown already being felt throughout world economy

  China

Trotsky
‘The national principle’

24/12/2014: An article written by LEON TROTSKY, exposing the hypocrisy of world powers towards national minorities and oppressed peoples, translated into English for the first time

  History, Trotsky

Israel / Palestine

Socialist Struggle MovementCWI in Israel/Palestine: Socialist Struggle Movement
Socialist Struggle Movement, P.O.B 35277, Tel-Aviv-Jaffa, ZIP 61351, Israel, ++972 54 818 44 61, email
http://www.maavak.org.il

Israel-Palestine: A successful Socialism conference in the shadow of national divide

06/01/2015, Over 150 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2014’ in Tel Aviv, organised by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM - CWI in Israel-Palestine)
Or Dar, Socialist Struggle Movement, CWI in Israel-Palestine

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
Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM)

Israel/Palestine: After the Gaza war

07/10/2014, No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!
Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine)

Socialism and national rights

15/08/2014, Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries
From Socialism Today No.181, September 2014 by Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of Socialist Party (England and Wales), CWI Secretariat

Gaza: Kshama Sawant calls on Seattle city council to condemn Israeli onslaught

11/08/2014, Socialist councillor denounces Israeli state terror
socialistworld.net

Israel/Palestine: After weeks of mass slaughter in Gaza, IDF forces ‘withdraw’

06/08/2014, What is the role of imperialism in the conflict?
Niall Mulholland, from articles in this week’s Socialist (paper of the Socialist Party, England & Wales)

Video: Paul Murphy speaks at Dublin Gaza protest

04/08/2014, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Former MEP and parliamentary bye-election candidate speaks to thousands protesting against Israeli state terrorism
socialistworld.net

Gaza in crisis

29/07/2014, Mass action needed to stop bloodshed
Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel-Palestine)

Israel-Palestine:World outraged by Israeli State’s ferocious bombing of Gaza

15/07/2014, Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade!
Judy Beishon, from The Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales)

Stop the bombing of Gaza – End Israeli state terror!

12/07/2014, Over 100 Gazans have been killed in one week, including 20 children
Text of Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) leaflet

Israel-Palestine: Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

08/07/2014, Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI.
Socialistworld.net

Israel/Palestine: Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids

24/06/2014, Israeli nationalist thugs cowardly attacked Socialist Struggle Movement activists after the protest
Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) reporters

Israel/Palestine: Record participation at ‘Socialism Conference’

26/01/2014, Growing discontent in society generates interest in socialist ideas
Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM)

Israel: Historic movement of asylum seekers and refugees

25/01/2014, Anti-democratic legislation criminalizing asylum seekers provokes strikes and mass protests
Nof Azran, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel/Palestine)

Ariel Sharon: a brutal architect of monstrous crimes

17/01/2014, The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died
Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine)

Israel/Palestine: "Talks are a charade"

26/08/2013, Actions of Israeli government reveal real intentions - mass movement needed
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

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