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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

Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

  Kurdistan, Middle East

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: 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)

Israel/Palestine: Stop the evictions of Bedouins

22/08/2013, Abolish the Prawer-Begin plan! Stop racist discrimination
Timur Mansour, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine)

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