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Greece
Powerful general strike opposes cuts to pensions

09/02/2016: All out in the struggle! Coordinate and develop the fight now!

  Greece

Africa
New political storms and mass struggles

08/02/2016: Opportunities will arise for working class and poor to organise

  Africa

Spain
A break in the political establishment

07/02/2016: December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.

  Spain

US
#Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

06/02/2016: Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution against the billionaire class enthuses millions

  US

Brazil
Devastating outbreak of Zika virus

04/02/2016: Another healthcare system failure

  Brazil

Pakistan
PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016: Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers

  Pakistan

US
Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics - Sanders and Clinton tie

03/02/2016: “It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!”

  US

Japan
Social and political unease after “twenty lost years”

03/02/2016: Weakness of opposition is Prime Minister Abe’s only strength

  Japan

 Greece
Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

02/02/2016: Solidarity campaign needed!

  Greece, Solidarity

World Economy
Capitalism buffeted by choppy waters

02/02/2016: Bosses strive to offload cost of crisis on working class - a struggle for system change is needed

  World Economy

Egypt
Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016: Workers’ struggles continue despite repression

  Egypt

India
Justice for Rohit Vemula

31/01/2016: Solidarity message from the Committee for a Workers’ International

  India, US

Britain
Fractured politics

29/01/2016: A volatile mix

  Britain

Tunisia
Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016: Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied

  Tunisia

China
Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016: “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”

  China

Venezuela
Right-wing landslide

20/01/2016: First electoral defeat suffered by the Chavistas since Hugo Chávez was first elected president in 1998

  Venezuela

Leningrad
‘Hero City’

19/01/2016: 900 days of siege in World War Two

  History, Russia

Britain
Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016: Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers

  Britain

US
Socialist response to State of the Union 2016

15/01/2016: Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s "State of the Union" speech

  US

 South Africa
Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016: For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane

  Africa, Solidarity, South Africa

Britain
Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016: Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities

  Britain

Scotland
Politicians have a choice

11/01/2016: Implement Tory austerity or set no-cuts budgets

  Scotland

Sweden/Denmark
Closing borders

07/01/2016: The EU’s nightmare continues

  Denmark, Sweden

 Pakistan
Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016: Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

  Pakistan, Solidarity

 Taiwan
Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016: Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour

  Solidarity, Taiwan

China 2015
A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016: Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands

  China

Britain
Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016: Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).

  Britain

 Review
Alexandra Kollontai

29/12/2015: A life of socialist struggle

  Review, Women

Review
Revisiting Animal Farm

27/12/2015: Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution

  Review

Review
Charlie Chaplin

25/12/2015: Playing the underdog

  Review

Spain
Elections mark shift to the Left

23/12/2015: No government majority as Podemos partially recovers

  Spain

Tunisia: Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016, Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied
Al-Badil al-Ishtiraki, CWI in Tunisia

CWI School: Drawing the lessons from the revolutions in North Africa

03/08/2015, Life and death struggle with the process of counter-revolution.
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

Tunisia: Terrorist atrocity in Sousse

29/06/2015, For a renewed mass movement against poverty and terror
Statement by Al-Badil al-Ishtiraki (Socialist Alternative, CWI in Tunisia)

Tunisia: After the Bardo terrorist attack

18/04/2015, New class battles loom
Serge Jordan

Tunisia: Twenty three killed in terrorist attack

20/03/2015, Down with terror! Down with capitalism!
Statement by CWI-Tunisia

Tunisia: “The new government will not prevent a year of important struggles, of mass strikes, riots and popular explosions”

16/02/2015, Interview with Dali Malik, CWI supporter in Tunis
Socialistworld.net

Tunisia: Widespread scepticism over Parliamentary elections

24/10/2014, Pro-capitalist parties teaming up for more of the same - urgent need to rebuild a political voice for the working class and youth
Election statement by the CWI Tunisia

Tunisia: Open Letter to the Tunisian authorities by Paul Murphy MEP

15/05/2014, Azyz and Sabri must be immediately released without charge
Paul Murphy MEP, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

Tunisia: Popular revolutionary activist and photographer arrested

14/05/2014, Hundreds rally to demand their release
CWI supporting group in Tunisia

Tunisia: Protest by the families of martyrs and wounded of the revolution against the impunity for the killers

26/04/2014, Justice for the martyrs!
CWI supporting group in Tunisia

Tunisia: Three years on since the fall of Ben Ali

30/01/2014, New ‘technocratic’ government no response to workers’ demands
Serge Jordan and CWI supporters in Tunis

Tunisia: Prominent trade union leader arbitrarily arrested in Sidi Bouzid

26/12/2013, Urgent solidarity needed
socialistworld.net

Tunisia: “Mass struggle constrained by Popular Front and UGTT leaderships”

08/11/2013, Interview with Hidouri Abdessalem, member of the regional UGTT office for secondary education, Sidi Bouzid
CWI in Tunisia

Tunisia: Left-wing rapper, Klay BBJ, acquitted by Appeal Court

19/10/2013, A small but important victory in the ongoing struggle for freedom of speech
CWI Tunisia

Tunisia: State repression of political opponents escalates

24/09/2013, New wave of arrests of activists
CWI Reporters, Tunis

Tunisia: Freedom of speech under threat

05/09/2013, Two rappers sentenced to prison for standing up against brutal police methods - solidarity needed
socialistworld.net

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