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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

Scotland
Labour face annihilation as millions seek an answer to austerity

23/04/2015: The SNP, according to the polls, will win 53 of Scotland’s 59 Westminster MPs

  Scotland

 Video
Paul Murphy speaking at anti-water charges demo in Dublin

23/04/2015: Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks at march of tens of thosuands against water charges on April 18

  Ireland Republic, Video

 Video
Interview with Jawad Ahmed, famous Pakistani singer and activist

22/04/2015: Jawad Ahmed, Singer and central committee member of International Youth and Workers Movement (IYWM) from Pakistan spoke to CWI about the work of IYWM.

  Pakistan, Video

South Africa
Organise against xenophobia – a programme for our communities

21/04/2015: Build a country-wide socialist civic movement. Fight for jobs, houses and services for all

  Africa, South Africa

 Video
TUSC 100% anti-austerity election broadcast

20/04/2015: Broadcast goes out on all 5 national terrestrial channels

  Britain, Video

Britain
Labour - party of cuts

19/04/2015: Oppose the ’logic of capitalism’

  Britain

Tunisia
After the Bardo terrorist attack

18/04/2015: New class battles loom

  Tunisia

 Video
Paul Murphy attacks bosses’ victimisation of strikers

17/04/2015: Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks in Irish Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

US
National day of strikes and protests for $15

17/04/2015: Snapshot of the movement – the fight for $15 in 7 major cities

  US

 Video
Kshama Sawant on Democracy Now

16/04/2015: Socialist Seattle councillor debates Hillary Clinton run for President

  US, Video

Ireland North
Hundreds protest against racist arson attack

15/04/2015: Build a united mass movement to challenge racism, sectarianism and all forms of bigotry

  Ireland North

Yemen
Brutal onslaught on country’s poor

15/04/2015: For unity of workers and poor against imperialism and sectarianism

  Yemen

Québec
A hot spring in the making?

14/04/2015: Students take strike action against austerity

  Quebec

China’s feminists
A victory for protests in China and worldwide

14/04/2015: Five women activists released in rare climb down by Beijing regime

  China

France
First one-day strike against austerity gets big response

13/04/2015: 300, 000 people marched on demonstrations across France on Thursday 9 April

  France

Australia
Budget - Who should pay for the economic crisis?

13/04/2015: Federal government preparing the ground for their second budget

  Australia

Britain
UKIP blame immigration for problems facing working class

12/04/2015: Workers’ unity to defend pay jobs and services

  Britain

Panama 2015 Trade Union and Social Alternative Summit

11/04/2015: For an end to imperialism and capitalism, long live socialist and revolutionary united solidarity in our Americas!

  Latin America

Kenya
The Garissa massacre, Al-Shabaab and US imperialism

10/04/2015: Growing regional destabilisation

  Kenya, US

US
40,000 Seattle workers get pay rise

08/04/2015: Coalition of students and workers demand $15 minimum wage at University of Washington

  US

Australia
Anti-racist protesters vastly outnumber ‘Reclaim Australia’ Melbourne rally

07/04/2015: Only ‘minority’ to blame for society’s problems is ultra-rich 1%

  Australia

Climate change
Looking for a cheap fix

06/04/2015: The cyclone that devastated the Pacific island of Vanuatu in March, the most severe ever recorded in the region, highlighted again the very likely connection between extreme weather events and global warming.

  Environment

Nigeria
Ruling party crumbles in historic election

05/04/2015: But only mass struggle can guarantee the interests of workers and poor masses under buhari’s presidency

  Nigeria

Scotland
Is the SNP: a threat to the political establishment?

04/04/2015: The SNP (Scottish National Party) looks set to win the majority of Scottish seats in the general election

  Scotland

Economy
What low oil prices cost the world economy

03/04/2015: The sudden plunge of oil and gas prices has underlined the volatility in the world capitalist economy

  World Economy

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks in support of striking workers

02/04/2015: Socialist MP challenges Labour Deputy Prime Minister in parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Scotland
Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015: Workers treated unfairly by council for years

  Scotland

South Africa
Cosatu splits as ‘Vavi’ expelled

01/04/2015: Expulsion opens new chapter in working class struggle

  Africa, South Africa

Singapore
Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew dies

31/03/2015: Apologist for neo-liberalism and autocracy

  Singapore

France
Elections punish Valls and Hollande

31/03/2015: Department results show need for fightback against austerity and racism

  France

Austria

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Austria: The year starts with antifascism

05/03/2015, Right-wing Ball events, PEGIDA, and neo-nazi Violence: A Month of Intense and Successful anti-fascism in Austria
Stefan Gredler, SLP (CWI in Austria)

Austria: Elections see further decline in support for main parties

14/10/2013, New neo-liberal parties enter fray but workers need a strong socialist alternative
Sonja Grusch, Socialist Left Party (CWI Austria)

Austria: Asylum seekers fight for their rights

23/02/2013, 2,500 people demonstrate
Laura Rafetseder, Socialist Left Party (SLP, CWI Austria)

Kazakstan: Protest at Austria and Kazakhstan football match

18/10/2012, Campaign Kazakhstan banner denounces attacks against oil workers
Socialistworld.net

Austria: Government ministers awarded for ’shameless hypocrisy on women’s rights’

10/03/2012, On International Women’s Day, CWI activists protest against austerity package hitting women
Laura Rafetseder, Socialist Left Party (CWI in Austria)

Austria: Metal Workers’ wage agreement

24/10/2011, Strike action wins concessions - but 4.2% is not enough!
Laura Rafetseder (SLP, CWI Austria)

Austria: Metal Workers strike for wage increase of 5.5%

15/10/2011, Austrian working class gives impressive sign of life
Laura Rafetseder, Sozialistische LinksPartei (CWI Austria)

Austria: Far right in process of unification

02/02/2010, Protests in Carinthia against ruling ex-Haider party
Margarita Döller, SLP (CWI in Austria), Wien

Austria: University and school students, kindergarden workers and metal workers protest in joint day of action

06/11/2009, 15th day of university occupations – at least 20,000 on the streets
Laura Rafetseder, SLP (CWI in Austria)

Austria: Universities occupied, 50,000 students on the streets

30/10/2009, Government forced to make first concessions
Laura Rafetseder, SLP (CWI in Austria)

Austria: Police attack anti-fascists on May Day

06/05/2009, Brutality inflicted on peaceful protest
Will Peek and Sonja Grusch, Socialist Left Party (SLP - CWI in Austria)

Austria: 60,000 school students strike on 24 April

30/04/2009, Growing unrest among workers and youth
Laura Rafetseder, Socialist Left Party (CWI in Austria)

Austria: Teachers and school students take strike action against attacks on education

16/04/2009, Education sector gives an example by fighting back
Laura Rafetseder, Sozialistische LinksPartei (CWI in Austria)

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)

Austria: Socialist players suspended from football club for anti-fascist activities

31/10/2008, Far right football club president moves against socialists
Laura Rafetseder, Sozialistische Linkspartei (SLP – CWI in Austria)

Austria: Far Right makes big gains - Left vote squeezed

07/10/2008, As economic crisis hits, workers’ movement needs socialist alternative
Laura Rafetseder, Sozialistische Linkspartei (SLP - CWI Austria)

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