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Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014: The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!

  Belgium

Mexico
Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014: Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico

  Mexico

A ‘third industrial revolution’

28/10/2014: New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society.

  Review, Science

Nigeria
Vast social and class extremes

27/10/2014: The unreported Nigeria - mass struggles by the working class

  Nigeria

Africa
Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity

25/10/2014: Pharmaceutical industry/big corporations need to be brought into public ownership and resources used to provide urgent aid

  Africa

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

  Tunisia

Kurdistan
Defend Kobanê and all those threatened by ISIS, AKP and Imperialism

24/10/2014: For democratic working people’s defence and mass struggle against capitalism

  Kurdistan, Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Britain
Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper

24/10/2014: 50 years of socialist ideas and workers’ struggle

  Britain

Spain
Death knells of "Transition" regime

23/10/2014: Catalonia; ’Podemos’, and the left

  Spain

Ireland
TD Paul Murphy tears up Irish Water pack in the Dail

22/10/2014: 1 million refuse to register for water charges

  Ireland Republic

Seattle
“Sawant ...with impressive, favorable rating”

22/10/2014: 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her electoral district...Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State gaining momentum...indications of yearning for representation for working class people

  US

Britain
100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism

  Kazakhstan

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

  Hong Kong, US

Britain
Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism

  Britain

Scotland
10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum

  Scotland

 Ireland
’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Ireland
Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

  Middle East, US

 Ireland
Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa
"A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Scotland
SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!

  Scotland

Middle East
Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Israel/Palestine
After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand
National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Africa
Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health

  Africa

Kurdistan
The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Iraq /Syria
US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

  Iraq, Syria, US

Hong Kong
Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

30/09/2014: Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement

  Hong Kong

Britain
Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014: Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair

  Britain

Ireland South
Is Sinn Féin a genuine left alternative?

25/09/2014: Seeking alliances with austerity parties

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

24/09/2014: The referendum has turned British politics upside down – even though the No vote won

  Scotland

Britain
Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014: Build a working class alternative

  Britain, Scotland

Austria

Sozialistische Linkspartei - SLPCWI in Austria: Sozialistische Linkspartei - SLP
Pappenheimgasse 2/1, 1200 Wien, Austria, +43 1 524 63 10, email
http://www.slp.at

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)

Austria: Political establishment in turmoil

23/07/2008, New ‘Left Project’ alliance plans to contest early general elections
Laura Rafetseder, Sozialistische LinksPartei (SLP, CWI Austria), Vienna

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