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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

Sri Lanka: Mobilise now to defend our demands

22/01/2015, Article first published in the Colombo Telegraph
Tu Senan, International Coordinator of the Tamil Solidarity campaign

Sri Lanka: New but uncertain period opens up

14/01/2015, President Sirisena aims for clean government but will face difficulties
Clare Doyle, CWI

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa defeated

09/01/2015, Period of uncertainty opens
TU Senan, CWI

Sri Lanka: Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014, Socialist candidate challenges all other forces
Interview with Siritunga Jayasuriya, USP (CWI Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka:Veteran trade union leader dies

09/09/2014,
United Socialist Party

Sri Lanka: United Socialist Party issues press statement

28/07/2014, CWI calls for protests and financial assistance
Clare Doyle (CWI Secretariat)

Sri Lanka: Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

26/07/2014, CWI condemns attack and requests solidarity
socialistworld.net

Sri Lanka: Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014, USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists
Siritunga Jayasura, United Socialist Party (CWI in Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka: Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014, At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks
Keerthikan Thennavan, Tamil Solidarity

Sri Lanka: May Day celebration in Colombo

08/05/2014, Photos of United Socialist Party march and meeting
USP (CWI Sri Lanka) reporters

Sri Lanka: Provincial elections spike president’s plans

20/04/2014, Repression can provoke opposition
Siritunga Jayasuriya, Secretary of United Socialist Party (CWI Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka: Beyond UNHRC resolution

06/02/2014, Demand a constituent assembly
TU Senan, Tamil Solidarity

Sri Lanka: spotlight on a blood-stained regime

16/11/2013, With the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm) taking place from 10 to 17 November all eyes are on Sri Lanka
Tu Senan, International Coordinator of the Tamil Solidarity campaign

Sri Lanka: CHOGM is not where people’s issues can be solved

14/11/2013, Statement on the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting taking place (CHOGM) in Colombo
Siritunga Jayasuriya - General Secretary of the United Socialist Party (CWI in Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka: No Fire Zone reveals truth of war crimes against Tamils

11/11/2013, Cameron to Sri Lanka - not in our name
Senan, Tamil Solidarity international coordinator

Sri Lanka: Provincial election shows Rajapaksa regime can be challenged

30/09/2013, Building a left alternative; link fight against regime with struggle of oppressed Tamils and system change
USP (United Socialist Party - CWI) Reporters

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