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Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

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

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

Sri Lanka: Fatal shootings underline extent of country’s militarisation

13/08/2013, United Socialist Party makes election challenge
USP (CWI in Sri Lanka) statement

Sri Lanka: ’Black July’ 1983 and civil war

20/07/2013, Anti-Tamil pogroms organised by ruling class
From The Socialist, weekly paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Sri Lanka: Working class beginning to move forward

25/05/2013, The one day protest general strike held on 21 May was a significant step forward for the working class in Sri Lanka.
Srinath Perera, United Socialist Party (USP – CWI, Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka: Successful May Day

08/05/2013, The United Socialist Party’s May Day demonstration passed successfully through a number of populous areas of Colombo, ending at Grand Pass Junction.
USP(CWI, Sri Lanka)

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