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Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

  Latin America

Taiwan
Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Ireland
Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia
Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines
‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

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

Brazil

Liberdade Socialismo e Revolução (Liberty, Socialism and Revolution)CWI in Brazil: Liberdade Socialismo e Revolução (Liberty, Socialism and Revolution)
Liberdade Socialismo e Revolução, Caixa Postal 02009, CEP 01031-970, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil, email
http://www.lsr-cit.org

Elections in Brazil

07/11/2014, Narrow win for Dilma sets scene for more crisis and instability
Andre Ferrari, LSR (CWI in Brazil)

Brazil: Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014, Space for Left alternative to win support
Andre Ferrari, LSR (CWI in Brazil)

Brazil: Solidarity with sacked Metro workers

04/07/2014, 42 workers sacked for going on strike
socialistworld.net

Brazil: World Cup opening coupled with continuing protests and strikes

13/06/2014, A few pictures and a video from the protests and CWI intervention
Socialistworld.net

Brazil: Protests continue as World Cup starts

12/06/2014, Solidarity protests taking place on 13th June Friday
Socialistworld.net

Brazil: Homeless struggle and Metro strike as World Cup approaches

09/06/2014, New stage of the class struggle
André Ferrari, LSR (CWI in Brazil)

Brazil: Urgent solidarity needed with "People’s World Cup" occupation

06/06/2014, Join international protests at Brazilian embassies on Friday 13 june
socialistworld.net

Brazil: May 15 national day of action against World Cup

16/05/2014, Video and photos from intervention of LSR (CWI in Brazil) in anti-World Cup protests
Socialistworld.net

Brazil: Workers from IMBEL of Itabujá-MG on indefinite strike

24/04/2014, Urgent solidarity needed
Socialistworld.net

Brazil: ‘Novo Palestina’ land occupation

16/01/2014, Videos of CWI comrades Tony Saunois and Bilbo Goransson addressing mass rally
socialistworld.net

Brazil: First gathering of Women In Struggle movement

06/11/2013, An important step to renew working class feminism
Jane Barros, LSR (CWI in Brazil)

Brazil: "Rio, a showcase for the world"

22/10/2013, The people no longer believe this farce! The fight continues, tomorrow it will be even bigger!
Mariana Cristina, LSR (CWI in Brazil), Rio de Janeiro

Brazil: Strikes, demonstrations and roadblocks open a new stage in the struggle

17/07/2013, Organised working class enters stage of struggle
André Ferrari (LSR, CIT-Brasil)

Brazil: A victory for the mass struggle

20/06/2013, Governors of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and many other cities cut transport fares but the struggle must continue.
Andre Ferrari, LSR (CWI Brazil)

Brazil: Protest spreading

18/06/2013, Well over 250,000 in approximately 20 cities took to the streets
CWI

Brazil: Mass struggles resurface as weight of crisis is felt

16/06/2013, Mass demonstrations against the increase of bus fares in all major cities
André Ferrari LSR (CWI in Brazil)

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