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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

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Anti-globalisation

G8 Summit: What did those behind the ‘Ring of Steel’ decide?

28/06/2013, Representatives of the 1% pledge more austerity, war and environmental degradation
Kevin Henry, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Northern Ireland: Defiant opposition to G8 Summit

26/06/2013, 3,000 march from Enniskillen to summit perimeter fence
Gary Mulcahy, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

G8 summit: No to G8 austerity

17/06/2013, End the rule of big business, poverty and war
Niall Mulholland, CWI

G8: Join the protest!

11/06/2013, Oppose the summit of capitalist leaders, argues Paul Murphy in the European Parliament
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

G8: MEPs send message of solidarity to anti-G8 protestors

06/06/2013, A group of 12 MEPs from the left wing group in the European Parliament, GUE-NGL, have signed a joint message of support to Anti-G8 protestors ahead of the summit in two weeks’ time.
www.paulmurphymep.eu - website of Paul Murhpy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) reports

G8: Armed police and soldiers descend on County Fermanagh

02/06/2013, Secret Services bolster police ahead of G8 Summit in N Ireland
Tyler McNally and Gary Mulcahy, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

G8 Summit, Northern Ireland:’Why YOU should oppose the G8’

20/05/2013, This year’s G8 summit will be held in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, on 17th – 18th June. This gathering brings together the heads of government of eight of the world’s largest capitalist economies to discuss how they can further the interests of those they represent – the super-rich, big business and the bankers.
Socialist Party, Northern Ireland (CWI Ireland)

France: Pre-Summit protest in Le Havre

25/05/2011, ‘G8 Dégage (get out)’!
Alex Lecoq, Gauche Révolutionnaire, (CWI France)

ESF Istanbul 2010: Another Social Forum was possible

07/07/2010, Support for European-wide protest on 29 September
CWI reporters

G20: Make the rich pay for their crisis!

25/06/2010, Nationalise the banks under the democratic control of the working population
Mouvement pour le Parti Socialiste du Québec (CWI in Quebec) and Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada)

People’s Alternative Summit in Madrid - Cumbre Alternativa de los Pueblos

30/05/2010, Counter-summit to meeting of European, Latin American and Caribbean leaders discusses alternatives to the current crisis.
Tanja Niemeier, CWI

G8 Rostock: CWI at the G8 protest

19/06/2007, Exclusive pictures by Paul Mattsson, cwi photographer. Pictures.
socialistworld.net

G8 Rostock: CWI at the G8 protest

17/06/2007, Pictures.
socialistworld.net

G8 Rostock: What did the G8 summit achieve?

14/06/2007, Socialists must build powerful alternative to capitalism
Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, anti-G8 summit protester and CWI member

G8 Rostock: Police harass immigrants’ rights demonstration

14/06/2007, CWI supporters defend protesters
Eyewitness report by Matt Dobson (Socialist Party, England and Wales)

G8 Rostock: When protesters blockaded a meeting of world powers

14/06/2007, 10,000 protesters successfully breached police lines
Eyewitness report, Michael O’Brien, G8 protester, and Socialist Party, Ireland

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