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Scotland
Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015: Workers treated unfairly by council for years

  Scotland

South Africa
Cosatu splits as ‘Vavi’ expelled

01/04/2015: Expulsion opens new chapter in working class struggle

  Africa, South Africa

Singapore
Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew dies

31/03/2015: Apologist for neo-liberalism and autocracy

  Singapore

France
Elections punish Valls and Hollande

31/03/2015: Department results show need for fightback against austerity and racism

  France

 Venezuela
Alcedo Mora must be found alive!

30/03/2015: Urgent need for international solidarity

  Solidarity, Venezuela

Netherlands
Election setback for Labour Party

30/03/2015: Main parties guarantee austerity - A mass party of the Left with a socialist programme needed

  Netherlands

Germany
20,000 people give ECB “the finger”

28/03/2015: Big demo and blockade against the reopening of the Central Bank

  Germany

 Video
Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015: The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left

  Greece, Video

South Africa
NUMSA & WASP discuss international experiences of new workers’ parties

27/03/2015: South Africa’s metalworkers union in discussion with WASP and CWI

  Africa, South Africa

Obituary
Harald Mahrer (1974-2015)

27/03/2015: An active, critical and inspiring comrade

  Obituary

 Video
Dave Nellist on Russia Today TV

26/03/2015: Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) standing throughout Britain in May elections

  Britain, Video

Norway
Lessons of the pilots’ strike

25/03/2015: A struggle against outsourcing

  Norway

Israel
Netanyahu mobilises far right to win election

25/03/2015: New coalition will face unresolved crises and bitter struggles

  Israel / Palestine

China
Demand release of arrested women activists

24/03/2015: Has the commemoration of International Women’s Day also now been outlawed in China?

  China

Italy
The instability of domestic capitalism

24/03/2015: Political vacuum pushes FIOM to take initiative

  Italy

Sweden
Central bank rates cut "panic measure"

23/03/2015: Eurozone’s QE intensifies currency wars

  Sweden

Greece
Varoufakis’ “erratic Marxism” is not the answer

23/03/2015: Necessary to clarify ideas upon which successful struggles of European working class will be conducted

  Greece

Tunisia
Twenty three killed in terrorist attack

20/03/2015: Down with terror! Down with capitalism!

  Tunisia

Belgium
No agreement reached between unions and government over austerity

20/03/2015: New action plan against right wing government takes off

  Belgium

Ukraine
Conflict unresolved after ’Minsk-2’ agreement

18/03/2015: Only independent working-class mass movement can remove the region’s authoritarian rulers

  Ukraine

Ireland North
Public sector workers strike against austerity

18/03/2015: For a second day of strike action in the run-up to the May general election!

  Ireland North

 North Cyprus
New strike wave against cuts

17/03/2015: Workers determined to stop austerity

  Cyprus, Solidarity

 Brazil
Urgent solidarity protests needed

17/03/2015: Faced with lack of water for the people, Sao Paulo water company SABESP cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists

  Brazil, Solidarity

 Scotland
Socialist Party Scotland (CWI) leaves Solidarity

16/03/2015: Tommy Sheridan departs from principled socialist position with call for “lending vote" to cuts-making SNP

  CWI, Scotland

Britain
What lies behind UKIP?

14/03/2015: Its Tory-oriented anti-immigration, anti-EU rhetoric has been adapted to a right-wing populism aimed at winning voters fed up with the political establishment

  Britain

Ireland North
Massive public sector strike against austerity

13/03/2015: Socialist MPs in Southern Ireland Parliament send message of support to strikers

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Ireland South
Marriage equality referendum set for May

12/03/2015: Poisonous bigotry must be challenged

  Ireland Republic

Ireland North
Stormont government crisis on eve of public sector strike

11/03/2015: Struggle can force politicians back from austerity measures

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Iran
Independent workers’ organizations statement about minimum wage

11/03/2015: Increasing demands for a living wage

  Iran

Ireland North
13 March public sector strike against austerity

10/03/2015: Dead-end of rightwing, sectarian politics - new anti-sectarian party which fights for working class needed

  Ireland North

  Video
Dublin ROSA demonstration on International Women’s Day

10/03/2015: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) speaks along with other activists

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 International Women’s Day 2015

09/03/2015: Articles from CWI sections celebrating IWD

  Women

Greece
Syriza’s first months in power

07/03/2015: The working class and social movements must enter the struggle for their rights

  Greece

Netherlands
Wave of student protests

05/03/2015: For democratic reforms and end to budget cuts

  Netherlands

Austria
The year starts with antifascism

05/03/2015: Right-wing Ball events, PEGIDA, and neo-nazi Violence: A Month of Intense and Successful anti-fascism in Austria

  Austria, Venezuela

Ireland Republic

Socialist PartyCWI in Ireland republic: Socialist Party
Socialist Party, 141 Thomas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland, ++ 353 1 6772686, email
http://www.socialistparty.net

Ireland North: Massive public sector strike against austerity

13/03/2015, Socialist MPs in Southern Ireland Parliament send message of support to strikers
Socialistworld.net

Ireland South: Marriage equality referendum set for May

12/03/2015, Poisonous bigotry must be challenged
Helen Redwood, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Ireland North: Stormont government crisis on eve of public sector strike

11/03/2015, Struggle can force politicians back from austerity measures
Kevin Henry, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

Video: Dublin ROSA demonstration on International Women’s Day

10/03/2015, Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) speaks along with other activists
socialistworld.net

Ireland: Socialist questions Taoiseach on political policing

18/02/2015, International solidarity protests continue
socialistworld.net

Ireland: “Dogs of war” unleashed in Jobstown

16/02/2015, The Gardai have simultaneously targeted the community of Jobstown, the anti-water charges movement and the Anti-Austerity Alliance
Cillian Gillespie and Councillor Mick Barry, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

Ireland: Interview with Paul Murphy TD following arrest

13/02/2015, Socialist Party (CWI) and AAA TD Paul Murphy speaks following five days of political arrests of anti-water
socialistworld.net

Video: Ruth Coppinger challenges government over political policing

12/02/2015, Heated exchange in Irish parliament between deputy Prime Minister and Socialist Party (CWI) MP
socialistworld.net

Solidarity: International protest against political policing in Ireland

12/02/2015, Arrests continue
socialistworld.net

Solidarity: Sweden protest against political policing in Ireland

11/02/2015, "No more arrests"
Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

UPDATE: Further Dublin arrests as anti-protest clampdown continues

11/02/2015, Organise international solidarity!
socialistworld.net

UPDATE: More dawn arrests of Irish water-tax protestors

10/02/2015, Solidarity protests needed
socialistworld.net

UPDATE: Paul Murphy and others released from police custody

09/02/2015, Send protests against political policing and repression
socialistworld.net

Ireland: Paul Murphy and other socialists and anti-water tax activists arrested

09/02/2015, Arrests of Anti Austerity Alliance elected representatives and We Won’t Pay activists is another cheap attempt to denigrate the movement against the water charges
Anti Austerity Alliance statement

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"
socialistworld.net

Northern Ireland: The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015, Agreeing Not To Agree, Again
Michael Cleary, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)

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