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Sri Lanka
Provincial elections spike president’s plans

20/04/2014: Repression can provoke opposition

  Sri Lanka

China
Labour disputes soar

17/04/2014: 40,000 workers paralyse world’s largest sports shoe maker

  China

Greece
International anti-fascist conference “No pasaran!”

16/04/2014: Four thousand attend three-day event in Athens

  Greece

South Africa
Enthusiastic response for WASP ahead of May elections

15/04/2014: WASP campaigning material available on pdf

  South Africa

India
Massive election process could end in turmoil

14/04/2014: New party expresses, but cannot solve, major discontents

  India

Cyprus
Austerity sees living standards fall back 40 years

11/04/2014: One year of the right wing Anastasiades government

  Cyprus

 Iranian nuclear talks
Hypocrisy abounds

10/04/2014: Paul Murphy MEP

  Video

Britain
Dave Nellist on BBC outlining TUSC’s socialist policies

10/04/2014: Trade union and socialist coalition (TUSC) candidate count reaches 476 for May local election

  Britain

Taiwan
Occupation of parliament ends after 23 days

10/04/2014: What are the lessons of the island’s ‘sunflower movement’?

  Taiwan

Hungary
Election highlights lack of Left challenge

09/04/2014: Declining vote for ruling Fidész party; neo-fascist Jobbik picks up 20% as false ‘alternative’

  Hungary

Environment
Ukraine crisis exploited by multinational fracking lobby

09/04/2014: Oppose the pro-big business EU/ US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership!

  Environment, Ukraine

Belgium
50,000 join ETUC Brussels demonstration

08/04/2014: Protesters’ radical mood

  Belgium

Britain
One in ten council seats will have TUSC candidate

07/04/2014: No-cuts election challenge grows

  Britain

Review
Net political impact

06/04/2014: To Save Everything, Click Here • By Evgeny Morozov •

  Review

Belgium
The rise of the PTB/PvdA

05/04/2014: Recent polls confirm a probable electoral breakthrough for the Workers’ Party of Belgium (PTB/PvdA).

  Belgium

Ivory Coast
First victory for students at University of Cocody

04/04/2014: An important step to push the struggle against neo-liberal policies further

  Ivory Coast

Canada
Port of Vancouver truckers’ strike wins significant gains

03/04/2014: After bosses’ seen off - unions must defend their right to strike!

  Canada

France
Government punished in local elections

02/04/2014: Far right gains highlight need for strong fighting left opposition

  France

Nepal
Turning back the wheel of history

01/04/2014: Second constituent assembly election – a shift to the right

  Nepal

South Africa
WASP manifesto launch success!

01/04/2014: On Saturday 29 March the Workers and Socialist Party launched its 2014 election manifesto at a rally in Katlehong, Gauteng

  Africa, South Africa

Taiwan
Half a million on the streets against President Ma

31/03/2014: Demonstrators call for trade pact to be withdrawn and for president to step down

  Taiwan

US
Winning $15 an hour in Seattle

31/03/2014: A socialist strategy

  US

Netherlands
Socialist Party local election gains

31/03/2014: Vote for SP can be the basis for a mass struggle against cuts

  Netherlands

 Video
Hypocrisy of Irish Govt & EU on Ukraine

29/03/2014: Joe Higgins, Socialist Party (CWI MP) speaks in Irish parliament

  Ukraine, Video

 Sweden
New political winds affect CWI Congress

28/03/2014: Optimistic Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna prepares for elections

  CWI, Sweden

No to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership!

28/03/2014: Anti-democratic agreement seeks to increase corporate domination of politics

Portugal
Thousands of police and military march in Lisbon

27/03/2014: Reflection of the government’s intrinsic weakness

  Portugal

Spain
A million march for dignity in Madrid

26/03/2014: 22M: A before and after moment for the class struggle

  Spain

Taiwan
Ma government rocked by mass protests and occupation of parliament

26/03/2014: Down with undemocratic Kuomintang rule – for a Taiwan-wide student strike as the next step!

  Taiwan

Bosnia-Herzegovina
Mass protests - The first flowers of spring

26/03/2014: What programme should the Left advocate?

  Bosnia

Sudan
Has al-Bashir survived mass protests?

25/03/2014: Removal of hated regime not enough; crises of poverty and oppression due to grip of capitalism

  Sudan

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

see also: Website of Joe Higgins, TD (member of the Irish Parliament), and Paul Murphy, MEP (member of the European Parliament), for the Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Video: EU commission attacked over Irish bank bailout

20/01/2014, Paul Murphy, Irish CWI MEP in the European Parliament
socialistworld.net

“Ireland as a success story” rhetoric is based on empty spin

27/12/2013, The Troika is not going anywhere
Paul Murphy, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MEP

Northern Ireland: Students and staff occupation at University of Ulster

20/12/2013, Fighting plans to close student facility and convert it into ‘high class teaching suites’ and corporate dining area
Reporters from Socialist Party, Northern Ireland

Ireland: Still no “bailout” for bubble mortgages

08/12/2013, In the midst of talk about Ireland’s exit from the Troika programme and recovery supposedly in sight, the mortgage crisis affecting hundreds of thousands of ordinary people is being deliberately understated.
Michael O’Brien, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Ireland: 100 years since the great Dublin Lockout

04/11/2013, Joe Higgins speaks in parliament on legacy of 1913
socialistworld.net

Ireland: Victimising the vulnerable

24/10/2013, Joe Higgins, Socialist Party TD, speaks on Roma children and unemployed youth
Socialistworld.net

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy – Campaigning to retain MEP seat for the Left

11/10/2013, But SWP’s sectarian actions could damage Paul’s chances
Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Reporters

Ireland: The 1913 Dublin Lockout and the unions today

29/08/2013, An immense struggle between the workers’ movement and big-business leaders
Joe Higgins Socialist Party TD, first published in Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Irish Presidency of EU: Never let the facts get in the way of a good story

08/07/2013, Paul Murphy MEP speaks in debate in the European Parliament on the conclusion of the Irish Presidency of the EU Council, reply from Irish prime minister Enda Kenny
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

Ireland: Tax haven for multinational corporations

22/05/2013, How Ireland is used as a tax haven by multinational corporations while the government is preparing to steal the property tax from people’s wages, social welfare and pensions
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Ireland: ‘Bus Eireann workers in front line of class war - We should all support them!’

13/05/2013, Bus workers take strike action over savage wage cuts and attacks on conditions
Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) Reporters

Ireland: Union rank and file rejects rotten “Croke Park 2” deal

20/04/2013, ‘No’ vote puts Labour Party on the ropes
Statement by Paul Murphy, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MEP

Ireland: March against austerity and the Property Tax

16/04/2013, Nearly 10,000 show determined, angry and positive mood
Matt Waine, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Ireland: Nothing more to give - No to Croke Park II

20/03/2013, “Nothing more to give” sums up the position of public sector workers who are struggling to survive in the midst of the never-ending economic crisis.
Stephen Boyd, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Ireland: Protests and pay talks show growing anger

25/02/2013, Four unions walk out of talks on public sector pay deal – for a new alliance of fighting unions!
socialistworld.net

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