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Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"

  Britain

Spain
Millions take to streets calling for Catalonia’s independence

18/09/2014: Only working class struggle can guarantee the right to decide and resist austerity

  Spain

Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

  Sweden

Scotland
Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US
Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

 Video
John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil
Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland
10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

Hong Kong
Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014: After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

Scotland
Big swing to Yes leaves referendum vote on a knife edge

04/09/2014: Over 18,000 people have attended Hope Over Fear public meetings to hear socialist Tommy Sheridan.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

Pakistan
Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014: Working class will bring the real revolution and change

  Pakistan

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)

Northern Ireland: Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014, A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence
Michael Cleary, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

Ireland: Greyhound lockout enters ninth week

28/08/2014, A fight for all workers!
Paul Murphy, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Dublin

Northern Ireland: Strong anti-fracking electoral challenge

05/06/2014, Impressive Enniskillen vote a warning to main parties and drilling multinationals
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Northern Ireland: Thousands rally against violent racism

03/06/2014, Pastor’s “Satanic” anti-Muslim comments defended by First Minister
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Video: Ruth Coppinger TD takes seat

29/05/2014, Joe Higgins speaks in Irish parliament
socialistworld.net

Ireland: Electoral surge against austerity

28/05/2014, Socialist Party wins a second TD and Anti Austerity Alliance 14 councillors
Danny Byrne, CWI

Socialist wins Dublin election

24/05/2014, Ruth Coppinger elected to the Irish parliament
Socialistworld.net

Ireland: Paul Murphy MEP slams Labour’s record in office

22/05/2014, "Labour bringing people back to work, for 1€ an hour on forced labour schemes"
Socialistworld.net

N Ireland: Reject the Green and Orange Tories

17/05/2014, Socialist candidates contest local council seats in Belfast and Enniskillen
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Video: Paul Murphy MEP speaks on Irish TV

09/05/2014, Paul Murphy, standing for reelection as Socialist Party (CWI) MEP for Dublin, speaks on ’The People’s debate’ with Vincent Browne
socialistworld.net

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

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