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Scotland
1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014: Urgent to build new mass party for the working class

  Scotland

Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

  Belgium

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

Mexico

Mexico: Freedom for Nestora Salgado!

20/03/2014, Social activist imprisoned for role in community self-defence against drug cartels and corrupt state forces
socialistworld.net

Mexico: Interview with Mexican workers in struggle.

19/12/2008, Resistance to neo-liberalism growing
socialistworld.net

Mexico: Conflict in Oaxaca rumbles on

30/07/2007, State and federal police attack demonstration and arrest 31 people, leaving countless wounded
Karl Debbaut, cwi, London

Mexico: Leaders of APPO, including Flavio Sosa, arrested in Mexico City

07/12/2006, Calderon government accused of state terrorism against the peoples of Oaxaca
Juan Guerrero, Mexico City

Mexico: More violence in Oaxaca

27/11/2006, Confrontations between police and demonstrators result in 48 wounded and 60 arrests
Juan Guerrero, Mexico City

Mexico: Hundreds of thousands gather for inauguration of legitimate president López Obrador

22/11/2006, "Se ve, se siente, tenemos presidente"
Juan Guerrero, Mexico City

Mexico: Hundreds travel to Oaxaca to show solidarity with mass protesters

18/11/2006, ‘Monument to the Revolution’, Mexico DF - that is our rendezvous for last Saturday morning, 9 am.
Eyewitness report by Juan Guerrero (CWI)

Mexico: Low intensity war against the people of Oaxaca

14/11/2006, 25 deaths, 400 disappearances as the federal state clamps down to kill APPO
Dirk Kozijns, Mexico City, Friday 10 of November 2006

Mexico: Police and army move against the rebellion in Oaxaca

30/10/2006, Police in civilian clothes shoot four people before moving in with armoured trucks and helicopters
Karl Debbaut, CWI, Monday, 30 October

Mexico:"Social upheaval inflames Mexico

06/10/2006, This was the headline in the US Wall Street Journal in its weekend edition on 1-3 September.
Tony Saunois, CWI, London, Friday 6 October 2006

Mexico: Federal electoral tribunal names Calderon as president

08/09/2006, Massive election fraud stands while opposition gears up for more radical action
Karl Debbaut, CWI, London, Friday 8 September 2006.

Mexico: A battle against election fraud

25/08/2006, Thousands join massive encampments stretching for seven miles
Tony Saunois, cwi

Mexico: Right-wing election fraud

11/07/2006, "If there is no solution, there will be revolution"
Tony Saunois, CWI, London

Mexico: Another Stolen Presidency?

07/07/2006, The Country threatens to erupt if the right steals another election
Alan Jones, New York, US

Mexico: mass protest force Fox to back down

29/04/2005, Reactionary capitalist parties risk explosion of anger
Adam Ziemkowski, Mexico City, Socialist Alternative (cwi us), Friday 29 April 2005

Mexico: Zapatistas in Mexico City. What next?

03/03/2001, Mounting excitement gripped Mexico in early March as the 15-day "Zapatour" by 23 Zapatista (EZLN) comandantes and subcomandante Marcos made its way from Chiapas towards Mexico City. The EZLN followed, in the last leg of their trip, the historic route taken by the legendary Emiliano Zapata and the revolutionary southern army in 1914 during the Mexican Revolution of 1911-1920. Robert Bechert witnessed the Zapatistas arrival.
Robert Bechert, CWI.

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