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Greece
Syriza-led government announces anti-austerity policies

30/01/2015: Markets and EU leaders react against Athens

  Greece

Saudi Arabia
’Defenders of democracy’ mourn despot’s death

30/01/2015: Atrocious human rights records no concern for Western powers

  Saudi Arabia

Greece
Why did Syriza and the KKE fail to reach agreement?

29/01/2015: For socialist policies to end austerity nightmare!

  Greece

Greece
Syriza victory shows austerity elite can be beaten

29/01/2015: An inspiration for workers and youth across Europe

  Britain, Greece

Greece
Syriza comes to power, as old ruling parties collapse

27/01/2015: Left parties fail to form government - Syriza goes into coalition with populist right Independent Greeks

  Europe, Greece

China
Slowest growth rate since 1990

25/01/2015: Economy decelerated 30 percent in five years

  China

Cuba
Diplomatic relations with US restored, embargo eased

24/01/2015: Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates

  Cuba, US

Northern Ireland
Water service workers win important victory

23/01/2015: A victory for all workers and an inspiration to resist the ‘race to the bottom’

  Ireland North

Sri Lanka
Mobilise now to defend our demands

22/01/2015: Article first published in the Colombo Telegraph

  Sri Lanka

 US
Kshama Sawant gives socialist response to Obama’s "State of the Union" address

21/01/2015: "Why can’t Barack Obama say “Black Lives Matter”?"

  US, Video

Russia/Ukraine
Facing a turbulent 2015

21/01/2015: As death toll rises, economies plunge into freefall

  Russia, Ukraine

Greece
Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015: Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital

  Greece

Nigeria
The Massacre in Baga

19/01/2015: Socialism or Barbarism

  Nigeria

Review
‘Eleanor Marx - a life’

17/01/2015: Clare Doyle reviews ’Eleanor Marx - A Life’ by Rachel Holmes

  Review

 Video
Joe Higgins questions Irish Central Bank governor

16/01/2015: Socialist MP grills establishment over banking bubble and collapse

  Video

Nigeria
2015 general elections and the working masses

16/01/2015: Boko Haram and the war in the north-east

  Nigeria

  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"

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 Video
A year of struggle in Brazil

14/01/2015: LSR members intervene in struggles of 2014

  Brazil, Video

Sri Lanka
New but uncertain period opens up

14/01/2015: President Sirisena aims for clean government but will face difficulties

  Sri Lanka

Iran
Labour and children’s rights activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, sentenced to another nine years

13/01/2015: International action needed to overturn latest conviction and to immediately release Behnam

  Iran

Germany
What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015: Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all

  Germany

France
Millions march for solidarity

12/01/2015: Unity against racism and capitalism!

  France

New Zealand
Extreme poverty worsens

12/01/2015: Workers need to build political alternative to major parties’ big business agenda

  New Zealand

France
Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

10/01/2015: The shocking, cold blooded slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage

  France

Norway
General strike called for 28 January

10/01/2015: Two-hour protest against worsening working conditions

  Norway

Sri Lanka
Rajapaksa defeated

09/01/2015: Period of uncertainty opens

  Sri Lanka

Sweden
New elections cancelled

09/01/2015: “Peace deal” between government and right-wing opposition

  Sweden

Greece
Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015: General elections on 25 January

  Greece

France
Deadly attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

08/01/2015: Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!

  France

Hong Kong
Politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

07/01/2015: A fighting democratic movement must be created to continue and build upon this historic “first round”

  Hong Kong

Israel-Palestine
A successful Socialism conference in the shadow of national divide

06/01/2015: Over 150 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2014’ in Tel Aviv, organised by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM - CWI in Israel-Palestine)

  Israel / Palestine

Northern Ireland
The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015: Agreeing Not To Agree, Again

  Ireland Republic

Environment
Market forces hold back renewable energy

01/01/2015: Have capitalist governments around the world finally woken up to the danger of global warming?

  Environment

New Year
Political and economic ingredients for volatile 2015

31/12/2014: As crisis of capitalism worsens, vital to organise and continue the struggle

  Britain, Europe, World Economy

Britain
In defence of TUSC

30/12/2014: As the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gears up for its biggest ever electoral stand…

  Britain, US

Mexico

Mexico: Anger grows over missing Mexican students

04/12/2014, Dave Carr
Led by the families of the 43 students who disappeared two months ago, thousands of protesters marched through Mexico City on 20 November to demand answers and action from the government.

Mexico: Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014, Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico
Tim Heffernan, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada), Toronto

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

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