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Spain
a break in the political establishment

07/02/2016: December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.

  Spain

US
#Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

06/02/2016: Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution against the billionaire class has enthused millions of people throughout the US looking for a political alternative to Wall Street.

  US

Brazil
Devastating outbreak of Zika virus

04/02/2016: Another healthcare system failure

  Brazil

Pakistan
PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016: Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers

  Pakistan

US
Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics - Sanders and Clinton tie

03/02/2016: “It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!”

  US

Japan
Social and political unease after “twenty lost years”

03/02/2016: Weakness of opposition is Prime Minister Abe’s only strength

  Japan

 Greece
Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

02/02/2016: Solidarity campaign needed!

  Greece, Solidarity

World Economy
Capitalism buffeted by choppy waters

02/02/2016: Bosses strive to offload cost of crisis on working class - a struggle for system change is needed

  World Economy

Egypt
Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016: Workers’ struggles continue despite repression

  Egypt

India
Justice for Rohit Vemula

31/01/2016: Solidarity message from the Committee for a Workers’ International

  India, US

Britain
Fractured politics

29/01/2016: A volatile mix

  Britain

Tunisia
Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016: Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied

  Tunisia

China
Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016: “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”

  China

Venezuela
Right-wing landslide

20/01/2016: First electoral defeat suffered by the Chavistas since Hugo Chávez was first elected president in 1998

  Venezuela

Leningrad
‘Hero City’

19/01/2016: 900 days of siege in World War Two

  History, Russia

Britain
Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016: Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers

  Britain

US
Socialist response to State of the Union 2016

15/01/2016: Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s "State of the Union" speech

  US

 South Africa
Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016: For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane

  Africa, Solidarity, South Africa

Britain
Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016: Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities

  Britain

Scotland
Politicians have a choice

11/01/2016: Implement Tory austerity or set no-cuts budgets

  Scotland

Sweden/Denmark
Closing borders

07/01/2016: The EU’s nightmare continues

  Denmark, Sweden

 Pakistan
Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016: Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

  Pakistan, Solidarity

 Taiwan
Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016: Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour

  Solidarity, Taiwan

China 2015
A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016: Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands

  China

Britain
Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016: Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).

  Britain

 Review
Alexandra Kollontai

29/12/2015: A life of socialist struggle

  Review, Women

Review
Revisiting Animal Farm

27/12/2015: Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution

  Review

Review
Charlie Chaplin

25/12/2015: Playing the underdog

  Review

Spain
Elections mark shift to the Left

23/12/2015: No government majority as Podemos partially recovers

  Spain

Environment
A world of change

23/12/2015: Human beings have radically altered the Earth, adapting nature in the struggle to survive and thrive…

  Environment

Pakistan
Hundreds protest against religious extremism and increased intolerance

21/12/2015: Rally organised by Socialist Movement Sindh in Mir Pur Khas

  Pakistan

China
Regime cracks down on labour activists

19/12/2015: Arrests in Guangdong province as workers’ struggles multiply

  China

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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