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Chile
Socialism 2014 a success!

22/04/2014: First Santiago Socialism event organised by CWI in Chile

  Chile

CWI
History of the Committee for a Workers’ International

21/04/2014: 40th anniversary of the founding of the CWI

  History

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

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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