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Latin America
A new turn?

25/04/2015: Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean

  Latin America

Finland
Worst ever election result for traditional Left

24/04/2015: Finns Party second biggest in parliament

  Finland

Iran
Proposed nuclear deal reflects transformed Middle East

24/04/2015: In aftermath of disastrous Iraq occupation, Obama administration balancing between region’s forces

  Iran, Middle East

Scotland
Labour face annihilation as millions seek an answer to austerity

23/04/2015: The SNP, according to the polls, will win 53 of Scotland’s 59 Westminster MPs

  Scotland

 Video
Paul Murphy speaking at anti-water charges demo in Dublin

23/04/2015: Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks at march of tens of thosuands against water charges on April 18

  Ireland Republic, Video

 Video
Interview with Jawad Ahmed, famous Pakistani singer and activist

22/04/2015: Jawad Ahmed, Singer and central committee member of International Youth and Workers Movement (IYWM) from Pakistan spoke to CWI about the work of IYWM.

  Pakistan, Video

South Africa
Organise against xenophobia – a programme for our communities

21/04/2015: Build a country-wide socialist civic movement. Fight for jobs, houses and services for all

  Africa, South Africa

 Video
TUSC 100% anti-austerity election broadcast

20/04/2015: Broadcast goes out on all 5 national terrestrial channels

  Britain, Video

Britain
Labour - party of cuts

19/04/2015: Oppose the ’logic of capitalism’

  Britain

Tunisia
After the Bardo terrorist attack

18/04/2015: New class battles loom

  Tunisia

 Video
Paul Murphy attacks bosses’ victimisation of strikers

17/04/2015: Socialist Partty (CWI) and Anti-Austerity Alliance TD speaks in Irish Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

US
National day of strikes and protests for $15

17/04/2015: Snapshot of the movement – the fight for $15 in 7 major cities

  US

 Video
Kshama Sawant on Democracy Now

16/04/2015: Socialist Seattle councillor debates Hillary Clinton run for President

  US, Video

Ireland North
Hundreds protest against racist arson attack

15/04/2015: Build a united mass movement to challenge racism, sectarianism and all forms of bigotry

  Ireland North

Yemen
Brutal onslaught on country’s poor

15/04/2015: For unity of workers and poor against imperialism and sectarianism

  Yemen

Québec
A hot spring in the making?

14/04/2015: Students take strike action against austerity

  Quebec

China’s feminists
A victory for protests in China and worldwide

14/04/2015: Five women activists released in rare climb down by Beijing regime

  China

France
First one-day strike against austerity gets big response

13/04/2015: 300, 000 people marched on demonstrations across France on Thursday 9 April

  France

Australia
Budget - Who should pay for the economic crisis?

13/04/2015: Federal government preparing the ground for their second budget

  Australia

Britain
UKIP blame immigration for problems facing working class

12/04/2015: Workers’ unity to defend pay jobs and services

  Britain

Panama 2015 Trade Union and Social Alternative Summit

11/04/2015: For an end to imperialism and capitalism, long live socialist and revolutionary united solidarity in our Americas!

  Latin America

Kenya
The Garissa massacre, Al-Shabaab and US imperialism

10/04/2015: Growing regional destabilisation

  Kenya, US

US
40,000 Seattle workers get pay rise

08/04/2015: Coalition of students and workers demand $15 minimum wage at University of Washington

  US

Australia
Anti-racist protesters vastly outnumber ‘Reclaim Australia’ Melbourne rally

07/04/2015: Only ‘minority’ to blame for society’s problems is ultra-rich 1%

  Australia

Climate change
Looking for a cheap fix

06/04/2015: The cyclone that devastated the Pacific island of Vanuatu in March, the most severe ever recorded in the region, highlighted again the very likely connection between extreme weather events and global warming.

  Environment

Nigeria
Ruling party crumbles in historic election

05/04/2015: But only mass struggle can guarantee the interests of workers and poor masses under buhari’s presidency

  Nigeria

Scotland
Is the SNP: a threat to the political establishment?

04/04/2015: The SNP (Scottish National Party) looks set to win the majority of Scottish seats in the general election

  Scotland

Economy
What low oil prices cost the world economy

03/04/2015: The sudden plunge of oil and gas prices has underlined the volatility in the world capitalist economy

  World Economy

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks in support of striking workers

02/04/2015: Socialist MP challenges Labour Deputy Prime Minister in parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Scotland
Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015: Workers treated unfairly by council for years

  Scotland

South Africa
Cosatu splits as ‘Vavi’ expelled

01/04/2015: Expulsion opens new chapter in working class struggle

  Africa, South Africa

Singapore
Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew dies

31/03/2015: Apologist for neo-liberalism and autocracy

  Singapore

France
Elections punish Valls and Hollande

31/03/2015: Department results show need for fightback against austerity and racism

  France

Greece

Xekinima - Socialist Internationalist OrganisationCWI in Greece: Xekinima - Socialist Internationalist Organisation
Xekinima, 8 Gortynos, Kato Patissia, PO Box 11254, Athens, Greece., ++ 30 210 2283018-9, email
http://www.xekinima.org

Video: Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015, The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left
Nicos Anastasiades of Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Varoufakis’ “erratic Marxism” is not the answer

23/03/2015, Necessary to clarify ideas upon which successful struggles of European working class will be conducted
Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party, England & Wales)

Greece: Syriza’s first months in power

07/03/2015, The working class and social movements must enter the struggle for their rights
Andreas Payiatsos, from Xekinima (newspaper of the CWI Greece)

Greece: Vodafone strike declared “illegal”

04/03/2015, “None of this will intimidate us - we will struggle until we win collective bargaining”
Jacqueline Gorou, President, Panhellenic Trade Union Vodafone-Panafone

Greece: “Yes there was a different choice!”

02/03/2015, Socialist policies needed, not deals with the Troika
Interview with Nikos Kanellis, Volos City Councilor (Xekinima/ CWI Greece) by Sascha Stanicic (SAV’/CWI Germany)

Greece showdown

26/02/2015, Niall Mulholland interviewed NICOS ANASTASIADES, of Xekinima (CWI Greece), just as Syriza leaders agreed a four-month bail-out extension with the EU.
Article to be published in the March issue of Socialism Today (magazine of the Socialist Party, CWI in England and Wales)

Greece: Syriza retreats under Troika threats

24/02/2015, Popular mood shows anti-austerity, socialist policies would win huge support
Nicos Anastasiades, Xekinima (CWI Greece), Thessaloniki

Greece: What does Tsipras’s endorsement of Prokopis Pavlopoulos for President signify?

19/02/2015, Economic and social crisis requires independent pro-worker, socialist policies!
Statement by Xekinima (CWI Greece) Editorial Board [edited translation]

Greece: If the Troika does not back down?

13/02/2015, Let the Greek people decide!
Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Not a single step back!

08/02/2015, Conflict between SYRIZA government and EU escalates
Statement by the Editorial Board of Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Syriza-led government announces anti-austerity policies

30/01/2015, Markets and EU leaders react against Athens
Niall Mulholland, CWI

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

29/01/2015, For socialist policies to end austerity nightmare!
Article from Xekhinima (CWI Greece) website [dated 26 January 2015] translated and slightly edited

Greece: Syriza victory shows austerity elite can be beaten

29/01/2015, An inspiration for workers and youth across Europe
Editorial of The Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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
Niall Mulholland, socialistworld.net, interviews Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015, Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital
Interview with Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI in Greece)

Greece: Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015, General elections on 25 January
Interview with Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece)

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