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Death knells of "Transition" regime

23/10/2014: Catalonia; ’Podemos’, and the left


TD Paul Murphy tears up Irish Water pack in the Dail

22/10/2014: 1 million refuse to register for water charges

  Ireland Republic

“Sawant ... with Impressive Favorable Rating”

22/10/2014: 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her district underline again the search for a new representation of working class people. Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State is gaining momentum.


100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated


Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism


Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

  Hong Kong, US

Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism


10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum


’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

  Middle East, US

Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa
"A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!


Middle East
Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand
National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health


The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Iraq /Syria
US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

  Iraq, Syria, US

Hong Kong
Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

30/09/2014: Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement

  Hong Kong

Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014: Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair


Ireland South
Is Sinn Féin a genuine left alternative?

25/09/2014: Seeking alliances with austerity parties

  Ireland Republic

Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

24/09/2014: The referendum has turned British politics upside down – even though the No vote won


Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014: Build a working class alternative

  Britain, Scotland

"This destruction of workers’ lives serves the bankers"

23/09/2014: “We must all keep going…we have no other way to survive than to fight-back”


Petrochemical workers sentenced to jail and flogging

22/09/2014: Protest against Iranian government’s brutal sentences!


Video of Climate Summit meeting with Kshama Sawant

22/09/2014: Video of New York City Climate Summit meeting with Bernie Sanders, Kshama Sawant, Bill KcKibben, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges

  Environment, US, Video

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


Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming


Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"


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


Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats



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Greece: "This destruction of workers’ lives serves the bankers"

23/09/2014, “We must all keep going…we have no other way to survive than to fight-back”
Speech by Apostolis Kasimeriss, an Athens bus driver, to Italian socialists

Greece: Syriza tops poll in Euro elections

06/06/2014, CWI supporters elected to Volos council
Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece)

Greece: International anti-fascist conference “No pasaran!”

16/04/2014, Four thousand attend three-day event in Athens
Sebastian Forster (CWI Germany) and Elin Gauffin (CWI Sweden)

Greece: Still in the eye of the storm

26/02/2014, From the outside, it can appear there’s a certain pause in the struggle in Greece. Is this true?
Interview with Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece) published in Socialism Today

Greece: The fascist threat

08/02/2014, Deep economic crisis, savage austerity and social upheaval have polarised Greek society.
Christina Ziakka, Xekinima (CWI Greece) - translated by Amalia Loizidou. First published in Socialism Today

Greece: Two members of neo-fascist Golden Dawn shot dead

06/11/2013, Who gains from terrorism?
Statement by Xekinima (CWI Greece) *

Greece: After the Syriza congress

20/10/2013, Party battles promise to be as hard as the Greek class struggle
Andros Payiatsos, from Socialism Today

Video: MEP Paul Murphy Condemns the Golden Dawn murder of Pavlos Fyssas

11/10/2013, "Anti-fascists need to build committees from below to fight against far right"

Greece: State crackdown on Golden Dawn

01/10/2013, Pavlos Fyssas’s murder - Left-wing rapper stood up against fascism and injustice until the end
Andros Payiatsos and Alexandros Prantounas, Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: 90% turn-out for teachers’ strike; 10,000s join marches

19/09/2013, Teachers show the way! Build for all-out general strike action to defeat new austerity attacks!
Xekinima (CWI Greece) Reporters, Athens

Greece: Neo-Nazis accused of cold-blooded murder of Pavlos Fyssas, Left activist and rapper

19/09/2013, The Left and organised working class needs to organise a powerful anti-fascist front
Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Court prosecution of anti-Golden Dawn activists fails

08/09/2013, State continues to prepare for intensification of repression as social upheavals loom
Xekinima Reporters (Translated by Amalia Loizidou)

Greece: Gangsters in the Troika and Greek government stand over the closure of ERT

22/07/2013, Video includes an MEP calling for Paul to be reprimanded by the chair for referring to the Troika as "gangsters".
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Greece: Coalition government in crisis after attempting to close down ERT broadcaster

20/06/2013, Leaderships of unions and Left parties fail to provide decisive leadership
Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Government shuts down state broadcaster ERT

12/06/2013, Unions must organise general strike action now!
Leaflet text by Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Challenging the Golden Dawn

10/05/2013, On 2 May the neo-fascist Golden Dawn attempted to distribute food in Syntagma square in Athens to people holding proof of Greek nationality.
Katerina Kleitsa , Xekinima (CWI Greece)

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