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Britain
Referendum revolt

27/06/2016: Capitalist establishment shattered

  Britain

Scotland
After Brexit, SNP government threaten second Indy referendum

27/06/2016: Leave vote higher than average in many working class areas

  Scotland

Britain
After the referendum

24/06/2016: Tories Out! General election now! Fight for a 24 hour general strike

  Britain, Europe

Pakistan
Budget 2016-17

24/06/2016: The digits change but reality remains a nightmare for most

  Pakistan

Britain
EU referendum

23/06/2016: Whatever the result, political turmoil is ahead

  Britain

Taiwan
Student protests win important victory

23/06/2016: Education ministry retreats over increased tuition fees

  Taiwan

Italy
Prime Minister Renzi’s party routed

22/06/2016: Five Star mayors elected in Rome and Turin

  Italy

Ireland
The left wing case for leaving the EU

22/06/2016: Article by Paul Murphy, Irish MP and former MEP and CWI member

  Ireland Republic

Hong Kong
New protests as kidnapped bookseller speaks out

22/06/2016: Gangster methods of China’s regime exposed

  Hong Kong

Ireland
This weak government can be beaten

21/06/2016: “The reality is that a small clique of hard-left, Trotskyite politicians, who are quite upfront about seeking to overthrow the current system, are now arguably setting the political agenda.” (Shane Coleman, Irish Independent 17 May 2016)

  Ireland Republic

 Pakistan
Women health workers protest in Sindh

21/06/2016: Lady Health Workers organisation protests at non-payment of wages

  Pakistan, Women

Britain
EU referendum

19/06/2016: Whatever the result, political turmoil is ahead

  Britain

US
Stand together against bigotry, war and terrorism

17/06/2016: Orlando – massive wave of solidarity with LGBTQ community

  US

Asia
Conflict in the South China Sea

16/06/2016: Territorial disputes resemble pieces on a ‘geopolitical chessboard’ as the US and China struggle for hegemony in Asia

  Asia, China

Middle East
ISIS under pressure on several fronts

15/06/2016: Working classes, through bitterest of experiences, will take to road of mass struggle again

  Iraq, Middle East, Syria

France
Massive protest demonstration in Paris

15/06/2016: Workers march as Senate debates hated labour law reform

  France

 US
Over 100,000 sign petition for independent Sanders challenge

13/06/2016: Surge in support for petition initiated by socialist councillor Kshama Sawant

  US, Video

US
Orlando massacre

13/06/2016: Stand with our LGBTQ Sisters and Brothers! Fight back against Scapegoating & Islamophobia!

  US

Belgium
New trade union action plan

13/06/2016: “The cup is full !”

  Belgium

Egypt’s workers in revolt

12/06/2016: Review of "The Egyptians: a radical story"

  Egypt

Environment
EU green myths

11/06/2016: The truth about the EU and the environment

  Environment

EU
Left parties turning against bosses’ Europe

10/06/2016: Progress in Portugal and Spain, confusion in Britain

  Europe, Portugal, Spain

History
China’s ’Cultural Revolution’ 1966-67

10/06/2016: 50 years ago the ’Cultural Revolution’ began in China.

  China, History

Britain
Youth and the EU referendum

09/06/2016: Fight for our future, starting with a Leave vote to smash the Tories

  Britain

Muhammad Ali
A fighter who inspired millions

09/06/2016: Establishment forced to incorporate his legend into re-writing of history

  Sport

Review
The working-class case against the EU

08/06/2016: Review of ‘And The Weak Must Suffer What They Must?’ by Yanis Varoufakis

  Review

China
1989 mass movement and June 4 massacre

08/06/2016: Video by CWI comrades in China and Hong Kong

  China, History

Greece
Victory for Athens bus cleaners

07/06/2016: Strike action wins major concessions from contractors and bus administration

  Greece

Northern Ireland
Biggest union votes to support exit from the EU

06/06/2016: Union and Labour leaders should join NIPSA and other combative unions in opposing bosses’ club

  Ireland North

Venezuela
On the brink of collapse?

04/06/2016: Counter-revolution gaining ground

  Venezuela

Germany
After party conference, where is DIE LINKE going?

03/06/2016: SAV/CWI member Lucy Redler elected to national committee

  Germany

Portugal
Lisbon dockers victory against precarious work

02/06/2016: Militant strike action blocks bosses attempts to undermine collective bargaining

  Portugal

Britain
Tories tearing themselves apart over EU referendum

01/06/2016: Socialists say, ‘Vote Leave to get Cameron out!’

  Britain

France
Fight against Valls/Hollande government intensifies

31/05/2016: Gauche Revolutionnaire statement underlines vital need for political alternative

  France

Spain
Left government on the horizon in June elections

31/05/2016: Establishment parties panic as Podemos and United Left agree joint election challenge

  Spain

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

Greece: Victory for Athens bus cleaners

07/06/2016, Strike action wins major concessions from contractors and bus administration
Eleni Mitsou (Xekinima - CWI Greece) and Apostolis Kasimeris (Board Member of OASA - Athens Bus Workers’ Union)

Greece: Bus cleaners renew strike after management’s broken promises

29/05/2016, "Triple-oppressed workers - immigrants, women and low-paid – show way forward"
Interview with Apostolis Kassimeris, member of Xekinima and of Executive of OASA Workers’ Union (Athens bus drivers' union)

Greece: Striking Athens bus cleaners continue their struggle

17/05/2016, Court declares strike ‘lawful’
Articles from Xekinima (CWI Greece) website

Greece: Athens bus cleaners hold solid 48 hour strike

27/04/2016, Workers resist inhuman working conditions and violation of working rights
Apostolos Kasimeris (Board Member of OASA’s Athens Bus Workers’ Union) and Eleni Mitsou (Xekinima - CWI Greece)

Greece: Farmers occupy central Athens over pensions bill

17/02/2016, “All together, workers and poor farmers, at Syntagma Square, against austerity”
Text of leaflet produced by Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Greece: Powerful general strike opposes cuts to pensions

09/02/2016, All out in the struggle! Coordinate and develop the fight now!
Editorial from Xekinima, fortnightly newspaper of the CWI, Greece

Greece: Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

02/02/2016, Solidarity campaign needed!
Xekinima (CWI Greece) Reporters

Greece: General strike against austerity sees mass protests

26/11/2015, Syriza mobilises… against Syriza!
Xekinima (CWI Greece) Reporters

Greece: Mass abstention dominates general election

22/09/2015, Mass socialist alternative needs to be built
Interview with a Greek socialist

Greece: 20 September elections - ‘No’ to the Memorandum parties!

13/09/2015, Mass revolutionary Left needed to find way out of crisis of capitalist system
Statement by Xekinima (Greek section of the CWI)

Greece: What does “Popular Unity” stand for?

28/08/2015, New Left force launched following Tsipras’ betrayal
Interview with Andreas Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece), by Lucy Redler, SAV (CWI in Germany)

Greece and the latest phase of the EU crisis

18/08/2015, Alexis Tsipras and the Syriza leadership have pushed through parliament the third bailout – and further deep cuts – although only with the help of right-wing parties. However, the crises in Greece, the eurozone and wider EU are far from over…
Tony Saunois, CWI, from September 2015 issue of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Greece: ‘The working class showed it will return to struggle’

04/08/2015, After Syriza capitulates, taking first steps towards building a new mass Left alternative to austerity and capitalism
Interview with a Greek socialist

Germany: Capitalists strangling Greece

15/07/2015, No to the dictatorship of banks and big business – For a socialist Europe!
Georg Kümmel, Cologne, Sozialistische Alternative (CWI in Germany)

Greece: Tsipras crosses the Rubicon

10/07/2015, Time for a new, mass revolutionary Left to oppose all austerity!
Editorial Statement by Xekinima(CWI Greece)

Greece: Mighty class-based ‘NO’ shakes bosses’ EU

06/07/2015, Referendum earthquake sees working class boldly defy Troika and Greece’s servile ruling class!
Editorial comment by Xekinima (CWI Greece), 6 July 2015

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