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Terror attack at Westminster

24/03/2017: Unite against terror, racism and war


Democratic Party splits and 5-Star Movement in crisis

22/03/2017: Class struggle can build real left force


Student strike empties classes and fills streets on 9 March

21/03/2017: Over 100,000 take to the streets in SE demonstrations


Second referendum on independence?

18/03/2017: SNP fire the starting gun but offer no solutions to austerity


National day of strikes and protests shows Temer can be beaten

17/03/2017: For a one-day general strike as the next step


South Africa
Unity against poverty, crime and xenophobia

17/03/2017: Capitalist politicians use xenophobia to divert attention from failures of profit system

  South Africa

Election result a colossal defeat for austerity government

16/03/2017: Oppose Wilders and the ‘mainstream’ right – Build a mass workers’ party that struggles for socialism


Workers and their families left to starve by multi-billionaire companies

16/03/2017: International campaign needed to force companies to pay


Hong Kong
Protest against LSG Sky Chefs dismissal of union chairman

14/03/2017: Ng Chi-Fai sacked for organising union by multinational’s Hong Kong division – international solidarity needed

  Hong Kong

Ireland North
Snap election raises sectarian temperature    

14/03/2017: Workers need strong socialist alternative at ballot box and in unions

  Ireland North

Counter protest against far-right

13/03/2017: Rise of Islamophobia and right-wing reaction poses new challenges to the left


 International Women's Day
Speech by Kshama Sawant

12/03/2017: Video of 8 March rally in Seattle


 International Women’s Day
Millions join marches and take action

10/03/2017: Socialists around the world demand an end to women’s oppression


 Hong Kong
Women’s march against sexism and racism

09/03/2017: International Women’s Day: “Solidarity with global mass protests and women’s strikes”


Hundreds of thousands participate in International Women’s day student strike

08/03/2017: ‘Libres y Combativas’ and Sindicato de Estudiantes call strike against sexist violence and for working class women's rights


Political spectacle of the ruling class

08/03/2017: Most workers underemployed, 40% in poverty - situation demands new workers’ party


 International Women’s Day 2017
A century on from the Russian Revolution

06/03/2017: Demonstrations world-wide swelled by anti-Trump anger


Massive demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won

06/03/2017: Up to 250,000 march in national protest, organised from below


Price hikes hit workers and middle classes

04/03/2017: Falling support for dictator Sisi portends growing opposition


Hong Kong’s sham election

03/03/2017: Pan-democrats sink to new low by supporting “lesser evil” John Tsang

  Hong Kong

Socialist response to Trump’s address to joint session of congress

02/03/2017: Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative councillor, speaks


“Who could believe it?"

24/02/2017: What is behind Trump's attack?


Dublin's #JobstownNotGuilty

23/02/2017: Defend the right to protest - stop this political vendetta!

  Ireland Republic

A web of intrigue sparks government crisis

22/02/2017: Smear campaign against a prominent police whistleblower

  Ireland Republic

February revolution 1917
What lessons for today?

21/02/2017: 23 February 1917 (8 March in today’s calendar) marked the beginning of the socialist revolution in Russia, which sparked a revolutionary wave that would travel around the world.

  Russian Revolution

International protests in support of TOTAL/G4S workers

20/02/2017: Solidarity spreads for victims of wage robbery and killing by multinational corporations

  Solidarity, Yemen

Anti-immigrant Freedom Party leading polls ahead of general elections

18/02/2017: Only a choice between the “regular” and far-right?


Council cuts can be fought - and they must be

16/02/2017: Corbyn needs to stand up to Brexit rebels


Pablo Iglesias wins clear victory in Podemos congress

15/02/2017: Time to build the class struggle on the streets



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Greece: Athens’ bus cleaners win bulk of wages owed

14/02/2017, The struggle continues!
Eleni Mitsou (Xekinima - CWI Greece) and Apostolis Cassimere’s (Board Member of OASA - Athens Bus Workers’ Union)

Greece: Athens bus cleaners once again out in struggle

15/12/2016, Protest over unpaid wages and for direct employment!
Xekinima (Greek section of the CWI) Reporters

Greece: Athens bus cleaners win major victory

26/08/2016, Struggle achieves public contracts for 100s cleaning workers
Interview with Eleni Mitsou (Xekinima - CWI Greece) and Apostolis Cassimere’s (Board Member of OASA - Athens Bus Workers’ Union)

Greece: Rise in support for Grexit; fall in support for SYRIZA

11/07/2016, Highest levels recorded against Eurozone and EU membership following Brexit
Kyriakos Halaris (translated from the Xekinima website of the Greek section of the CWI)

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)

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