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Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp


Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government


Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP


Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent


Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis


 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014: Working class will bring the real revolution and change


Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

18/08/2014: Spread the protests – unite against racism and inequality


Only united action can stop sectarian war

16/08/2014: Iraqis and Kurds must not trust imperialist ‘helpers’


Socialism and national rights

15/08/2014: Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries

  Israel / Palestine, Ukraine

Jess Spear Primary result

14/08/2014: “We’ve only just gotten started”


Socialist policies are needed to answer Project Fear

13/08/2014: September 18 will see an unprecedented mobilisation to the polls for the referendum on Scottish independence


Indonesian Election

12/08/2014: New face; same problems


Kshama Sawant calls on Seattle city council to condemn Israeli onslaught

11/08/2014: Socialist councillor denounces Israeli state terror

  Israel / Palestine

Crisis deepens

09/08/2014: Military conflict escalates


 CWI School
Latin America

08/08/2014: Beginning to feel full effects of world crisis

  CWI, Latin America

 CWI School
World capitalism fails working people

07/08/2014: System offers economic crisis, insecurity, poverty and wars


Countdown to independence referendum

07/08/2014: For an independent socialist Scotland


Paul Murphy speaks at Dublin Gaza protest

04/08/2014: Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Former MEP and parliamentary bye-election candidate speaks to thousands protesting against Israeli state terrorism

  Israel / Palestine, Video

 CWI Summer School
European capitalism fails to recover

02/08/2014: Working class must organise for future struggles

  CWI, Europe

Another debt default

01/08/2014: Only socialist policies can end extortion of vulture markets


Gaza in crisis

29/07/2014: Mass action needed to stop bloodshed

  Israel / Palestine

Sri Lanka
United Socialist Party issues press statement

28/07/2014: CWI calls for protests and financial assistance

  Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

26/07/2014: CWI condemns attack and requests solidarity

  Sri Lanka

The great slowdown

24/07/2014: Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data


The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time


The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

  World War 1

The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

  World War 1

South Africa
Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?


Sri Lanka
Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka


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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)

Alexis Tsipras in London: What way out for Greece and the working class in Europe

19/03/2013, On Friday 15 March, 500 people attended a public meeting by Syriza’s leader, Alexis Tsipras, organised by Syriza’s London branch.
Amalia Loizidou, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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