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France
Fight against Valls/Hollande government intensifies

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

  France

Greece
Bus cleaners renew strike after management’s broken promises

29/05/2016: "Triple-oppressed workers - immigrants, women and low-paid – show way forward"

  Greece

Congo
Day of Protest 26 May

28/05/2016: New massacres in mineral-rich region

  Congo

 Kazakhstan
Embassy protests in solidarity with struggle against land privatisation and for democratic rights

27/05/2016: Soldarity actions take place internationally against Nazarbayev regime

  Kazakhstan, Solidarity

Brazil
Mass protests against new government begin

27/05/2016: LSR (CWI) forces participation highlighted

  Brazil

 Solidarity
Brutal bosses attack striking Lisbon Dockers

25/05/2016: Protest and solidarity messages needed

  Solidarity

Austria
Only 31,026 votes prevent far right’s Hofer becoming president

24/05/2016: ‘Breathing space’ offers chance to build a fighting, democratic left alternative

  Austria

Britain
EU referendum exposes gaping political fault-lines

24/05/2016: New road can open up for labour movement if working class relies on its own forces

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Massive police operation confronts demonstrators

23/05/2016: Nazarbayev regime faces mounting opposition

  Kazakhstan

Australia
Federal election looming

21/05/2016: How should the labour and social movements respond?

  Australia

Kazakhstan
 Anger against Nazarbayev expressed on the streets

20/05/2016: ‘Illegal’ protests planned for Saturday 21 May

  Kazakhstan

Brazil
Fall of President Dilma Rousseff unleashes offensive against working class

19/05/2016: The impeachment process and historic crisis of the PT (Workers’ Party)

  Brazil

Britain
Brexit, the EU and the economy

19/05/2016: Remain or Leave, workers must fight for socialist change

  Britain

Nigeria
General strike begins

18/05/2016: Determined leadership and clear strategy needed to succeed

  Nigeria

Ireland
‘Jobstown trials’ to go ahead

18/05/2016: Government loses battle on water charges but wages war on Left

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Striking Athens bus cleaners continue their struggle

17/05/2016: Court declares strike ‘lawful’

  Greece

Canada
Fire devastates Fort McMurray

16/05/2016: Capitalism equals environmental destruction

  Canada

Saudi Arabia
Gathering storms over the House of Saud

13/05/2016: Collapse of oil prices expose fragile foundations of oil Gulf monarchies

  Middle East, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

France
New stage in battle over labour law

12/05/2016: Hollande’s decision to over-rule parliament provokes another round of struggle

  France

Kazakhstan
Protests erupt

12/05/2016: Phoney elections have not brought stability

  Kazakhstan

Sweden
Successful Congress for CWI forces

12/05/2016: Political foundations laid for new branches and growth in other Nordic countries

  Sweden

Ireland
100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly

12/05/2016: Revolutionary socialist, militant workers' leader and internationalist

  Ireland Republic

Northern Ireland
Main parties win Assembly elections…

11/05/2016: But positive moves against sectarian politics

  Ireland North

Belgium
Trade unions announce new plan of action

11/05/2016: Call for two national demonstrations, building towards general strikes

  Belgium

Quebec
The fight for $15 shows true colors of Parti Québecois

10/05/2016: No to an all-class pro-independence alliance

  Quebec

Britain
Elections show anger and fragmentation

10/05/2016: Mobilise the anti-austerity mood into a mass, democratic movement to defeat the right

  Britain

Scotland
SNP win elections

09/05/2016: New openings for a socialist left alternative emerge

  Scotland

Ireland
How long can Kenny’s government last?

07/05/2016: Minority government supported by two main parties and “Independents” formed

  Ireland Republic

 Video
Paul Murphy sets record straight on "legal aid"

06/05/2016: Socialist MP threatened with jail for protesting against water charges responds to attacks in Irish parliament

  Video

South Africa
Zuma must go!

06/05/2016: Build a socialist mass workers’ party for a government of the working class

  South Africa

 Solidarity
Portuguese dock workers’ indefinite strike

05/05/2016: What we cannot do: leave the dockers alone

  Solidarity

Britain
90th anniversary of epochal general strike

05/05/2016: When workers tasted power

  Britain

Hong Kong
Racist smear campaign against refugees

05/05/2016: Socialist Action (CWI) initiates successful anti-racist march

  Aceh

May Day 2016
Rallies and marches mark international workers' day

04/05/2016: Photo gallery of CWI's global May Day participation

  May Day

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: 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

Video: Real nature of EU is being laid bare

02/07/2015, Ruth Coppinger, Socialist TD (Irish MP), supports Greek ‘NO’ vote, and calls for debt refutation and nationalisations
Socialistworld.net

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