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Massive general strike makes the government wobble

19/12/2014: Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity!


Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014: Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers

  Portugal, Solidarity

Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues


Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

  Latin America

Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party


 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future


Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget


Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!


Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite


All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport


An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island


‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions


 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future


Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative


South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia


Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector


Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

  Israel / Palestine

Mid-term elections do not mean a turn to the right in society

19/11/2014: Big Gains for Republicans while Voters Support Progressive Ballot Measures


Socialist TD defends anti-water charges protests

18/11/2014: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) appears on ‘Prime Time’

  Ireland Republic, Video

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014: Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship

  Hong Kong

Water tax revolt continues in Ireland

17/11/2014: Tanaiste (Deputy PM) trapped by protestors; AAA TD (MP) and Socialist Party member, Paul Murphy, assaulted

  Ireland Republic, Video

"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

16/11/2014: Initiative to build mass party of working class and rural poor urgently needed


Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers


SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!


British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US


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Greece: Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014, Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!
Slightly edited article from the current issue of Xekinima newspaper (CWI in Greece)

Greece: Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014, Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite
Xekinima Reporters

Greece: Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014, Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector
Xekinima Reporters

Greece: Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014, Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies
Eleni Mitsou, Xekinima (CWI Greece)

Europe: Anti-fascist demonstrations set for 8-9 November

06/11/2014, Movement of workers and youth needed against racism and fascism
Anti-fascist organiser, Stockholm

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)

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