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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

Taiwan
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

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

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

  CWI

Ireland
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

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

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

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

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

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

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

  Sri Lanka

 Video
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

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

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

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

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

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia
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

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

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

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

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

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

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

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

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

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

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia
9 November “consultation” on independence

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

  Spain

Greece
Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

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

  Greece

Israel-Palestine
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

US
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

  US

 Video
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

 Video
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

Indonesia
"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

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

  Indonesia

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

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

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

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

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

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

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

 Germany
Highly politicised train drivers’ strike

12/11/2014: Last week German train drivers and on-board staff went on strike for four days, shaking and polarising the country

  Germany, Solidarity

Greece
Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014: Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies

  Greece

Britain
Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014: Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence

  Britain

South Africa

Democratic Socialist MovementCWI in South Africa: Democratic Socialist Movement
DSM, P.O Box 596, Newtown 2193, Johannesburg, South Africa, Liv ++ 27 81 39 31 914, email
http://www.socialistsouthafrica.co.za/

South Africa: Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014, Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!
WASP Reporters

South Africa: Metal workers’ union clashes with Congress of South African Trade Unions

03/11/2014, For political and class independence - Struggle, solidarity and socialism!
Moses Mayekiso, WASP President and Numsa founding general secretary (elected while on trail for treason in 1987)

South Africa: "A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014, Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party
John Malanga, Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI South Africa)

South Africa: Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014, Authorities deploy heavily armed response
WASP reporters

South Africa: Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014, Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party
By Workers and Socialist Party (WASP – South Africa) Reporters

South Africa: 220,000 metalworkers’ on strike

03/07/2014, Forward to a living wage – end labour broking
Mametlwe Sebei, Workers’ and Socialist Party (WASP) Deputy President

South Africa: Victory in platinum miners’ strike!

27/06/2014, Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all
Workers’ and Socialist Party (WASP) statement

South Africa: Elections 2014

09/05/2014, The ANC victory, WASP and the EFF.
By Weizman Hamilton, General Secretary of WASP

South Africa: Socialist election campaign at full throttle

24/04/2014, Building a bridgehead to a new mass workers’ party
Workers and Socialist Party (WASP)

South Africa: Enthusiastic response for WASP ahead of May elections

15/04/2014, WASP campaigning material available on pdf
Socialistworld.net

South Africa: WASP manifesto launch success!

01/04/2014, On Saturday 29 March the Workers and Socialist Party launched its 2014 election manifesto at a rally in Katlehong, Gauteng
Workers’ and Socialist Party (WASP)

South Africa: WASP registers for the 2014 elections

13/03/2014, Moses Mayekiso, inaugural general secretary of NUMSA heads electoral list
Workers’ and Socialist Party

South Africa: Radio "Socialist summit"

06/03/2014, Panel debate on socialism including Workers’ and Socialist Party (WASP), and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) representatives
socialistworld.net

South Africa: The end of Cosatu?

17/02/2014, Time for a new socialist trade union federation
WASP (Workers and Socialist Party) Reporters, S Africa

South Africa: Struggles intensify as election draws closer

12/02/2014, Campaigning for WASP socialist alternative at May polls
By Liv Shange, Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI South Africa)

South Africa: After NUMSA’s Congress

04/02/2014, Seize the historic opportunity of the 2014 elections
Workers And Socialist Party (WASP) statement

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