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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

Belgium
Massive demonstration in Brussels

10/11/2014: Shows anger against austerity

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
20 years after the ceasefires

10/11/2014: In 1994, the IRA and Loyalist paramilitaries called ceasefires. Four years later the Good Friday agreement was declared to mark the end of the ‘Troubles’…

  Ireland Republic

Review
Environmental disaster and the need to change everything

09/11/2014: “This Changes Everything: capitalism vs the climate”, by Naomi Klein

  Environment, Review

Germany
25 years since November 9

09/11/2014: Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement

  Germany

Canada
Right wing wins Toronto Mayoral election

08/11/2014: NDP increasingly irrelevant to needs of workers, immigrants and youth

  Canada

Elections in Brazil

07/11/2014: Narrow win for Dilma sets scene for more crisis and instability

  Brazil

Russia’s 1917 socialist revolution

07/11/2014: November 7th anniversary of workers taking power

  Russia

Europe
Anti-fascist demonstrations set for 8-9 November

06/11/2014: Movement of workers and youth needed against racism and fascism

  Europe, Greece, Sweden

Canada
Ottawa ‘locked-down’ after Parliament gun attack

05/11/2014: Tory government whips-up terrorist fears to boost Canada’s imperialist role

  Canada

Ireland
Stunning Dublin by-election victory, huge water protests…new chapter for working class resistance

04/11/2014: How the Anti Austerity Alliance won a parliamentary seat and the way forward for the Left

  Ireland Republic

Book review
The Jihadis Return

04/11/2014: Isis and the new Sunni uprising, by Patrick Cockburn

  Middle East, Review

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!

  South Africa

Britain
Come to Socialism 2014

03/11/2014: Weekend of discussion & debate hosted by the Socialist Party – London 8-9 November

  Britain

  Ireland
’Abortion Pill Train’ video

02/11/2014: Pro-choice ROSA campaigners swallow abortion pills after rail journey

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

Italy
Renzi government faces mounting opposition

01/11/2014: A one-day strike of all workers is needed

  Italy

Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

  Kurdistan, Middle East

Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014: The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!

  Belgium

Mexico
Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014: Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico

  Mexico

A ‘third industrial revolution’

28/10/2014: New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society.

  Review, Science

Ireland North

Socialist PartyCWI in Ireland north: Socialist Party
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Northern Ireland: Executive rocked by ’on the runs’ crisis

08/03/2014, The past continues to haunt the present in Northern Ireland
Michael Cleary, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland), Belfast

Northern Ireland: Stop the closures of care homes

17/09/2013, 56 care homes under threat
Socialist Party, CWI in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland: Conflict over parades erupts on streets again

12/08/2013, Trade unions need to actively combat sectarian threats and attacks, in the workplaces and in the communities
Ciaran Mulholland, Socialist Party (CWI Northern Ireland)

Northern Ireland: Defiant opposition to G8 Summit

26/06/2013, 3,000 march from Enniskillen to summit perimeter fence
Gary Mulcahy, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

G8: MEPs send message of solidarity to anti-G8 protestors

06/06/2013, A group of 12 MEPs from the left wing group in the European Parliament, GUE-NGL, have signed a joint message of support to Anti-G8 protestors ahead of the summit in two weeks’ time.
www.paulmurphymep.eu - website of Paul Murhpy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) reports

G8: Armed police and soldiers descend on County Fermanagh

02/06/2013, Secret Services bolster police ahead of G8 Summit in N Ireland
Tyler McNally and Gary Mulcahy, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

G8 Summit, Northern Ireland:’Why YOU should oppose the G8’

20/05/2013, This year’s G8 summit will be held in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, on 17th – 18th June. This gathering brings together the heads of government of eight of the world’s largest capitalist economies to discuss how they can further the interests of those they represent – the super-rich, big business and the bankers.
Socialist Party, Northern Ireland (CWI Ireland)

Review: "The Provisional IRA"

20/04/2013, "The Provisional IRA: from insurrection to parliament" by Tommy McKearney looks in detail at the IRA’s development
Ciaran Mulholland, Socialist Party (CWI Northern Ireland), first published in Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Northern Ireland: Landslide victory for Left in largest union

26/02/2013, NIPSA union members seeking a new strategy to fight back against cuts
Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) Reporters, Belfast

Northern Ireland: Turmoil over flag dispute continues

15/01/2013, Only united working class capable of cutting across increased division and conflict
Ciaran Mulholland, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Belfast

Northern Ireland: Widespread protests continue over union flag on Belfast City Hall

19/12/2012, A socialist analysis
Statement by the Socialist Party (CWI in Northern Ireland)

Northern Ireland: Opposing austerity and sectarianism

11/11/2012, Belfast ‘Socialism 2012’ debate and discussion event a great success
Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) Reporters, Belfast

Northern Ireland: Hundreds on Youth Fight for Jobs march across peace line

12/10/2012, ‘March for a Future’ a “powerful statement”
Socialist Party reporters, Belfast

Northern Ireland: Paul Murphy MEP on Sectarian Riots in Belfast

18/09/2012, For class struggle campaigns to unite working people across sectarian lines
socialistworld.net

Northern Ireland: Parades disputes triggers serious rioting in north Belfast

12/09/2012, A new sectarian front line opens
Ciaran Mulholland and Gary Mulcahy, from Socialist Party website (Northern Ireland)

Northern Ireland: NIPSA: Broad Left achieves important gains

11/07/2012, Interview with NIPSA President Padraig Mulholland (personal capacity)
Socialist Party (CWI Northern Ireland)

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