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New Zealand
Victory over zero-contract hours

24/05/2015: ‘Cotton On’ clothes retailer workers defeat attempt to remove rest and meal breaks

  New Zealand

Iraq/Syria
ISIS rout national armies at Ramadi and Palmyra

23/05/2015: United working class movement needed to sweep away sectarian militias and reactionary politicians

  Iraq, Syria

Britain
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

  Spain

Britain
Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South
Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus
‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile
Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia
East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland
Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video
Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan
Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA
Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain
Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China
“In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland
Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain
With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland
65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North
Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain
Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015
International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland
Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015
Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

Nepal
Disaster in Nepal –amplified by capitalism

30/04/2015: Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the south Asian region has been further devastated by the recent earthquake.

  Nepal

US
Rage in Baltimore

29/04/2015: The aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death

  US

Book review
’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

29/04/2015: What the 1% will do to defend their class interests

  Review, US

 May Day 2015
Resisting austerity, exploitation, wars and oppression

28/04/2015: 125 years since first May Day – Build a united workers’ movement for socialism!

  CWI, May Day

Italy
Migrant disasters - the human cost of budget cuts

27/04/2015: From Mare Nostrum to Triton

  Italy

Latin America
A new turn?

25/04/2015: Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean

  Latin America

Ireland North

Socialist PartyCWI in Ireland north: Socialist Party
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http://www.socialistpartyni.net/

Ireland North: Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015, How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity
Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) Statement

Ireland North: Health Minister forced to resign after making homophobic remarks

27/04/2015, LGBT and women’s rights campaigners boosted
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Ireland North: Hundreds protest against racist arson attack

15/04/2015, Build a united mass movement to challenge racism, sectarianism and all forms of bigotry
Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI), Belfast

Ireland North: Public sector workers strike against austerity

18/03/2015, For a second day of strike action in the run-up to the May general election!
Kevin Henry, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

Ireland North: Massive public sector strike against austerity

13/03/2015, Socialist MPs in Southern Ireland Parliament send message of support to strikers
Socialistworld.net

Ireland North: Stormont government crisis on eve of public sector strike

11/03/2015, Struggle can force politicians back from austerity measures
Kevin Henry, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast

Ireland North: 13 March public sector strike against austerity

10/03/2015, Dead-end of rightwing, sectarian politics - new anti-sectarian party which fights for working class needed
Text of Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) leaflet, Belfast

Northern Ireland: Water service workers win important victory

23/01/2015, A victory for all workers and an inspiration to resist the ‘race to the bottom’
Donal O’Cofaigh, Socialist Party, Fermanagh

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)

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