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Trotsky
The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time

  Trotsky

WW1
The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

  World War 1

1914
The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

  World War 1

South Africa
Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Britain
Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?

  Britain

Sri Lanka
Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka

World War One
100 years since the great slaughter

16/07/2014: Ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured

  History, World War 1

Israel-Palestine
World outraged by Israeli State’s ferocious bombing of Gaza

15/07/2014: Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade!

  Israel / Palestine

History
Revolutionary US Teamsters

14/07/2014: Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes

  History, US

Stop the bombing of Gaza – End Israeli state terror!

12/07/2014: Over 100 Gazans have been killed in one week, including 20 children

  Israel / Palestine

Europe
Junk Juncker, Cameron and the anti-worker EU

11/07/2014: "Cameron’s defeat was dire."

  Europe

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

08/07/2014: Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI.

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
What next after massive July 1 demo?

07/07/2014: Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression

  Hong Kong

Can capitalism put all of us first?

05/07/2014: A response to the “practical idealism” of the Common Weal

  Scotland

France
Hollande’s austerity plans must be blocked

04/07/2014: United private-public sector strike vital

  France

 Brazil
Solidarity with sacked Metro workers

04/07/2014: 42 workers sacked for going on strike

  Brazil, Solidarity

South Africa
220,000 metalworkers’ on strike

03/07/2014: Forward to a living wage – end labour broking

  South Africa

Australia
Thousands rally in Melbourne against East-West toll road

03/07/2014: Labour claim opposition to project but refuse to rip up contracts

  Australia

 Sri Lanka
Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014: At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks

  Solidarity, Sri Lanka

Video
Free Vadim Kuramshin

02/07/2014: Joe HIggins, Socialist Party (CWI) TD raises Vadim’s case in Irish parliament

  Kazakhstan

Argentina
Return to turmoil

01/07/2014: Debt crisis is back – the class struggle and tasks for the Left

  Argentina

Review
’Capital in the Twenty-First Century’

28/06/2014: Thomas Piketty: The new Marx?

  Review

South Africa
Victory in platinum miners’ strike!

27/06/2014: Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all

  South Africa

Pakistan
Military launch offensive in North Waziristan

26/06/2014: Half a million people flee the area

  Pakistan

Britain
Coulson conviction - Cameron must resign!

26/06/2014: Call a general election now

  Britain

Iraq
Isis jihadists capture more territory

24/06/2014: Only organised, united working class can end war and social misery

  Iraq

Israel/Palestine
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids

24/06/2014: Israeli nationalist thugs cowardly attacked Socialist Struggle Movement activists after the protest

  Israel / Palestine

Waging war on climate change

23/06/2014: The quickening pace of global warming poses a threat to US national security, says a leading, federally-funded military research organisation

  Environment

Pakistan
Scores killed in Taliban attacks on Karachi airport

19/06/2014: Workers need political movement to counter extremist ideology and capitalism

  Pakistan

Nigeria
200 school girls abducted

18/06/2014: Why has Boko Haram insurgency grown?

  Nigeria

Iraq
Oil war’s bloody legacy

17/06/2014: Escalating sectarian conflict threatens to draw in surrounding countries

  Iraq

 Hong Kong
Pro-Beijing newspaper launches attack on CWI

16/06/2014: 1989 massacre apologists accuse Socialist Action (CWI) and radical legislator ‘Long Hair’ of ‘violence’

  China, CWI, Hong Kong

Brazil
Solidarity protests internationally

16/06/2014: More pictures from solidarity protests around the world

  Germany

US

Socialist AlternativeCWI in US: Socialist Alternative
Socialist Alternative, P.O. Box 45343, Seattle, WA  98145, ++ 1 206 842 9487, email
http://www.socialistalternative.org

History: Revolutionary US Teamsters

14/07/2014, Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes
Alan Jones and Ty Moore, Socialist Alternative

US: International media coverage of $15 victory in Seattle

08/06/2014, Article in British ’Observer’ newspaper
socialistworld.net

Video: Speech by Kshama Sawant on $15 victory

04/06/2014, “We have a world to win.”
CWI reporters

US: Largest left forum ever features Kshama Sawant and 15 now victories

04/06/2014, Organizers announced that up to 6,000 people participated in this year’s Left Forum in New York
Ty Moore, Socialist Alternative, US

Victory for $15 in Seattle!

01/06/2014, How Socialists Built a Winning Movement
Socialist Alternative

Britain: Great TUSC victory in Southampton

26/05/2014, The result has lit up the idea that fighting councillors can help build support for a real alternative to austerity

Malaysia: Obama visit aims at increasing US influence in the region

13/05/2014, Second visit of US President in 50 years
Yuva, CWI Malaysia

US: May Day in America

01/05/2014, The Haymarket Martyrs and coming revolt of American workers
Peter Taaffe

US: Video of the $15 NOW conference

30/04/2014, Footage of the evening plenary session of the "15NOW" national conference, 26 April 2014
Socialistworld.net

US: More than 500 attend “15NOW” conference

28/04/2014, Pictures from the conference
Socialistworld.net

US: Winning $15 an hour in Seattle

31/03/2014, A socialist strategy
Patrick Ayers, Socialist Alternative, USA

Video: Kshama Sawant responds to Obama’s "State of the Union" address

30/01/2014, "We need our own political party. Independent of big business, and independent of the parties of big business"
SocialistAlternative.org

US: Huge political upset created by the election of Kshama Sawant

16/01/2014, Who would have imagined that in a major American city, at a post election inauguration ceremony attended by 1,000 people, a new, directly elected Mayor and other members of the City Council would be completely eclipsed by the response of the attendance to a Socialist Councillor?
Joe Higgins, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MP

Video: Launch of $15now campaign in Seattle

13/01/2014, Hundreds attend launch of campaign to fight for decent minimum wage
socialistworld.net

US: Kshama Sawant inauguration speech

07/01/2014, Hundreds gather to witness socialist’s historic inauguration
socialistworld.net

Video: Preparations for Kshama Sawant inaguration

06/01/2014, Press video featuring Kshama and Joe Higgins, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MP
socialistworld.net

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