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South Africa
Enthusiastic response for WASP ahead of May elections

15/04/2014: WASP campaigning material available on pdf

  South Africa

India
Massive election process could end in turmoil

14/04/2014: New party expresses, but cannot solve, major discontents

  India

Cyprus
Austerity sees living standards fall back 40 years

11/04/2014: One year of the right wing Anastasiades government

  Cyprus

 Iranian nuclear talks
Hypocrisy abounds

10/04/2014: Paul Murphy MEP

  Video

Britain
Dave Nellist on BBC outlining TUSC’s socialist policies

10/04/2014: Trade union and socialist coalition (TUSC) candidate count reaches 476 for May local election

  Britain

Taiwan
Occupation of parliament ends after 23 days

10/04/2014: What are the lessons of the island’s ‘sunflower movement’?

  Taiwan

Hungary
Election highlights lack of Left challenge

09/04/2014: Declining vote for ruling Fidész party; neo-fascist Jobbik picks up 20% as false ‘alternative’

  Hungary

Environment
Ukraine crisis exploited by multinational fracking lobby

09/04/2014: Oppose the pro-big business EU/ US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership!

  Environment, Ukraine

Belgium
50,000 join ETUC Brussels demonstration

08/04/2014: Protesters’ radical mood

  Belgium

Britain
One in ten council seats will have TUSC candidate

07/04/2014: No-cuts election challenge grows

  Britain

Review
Net political impact

06/04/2014: To Save Everything, Click Here • By Evgeny Morozov •

  Review

Belgium
The rise of the PTB/PvdA

05/04/2014: Recent polls confirm a probable electoral breakthrough for the Workers’ Party of Belgium (PTB/PvdA).

  Belgium

Ivory Coast
First victory for students at University of Cocody

04/04/2014: An important step to push the struggle against neo-liberal policies further

  Ivory Coast

Canada
Port of Vancouver truckers’ strike wins significant gains

03/04/2014: After bosses’ seen off - unions must defend their right to strike!

  Canada

France
Government punished in local elections

02/04/2014: Far right gains highlight need for strong fighting left opposition

  France

Nepal
Turning back the wheel of history

01/04/2014: Second constituent assembly election – a shift to the right

  Nepal

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

  Africa, South Africa

Taiwan
Half a million on the streets against President Ma

31/03/2014: Demonstrators call for trade pact to be withdrawn and for president to step down

  Taiwan

US
Winning $15 an hour in Seattle

31/03/2014: A socialist strategy

  US

Netherlands
Socialist Party local election gains

31/03/2014: Vote for SP can be the basis for a mass struggle against cuts

  Netherlands

 Video
Hypocrisy of Irish Govt & EU on Ukraine

29/03/2014: Joe Higgins, Socialist Party (CWI MP) speaks in Irish parliament

  Ukraine, Video

 Sweden
New political winds affect CWI Congress

28/03/2014: Optimistic Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna prepares for elections

  CWI, Sweden

No to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership!

28/03/2014: Anti-democratic agreement seeks to increase corporate domination of politics

Portugal
Thousands of police and military march in Lisbon

27/03/2014: Reflection of the government’s intrinsic weakness

  Portugal

Spain
A million march for dignity in Madrid

26/03/2014: 22M: A before and after moment for the class struggle

  Spain

Taiwan
Ma government rocked by mass protests and occupation of parliament

26/03/2014: Down with undemocratic Kuomintang rule – for a Taiwan-wide student strike as the next step!

  Taiwan

Bosnia-Herzegovina
Mass protests - The first flowers of spring

26/03/2014: What programme should the Left advocate?

  Bosnia

Sudan
Has al-Bashir survived mass protests?

25/03/2014: Removal of hated regime not enough; crises of poverty and oppression due to grip of capitalism

  Sudan

Britain
After Bob Crow and Tony Benn

24/03/2014: Mourn the loss, fight for the future

  Britain

Italy
New Prime Minister Renzi

24/03/2014: His decline has already begun

  Italy

Scotland
Unions and the socialist case for independence

23/03/2014: Aruging a independent, working class position

  Scotland

Britain
After Bob Crow and Tony Benn - We fight on!

22/03/2014: Media attack Benn and Crow’s legacy and Militant

  Britain

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

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

US: 15now.org Launched

04/01/2014, Join the Fight for a $15/hour Minimum Wage!
socialistalternative.org

Middle East: The limits of US power

30/12/2013, Workers’ movements need determined opposition to Western imperialism and all Middle Eastern elites
Judy Beishon, from Socialism Today (December 2013-January 2014 issue), monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI (England and Wales)

Scotland: Solid support for TUSC in Glasgow by-election

12/12/2013, Behind the Tories and UKIP, but ahead of the Lib Dems and Greens who both have the advantage of a national profile
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotoland)

US: Minimum wage debate heats up amid strikes

05/12/2013, Obama’s speech falls far short of what’s needed to tackle historic levels of inequality
Ty Moore and Bryan Koulouris, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US)

US: The fight against low pay in the United States

05/12/2013, Black Friday and beyond
Cheyanne Gracia, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US)

US: Victory for socialist in Seattle!

19/11/2013, “Earth-shattering consequences” in the US and internationally
An interview with Kshama Sawant. Sarah Wrack, from The Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party, England & Wales)

US: Hundreds attend Kshama Sawant victory rally

18/11/2013, Victory rally in Seattle sets the tone for struggles ahead and more historic opportunities for the socialist left
Socialistworld.net

US: “Socialist Kshama Sawant will be on the next Seattle City Council”

17/11/2013, Democrat Richard Conlin concedes to Socialist Alternative challenger
Socialist Alternative Reporters, Seattle

US: Socialist Sawant poised to win seat on Seattle City Council

16/11/2013, Big success for $15/hour minimum wage campaign; breakthrough for independent working class politics
Socialist Alternative Reporters, Seattle

US: Socialist candidate Kshama Sawant takes lead in Seattle City Council race

15/11/2013, Socialist challenges make history
Report from The Socialist (weekly paper of the Socialist Party, England and Wales)

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