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Britain
Socialists and the EU referendum

03/07/2015: How should socialists approach the in-or-out EU debate?

  Britain

 Video
Real nature of EU is being laid bare

02/07/2015: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist TD (Irish MP), supports Greek ‘NO’ vote, and calls for debt refutation and nationalisations

  Greece, Ireland Republic, Video

 Video
Socialist MP condemns Troika/Irish government’s bullying of Greek voters

01/07/2015: Paul Murphy TD (Irish MP) attacks Irish prime minister’s collusion with Brussels big business agenda and voices solidarity with Greek workers

  Video

Is China’s stock market bubble bursting?

01/07/2015: Billions wiped off share values in June – only the Greek stock market is more volatile

  China

Greece
Troika threatens Greeks ahead of referendum

30/06/2015: Vote ‘No’! For a mass working class campaign to oppose Troika and for socialist policies!

  Greece

South Africa
The Marikana Report – a whitewash

30/06/2015: Not a stone has been left unturned on the political landscape

  South Africa

Tunisia
Terrorist atrocity in Sousse

29/06/2015: For a renewed mass movement against poverty and terror

  Tunisia

Greece
“NO”

27/06/2015: On Sunday 5 July, we say “no” to the gang of the lenders!

  Greece

Britain’s class battle-lines are drawn

26/06/2015: A quarter-of-a-million people protested through London and Glasgow raising the need for trade union-led struggle

  Britain

Germany
Indefinite strike for more staff at Charité hospital

26/06/2015: Berlin industrial dispute of national importance

  Germany

Greece
Where are mass solidarity protests with Syriza?

26/06/2015: Troika must be defied – No more cuts! Don’t pay the debt! Socialist policies would win huge backing from Greek workers

  Greece

Egypt
Counter-revolution continues

25/06/2015: Recent strikes show workers will resist

  Egypt

Greece
Tsipras retreats before Troika threats

24/06/2015: What should the SYRIZA Left do next?

  Greece

Scotland
1,000s rally against austerity

24/06/2015: Ferry workers’ strike over jobs, pay, pensions and privatisation

  Scotland

 Video
Socialist MP condemns Troika’s blackmail of Greece

24/06/2015: "Minister Noonan lined up with Schauble, he said tighten the noose, he stabbed the Greek people in the chest and the Irish people in the back"

  Greece, Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
“Despite spin, Syriza proposals terrible for pensioners and workers”

23/06/2015: SYRIZA Left must vote against cave-in deal with Troika and act in interests of workers!

  Greece

Britain
100,000s protest against austerity

23/06/2015: Socialist Party says: "Organise! Strike! Resist! Build for a 24-hour general strike!"

  Britain

Greece
No surrender to‘Gang of Lenders’

22/06/2015: Plan an anti-austerity fight-back, with socialist policies!

  Greece

 Brazil
No to sackings and political persecution in Sabesp

22/06/2015: Reinstate Marzeni now – Solidarity needed!

  Brazil, Solidarity

Ireland North
20,000 protesters demand LGBT rights

21/06/2015: To end oppression we need to fight to end this system, uniting working people, fighting for equality

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic, LGBT

Britain
Can Jeremy Corbyn’s challenge help to develop the socialist left?

20/06/2015: Left candidate in Labour Party leadership contest

  Britain

Hong Kong
Fake democracy roundly rejected in legislative vote

19/06/2015: Government proposals end in fiasco as Beijing loyalists misjudge voting rules

  Hong Kong

Ireland
Socialist MPs’ Employment Equality Bill passed

18/06/2015: Bill would end the right of religiously run schools, hospitals and other workplaces to discriminate against LGBTQ workers

  Ireland Republic

China
Life sentence for former security boss

16/06/2015: Secret trial of Zhou Yongkang

  China

Italy
Regional elections

13/06/2015: Myth of Prime Minister’s invincibility exposed

  Italy

Iraq/Syria
US imperialist strategy in tatters

12/06/2015: A year after ISIS captured Mosul, the jihadist group controls about half of Syria and a third of Iraq – more territory than ever before

  Iraq, Syria

 Greece
Solidarity needed with Vodafone strike

12/06/2015: Appeal for international solidarity action on 25 June

  Greece, Solidarity

Iceland
Strike wave produces results

11/06/2015: Workers win thirty percent wage increase over three years

  Iceland

Greece
Crunch-time for Syriza?

10/06/2015: Workers and poor cannot take more calamitous austerity

  Greece

Germany
Multiple strikes mark changed situation

09/06/2015: Strikes in numerous sectors as workers fail to benefit from “recovery”

  Germany

Pakistan
Protest song by Jawad Ahmed

08/06/2015: Response to anti-worker measures in Pakistani budget

  Pakistan

Britain
European Union referendum:

06/06/2015: No to a capitalist EU, Yes to a socialist Europe!

  Britain, Europe

Australia
‘Beating the big end of town’ book launched

05/06/2015: How a community defeated the East-West toll road

  Australia

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

USA: Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015, Campaign needs to build independent political power
Philip Locker, Socialist Alternative, Seattle

US: Rage in Baltimore

29/04/2015, The aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death
Eljeer Hawkins, Socialist Alternative, New York

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
Reviewed by Tony Saunois, CWI

US: National day of strikes and protests for $15

17/04/2015, Snapshot of the movement – the fight for $15 in 7 major cities
Socialist Alternative (CWI in US) reporters

Video: Kshama Sawant on Democracy Now

16/04/2015, Socialist Seattle councillor debates Hillary Clinton run for President
socialistworld.net

Kenya: The Garissa massacre, Al-Shabaab and US imperialism

10/04/2015, Growing regional destabilisation
Shaun Arendse, CWI South Africa

US: 40,000 Seattle workers get pay rise

08/04/2015, Coalition of students and workers demand $15 minimum wage at University of Washington
Kailyn Nicholson, republished from 15Now.org

Cuba: Diplomatic relations with US restored, embargo eased

24/01/2015, Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates
Tony Saunois, CWI

US: Kshama Sawant gives socialist response to Obama’s "State of the Union" address

21/01/2015, "Why can’t Barack Obama say “Black Lives Matter”?"
Socialistworld.net, via socialistalternative.org

Britain: In defence of TUSC

30/12/2014, As the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gears up for its biggest ever electoral stand…
Clive Heemskerk, from Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

US: Put CIA torturers in the dock

21/12/2014, The role of state intelligence
Dave Carr, from The Socialist (weekly paper of the CWI England & Wales)

US: An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014, From Ferguson to Staten Island
Eljeer Hawkins, Socialist Alternative

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
Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative

Afghanistan: British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014, A legacy of death and destruction
Niall Mulholland, from The Socialist (weekly paper of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales)

Seattle: “Sawant ...with impressive, favorable rating”

22/10/2014, 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her electoral district...Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State gaining momentum...indications of yearning for representation for working class people
Stephan Kimmerle, CWI

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014, Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination
Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong)

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