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Britain
The struggles to come

27/05/2015: No fundamental change to be expected from the Labour Party

  Britain

Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific workers to strike in August

26/05/2015: Protesting cabin crew at Hong Kong airport explained their grievances to Socialist Action reporters

  Hong Kong

Canada’s ‘carbo-state’

26/05/2015: Only a socialist alternative can challenge the carbo-capitalists’ grip on Canadian politics

  Canada, Environment

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

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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