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Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

  Sweden

Scotland
Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US
Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

 Video
John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil
Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland
10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

Hong Kong
Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014: After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

Scotland
Big swing to Yes leaves referendum vote on a knife edge

04/09/2014: Over 18,000 people have attended Hope Over Fear public meetings to hear socialist Tommy Sheridan.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

Pakistan
Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014: Working class will bring the real revolution and change

  Pakistan

USA
Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

18/08/2014: Spread the protests – unite against racism and inequality

  US

Iraq
Only united action can stop sectarian war

16/08/2014: Iraqis and Kurds must not trust imperialist ‘helpers’

  Iraq

Socialism and national rights

15/08/2014: Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries

  Israel / Palestine, Ukraine

Britain

Socialist PartyCWI in England and Wales: Socialist Party
Socialist Party, PO Box 24697, London E11 1YD, +44 20 8988 8777, email
http://www.socialistparty.org.uk

see also: Scotland on this site and the website of the Socialist Party Wales and the website of the Socialist Party Scotland

Britain: Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014, The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.
Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

Britain: Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014, An Establishment cover-up?
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party, Deputy General Secretary

Britain: Millions of public sector workers prepare to strike

09/07/2014, Build workers’ movement
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) deputy general secretary

Britain: Coulson conviction - Cameron must resign!

26/06/2014, Call a general election now
Judy Beishon, Socialist Party executive committee

Britain: The Battle of Orgreave

11/06/2014, 1984 state-organised riot against striking miners
Ken Smith, from Socialism Today (June 2014 issue), monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

2014: The ’rejection election’

30/05/2014, Now Trade Unions must lead our fightback
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

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

Britain: What’s socialism got to do with fighting austerity?

19/05/2014, Questions and answers on socialist ideas
From the Socialist, weekly paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

Britain: Re-election of fighting, socialist PCS union leadership

16/05/2014, PCS calls for co-ordinated unions’ action to stop attacks on public sector workers and austerity
John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity) from The Socialist

Britain: Is Ukip an ’anti-establishment’ party?

15/05/2014, TUSC beginning to build an electoral voice for the millions not the millionaires
Editorial from the Socialist, weekly paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Britain: RMT turns out in strength for May Day

03/05/2014, Commemorating union leader Bob Crow and socialist Labour MP Tony Benn
Judy Beishon, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Britain: Figures reveal capitalism in crisis

29/04/2014, No recovery for working people and poor
Editorial from The Socialist, weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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: One in ten council seats will have TUSC candidate

07/04/2014, No-cuts election challenge grows
Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales) Reporters

Britain: After Bob Crow and Tony Benn

24/03/2014, Mourn the loss, fight for the future
Peter Taaffe, from Socialism Today (No.177, April 2014), monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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

22/03/2014, Media attack Benn and Crow’s legacy and Militant
Editorial from The Socialist, weekly paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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