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Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

  Latin America

Taiwan
Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Ireland
Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia
Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines
‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia
9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia

  Spain

Greece
Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector

  Greece

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

  Israel / Palestine

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

  US

 Video
Socialist TD defends anti-water charges protests

18/11/2014: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) appears on ‘Prime Time’

  Ireland Republic, Video

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014: Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship

  Hong Kong

 Video
Water tax revolt continues in Ireland

17/11/2014: Tanaiste (Deputy PM) trapped by protestors; AAA TD (MP) and Socialist Party member, Paul Murphy, assaulted

  Ireland Republic, Video

Indonesia
"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

16/11/2014: Initiative to build mass party of working class and rural poor urgently needed

  Indonesia

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

 Germany
Highly politicised train drivers’ strike

12/11/2014: Last week German train drivers and on-board staff went on strike for four days, shaking and polarising the country

  Germany, Solidarity

Greece
Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014: Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies

  Greece

Britain
Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014: Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence

  Britain

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: Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014, Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative
Editorial from The Socialist, weekly paper of the Socialist Party (England & Wales)

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)

Britain: Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014, Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence
Sarah Sachs Eldridge, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Britain: Come to Socialism 2014

03/11/2014, Weekend of discussion & debate hosted by the Socialist Party – London 8-9 November
Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialism 2014 organising team

Britain: Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper

24/10/2014, 50 years of socialist ideas and workers’ struggle
Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, from this week’s Socialist (paper of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales)

Britain: 100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014, Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated
Socialist Party Reporters, London

Britain: Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014, End poverty, inequality and capitalism
Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

Britain: Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014, Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair
Matt Gordon, from the Socialist (weekly paper of the Socialist Party - CWI England & Wales)

Britain: Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014, Build a working class alternative
Editorial from the Socialist (issue 826), weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Scotland: Independence referendum

18/09/2014, "Britain will never be the same again"
Editorial of the Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

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)

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