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Spain
A break in the political establishment

07/02/2016: December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.

  Spain

US
#Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

06/02/2016: Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution against the billionaire class enthuses millions

  US

Brazil
Devastating outbreak of Zika virus

04/02/2016: Another healthcare system failure

  Brazil

Pakistan
PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016: Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers

  Pakistan

US
Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics - Sanders and Clinton tie

03/02/2016: “It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!”

  US

Japan
Social and political unease after “twenty lost years”

03/02/2016: Weakness of opposition is Prime Minister Abe’s only strength

  Japan

 Greece
Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

02/02/2016: Solidarity campaign needed!

  Greece, Solidarity

World Economy
Capitalism buffeted by choppy waters

02/02/2016: Bosses strive to offload cost of crisis on working class - a struggle for system change is needed

  World Economy

Egypt
Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016: Workers’ struggles continue despite repression

  Egypt

India
Justice for Rohit Vemula

31/01/2016: Solidarity message from the Committee for a Workers’ International

  India, US

Britain
Fractured politics

29/01/2016: A volatile mix

  Britain

Tunisia
Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016: Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied

  Tunisia

China
Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016: “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”

  China

Venezuela
Right-wing landslide

20/01/2016: First electoral defeat suffered by the Chavistas since Hugo Chávez was first elected president in 1998

  Venezuela

Leningrad
‘Hero City’

19/01/2016: 900 days of siege in World War Two

  History, Russia

Britain
Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016: Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers

  Britain

US
Socialist response to State of the Union 2016

15/01/2016: Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s "State of the Union" speech

  US

 South Africa
Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016: For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane

  Africa, Solidarity, South Africa

Britain
Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016: Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities

  Britain

Scotland
Politicians have a choice

11/01/2016: Implement Tory austerity or set no-cuts budgets

  Scotland

Sweden/Denmark
Closing borders

07/01/2016: The EU’s nightmare continues

  Denmark, Sweden

 Pakistan
Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016: Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

  Pakistan, Solidarity

 Taiwan
Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016: Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour

  Solidarity, Taiwan

China 2015
A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016: Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands

  China

Britain
Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016: Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).

  Britain

 Review
Alexandra Kollontai

29/12/2015: A life of socialist struggle

  Review, Women

Review
Revisiting Animal Farm

27/12/2015: Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution

  Review

Review
Charlie Chaplin

25/12/2015: Playing the underdog

  Review

Spain
Elections mark shift to the Left

23/12/2015: No government majority as Podemos partially recovers

  Spain

Environment
A world of change

23/12/2015: Human beings have radically altered the Earth, adapting nature in the struggle to survive and thrive…

  Environment

Pakistan
Hundreds protest against religious extremism and increased intolerance

21/12/2015: Rally organised by Socialist Movement Sindh in Mir Pur Khas

  Pakistan

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: Fractured politics

29/01/2016, A volatile mix
Peter Taaffe, general secretary, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Britain: Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016, Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers
Press statement from the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Britain: Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016, Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities
John McInally Public and Commercial Services Union Vice-President (personal capacity), from The Socialist newspaper

Britain: Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016, Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).
Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Britain: After the vote in parliament to bomb Syria

04/12/2015, This crisis has revealed that Labour is essentially two parties in one
Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) reporters

Britain: Syria vote reveals two Labour parties in one

02/12/2015, Fight for a party that stands against war and austerity
Editorial from The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Middle East: Bombing Syria won’t stop Isis

25/11/2015, For workers’ unity against war, terrorism and racism
Editorial of The Socialist, weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Right wing steps up civil war in Labour Party

14/11/2015, Unions should keep independence to lead fight to defend Corbyn
Editorial of the Socialist (weekly paper of the Socialist Party, CWI in England & Wales)

US/Britain: ’Socialist politics are here to stay’

12/11/2015, Kshama Sawant’s message to ’Socialism 2015’ event in London
Socialistworld.net

Britain: Socialist ideas back on the agenda

10/11/2015, Best ever ‘Socialism’ weekend of discussion & debate
Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialism 2015 organiser

Britain: Defend Corbyn campaign

29/10/2015, ’Momentum’ must mobilise for real and lasting change
Editorial from the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Women: Identity politics and the struggle against oppression

27/10/2015, Unpacking the ’rucksack’
Hannah Sell, Socialism Today Issue 192 October 2015 (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party, CWI England & Wales)

Britain: Socialists and the Corbyn campaign

21/10/2015, An opportunity for socialist ideas
Interview with Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Britain: Right wing step up campaign against Corbyn

07/10/2015, ’No time to lose’ to organise against austerity
Editorial from the Socialist (issue 873), weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Britain: Socialism is back!

30/09/2015, We can end cuts, crisis and capitalism
Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary

Britain: TUSC conference

29/09/2015, Central in the battle for a working class anti-austerity voice
Sarah Wrack, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

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