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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

Kashmir

Kashmir: Power of mass protests shock Indian regime

04/11/2010, Struggle against brutal army oppression intensifies
Khalid Bhatti, Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI), Lahore

Kashmir in flames again: Complete shutdown for more than a month

29/09/2010, Kashmir is aflame again amid a renewed outpouring of popular, non-violent, revolt against India’s military occupation.
Khalid Bhatti, general secretary Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI Pakistan)

Kashmir: “Paradise turned into hell”

22/09/2010, Indian ‘Fact-finding mission’ will not offer solution
Emma Shaw, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Kashmir: Demand justice now

08/08/2010, Leaflet of New Socialist Alternative (CWI India)
CWI

Kashmir: Health workers’ struggle wins demands

20/05/2009, First ever victor for health department service workers
Jamal Khan, Trade Unions Rights Campaign Kashmir (TURCK)

Kashmir: Health workers force government to accept demands!

24/02/2009, But further struggle will be needed
Jamal Khan, CWI in Kashmir

Kashmir: Health Workers’ Strike Action

19/02/2009, Government of Pakistani occupation threatens to crush strike
Jamal Khan, CWI, Kashmir

Kashmir: May Day celebrated on both sides of Line of Control

06/05/2008, Food prices and workers’ rights are key issues
Jamal Khan, International Co-ordinating Secretary, TURC-Kashmir

Kashmir: Protests and rallies mark May Day in Srinagar and Jammu (Indian Occupied Kashmir)

06/05/2008, Rich tributes paid to the Chicago Martyrs
Jamal Khan, International Co-ordination Secretary, TURC-Kashmir

Kashmir: Indefinite strike by public sector workers hit by 2005 earthquake

19/03/2008, Urgent solidarity needed!
Jamal Khan, Kashmir

Kashmir: National Convention of Trade Union Rights Campaign, Kashmir (TURC-K)

13/12/2007, Nearly 300 trade unionists and workers participated in the first TURC-K national convention held in Kotli (Pakistani Occupied Kashmir, POK) on December 8.
Jamal Khan, CWI Kashmir

Kashmir: May day 2007 - Employees Alliance Action committee organises Mayday rally in Rawalakot

04/05/2007, Public sector workers threaten to strike from 7 May if agreement with government not honoured
Shakoor Azeem, CWI Kashmir, Kotli

Kashmir: Public sector workers’ strike forces major concessions

16/03/2007, Mass class struggle in impoverished, repressive society
Trade Union Rights Campaign Kashmir reporters

Kashmir: Public sector workers continue strike despite leader’s betrayal

16/02/2007, Medecin Sans Frontier threaten striking health workers with dismissal
Trade Union Rights Campaign -Kashmir reporters, Kotli, Kashmir

Kashmir: Government declares strike over earthquake compensation illegal

09/02/2007, Solidarity and protest letters urgently needed
J Khan, Trade Union Rights Campaign – Kashmir, Kotli, Kashmir

Kashmir: Thousands protest in earthquake affected areas

04/02/2007, Protest letters and solidarity messages still needed
J Khan, Trade Union Rights Campaign – Kashmir (TURC-K), Kotli, Kashmir

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