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latest news

China
Slowest growth rate since 1990

25/01/2015: Economy decelerated 30 percent in five years

  China

Cuba
Diplomatic relations with US restored, embargo eased

24/01/2015: Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates

  Cuba, US

Northern Ireland
Water service workers win important victory

23/01/2015: A victory for all workers and an inspiration to resist the ‘race to the bottom’

  Ireland North

Sri Lanka
Mobilise now to defend our demands

22/01/2015: Article first published in the Colombo Telegraph

  Sri Lanka

 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”?"

  US, Video

Russia/Ukraine
Facing a turbulent 2015

21/01/2015: As death toll rises, economies plunge into freefall

  Russia, Ukraine

Greece
Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015: Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital

  Greece

Nigeria
The Massacre in Baga

19/01/2015: Socialism or Barbarism

  Nigeria

Review
‘Eleanor Marx - a life’

17/01/2015: Clare Doyle reviews ’Eleanor Marx - A Life’ by Rachel Holmes

  Review

 Video
Joe Higgins questions Irish Central Bank governor

16/01/2015: Socialist MP grills establishment over banking bubble and collapse

  Video

Nigeria
2015 general elections and the working masses

16/01/2015: Boko Haram and the war in the north-east

  Nigeria

  Video
Ruth Coppinger calls for referendum on abortion rights in Ireland

15/01/2015: "You march in Paris, yet uphold laws any religious fundamentalist would envy"

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 Video
A year of struggle in Brazil

14/01/2015: LSR members intervene in struggles of 2014

  Brazil, Video

Sri Lanka
New but uncertain period opens up

14/01/2015: President Sirisena aims for clean government but will face difficulties

  Sri Lanka

Iran
Labour and children’s rights activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, sentenced to another nine years

13/01/2015: International action needed to overturn latest conviction and to immediately release Behnam

  Iran

Germany
What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015: Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all

  Germany

France
Millions march for solidarity

12/01/2015: Unity against racism and capitalism!

  France

New Zealand
Extreme poverty worsens

12/01/2015: Workers need to build political alternative to major parties’ big business agenda

  New Zealand

France
Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

10/01/2015: The shocking, cold blooded slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage

  France

Norway
General strike called for 28 January

10/01/2015: Two-hour protest against worsening working conditions

  Norway

Sri Lanka
Rajapaksa defeated

09/01/2015: Period of uncertainty opens

  Sri Lanka

Sweden
New elections cancelled

09/01/2015: “Peace deal” between government and right-wing opposition

  Sweden

Greece
Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015: General elections on 25 January

  Greece

France
Deadly attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

08/01/2015: Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!

  France

Hong Kong
Politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

07/01/2015: A fighting democratic movement must be created to continue and build upon this historic “first round”

  Hong Kong

Israel-Palestine
A successful Socialism conference in the shadow of national divide

06/01/2015: Over 150 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2014’ in Tel Aviv, organised by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM - CWI in Israel-Palestine)

  Israel / Palestine

Northern Ireland
The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015: Agreeing Not To Agree, Again

  Ireland Republic

Environment
Market forces hold back renewable energy

01/01/2015: Have capitalist governments around the world finally woken up to the danger of global warming?

  Environment

New Year
Political and economic ingredients for volatile 2015

31/12/2014: As crisis of capitalism worsens, vital to organise and continue the struggle

  Britain, Europe, World Economy

Britain
In defence of TUSC

30/12/2014: As the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gears up for its biggest ever electoral stand…

  Britain, US

 CWI
National Question a key feature of political crisis of capitalism

28/12/2014: A socialist solution to national oppression

  CWI

Scotland
Blairite wins election as Labour’s new Scottish leader

27/12/2014: Murphy’s election means trade unions must build a new workers party

  Scotland

Obituary
Gough Whitlam, 1916-2014

26/12/2014: Former Australian Labour Party (ALP) prime minister

  Australia, Obituary

China
Hard landing in 2015?

24/12/2014: China’s economic slowdown already being felt throughout world economy

  China

Trotsky
‘The national principle’

24/12/2014: An article written by LEON TROTSKY, exposing the hypocrisy of world powers towards national minorities and oppressed peoples, translated into English for the first time

  History, Trotsky

India

New Socialist AlternativeCWI in India: New Socialist Alternative
New Socialist Alternative, PO Box 1828, Bangalore 560018, India, +91 80 2674 2616 | +91 9448394365, email
http://www.socialism.in/

Indian Election:Modi’s victory

23/05/2014, Celebrations by big business a warning to working class
Socialistworld.net

India: Massive election process could end in turmoil

14/04/2014, New party expresses, but cannot solve, major discontents
Clare Doyle (CWI international Secretariat)

India’s environmental crisis

28/02/2014, Extreme weather events causing massive devastation
Pete Dickenson, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

India: Solidarity with the fighting workers of Pradeep Laminators in Pune

10/02/2014, Workers continue their struggle against brutal management
Venkatesh, New Socialist Alternative (CWI in India), Pune

India: Alfa Laval Workers’ Strike

19/01/2014, Workers from Swedish company Alfa Laval India Pvt Ltd. situated at Kasarwadi, Pune are on strike for the last three months
New Socialist Alternative (CWI in India) reporters

India: Agitation of Workers at Pune

15/06/2013, Fed up with continued oppression, workers under the banner of ’Pradeep Laminators Workers’ Union’ have started a propaganda campaign against the bosses.
New Socialist Alternative (CWI India)

India: Over 100 million stop work

26/02/2013, Impact of the 48 -hour general strike
Anand Kumar, New Socialist Alternative (CWI India), Bangalore

India: Two-day general strike

20/02/2013, Government policies drive workers and poor to fight back
New Socialist Alternative (CWI in India)

India: Rage against rape

01/01/2013, "This system’s mind-set perpetuates hatred against women and disregards the fundamental right of women for freedom"
New Socialist Alternative (CWI India)

India: "Caste system legitimises barbaric exploitation of workers"

27/12/2012, On the caste discrimination suffered by Daliths and the impact of neo-liberal reforms on the working people of India
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

India: The international day of Action for Legal abortion in Ireland

23/11/2012, About 50 people gathered in Bangalore to observe International Day of action for Legal Abortion in Ireland
Jagadish G Chandra (New Socialist Alternative, CWI-India)

India: National stoppage against multinational ‘invasion’

20/09/2012, Many millions involved in country-wide bandh
Anand Kumar and Jagadish G Chandra, New Socialist Alternative (CWI India)

India: Stop Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

12/09/2012, Stop the police terror
Press statement by New Socialist Alternative (CWI India) and other organisations

India: Maruti Suzuki workers’ struggle

24/07/2012, 100 workers arrested, over 1,200 police deployed in area
Anand Kumar, New Socialist Alternative (CWI-India), Bangalore

Pune, India: Student protest against scholarship cuts

06/04/2012, Fight every move by the ruling classes to take away the little gains made by the working people
Youvraj B, Pune, New Socialist Alternative (CWI India)

India: State repression of the Kudankulam fighters condemned

28/03/2012, Solidarity Protest in Bangalore against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant
Azhar Khan, New Socialist Alternative (CWI India), Bangalore

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