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Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

  Kurdistan, Middle East

Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014: The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!

  Belgium

Mexico
Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014: Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico

  Mexico

A ‘third industrial revolution’

28/10/2014: New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society.

  Review, Science

Nigeria
Vast social and class extremes

27/10/2014: The unreported Nigeria - mass struggles by the working class

  Nigeria

Africa
Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity

25/10/2014: Pharmaceutical industry/big corporations need to be brought into public ownership and resources used to provide urgent aid

  Africa

Tunisia
Widespread scepticism over Parliamentary elections

24/10/2014: Pro-capitalist parties teaming up for more of the same - urgent need to rebuild a political voice for the working class and youth

  Tunisia

Kurdistan
Defend Kobanê and all those threatened by ISIS, AKP and Imperialism

24/10/2014: For democratic working people’s defence and mass struggle against capitalism

  Kurdistan, Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Britain
Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper

24/10/2014: 50 years of socialist ideas and workers’ struggle

  Britain

Spain
Death knells of "Transition" regime

23/10/2014: Catalonia; ’Podemos’, and the left

  Spain

Ireland
TD Paul Murphy tears up Irish Water pack in the Dail

22/10/2014: 1 million refuse to register for water charges

  Ireland Republic

Seattle
“Sawant ...with impressive, favorable rating”

22/10/2014: 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her electoral district...Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State gaining momentum...indications of yearning for representation for working class people

  US

Britain
100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism

  Kazakhstan

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

  Hong Kong, US

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

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism

  Britain

Scotland
10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum

  Scotland

 Ireland
’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Ireland
Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

  Middle East, US

 Ireland
Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa
"A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Scotland
SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!

  Scotland

Middle East
Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Israel/Palestine
After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand
National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Africa
Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health

  Africa

Kurdistan
The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Iraq /Syria
US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

  Iraq, Syria, US

Hong Kong
Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

30/09/2014: Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement

  Hong Kong

Britain
Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014: Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair

  Britain

Belgium: Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014, The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!
Els Deschoemacker, LSP/PSL (Belgian section of the CWI), Brussels

Belgium: Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014, Massive social resistance is looming
Eric Byl, LSP/PSL (Belgian section of the CWI), Brussels

Belgium: First school student protest against cuts in education

15/09/2014, Anger against austerity growing
Jeroen Demuynck, PSL-LSP (CWI in Belgium)

Belgium: 50,000 join ETUC Brussels demonstration

08/04/2014, Protesters’ radical mood
Eric Byl, General Secretary, Linkse Socialistiche Partij / Parti Socialiste de Lutte (PSL/LSP)

Belgium: The rise of the PTB/PvdA

05/04/2014, Recent polls confirm a probable electoral breakthrough for the Workers’ Party of Belgium (PTB/PvdA).
Eric Byl, LSP/PSL (CWI in Belgium)

Belgium: Caterpillar Gosselies – dragged in by wave of layoffs

19/03/2013, Increasing support for nationalisation to save jobs
Eric Byl, General Secretary, Linkse Socialistiche Partij / Parti Socialiste de Lutte (PSL/LSP)

Belgium: "Expropriation and nationalisation!"

29/01/2013, Struggle at Arcelor Mittal Liège against redundancies
Eric Byl, LSP/PSL (CWI in Belgium)

Belgium/Sri Lanka: Victory in campaign to stop deportation of a Tamil activist

04/01/2013, ’Thas’ granted asylum in Belgium
Socialistworld.net

Belgium: Over 15,000 on ’March for the Future’, Genk

12/11/2012, Ford plant closure would see 4,000 jobs lost
PSL-LSP (CWI in Belgium)

Belgium: Genk Ford workers blockade plant

07/11/2012, 11 November - Mass demonstration called in support of Ford workers
Eric Byl, LSP/PSL (CWI Belgium), Brussels

Belgium: United left election lists launched successfully

26/06/2012, International left speakers address public launch rally
LSP/PSL (CWI in Belgium) reporters

Belgium: Thugs used against Meister strikers

05/03/2012, MEPs protest company’s private militia
Geert Cool, LSP/PSL (CWI in Belgium)

Belgium: January 30 General Strike

03/02/2012, A strike corresponding to the level of anger over austerity programme
Eric Byl, LSP/PSL (CWI in Belgium)

Belgium: New government is no reason to celebrate

06/01/2012, General strike called for 30 January against austerity
PSL/LSP (CWI in Belgium)

Kazakhstan: Solidarity protests held at Kazakh embassies

16/12/2011, Protests in Berlin, London, Vienna, Brussels Update 18:15 GMT Swedish Protests
Socialistworld.net & CWI Reporters

Belgium: Tens of thousands rally calling for nationalisation of steel plant

08/12/2011, "Without our work, your capital isn’t worth a penny!"
Socialistworld.net

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