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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

Netherlands

Socialistisch AlternatiefCWI in Netherlands: Socialistisch Alternatief
Socialistisch Alternatief, PO Box 11561, 1001 GN Amsterdam, Netherlands, + 31 (0)6 2646 2521, email
http://socialistischalternatief.nl/

Netherlands: Socialist Party local election gains

31/03/2014, Vote for SP can be the basis for a mass struggle against cuts
Pieter Brans, Amsterdam

Netherlands: An “employers’ paradise”

16/12/2013, But tide begins to turn as workers startto take action
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands)

Netherlands: Thousands demonstrate against government cuts

28/09/2013, Dutch people want a real alternative to austerity
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Netherlands: Recession,with no end in sight

12/09/2013, As austerity shock-effects wear off, workers’ opposition will grow
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Netherlands: New coalition government heralds deep cuts

21/12/2012, 15% of Dutch population faces poverty conditions
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Dutch Elections: Liberals and Labour win; Socialist Party stuck on 15 seats

13/09/2012, New coalition government promises austerity politics – Workers’ will resist!
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Dutch Elections: Labour Party makes a comeback in polls

11/09/2012, Socialist Party reneging on retirement disappoints workers
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Netherlands elections: Socialist Party polling strongly

05/09/2012, Socialist policies needed to oppose austerity and to win majority support!
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Netherlands: Socialist Party leads in polls ahead of September general election

10/07/2012, Working class faces battle against cuts
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Netherlands: Opposition Socialist Party surges to first place in polls

13/02/2012, Workers need a party with anti-cuts, socialist policies not coalitions with capitalist parties!
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam

Netherlands: Right-wing parties form unstable government.

12/10/2010, New paper and website of CWI in Netherlands!
Pieter Brans, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Netherlands) Amsterdam.

Netherlands: Elections see gains for cuts-making Liberals and far-right Geert Wilders

12/06/2010, Big industrial and social conflicts ahead!
Pieter Brans, Offensief (CWI supporters in Netherlands), Amsterdam

Netherlands: Local elections see big losses for governing Coalition parties and opposition Socialist Party

08/03/2010, Geert Wilders’ anti-immigrant, right wing ‘Freedom Party’ makes gains
Pieter Brans, Offensief (CWI supporters in Netherlands), Amsterdam

Netherlands: Afghanistan military role triggers collapse of Dutch coalition government

22/02/2010, Pro-establishment parties plan huge cuts programme after new elections
Pieter Brans, Offensief (CWI supporters in Netherlands), Amsterdam

Netherlands: Committee of Inquiry on Iraq finds Dutch government in “violation” of international law

14/01/2010, Cuts-making coalition government under strain, as elections loom
Pieter Brans, Offensief (CWI supporters in Netherlands), Amsterdam

Netherlands: Big gains for the anti-immigrant ‘Freedom Party’ in Euro elections

03/07/2009, Opposition Socialist Party appeals to Dutch nationalism but fails to make polls headway
By reporters from ‘Offensief’ (newspaper of CWI co-thinkers in the Netherlands)

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