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France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

Pakistan
Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014: Working class will bring the real revolution and change

  Pakistan

USA
Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

18/08/2014: Spread the protests – unite against racism and inequality

  US

Iraq
Only united action can stop sectarian war

16/08/2014: Iraqis and Kurds must not trust imperialist ‘helpers’

  Iraq

Socialism and national rights

15/08/2014: Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries

  Israel / Palestine, Ukraine

US
Jess Spear Primary result

14/08/2014: “We’ve only just gotten started”

  US

Scotland
Socialist policies are needed to answer Project Fear

13/08/2014: September 18 will see an unprecedented mobilisation to the polls for the referendum on Scottish independence

  Scotland

Indonesian Election

12/08/2014: New face; same problems

  Indonesia

Gaza
Kshama Sawant calls on Seattle city council to condemn Israeli onslaught

11/08/2014: Socialist councillor denounces Israeli state terror

  Israel / Palestine

Ukraine
Crisis deepens

09/08/2014: Military conflict escalates

  Ukraine

 CWI School
Latin America

08/08/2014: Beginning to feel full effects of world crisis

  CWI, Latin America

 CWI School
World capitalism fails working people

07/08/2014: System offers economic crisis, insecurity, poverty and wars

  CWI

Scotland
Countdown to independence referendum

07/08/2014: For an independent socialist Scotland

  Scotland

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at Dublin Gaza protest

04/08/2014: Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Former MEP and parliamentary bye-election candidate speaks to thousands protesting against Israeli state terrorism

  Israel / Palestine, Video

 CWI Summer School
European capitalism fails to recover

02/08/2014: Working class must organise for future struggles

  CWI, Europe

Argentina
Another debt default

01/08/2014: Only socialist policies can end extortion of vulture markets

  Argentina

Gaza in crisis

29/07/2014: Mass action needed to stop bloodshed

  Israel / Palestine

Sri Lanka
United Socialist Party issues press statement

28/07/2014: CWI calls for protests and financial assistance

  Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

26/07/2014: CWI condemns attack and requests solidarity

  Sri Lanka

China
The great slowdown

24/07/2014: Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data

  China

Trotsky
The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time

  Trotsky

WW1
The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

  World War 1

1914
The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

  World War 1

South Africa
Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Britain
Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?

  Britain

Sri Lanka
Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka

World War One
100 years since the great slaughter

16/07/2014: Ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured

  History, World War 1

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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