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Germany
20,000 people give ECB “the finger”

28/03/2015: Big demo and blockade against the reopening of the Central Bank

  Germany

 Video
Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015: The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left

  Greece, Video

South Africa
NUMSA & WASP discuss international experiences of new workers’ parties

27/03/2015: South Africa’s metalworkers union in discussion with WASP and CWI

  Africa, South Africa

Obituary
Harald Mahrer (1974-2015)

27/03/2015: An active, critical and inspiring comrade

  Obituary

 Video
Dave Nellist on Russia Today TV

26/03/2015: Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) standing throughout Britain in May elections

  Britain, Video

Norway
Lessons of the pilots’ strike

25/03/2015: A struggle against outsourcing

  Norway

Israel
Netanyahu mobilises far right to win election

25/03/2015: New coalition will face unresolved crises and bitter struggles

  Israel / Palestine

China
Demand release of arrested women activists

24/03/2015: Has the commemoration of International Women’s Day also now been outlawed in China?

  China

Italy
The instability of domestic capitalism

24/03/2015: Political vacuum pushes FIOM to take initiative

  Italy

Sweden
Central bank rates cut "panic measure"

23/03/2015: Eurozone’s QE intensifies currency wars

  Sweden

Greece
Varoufakis’ “erratic Marxism” is not the answer

23/03/2015: Necessary to clarify ideas upon which successful struggles of European working class will be conducted

  Greece

Tunisia
Twenty three killed in terrorist attack

20/03/2015: Down with terror! Down with capitalism!

  Tunisia

Belgium
No agreement reached between unions and government over austerity

20/03/2015: New action plan against right wing government takes off

  Belgium

Ukraine
Conflict unresolved after ’Minsk-2’ agreement

18/03/2015: Only independent working-class mass movement can remove the region’s authoritarian rulers

  Ukraine

Ireland North
Public sector workers strike against austerity

18/03/2015: For a second day of strike action in the run-up to the May general election!

  Ireland North

 North Cyprus
New strike wave against cuts

17/03/2015: Workers determined to stop austerity

  Cyprus, Solidarity

 Brazil
Urgent solidarity protests needed

17/03/2015: Faced with lack of water for the people, Sao Paulo water company SABESP cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists

  Brazil, Solidarity

 Scotland
Socialist Party Scotland (CWI) leaves Solidarity

16/03/2015: Tommy Sheridan departs from principled socialist position with call for “lending vote" to cuts-making SNP

  CWI, Scotland

Britain
What lies behind UKIP?

14/03/2015: Its Tory-oriented anti-immigration, anti-EU rhetoric has been adapted to a right-wing populism aimed at winning voters fed up with the political establishment

  Britain

Ireland North
Massive public sector strike against austerity

13/03/2015: Socialist MPs in Southern Ireland Parliament send message of support to strikers

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Ireland South
Marriage equality referendum set for May

12/03/2015: Poisonous bigotry must be challenged

  Ireland Republic

Ireland North
Stormont government crisis on eve of public sector strike

11/03/2015: Struggle can force politicians back from austerity measures

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Iran
Independent workers’ organizations statement about minimum wage

11/03/2015: Increasing demands for a living wage

  Iran

Ireland North
13 March public sector strike against austerity

10/03/2015: Dead-end of rightwing, sectarian politics - new anti-sectarian party which fights for working class needed

  Ireland North

  Video
Dublin ROSA demonstration on International Women’s Day

10/03/2015: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) speaks along with other activists

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 International Women’s Day 2015

09/03/2015: Articles from CWI sections celebrating IWD

  Women

Greece
Syriza’s first months in power

07/03/2015: The working class and social movements must enter the struggle for their rights

  Greece

Netherlands
Wave of student protests

05/03/2015: For democratic reforms and end to budget cuts

  Netherlands

Austria
The year starts with antifascism

05/03/2015: Right-wing Ball events, PEGIDA, and neo-nazi Violence: A Month of Intense and Successful anti-fascism in Austria

  Austria, Venezuela

 Greece
Vodafone strike declared “illegal”

04/03/2015: “None of this will intimidate us - we will struggle until we win collective bargaining”

  Greece, Solidarity

Russia
50,000 march in Moscow after shooting of Boris Nemtsov

03/03/2015: As economic crisis deepens, social explosions loom

  Russia

Quebec
Towards a hot spring

02/03/2015: Disrupt them like they disrupt us!

  Quebec

Greece
“Yes there was a different choice!”

02/03/2015: Socialist policies needed, not deals with the Troika

  Germany, Greece

Scotland
Why Tommy is wrong to call for a vote for the SNP in May

27/02/2015: Philip Stott Socialist Party Scotland

  Scotland

Greece showdown

26/02/2015: Niall Mulholland interviewed NICOS ANASTASIADES, of Xekinima (CWI Greece), just as Syriza leaders agreed a four-month bail-out extension with the EU.

  Greece

Canada

Socialist Alternative (Canada)CWI in Canada: Socialist Alternative (Canada)
1472 William Street, Vancouver, BC V5L 2P9, email
http://www.socialistalternative.ca

see also: Quebec

Canada: Right wing wins Toronto Mayoral election

08/11/2014, NDP increasingly irrelevant to needs of workers, immigrants and youth
Socialist Alternative Toronto

Canada: Ottawa ‘locked-down’ after Parliament gun attack

05/11/2014, Tory government whips-up terrorist fears to boost Canada’s imperialist role
Socialist Alternative Reporters, Canada

Canada: Port of Vancouver truckers’ strike wins significant gains

03/04/2014, After bosses’ seen off - unions must defend their right to strike!
Socialist Alternative Reporter, Vancouver

Canada: ‘Idle No More’

19/01/2013, First Nations challenge Harper government’s resource exploitation
Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada), reporters

Canada: Tory government attacks on all fronts

29/07/2012, Anger against growing inequality and cuts to public services
Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada) Reporters, British Columbia

Canada: Discontent grows over Conservative government’s anti-worker policies

09/03/2012, Link-up the fight-back of workers, youth, environmentalists and oppressed minorities!
Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada) Reporters, British Columbia

Canada: Death of NDP leader, Jack Layton

02/09/2011, Funeral reveals deep-rooted mood of working people and youth for real change
Clare and Craig Hudson, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada)

Canada: Postal and Air Canada workers take strike action

17/06/2011, Disputes over pensions, pay and deregulation show underlying discontent
Clare Hudson, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada), B.C

Canada: Electoral rollercoaster

28/05/2011, Big gains for New Democratic Party (NDP) – But is it an alternative for working people?
Andrew Messing, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada) and Niall Mulholland (CWI), from June 2011 issue of Socialism Today

Canada: Politics changed following Federal elections

10/05/2011, Liberal vote collapses - social democratic NDP jumps to become official opposition
Socialist Alternative reporter, B.C

Canada: Federal elections called for 2 May

05/04/2011, Outgoing Harper government presided over price hikes, sell-offs and foreign wars
Clare Hudson, Socialist Alternative, BC

G20: Make the rich pay for their crisis!

25/06/2010, Nationalise the banks under the democratic control of the working population
Mouvement pour le Parti Socialiste du Québec (CWI in Quebec) and Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada)

Canada: Vancouver Winter Olympics opens

12/02/2010, Athletic achievements…and unknown debts and environmental damage
Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada) reporter, Vancouver

Canada: Conservatives use anti-democratic powers to suspend parliament

04/02/2010, Autocratic powers, Afghan war and job losses/wage cuts provoke protests
Clare Hudson, Socialist Alternative, BC. Canada.

Canada: Toronto city workers show the way forward

24/07/2009, Defend the right to strike against attacks on pay and conditions
Clare Hudson, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Canada)

Canada: “Fighting back makes a difference!”

20/03/2009, Workers occupy Windsor auto-parts plant
Clare Hudson, BC, (CWI Canada)

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