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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

Ireland South
Is Sinn Féin a genuine left alternative?

25/09/2014: Seeking alliances with austerity parties

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

24/09/2014: The referendum has turned British politics upside down – even though the No vote won

  Scotland

Britain
Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014: Build a working class alternative

  Britain, Scotland

Greece
"This destruction of workers’ lives serves the bankers"

23/09/2014: “We must all keep going…we have no other way to survive than to fight-back”

  Greece

Iran
Petrochemical workers sentenced to jail and flogging

22/09/2014: Protest against Iranian government’s brutal sentences!

  Iran

 Environment
Video of Climate Summit meeting with Kshama Sawant

22/09/2014: Video of New York City Climate Summit meeting with Bernie Sanders, Kshama Sawant, Bill KcKibben, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges

  Environment, US, Video

Scotland
1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014: Urgent to build new mass party for the working class

  Scotland

Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"

  Britain

Spain
Millions take to streets calling for Catalonia’s independence

18/09/2014: Only working class struggle can guarantee the right to decide and resist austerity

  Spain

Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

  Sweden

Scotland
Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US
Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

 Video
John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil
Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland
10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

Hong Kong
Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014: After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

Scotland
Big swing to Yes leaves referendum vote on a knife edge

04/09/2014: Over 18,000 people have attended Hope Over Fear public meetings to hear socialist Tommy Sheridan.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

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: 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)

Canada: Unelected Governor General suspends parliament

06/12/2008, Right wing Tory government sees off opposition parties’ no confidence vote
Niall Mulholland, CWI, and Andrew Messing, CWI Canada

Canada: Conservatives hold on to power amidst capitalist crisis

11/11/2008, Build a real alternative
Clare Hudson and Andrew Messing, CWI Canada

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