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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

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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