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Kazakhstan
Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism

  Kazakhstan

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

  Hong Kong, US

Britain
Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism

  Britain

Scotland
10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum

  Scotland

 Ireland
’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Ireland
Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

  Middle East, US

 Ireland
Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa
"A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Scotland
SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!

  Scotland

Middle East
Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Israel/Palestine
After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand
National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Africa
Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health

  Africa

Kurdistan
The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

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

Canada

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

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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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