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Greece
Powerful general strike opposes cuts to pensions

09/02/2016: All out in the struggle! Coordinate and develop the fight now!

  Greece

Africa
New political storms and mass struggles

08/02/2016: Opportunities will arise for working class and poor to organise

  Africa

Spain
A break in the political establishment

07/02/2016: December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.

  Spain

US
#Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

06/02/2016: Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution against the billionaire class enthuses millions

  US

Brazil
Devastating outbreak of Zika virus

04/02/2016: Another healthcare system failure

  Brazil

Pakistan
PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016: Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers

  Pakistan

US
Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics - Sanders and Clinton tie

03/02/2016: “It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!”

  US

Japan
Social and political unease after “twenty lost years”

03/02/2016: Weakness of opposition is Prime Minister Abe’s only strength

  Japan

 Greece
Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

02/02/2016: Solidarity campaign needed!

  Greece, Solidarity

World Economy
Capitalism buffeted by choppy waters

02/02/2016: Bosses strive to offload cost of crisis on working class - a struggle for system change is needed

  World Economy

Egypt
Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016: Workers’ struggles continue despite repression

  Egypt

India
Justice for Rohit Vemula

31/01/2016: Solidarity message from the Committee for a Workers’ International

  India, US

Britain
Fractured politics

29/01/2016: A volatile mix

  Britain

Tunisia
Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016: Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied

  Tunisia

China
Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016: “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”

  China

Venezuela
Right-wing landslide

20/01/2016: First electoral defeat suffered by the Chavistas since Hugo Chávez was first elected president in 1998

  Venezuela

Leningrad
‘Hero City’

19/01/2016: 900 days of siege in World War Two

  History, Russia

Britain
Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016: Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers

  Britain

US
Socialist response to State of the Union 2016

15/01/2016: Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s "State of the Union" speech

  US

 South Africa
Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016: For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane

  Africa, Solidarity, South Africa

Britain
Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016: Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities

  Britain

Scotland
Politicians have a choice

11/01/2016: Implement Tory austerity or set no-cuts budgets

  Scotland

Sweden/Denmark
Closing borders

07/01/2016: The EU’s nightmare continues

  Denmark, Sweden

 Pakistan
Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016: Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

  Pakistan, Solidarity

 Taiwan
Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016: Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour

  Solidarity, Taiwan

China 2015
A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016: Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands

  China

Britain
Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016: Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).

  Britain

 Review
Alexandra Kollontai

29/12/2015: A life of socialist struggle

  Review, Women

Review
Revisiting Animal Farm

27/12/2015: Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution

  Review

Review
Charlie Chaplin

25/12/2015: Playing the underdog

  Review

Spain
Elections mark shift to the Left

23/12/2015: No government majority as Podemos partially recovers

  Spain

France

Gauche RévolutionnaireCWI in France: Gauche Révolutionnaire
Les amis de l'Egalité, Centre 166, 82 rue jeanne d'Arc, 76000 Rouen, email
http://www.gaucherevolutionnaire.fr/

Environment: "Save our planet from capitalism!"

10/12/2015, COP21 UN climate change conference in Paris underscores failure of capitalism to solve environmental crisis
Socialistworld.net

France: Le Pen’s party takes the lead in regional elections

07/12/2015, Governing ‘Socialist’ Party punished
Clare Doyle, CWI

France: Paris terror attacks

18/11/2015, Only workers’ unity can end terrorism, division and war
Jenny Brooks, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

France: Horror in Paris

14/11/2015, We will not be intimidated !
Statement from Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France/Britain: Human tragedy of Calais crisis

07/08/2015, Tories have no solutions
Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, from The Socialist (weekly paper of the Socialist Party, CWI England & Wales)

France: First one-day strike against austerity gets big response

13/04/2015, 300, 000 people marched on demonstrations across France on Thursday 9 April
Report from website of Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: Elections punish Valls and Hollande

31/03/2015, Department results show need for fightback against austerity and racism
Leila Messaoudi, from Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI France) website (updated 30 March)

France: Millions march for solidarity

12/01/2015, Unity against racism and capitalism!
Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

10/01/2015, The shocking, cold blooded slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage
Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) website editorial

France: Deadly attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

08/01/2015, Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!
Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014, Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government
Leila Massaoudi, Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: Hollande’s austerity plans must be blocked

04/07/2014, United private-public sector strike vital
Alex Rouillard, Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: European Elections

04/06/2014, National Front profits from social and economic discontent
Translation of statement on the elections by Gauche Revolutionnaire, (CWI in France)

France: Government punished in local elections

02/04/2014, Far right gains highlight need for strong fighting left opposition
Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI in France) reporters

France: The need for a combative political force

31/01/2014, More and more tensions develop in the Left Front
Leila Messaoudi, Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: Deep malaise marks ’la rentrée’

16/10/2013, A fighting, working class left remains to be built
Clare Doyle (CWI Secretariat) and Leila Messaoudi (Gauche Révolutionnaire, CWI in France)

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