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Kazakhstan
Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues

  Kazakhstan

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

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/

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)

France: Fatal fascist violence in Paris

07/06/2013, An 18-year-old student activist Clement Meric was murdered in Paris in broad daylight, on 5 June, by neo-fascist skinheads. This must be answered by mass mobilisation to halt attempts by the far right to raise its head.
Comments from BlockBuster (Anti-racist youth organisation in Belgium)

France set to join Europe’s turmoil

27/06/2012, Parliamentary elections strengthens Socialist Party’s rule
Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: After the presidential election

03/06/2012, Which way for the Left Front?
Tiphaine Soyez, Gauche Revolutionnaire (CWI, France)

France: Weekend that shocked Europe

09/05/2012, Austerity rejected in Eurozone’s second biggest economy
Robert Bechert, CWI

France: Down with Sarkozy and austerity policies!

02/05/2012, Make the rich and the bankers pay for their crisis!
Statement of Gauche Révolutionnaire, CWI France, on the second round of the French presidential elections.

France: Presidential elections shows deep anger at Sarkozy’s rule

23/04/2012, New, polarized situation opening up
Dave Carr

France: Candidates spar in election campaign

22/03/2012, Volcano of class struggle ready to erupt
Leila Messaoudi, Gauche Révolutionnaire (CWI in France)

France: Is the NPA still a step towards a new fighting party for workers and youth?

21/02/2012, Statement from Gauche Révolutionnaire (French section of the CWI) drawing a balance sheet of its experience in the NPA
Gauche Révolutionnaire

France: Pre-Summit protest in Le Havre

25/05/2011, ‘G8 Dégage (get out)’!
Alex Lecoq, Gauche Révolutionnaire, (CWI France)

Paris commune 1871: When workers "stormed heaven"

09/05/2011, 140th anniversary - Heroic few weeks when working class took power
Niall Mulholland, CWI

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