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China
The great slowdown

24/07/2014: Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data

  China

Trotsky
The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time

  Trotsky

WW1
The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

  World War 1

1914
The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

  World War 1

South Africa
Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Britain
Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?

  Britain

Sri Lanka
Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka

World War One
100 years since the great slaughter

16/07/2014: Ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured

  History, World War 1

Israel-Palestine
World outraged by Israeli State’s ferocious bombing of Gaza

15/07/2014: Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade!

  Israel / Palestine

History
Revolutionary US Teamsters

14/07/2014: Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes

  History, US

Stop the bombing of Gaza – End Israeli state terror!

12/07/2014: Over 100 Gazans have been killed in one week, including 20 children

  Israel / Palestine

Europe
Junk Juncker, Cameron and the anti-worker EU

11/07/2014: "Cameron’s defeat was dire."

  Europe

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

08/07/2014: Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI.

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
What next after massive July 1 demo?

07/07/2014: Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression

  Hong Kong

Can capitalism put all of us first?

05/07/2014: A response to the “practical idealism” of the Common Weal

  Scotland

France
Hollande’s austerity plans must be blocked

04/07/2014: United private-public sector strike vital

  France

 Brazil
Solidarity with sacked Metro workers

04/07/2014: 42 workers sacked for going on strike

  Brazil, Solidarity

South Africa
220,000 metalworkers’ on strike

03/07/2014: Forward to a living wage – end labour broking

  South Africa

Australia
Thousands rally in Melbourne against East-West toll road

03/07/2014: Labour claim opposition to project but refuse to rip up contracts

  Australia

 Sri Lanka
Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014: At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks

  Solidarity, Sri Lanka

Video
Free Vadim Kuramshin

02/07/2014: Joe HIggins, Socialist Party (CWI) TD raises Vadim’s case in Irish parliament

  Kazakhstan

Argentina
Return to turmoil

01/07/2014: Debt crisis is back – the class struggle and tasks for the Left

  Argentina

Review
’Capital in the Twenty-First Century’

28/06/2014: Thomas Piketty: The new Marx?

  Review

South Africa
Victory in platinum miners’ strike!

27/06/2014: Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all

  South Africa

Pakistan
Military launch offensive in North Waziristan

26/06/2014: Half a million people flee the area

  Pakistan

Britain
Coulson conviction - Cameron must resign!

26/06/2014: Call a general election now

  Britain

Iraq
Isis jihadists capture more territory

24/06/2014: Only organised, united working class can end war and social misery

  Iraq

Israel/Palestine
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids

24/06/2014: Israeli nationalist thugs cowardly attacked Socialist Struggle Movement activists after the protest

  Israel / Palestine

Waging war on climate change

23/06/2014: The quickening pace of global warming poses a threat to US national security, says a leading, federally-funded military research organisation

  Environment

Pakistan
Scores killed in Taliban attacks on Karachi airport

19/06/2014: Workers need political movement to counter extremist ideology and capitalism

  Pakistan

Nigeria
200 school girls abducted

18/06/2014: Why has Boko Haram insurgency grown?

  Nigeria

Iraq
Oil war’s bloody legacy

17/06/2014: Escalating sectarian conflict threatens to draw in surrounding countries

  Iraq

 Hong Kong
Pro-Beijing newspaper launches attack on CWI

16/06/2014: 1989 massacre apologists accuse Socialist Action (CWI) and radical legislator ‘Long Hair’ of ‘violence’

  China, CWI, Hong Kong

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: 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

France: Sarkozy instigates ban on veil to boost his political ratings

21/04/2011, What attitude should socialists adopt in defending women’s rights?
Judy Beishon, from the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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