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Britain
100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated

  Britain

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

May Day

Sri Lanka: May Day celebration in Colombo

08/05/2014, Photos of United Socialist Party march and meeting
USP (CWI Sri Lanka) reporters

Britain: RMT turns out in strength for May Day

03/05/2014, Commemorating union leader Bob Crow and socialist Labour MP Tony Benn
Judy Beishon, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Pakistan: May Day in Mirpurkhas, Sindh

02/05/2014, CWI supporters celebrate international workers’ day
Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI) Reporters

US: May Day in America

01/05/2014, The Haymarket Martyrs and coming revolt of American workers
Peter Taaffe

May Day 2014: Fighting cuts, poverty and exploitation

30/04/2014, For a socialist world!
Clare Doyle, CWI

May Day in Nigeria: Jonathan government intensifies attacks on democratic rights

12/05/2013, 15 DSM members arrested at May Day rallies
Ebike Iseru, DSM (CWI Nigeria)

Sri Lanka: Successful May Day

08/05/2013, The United Socialist Party’s May Day demonstration passed successfully through a number of populous areas of Colombo, ending at Grand Pass Junction.
USP(CWI, Sri Lanka)

Nigerian May Day arrests: All DSM members released [updated]

03/05/2013, The last set of DSM members still in the detention of the state security service (SSS) in Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria, and Ibadan Oyo state, Southwest Nigeria, as of yesterday, has been released.
Press statement by Segun Sango, general secretary DSM (CWI Nigeria)

Pakistan: May Day 2013

03/05/2013, Progressive Workers Federation (PWF), TURCP and SMP organised and intervened in the May Day activities across the country
Syed Fazal Abass Shah, secretary general PWF, Pakistan

Taiwan: Over 20,000 march on May Day

02/05/2013, ‘Defend pensions! Stop corruption!’
Chris Dite in Taipei, chinaworker.info

Pakistan: May Day demonstration in Sindh

02/05/2013, Photos of May Day demonstration in Sindh
SMP (CWI Pakistan), Sindh

Nigeria: Militarisation of May Day rallies

02/05/2013, DSM comrades arrested and detained
Press statement by Segun Sango, general secretary DSM (CWI Nigeria)

May Day Greetings

01/05/2013, The CWI sends revolutionary greetings and solidarity to workers, young people and all those exploited by capitalism.
CWI

Russia: Moscow left holds May Day Moscow demonstration

12/05/2012, Lively and political CWI contingent attracts variety of activists
Denis D., CWI, Moscow

May Day: Demonstration in Uleåborg Finland

12/05/2012, Meeting discusses involvement in Afghanistan
Reporters from Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

May Day in Nigeria: Fanfare fails to mask workers’ anger

10/05/2012, May Day should have offered opportunity for workers to pose their demands and agitation before the government
Peluola Adewale, DSM (CWI Nigeria)

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