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History
Zimmerwald Conference 1915

05/09/2015: An important step in rebuilding the international workers’ movement during WW1

  History

Lebanon
Mass protests against corrupt sectarian regime

04/09/2015: Build a united struggle of workers and youth - for a socialist alternative to communal divisions, poverty and war!

  Lebanon

Malaysia
Opposition mounting against Najib’s government

04/09/2015: Over 200,000 people on protest for two days

  Malaysia

Britain
Labour’s surges and purges

03/09/2015: No let-up of ’Corbynmania’ but Labour right plots

  Britain

Scotland
RISE - launch of a politically unclear left alliance

02/09/2015: Clear 100% anti-austerity and socialist platform essential steps towards new mass workers’ party

  Scotland

Britain
Council cuts and the Corbyn campaign

01/09/2015: Potential to resist if follow 80’s Liverpool Council example

  Britain

Kurdistan
Democratic autonomy or socialism?

29/08/2015: Articles on Öcalan’s ideas and Rojava, originally published in sozialismus.info, the quaterly magazine of SAV (German section of the CWI)

  Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Greece
What does “Popular Unity” stand for?

28/08/2015: New Left force launched following Tsipras’ betrayal

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Identifying the challenges after defeat of Rajapaksa

27/08/2015: Working class struggle top priority for socialists

  Sri Lanka

Britain
The Corbyn insurgency

27/08/2015: Whatever the outcome of the contest, Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign has already transformed the political situation in Britain

  Britain

Lebanon
‘Garbage protests’ shake the ruling class

25/08/2015: Interview with Tamer Mahdi, CWI member in Lebanon

  Lebanon

World economy
China crisis triggers panic on global markets

25/08/2015: More than $5 trillion wiped off global stock markets in two weeks since Chinese devaluation

  China, World Economy

Sri Lanka
Election sees Rajapaksa fail to make a come-back

23/08/2015: Neo-liberal policies of UNP-led government will not satisfy demands of workers and poor.

  Sri Lanka

Gulf War
25 years since invasion of Kuwait

22/08/2015: ’Unfinished business’ remains today

  Iraq

History
Anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination

21/08/2015: Coming mass revolts will see workers and youth look to Trotsky’s ideas

  History, Trotsky

Scotland and the Jeremy Corbyn campaign

20/08/2015: The response to Corbyn’s campaign has parallels with the outpouring of class anger that was seen during the independence referendum

  Scotland

Thailand
Bomb in Bangkok kills 20

19/08/2015: Country plagued by military junta and economic downturn

  Thailand

Socialism
Past or future?

18/08/2015: Review of ‘PostCapitalism: a guide to our future’ by Paul Mason

  Science, Theory

Greece and the latest phase of the EU crisis

18/08/2015: Alexis Tsipras and the Syriza leadership have pushed through parliament the third bailout – and further deep cuts – although only with the help of right-wing parties. However, the crises in Greece, the eurozone and wider EU are far from over…

  Greece

Britain
Corbyn challenge - a very welcome political upheaval

17/08/2015: The Labour Party’s right-wing leaders have been astonished and horrified at the over-flowing rallies for Jeremy Corbyn around the UK over the last few weeks

  Britain

Northern Ireland
Left Challenge for Largest Union’s Leadership

15/08/2015: CWI member, Patrick Mulholland, leads Left campaign for leadership of NIPSA union

  Ireland North

Ireland
Paul Murphy and 22 activists to be charged over peaceful protest

14/08/2015: Socialist MP to be charged with false imprisonment for protesting against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Technology
Will robots end capitalism?

14/08/2015: Technological developments, the threat to jobs, and perspectives for the struggle against capitalism and for the future of humanity

  Science

 CWI School 2015
New Left formations

13/08/2015: Report of discussion on New Workers’ Parties, Left Populism and the ideas and programme of PODEMOS, SYRIZA

  CWI

China
Devaluation of yuan jolts global markets

12/08/2015: Sudden reversal of Beijing’s exchange rate policy underlines seriousness of China’s economic woes

  China

France/Britain
Human tragedy of Calais crisis

07/08/2015: Tories have no solutions

  Britain, France

Kurdistan
PYD leaders call for partnership with Bashar al-Assad’s regime

06/08/2015: No faith in authoritarian rulers and Western powers!

  Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Japan
70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bomb

06/08/2015: Can a future nuclear conflict be avoided?

  Japan, Nuclear Power

 CWI School
Building the CWI

06/08/2015: Introductory video to the plenary session on ‘Building the CWI’ shown at the 2015 CWI Summer School, featuring the work of our International across the world

  Video

Britain
Jeremy Corbyn – thousands rally to anti-austerity appeal

05/08/2015: Large attendances at Corbyn rallies across country

  Britain

US
Kshama Sawant leads primary elections count on 50%

05/08/2015: Seattle socialist primary election success

  US

Greece
‘The working class showed it will return to struggle’

04/08/2015: After Syriza capitulates, taking first steps towards building a new mass Left alternative to austerity and capitalism

  Greece

 CWI School 2015
World crisis continues amid horrific consequences

03/08/2015: Report of World Perspectives discussion at the 2015 CWI Summer School

  CWI

Kazakhstan: Presidential ‘election’ - Nazarbayev’s overwhelming victory no surprise

28/04/2015, Workers need to build mass opposition
Elizabeth Clarke, CWI

Kazakhstan: Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014, Struggle to free political prisoners continues
Socialistworld.net

Kazakhstan: Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014, Workers pay the price for crony capitalism
Mike Whale, Secretary of Campaign Kazakhstan (first published in October 2014 issue of Socialism Today)

Video: Free Vadim Kuramshin

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

Kazakhstan: Second anniversary of Zhanaozen marked by hearing in European Parliament

13/01/2014, European business connives at suppression of democratic rights.
Rob Jones, CWI, Moscow

Kazakhstan: Supreme Court in Astana denies justice for Vadim Kuramshin

26/11/2013, Urgent solidarity needed
Campaign Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: Latest news on Esenbek Ukteshbayev - solidarity needed

07/10/2013, Esenbek Ukteshbayev, arrested as part of last weeks housing protests, is being held in solitary confinement and denied access to even a lawyer. In response, he has gone on hunger strike
Socialistworld.net

Kazakhstan: Mass arrests of housing campaigners

02/10/2013, Police reinforcements called in against new protests
From Campaign Kazakhstan website

Kazakhstan: Jailed activist awarded human rights prize

13/09/2013, Vadim Kuramshim’s courageous campaigning recognised by lawyers’ prestigious award
From Campaign Kazakhstan website

Kazakhstan: Radio programme lifts lid on dictatorship’s prisons

24/08/2013, But fails to explain widespread conspiracy of silence
Elizabeth Clarke, CWI

Italy: Government crisis over Kazakhstan ‘kidnapping’

01/08/2013, Interests of energy giant ENI over-ride democracy and party policies
Marco Veruggio, ControCorrente (CWI Italy)

Kazakhstan: Guardian letter condemns President Nazarbayev’s human rights record

04/07/2013, Campaign Kazakhstan British Secretary, Mick Whale, condemns David Cameron’s visit to build links with Kazakh dictator
Campaign Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: Angry protests erupt in Zhezkazgan

28/06/2013, Workers demand nationalisation of KazakhMys metal foundry
Campaign Kazakhstan Reporters

Kazakhstan: Campaign leader sentenced to ten days in prison

23/05/2013, MEP demands immediate release of Housing Campaigners - solidarity still needed
Campaign Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan - solidarity needed: Housing justice activists arrested in Astana

22/05/2013, Protests needed via embassies
Campaign Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: “Political prisoners must be freed!”

18/04/2013, Paul Murphy speaks out as European Parliament debates Human Rights
Recorded message from Socialist Party MEP, Paul Murphy, carried on Campaign Kazakhstan web-site

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