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Nigieria
Buhari Government takes power

28/05/2015: Working People Must Prepare to Struggle for improvement and Real Change

  Nigeria

Ireland
Massive ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality referendum

28/05/2015: Growing opposition to conservative establishment

  Ireland Republic

Britain
The struggles to come

27/05/2015: No fundamental change to be expected from the Labour Party

  Britain

Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific workers to strike in August

26/05/2015: Protesting cabin crew at Hong Kong airport explained their grievances to Socialist Action reporters

  Hong Kong

Canada’s ‘carbo-state’

26/05/2015: Only a socialist alternative can challenge the carbo-capitalists’ grip on Canadian politics

  Canada, Environment

New Zealand
Victory over zero-hour contracts

24/05/2015: ‘Cotton On’ clothes retailer workers defeat attempt to remove rest and meal breaks

  New Zealand

Iraq/Syria
ISIS rout national armies at Ramadi and Palmyra

23/05/2015: United working class movement needed to sweep away sectarian militias and reactionary politicians

  Iraq, Syria

Britain
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

  Spain

Britain
Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South
Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus
‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile
Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia
East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland
Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video
Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan
Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA
Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain
Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China
“In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland
Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain
With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland
65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North
Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain
Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015
International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland
Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015
Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

Nepal
Disaster in Nepal –amplified by capitalism

30/04/2015: Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the south Asian region has been further devastated by the recent earthquake.

  Nepal

US
Rage in Baltimore

29/04/2015: The aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death

  US

Book review
’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

29/04/2015: What the 1% will do to defend their class interests

  Review, US

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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