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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

Britain
Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014: Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence

  Britain

Belgium
Massive demonstration in Brussels

10/11/2014: Shows anger against austerity

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
20 years after the ceasefires

10/11/2014: In 1994, the IRA and Loyalist paramilitaries called ceasefires. Four years later the Good Friday agreement was declared to mark the end of the ‘Troubles’…

  Ireland Republic

Review
Environmental disaster and the need to change everything

09/11/2014: “This Changes Everything: capitalism vs the climate”, by Naomi Klein

  Environment, Review

Germany
25 years since November 9

09/11/2014: Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement

  Germany

Canada
Right wing wins Toronto Mayoral election

08/11/2014: NDP increasingly irrelevant to needs of workers, immigrants and youth

  Canada

Elections in Brazil

07/11/2014: Narrow win for Dilma sets scene for more crisis and instability

  Brazil

Russia’s 1917 socialist revolution

07/11/2014: November 7th anniversary of workers taking power

  Russia

Europe
Anti-fascist demonstrations set for 8-9 November

06/11/2014: Movement of workers and youth needed against racism and fascism

  Europe, Greece, Sweden

Canada
Ottawa ‘locked-down’ after Parliament gun attack

05/11/2014: Tory government whips-up terrorist fears to boost Canada’s imperialist role

  Canada

Ireland
Stunning Dublin by-election victory, huge water protests…new chapter for working class resistance

04/11/2014: How the Anti Austerity Alliance won a parliamentary seat and the way forward for the Left

  Ireland Republic

Book review
The Jihadis Return

04/11/2014: Isis and the new Sunni uprising, by Patrick Cockburn

  Middle East, Review

South Africa
Metal workers’ union clashes with Congress of South African Trade Unions

03/11/2014: For political and class independence - Struggle, solidarity and socialism!

  South Africa

Britain
Come to Socialism 2014

03/11/2014: Weekend of discussion & debate hosted by the Socialist Party – London 8-9 November

  Britain

  Ireland
’Abortion Pill Train’ video

02/11/2014: Pro-choice ROSA campaigners swallow abortion pills after rail journey

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

Italy
Renzi government faces mounting opposition

01/11/2014: A one-day strike of all workers is needed

  Italy

Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

  Kurdistan, Middle East

Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014: The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!

  Belgium

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

Kazakhstan: Vadim appeal denied

15/02/2013, Appeal against 12-year prison sentence
socialistworld.net

Kazakhstan: Leader of workers’ demonstration in Zhezkazgan arrested

11/02/2013, Protest to embassies and KazakhMys bosses
Campaign Kazakhstan

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