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Ireland North
Martin McGuinness - from IRA leader to Stormont minister

29/03/2017: The IRA campaign, the ‘peace process’ and the working class

  Ireland North

H&M workers score victory against management plans

28/03/2017: Despite very difficult times, struggle can bring results


#JobstownNotGuilty international day of action a huge success

28/03/2017: Over 30 protests around the world and 88 MPs/MEPs pledge support


A week-end of mass protests

27/03/2017: New spring of protest opens up, as 1,000s arrested


Hong Kong
Creeping “coup” by Chinese dictatorship

27/03/2017: Defend the four Hong Kong legislators

  Hong Kong

Terror attack at Westminster

24/03/2017: Unite against terror, racism and war


Democratic Party splits and 5-Star Movement in crisis

22/03/2017: Class struggle can build real left force


Student strike empties classes and fills streets on 9 March

21/03/2017: Over 100,000 take to the streets in SE demonstrations


Second referendum on independence?

18/03/2017: SNP fire the starting gun but offer no solutions to austerity


National day of strikes and protests shows Temer can be beaten

17/03/2017: For a one-day general strike as the next step


South Africa
Unity against poverty, crime and xenophobia

17/03/2017: Capitalist politicians use xenophobia to divert attention from failures of profit system

  South Africa

Election result a colossal defeat for austerity government

16/03/2017: Oppose Wilders and the ‘mainstream’ right – Build a mass workers’ party that struggles for socialism


Workers and their families left to starve by multi-billionaire companies

16/03/2017: International campaign needed to force companies to pay


Hong Kong
Protest against LSG Sky Chefs dismissal of union chairman

14/03/2017: Ng Chi-Fai sacked for organising union by multinational’s Hong Kong division – international solidarity needed

  Hong Kong

Ireland North
Snap election raises sectarian temperature    

14/03/2017: Workers need strong socialist alternative at ballot box and in unions

  Ireland North

Counter protest against far-right

13/03/2017: Rise of Islamophobia and right-wing reaction poses new challenges to the left


 International Women's Day
Speech by Kshama Sawant

12/03/2017: Video of 8 March rally in Seattle


 International Women’s Day
Millions join marches and take action

10/03/2017: Socialists around the world demand an end to women’s oppression


 Hong Kong
Women’s march against sexism and racism

09/03/2017: International Women’s Day: “Solidarity with global mass protests and women’s strikes”


Hundreds of thousands participate in International Women’s day student strike

08/03/2017: ‘Libres y Combativas’ and Sindicato de Estudiantes call strike against sexist violence and for working class women's rights


Political spectacle of the ruling class

08/03/2017: Most workers underemployed, 40% in poverty - situation demands new workers’ party


 International Women’s Day 2017
A century on from the Russian Revolution

06/03/2017: Demonstrations world-wide swelled by anti-Trump anger


Massive demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won

06/03/2017: Up to 250,000 march in national protest, organised from below


Price hikes hit workers and middle classes

04/03/2017: Falling support for dictator Sisi portends growing opposition


Hong Kong’s sham election

03/03/2017: Pan-democrats sink to new low by supporting “lesser evil” John Tsang

  Hong Kong

Socialist response to Trump’s address to joint session of congress

02/03/2017: Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative councillor, speaks


“Who could believe it?"

24/02/2017: What is behind Trump's attack?


Dublin's #JobstownNotGuilty

23/02/2017: Defend the right to protest - stop this political vendetta!

  Ireland Republic

A web of intrigue sparks government crisis

22/02/2017: Smear campaign against a prominent police whistleblower

  Ireland Republic

Spain: Student strike empties classes and fills streets on 9 March

21/03/2017, Over 100,000 take to the streets in SE demonstrations
Sindicato de Estudiantes (SE), Spanish Students' Union

Catalonia: Historic demonstration in Barcelona in support of refugees

25/02/2017, 'Volem acollir'
Esquerra Revolucionària

Spain: Pablo Iglesias wins clear victory in Podemos congress

15/02/2017, Time to build the class struggle on the streets
Izquierda Revolucionaria, Spain

CWI and Izquierda Revolucionaria – Towards unification

06/02/2017, Joint declaration of the CWI’s IEC and Izquierda Revolucionaria’s IEC

Spain: What kind of Podemos do workers and youth need?

17/01/2017, Debate within leadership touches on fundamental issues for future of party
Izquierda Revolucionaria, Spanish state, editorial

Spain: Students' union beats PP government

06/12/2016, Government rocked back by historic mobilisations
Statement by Sindicato de Estudiantes (Students Union), Spain

Spain: Militant struggle by Students Union succeeds

02/12/2016, Mass student strikes force PP government to retreat

Spain: Students' Union surges forward in historic congress

22/11/2016, Hundreds rally to celebrate 30th anniversary of SE and 40th anniversary of Izquierda Revolucionaria / El Militante
Danny Byrne, CWI

Spain: Student strike gives first mass response on the streets to new PP government

11/11/2016, Interview with Ana Garcia, General Secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (Spanish Students’ Union)

Spain: PSOE leadership hands power to the PP

03/11/2016, A new phase in the class struggle
Izquierda Revolucionaria editorial

Spain: Historic student general strike

26/10/2016, More than 200,000 students fill the streets against Francoist "revalidations"
Sindicato de Estudiantes (Students Union) reporters

Spain: Mass support grows as general student strike approaches

25/10/2016, Tens of thousands vote to strike in Student Union pre-strike assemblies

Spain: Crisis in social democracy

17/10/2016, PSOE and the class struggle
Juan Ignacio Ramos, Izquierda Revolucionaria general secretary, from Socialism Today (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party England and Wales)

Spain: Disappointment for Left in re-run elections

12/07/2016, Mass mobilisation and struggle necessary for real change
Viki Lara, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Spain)

History: 1936 - Spain’s revolutionary promise

06/07/2016, Working class and peasants rose up against capitalist exploitation, poverty and fascism
Tony Saunois, from Socialism Today (July/August 2016)

EU: Left parties turning against bosses’ Europe

10/06/2016, Progress in Portugal and Spain, confusion in Britain
Danny Byrne, CWI

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