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February revolution 1917
What lessons for today?

21/02/2017: 23 February 1917 (8 March in today’s calendar) marked the beginning of the socialist revolution in Russia, which sparked a revolutionary wave that would travel around the world.

  Russian Revolution

 Yemen
International protests in support of TOTAL/G4S workers

20/02/2017: Solidarity spreads for victims of wage robbery and killing by multinational corporations

  Solidarity, Yemen

Netherlands
Anti-immigrant Freedom Party leading polls ahead of general elections

18/02/2017: Only a choice between the “regular” and far-right?

  Netherlands

Britain
Council cuts can be fought - and they must be

16/02/2017: Corbyn needs to stand up to Brexit rebels

  Aceh

Spain
Pablo Iglesias wins clear victory in Podemos congress

15/02/2017: Time to build the class struggle on the streets

  Spain

US
A socialist strategy to defeat Trump

14/02/2017: Escalate the resistance toward shutdowns on March 8 and May 1!

  US

Scotland
Greens back SNP government austerity budget

13/02/2017: TUSC council elections candidates put forward 100% anti-austerity programme

  Scotland

India
Upheaval in Tamil Nadu

09/02/2017: Corruption, nepotism, and other crimes of ruling party exposed

  India

Britain
Universal basic income demand gains ground

08/02/2017: What approach should socialists take?

  Britain

Yemen
Workers protest at parliament against TOTAL and G4S

07/02/2017: Security workers demand wages and arrest of colleagues’ killers

  Yemen

CWI and Izquierda Revolucionaria – Towards unification

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

  Spain

France
After Sarkozy, Juppé and Valls, now Fillon is on the way out

06/02/2017: Space opening up to left of Socialist Party

  France

Romania
Biggest street protests since 1989

04/02/2017: What position should the left take?

  Romania

Syria
Is an end to the war in sight?

03/02/2017: New movements for change will need to arm themselves with the lessons of the Syrian tragedy

  Syria

Quebec
Terrorist Attack in Québec City

01/02/2017: Counter terrorism and hate with solidarity

  Quebec

 CWI
9th Latin American school a success

31/01/2017: Over 200 participate in Sao Paolo CWI continental gathering

  CWI

Sri Lanka
The year 2017

31/01/2017: Between oppression and struggle

  Sri Lanka

Canada
Where are Trudeau’s ‘Sunny Ways’?

31/01/2017: Battles of Indigenous peoples, youth, workers will test Liberal government

  Canada

US
Airport protests help block Trump travel ban

30/01/2017: Defend immigrant communities

  US

Russian Revolution Centenary
January 1917 - On the eve of revolution

29/01/2017: War, hunger, hated Tsarist regime: class tensions reach breaking point

  Russian Revolution

China
CWI member Hu Xufang forced to flee

28/01/2017: Xu and his family are victims of China’s deepening police crackdown

  China

Afghanistan
The limits of US power

28/01/2017: Imperialism’s 15-year adventure a bloody catastrophe for millions

  Afghanistan

US
Build 100 days of resistance to Trump’s agenda!

27/01/2017: Establishment deeply divided as mass resistance explodes

  US

Russia
Duma legislates to decriminalise domestic violence

26/01/2017: For unified struggle for women’s rights and against capitalism

  Russia

Tamil Nadu
Mass protests against state repression

26/01/2017: Support the right to assemble and protest - release those arrested immediately!

  India

Millions on women's marches around the world

25/01/2017: Reports from mass women's marches against Trump

  US

Bangladesh
Hartal protest against power plant

25/01/2017: Follows mass strike of garment workers in December

  Bangladesh

Côte d’Ivoire
Social revolts shake Ouattara regime

24/01/2017: Public sector strike and soldiers’ mutiny expose reality behind “economic growth”

  Ivory Coast

Taiwan
US foreign policy under Trump

24/01/2017: Island risks being pawn in his game

  Taiwan

US
CWI joins protests around the world against Trump

23/01/2017: Photo gallery selection of CWI actions during weekend of mass protests

  US

US
Kshama Sawant responds to Trump inauguration speech

23/01/2017: Socialist council member speaks

  US

China
New US President’s approach to China

21/01/2017: Outbursts raise fears of confrontation

  China

Russian Revolution Centenary
New site celebrates and defends October socialist revolution

20/01/2017: 1917revolution.org brings rich lessons of 100 years ago to wide audience

  History

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
Socialistworld.net

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
Socialistworld.net

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)
socialistworld.net

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
socialistworld.net

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

Spain: Left government on the horizon in June elections

31/05/2016, Establishment parties panic as Podemos and United Left agree joint election challenge
Danny Byrne, CWI

Spain: A break in the political establishment

07/02/2016, December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.
Danny Byrne, CWI (article from issue 195 of ’Socialism Today’)

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