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Scotland
1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014: Urgent to build new mass party for the working class

  Scotland

Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"

  Britain

Spain
Millions take to streets calling for Catalonia’s independence

18/09/2014: Only working class struggle can guarantee the right to decide and resist austerity

  Spain

Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

  Sweden

Scotland
Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US
Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

 Video
John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil
Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland
10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

Hong Kong
Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014: After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

Scotland
Big swing to Yes leaves referendum vote on a knife edge

04/09/2014: Over 18,000 people have attended Hope Over Fear public meetings to hear socialist Tommy Sheridan.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

Germany

Sozialistische Alternative (SAV)CWI in Germany: Sozialistische Alternative (SAV)
Sozialistische Alternative , Littentstrasse 106/107, 10179 Berlin, Germany., ++ 49 302472 3802, email
http://www.sozialismus.info

Brazil: Solidarity protests internationally

16/06/2014, More pictures from solidarity protests around the world
Socialistworld.net

Germany: Left Party shifts to the right

21/02/2014, Need to build Left Party on clear anti-capitalist basis
Sascha Stanicic, national spokesperson SAV (CWI Germany)

Germany: Mass school students’ strike in Hamburg against deportations

22/12/2013, Defend the refugees! Defend union members!
Corey Snoek & Katharina Doll SAV (CWI in Germany)

Germany: Merkel re-elected….

26/09/2013, But unstable times lie ahead
Sascha Stanicic, National Spokesperson, Sozialistische Alternative (CWI in Germany)

Germany: Election campaign stirs little excitment

15/09/2013, Main parties, few differences; DIE LINKE must support struggles of working class and fight for a socialist future
Sascha Stanicic, national spokesperson Sozialistische Alternative (SAV, CWI section in Germany)

Germany: DIE LINKE MP Heidrun Dittrich joins CWI

01/08/2013, “A strong SAV strengthens the left in DIE LINKE”
Statement by Heidrun Dittrich

Germany: Blockupy protests

07/06/2013, Police repression in the belly of the beast
Sascha Stanicic, SAV (CWI Germany)

Germany: DIE LINKE and the Euro

23/05/2013, After Lafontaine’s proposal to get rid of the Euro – what should the left say?
Sascha Stanicic and Lucy Redler, SAV (CWI Germany)

Germany: Strike at Amazon

22/05/2013, Union-agreed rates could bring Amazon workers 9000 euros more a year
An Amazon activist reporting to SAV (CWI Germany)

Germany’s Pirate Party: Charting a perilous course

31/03/2013, The rise of the Pirate Party is a transient expression of underlying anti-party sentiment and a protest vote against the policies and actions of the established parties
Nelli Tügel, SAV (CWI Germany), first published in Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Germany: A crucial stage for the Left Party

23/02/2013, A few years ago Germany’s Left Party, Die Linke, was seen as a model for the emergence of new, united, left-wing parties in Europe…
Sascha Stanicic, Sozialistische Alternative (CWI in Germany)

Germany: 30,000 defy police provocations

23/05/2012, Mass demonstration against EU’s austerity policies
Sascha Stanicic, SAV (CWI in Germany)

Germany: Massive state repression against “Blockupy” movement

18/05/2012, Thousands attempt to occupy squares and blockade the ECB in Frankfurt, Germany. Protests are banned.
Sascha Stanicic, SAV (CWI Germany)

Germany: Heading towards days of action against Troika austerity

03/05/2012, Days of action planned in Frankfurt/Main against European Central Bank and big finance
Michael Koschitzki, SAV - Sozialistische Alternative (CWI Germany)

Germany: New President…old contradictions

27/03/2012, Will the Left Party present itself as an anti-capitalist opposition or as a ‘moderate’ party managing capitalism?
Wolfram Klein, Sozialistische Alternative (SAV, German CWI section)

Kazakhstan: Protests in Germany

21/12/2011, Campaign Kazakhstan demonstrates in Berlin and Cologne
Campaign Kazakhstan activists, Germany

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