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Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

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

  Belgium

Mexico
Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014: Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico

  Mexico

A ‘third industrial revolution’

28/10/2014: New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society.

  Review, Science

Nigeria
Vast social and class extremes

27/10/2014: The unreported Nigeria - mass struggles by the working class

  Nigeria

Africa
Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity

25/10/2014: Pharmaceutical industry/big corporations need to be brought into public ownership and resources used to provide urgent aid

  Africa

Tunisia
Widespread scepticism over Parliamentary elections

24/10/2014: Pro-capitalist parties teaming up for more of the same - urgent need to rebuild a political voice for the working class and youth

  Tunisia

Kurdistan
Defend Kobanê and all those threatened by ISIS, AKP and Imperialism

24/10/2014: For democratic working people’s defence and mass struggle against capitalism

  Kurdistan, Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Britain
Anniversary of first issue of Militant newspaper

24/10/2014: 50 years of socialist ideas and workers’ struggle

  Britain

Spain
Death knells of "Transition" regime

23/10/2014: Catalonia; ’Podemos’, and the left

  Spain

Ireland
TD Paul Murphy tears up Irish Water pack in the Dail

22/10/2014: 1 million refuse to register for water charges

  Ireland Republic

Seattle
“Sawant ...with impressive, favorable rating”

22/10/2014: 61% support for Kshama Sawant in her electoral district...Jess Spear`s campaign against one of the most powerful corporate politicians in Washington State gaining momentum...indications of yearning for representation for working class people

  US

Britain
100,000 attend TUC’s pay rise demo

21/10/2014: Calls for local government strike action to be reinstated

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Brutal repression in imperialism’s interests

20/10/2014: Workers pay the price for crony capitalism

  Kazakhstan

Is the US promoting a “colour revolution” in Hong Kong?

18/10/2014: Beijing’s scare propaganda doesn’t stand up to examination

  Hong Kong, US

Britain
Workers need a pay rise - how can we pay for it?

17/10/2014: End poverty, inequality and capitalism

  Britain

Scotland
10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014: ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum

  Scotland

 Ireland
’The people have risen, they should not kneel down again’

15/10/2014: Paul Murphy TD (MP) makes maiden speech in Parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Ireland
Byelection triumph marks turning point in anti-austerity struggle

14/10/2014: Paul Murphy wins parliamentary seat as 100,000 march against water charges

  Ireland Republic

Middle East
US-led policy of air attacks on Islamic State lies in ruins

13/10/2014: As battle for Kobane rages, IS forces make major gains in Iraq

  Middle East, US

 Ireland
Paul Murphy elected to Irish parliament in stunning byelection victory

12/10/2014: Anti-Austerity Alliance victory shocks political establishment, reflects mass revolt against water charges and austerity

  Ireland Republic, Video

South Africa
"A workers’ party must emerge"

11/10/2014: Dire position of South African capitalism and inequality adds momentum towards creation of workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Scotland
SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014: For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!

  Scotland

Middle East
Repel Islamic State and imperialism

08/10/2014: For democratic workers’ defence and Kurdish self-determination

  Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Israel/Palestine
After the Gaza war

07/10/2014: No justice for Palestinians and no peace for the region - For a socialist solution!

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
Pro-regime thugs attack protesters

06/10/2014: Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government!

  Hong Kong

New Zealand
National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014: Labour Party and the Left in crisis

  New Zealand

Africa
Ebola crisis spreads

03/10/2014: Consequence of profit before health

  Africa

Kurdistan
The battle for Kobanê

02/10/2014: Regional war poses new challenges for struggle for Kurdish self-determination

  Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey

Iraq /Syria
US-led bombings will worsen divisions

01/10/2014: Stop imperialist slaughter!

  Iraq, Syria, US

Hong Kong
Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

30/09/2014: Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement

  Hong Kong

Britain
Labour to continue austerity offensive

26/09/2014: Labour conference a carefully stage-managed affair

  Britain

Ireland South
Is Sinn Féin a genuine left alternative?

25/09/2014: Seeking alliances with austerity parties

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

24/09/2014: The referendum has turned British politics upside down – even though the No vote won

  Scotland

Britain
Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014: Build a working class alternative

  Britain, Scotland

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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