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Pakistan
Stop the killings, no to the Taliban, no to the religious extremism

21/12/2014: Socialists organise protests against Taliban barbarism

  Pakistan

US
Put CIA torturers in the dock

21/12/2014: The role of state intelligence

  Britain, US

Belgium
Massive general strike makes the government wobble

19/12/2014: Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity!

  Belgium

 Portugal
Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014: Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers

  Portugal, Solidarity

Kazakhstan
Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues

  Kazakhstan

Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

  Latin America

Taiwan
Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014: Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Ireland
Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia
Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines
‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

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

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

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
Sascha Stanicic, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Germany)

Germany: 25 years since November 9

09/11/2014, Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement
By Robert Bechert, CWI, who was living in Berlin in 1989

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)

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