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New Zealand
Victory over zero-contract hours

24/05/2015: ‘Cotton On’ clothes retailer workers defeat attempt to remove rest and meal breaks

  New Zealand

Iraq/Syria
ISIS rout national armies at Ramadi and Palmyra

23/05/2015: United working class movement needed to sweep away sectarian militias and reactionary politicians

  Iraq, Syria

Britain
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

  Spain

Britain
Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South
Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus
‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile
Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia
East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland
Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video
Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan
Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA
Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain
Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China
“In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland
Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain
With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland
65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North
Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain
Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015
International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland
Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015
Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

Nepal
Disaster in Nepal –amplified by capitalism

30/04/2015: Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the south Asian region has been further devastated by the recent earthquake.

  Nepal

US
Rage in Baltimore

29/04/2015: The aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death

  US

Book review
’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

29/04/2015: What the 1% will do to defend their class interests

  Review, US

 May Day 2015
Resisting austerity, exploitation, wars and oppression

28/04/2015: 125 years since first May Day – Build a united workers’ movement for socialism!

  CWI, May Day

Italy
Migrant disasters - the human cost of budget cuts

27/04/2015: From Mare Nostrum to Triton

  Italy

Latin America
A new turn?

25/04/2015: Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean

  Latin America

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: 20,000 people give ECB “the finger”

28/03/2015, Big demo and blockade against the reopening of the Central Bank
by Michael Koschitzki, SAV – Sozialistische Alternative (CWI in Germany)

Greece: “Yes there was a different choice!”

02/03/2015, Socialist policies needed, not deals with the Troika
Interview with Nikos Kanellis, Volos City Councilor (Xekinima/ CWI Greece) by Sascha Stanicic (SAV’/CWI Germany)

Germany: Pegida at an end?

24/02/2015, German racist mobilizations split but danger continues
Michael Koschitzki, SAV (CWI Germany)

Germany: What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015, Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all
Wolfram Klein, Socialist Alternative (SAV- CWI Germany)

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)

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