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Britain
After the referendum

24/06/2016: Tories Out! General election now! Fight for a 24 hour general strike

  Britain, Europe

Pakistan
Budget 2016-17

24/06/2016: The digits change but reality remains a nightmare for most

  Pakistan

Britain
EU referendum

23/06/2016: Whatever the result, political turmoil is ahead

  Britain

Taiwan
Student protests win important victory

23/06/2016: Education ministry retreats over increased tuition fees

  Taiwan

Italy
Prime Minister Renzi’s party routed

22/06/2016: Five Star mayors elected in Rome and Turin

  Italy

Ireland
The left wing case for leaving the EU

22/06/2016: Article by Paul Murphy, Irish MP and former MEP and CWI member

  Ireland Republic

Hong Kong
New protests as kidnapped bookseller speaks out

22/06/2016: Gangster methods of China’s regime exposed

  Hong Kong

Ireland
This weak government can be beaten

21/06/2016: “The reality is that a small clique of hard-left, Trotskyite politicians, who are quite upfront about seeking to overthrow the current system, are now arguably setting the political agenda.” (Shane Coleman, Irish Independent 17 May 2016)

  Ireland Republic

 Pakistan
Women health workers protest in Sindh

21/06/2016: Lady Health Workers organisation protests at non-payment of wages

  Pakistan, Women

Britain
EU referendum

19/06/2016: Whatever the result, political turmoil is ahead

  Britain

US
Stand together against bigotry, war and terrorism

17/06/2016: Orlando – massive wave of solidarity with LGBTQ community

  US

Asia
Conflict in the South China Sea

16/06/2016: Territorial disputes resemble pieces on a ‘geopolitical chessboard’ as the US and China struggle for hegemony in Asia

  Asia, China

Middle East
ISIS under pressure on several fronts

15/06/2016: Working classes, through bitterest of experiences, will take to road of mass struggle again

  Iraq, Middle East, Syria

France
Massive protest demonstration in Paris

15/06/2016: Workers march as Senate debates hated labour law reform

  France

 US
Over 100,000 sign petition for independent Sanders challenge

13/06/2016: Surge in support for petition initiated by socialist councillor Kshama Sawant

  US, Video

US
Orlando massacre

13/06/2016: Stand with our LGBTQ Sisters and Brothers! Fight back against Scapegoating & Islamophobia!

  US

Belgium
New trade union action plan

13/06/2016: “The cup is full !”

  Belgium

Egypt’s workers in revolt

12/06/2016: Review of "The Egyptians: a radical story"

  Egypt

Environment
EU green myths

11/06/2016: The truth about the EU and the environment

  Environment

EU
Left parties turning against bosses’ Europe

10/06/2016: Progress in Portugal and Spain, confusion in Britain

  Europe, Portugal, Spain

History
China’s ’Cultural Revolution’ 1966-67

10/06/2016: 50 years ago the ’Cultural Revolution’ began in China.

  China, History

Britain
Youth and the EU referendum

09/06/2016: Fight for our future, starting with a Leave vote to smash the Tories

  Britain

Muhammad Ali
A fighter who inspired millions

09/06/2016: Establishment forced to incorporate his legend into re-writing of history

  Sport

Review
The working-class case against the EU

08/06/2016: Review of ‘And The Weak Must Suffer What They Must?’ by Yanis Varoufakis

  Review

China
1989 mass movement and June 4 massacre

08/06/2016: Video by CWI comrades in China and Hong Kong

  China, History

Greece
Victory for Athens bus cleaners

07/06/2016: Strike action wins major concessions from contractors and bus administration

  Greece

Northern Ireland
Biggest union votes to support exit from the EU

06/06/2016: Union and Labour leaders should join NIPSA and other combative unions in opposing bosses’ club

  Ireland North

Venezuela
On the brink of collapse?

04/06/2016: Counter-revolution gaining ground

  Venezuela

Germany
After party conference, where is DIE LINKE going?

03/06/2016: SAV/CWI member Lucy Redler elected to national committee

  Germany

Portugal
Lisbon dockers victory against precarious work

02/06/2016: Militant strike action blocks bosses attempts to undermine collective bargaining

  Portugal

Britain
Tories tearing themselves apart over EU referendum

01/06/2016: Socialists say, ‘Vote Leave to get Cameron out!’

  Britain

France
Fight against Valls/Hollande government intensifies

31/05/2016: Gauche Revolutionnaire statement underlines vital need for political alternative

  France

Spain
Left government on the horizon in June elections

31/05/2016: Establishment parties panic as Podemos and United Left agree joint election challenge

  Spain

Greece
Bus cleaners renew strike after management’s broken promises

29/05/2016: "Triple-oppressed workers - immigrants, women and low-paid – show way forward"

  Greece

Congo
Day of Protest 26 May

28/05/2016: New massacres in mineral-rich region

  Congo

Turkey: The antidote against war, terror and exploitation.

02/04/2016, For the unity of Turkish and Kurdish working classes
Sosyalist Alternatif, CWI in Turkey

European Union: Alliance with Turkey to close borders

09/03/2016, Crises for refugees - and the EU – continues
Per-Ãke Westerlund, from Offensiv - the weekly paper of Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

Turkey: No intervention in Syria! Stop the war on the Kurds!

01/03/2016, Two articles on the current situation in Turkey and Kurdistan
By Murat Karin, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) and Paula Mitchell, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Turkey: State’s massacre in Cizre

16/02/2016, Looming civil war can only be countered by a united struggle of working people
Batuhan Eren Ünlü, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI Turkey)

Turkey: Erdoğan’s Pyrrhic victory

20/11/2015, It is time to build a new united left force
Nihat Boyraz, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) - translation from an article originally written in Turkish for Sosyalist Alternatif magazine

Turkey: War, fear mongering and clampdown on democratic rights are behind the AKP electoral victory

02/11/2015, Struggle for worker’s unity, peace and social justice more important than ever
Mike Cleverley, Socialist Party

Turkey: 100,000s workers and students strike and protest against terror

13/10/2015, Photos by members of Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey)
Socialistworld.net

Turkey: Double bombing at Ankara peace demonstration massacres over 100

12/10/2015, Trade unions’ 48 hour general strike must be first step to building mass, united movement against murderous regime of Erdoğan
Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey)

Turkey: Pro-Kurdish HDP party offices attacked across the country

09/09/2015, Build a mass and united workers’ movement to stop the ongoing war!
Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI Turkey)

Kurdistan: Democratic autonomy or socialism?

29/08/2015, Articles on Öcalan’s ideas and Rojava, originally published in sozialismus.info, the quaterly magazine of SAV (German section of the CWI)
Socialistworld.net

Kurdistan: PYD leaders call for partnership with Bashar al-Assad’s regime

06/08/2015, No faith in authoritarian rulers and Western powers!
Serge Jordan, CWI

Turkey: Horrific Suruc massacre

28/07/2015, Only workers’ unity can end terrorism and division
Paula Mitchell, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Turkey: CWI brings solidarity with Suruç victims

22/07/2015, Message of support from the CWI and its sections

Turkey: Massacre in Suruç

20/07/2015, Kurdish and Turkish people pay price for Erdoğan’s support for ISIS
Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey)

Turkey: Historical breakthrough for the left as AKP suffers its worst defeat in 13 years

15/06/2015, What future for the HDP?
Michael Gehmacher SLP (CWI in Austria) & Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) reporters

Turkey: Metal workers do not give up the fight!

29/05/2015, The fire that Renault workers set alight at Bursa is unlikely to extinguish soon
Statement by Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey)

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