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 Solidarity
Portuguese dock workers’ indefinite strike

05/05/2016: What we cannot do: leave the dockers alone

  Solidarity

Britain
90th anniversary of epochal general strike

05/05/2016: When workers tasted power

  Britain

Hong Kong
Racist smear campaign against refugees

05/05/2016: Socialist Action (CWI) initiates successful anti-racist march

  Aceh

May Day 2016
Rallies and marches mark international workers' day

04/05/2016: Photo gallery of CWI's global May Day participation

  May Day

Ireland
Water charges suspended

03/05/2016: Protest movement and boycott force huge Establishment parties climb down

  Ireland Republic

Britain
'Slow coup' against left Labour leader

02/05/2016: Anti-Semitism charges a cynical campaign by right-wing to ditch Jeremy Corbyn

  Britain

May Day 2016
The idea of May Day on the march

01/05/2016: "The brilliant idea of May Day is the immediate stepping forward of the proletarian masses"

  May Day

Israel/Palestine
The Marxist left, the national conflict and the
Palestinian struggle

29/04/2016: The necessity of a class approach and a socialist alternative

  Israel / Palestine

Austria
Stop the rise of the far right!

27/04/2016: Against Hofer, the government and the system of the super-rich!

  Austria

Greece
Athens bus cleaners hold solid 48 hour strike

27/04/2016: Workers resist inhuman working conditions and violation of working rights

  Greece

France
One-day strike set for 28 April

26/04/2016: A final stage before indefinite action against Hollande’s government?

  France

Germany
Huge protest against TTIP deal

25/04/2016: For decisive unions’ action to stop bosses’ plans!

  Germany

Britain
Jeremy Corbyn’s EU u-turn

23/04/2016: The bosses’ EU is no friend of workers

  Britain

Belgium
New major social conflict in the making

22/04/2016: Second action plan needed to stop the Michel government

  Belgium

US
The un-Democratic Primary

22/04/2016: Why we need new party of the 99%

  US

South Africa
Zuma & the ANC must fall

22/04/2016: Build a socialist mass workers party for a government of the working class

  South Africa

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks on Brexit referendum and for a socialist Europe

21/04/2016: Socialist Party TD (MP) exposes real nature of EU in Irish parliament

  Europe, Video

Iceland
Mass protests continue

21/04/2016: CWI’s programme explained

  Iceland

India
Workers oppose Modi proposals

21/04/2016: Eye-witness account of successful protest

  India

 Video
Peter Taaffe debates with Paul Mason on BBC TV

20/04/2016: Socialist Party General Secretary debates with author and journalist on revolutionary socialism today

  Britain, Video

 Sudan
Solidarity from the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) - Nigeria with the student protests in Khartoum

20/04/2016: The ERC, the national student campaign linked to the DSM (CWI in Nigeria) is displaying its support for the student movement in Sudan

  Nigeria, Solidarity, Sudan

Poland
Anger at abortion ban plan

20/04/2016: Protests and a new spontaneous movement for abortion rights erupt

  Poland

 Sudan
Solidarity with the students’ protests!

19/04/2016: Free all arrested students now

  Solidarity, Sudan

Iran
Jailed trade unionists announce start of hunger strikes on April 29

19/04/2016: Statement by Jafar Azimzadeh, a leader of the Free Union of Iranian Workers, and Esmail Abdi, a leader of the Iranian Teachers Trade Association

  Iran

Capitalism
a failing system

18/04/2016: A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the US economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system

  Review, US

 Video
Socialist TV appearance ’goes viral’ in US

18/04/2016: FOX interview with Darletta Scruggs, Socialist Alternative member, viewed millions of times

  US, Video

Cuba
Obama’s visit

16/04/2016: Easing of embargo to promote US capitalist interests

  Cuba

Burma
Democrats have historic majority in parliament

16/04/2016: But army remains powerful force

  Burma

Belgium
Successful ‘Socialism 2016’ weekend event

14/04/2016: Inequality, war and insecurity show the urgency of the struggle for socialism

  Belgium

Review
’Militant’ by Michael Crick

14/04/2016: Lessons of Militant vital for anti-austerity struggles today

  Britain, History, Review

Britain
Panama Papers reveal corrupt system of the 1%

13/04/2016: Build a party in the interests of the millions not the millionaires

  Britain

France
Workers and youth on the streets

12/04/2016: Full-scale struggle with ‘Socialist’ government erupting

  France

Hong Kong
Panama Papers: Hong Kong protest

12/04/2016: “Tax the rich” shout protesters at Mossack Fonseca’s Hong Kong office

  Hong Kong

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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