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China
The great slowdown

24/07/2014: Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data

  China

Trotsky
The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time

  Trotsky

WW1
The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

  World War 1

1914
The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

  World War 1

South Africa
Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Britain
Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?

  Britain

Sri Lanka
Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka

World War One
100 years since the great slaughter

16/07/2014: Ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured

  History, World War 1

Israel-Palestine
World outraged by Israeli State’s ferocious bombing of Gaza

15/07/2014: Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade!

  Israel / Palestine

History
Revolutionary US Teamsters

14/07/2014: Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes

  History, US

Stop the bombing of Gaza – End Israeli state terror!

12/07/2014: Over 100 Gazans have been killed in one week, including 20 children

  Israel / Palestine

Europe
Junk Juncker, Cameron and the anti-worker EU

11/07/2014: "Cameron’s defeat was dire."

  Europe

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

08/07/2014: Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI.

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
What next after massive July 1 demo?

07/07/2014: Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression

  Hong Kong

Can capitalism put all of us first?

05/07/2014: A response to the “practical idealism” of the Common Weal

  Scotland

France
Hollande’s austerity plans must be blocked

04/07/2014: United private-public sector strike vital

  France

 Brazil
Solidarity with sacked Metro workers

04/07/2014: 42 workers sacked for going on strike

  Brazil, Solidarity

South Africa
220,000 metalworkers’ on strike

03/07/2014: Forward to a living wage – end labour broking

  South Africa

Australia
Thousands rally in Melbourne against East-West toll road

03/07/2014: Labour claim opposition to project but refuse to rip up contracts

  Australia

 Sri Lanka
Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014: At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks

  Solidarity, Sri Lanka

Video
Free Vadim Kuramshin

02/07/2014: Joe HIggins, Socialist Party (CWI) TD raises Vadim’s case in Irish parliament

  Kazakhstan

Argentina
Return to turmoil

01/07/2014: Debt crisis is back – the class struggle and tasks for the Left

  Argentina

Review
’Capital in the Twenty-First Century’

28/06/2014: Thomas Piketty: The new Marx?

  Review

South Africa
Victory in platinum miners’ strike!

27/06/2014: Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all

  South Africa

Pakistan
Military launch offensive in North Waziristan

26/06/2014: Half a million people flee the area

  Pakistan

Britain
Coulson conviction - Cameron must resign!

26/06/2014: Call a general election now

  Britain

Iraq
Isis jihadists capture more territory

24/06/2014: Only organised, united working class can end war and social misery

  Iraq

Israel/Palestine
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids

24/06/2014: Israeli nationalist thugs cowardly attacked Socialist Struggle Movement activists after the protest

  Israel / Palestine

Waging war on climate change

23/06/2014: The quickening pace of global warming poses a threat to US national security, says a leading, federally-funded military research organisation

  Environment

Pakistan
Scores killed in Taliban attacks on Karachi airport

19/06/2014: Workers need political movement to counter extremist ideology and capitalism

  Pakistan

Nigeria
200 school girls abducted

18/06/2014: Why has Boko Haram insurgency grown?

  Nigeria

Iraq
Oil war’s bloody legacy

17/06/2014: Escalating sectarian conflict threatens to draw in surrounding countries

  Iraq

 Hong Kong
Pro-Beijing newspaper launches attack on CWI

16/06/2014: 1989 massacre apologists accuse Socialist Action (CWI) and radical legislator ‘Long Hair’ of ‘violence’

  China, CWI, Hong Kong

Turkey: Soma Mining Disaster worst mining disaster worldwide in the last 40 years

29/05/2014, Down with Erdogan and his murderous regime!
Coşku Mıhcı, Socialist Alternative (CWI in Turkey)

Turkey: Mass protest and strikes erupt against AKP government and mine-owning cronies

15/05/2014, Soma mine disaster deadliest in the country’s history
Socialistworld.net

Turkey: Protests mark 15 year-old Berkin Elvan’s death

21/03/2014, Erdoğan regime provokes violence and division
Festus Okay, Ankara

Video: Paul Murphy speaks following the death of Berkin Elvan in Turkey

13/03/2014, Build a movement from below to kick Erdogan out
socialistworld.net

Turkey: Eyewitness describes police brutality against Taksim protesters

27/06/2013, British trade unionist speaks out
Martin Powell-Davies, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Turkey: “Warlike violence” to crush the movement

20/06/2013, New layer of workers, youth and poor has entered the scene with the promise: “This is just the beginning – the struggle continues”
Kai Stein, CWI

Turkey: Stop the repression

19/06/2013, Socialist MEP condemns police violence during Turkey/ EU trade relations session
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Turkey: End police brutality - defend anti-government protesters

13/06/2013, MEP Paul Murphy criticises EU foreign policy representative, Catherine Ashton, over calls for ’restraint on all sides’
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Turkey: “Vandals” continue to fight back

11/06/2013, Erdogan seeks trial of strength with mass protests
Kai Stein, first published in the Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Turkey: International solidarity protests

11/06/2013, Report from London, with CWI comment on the developments in Turkey
Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Turkey: Solidarity is vital to show protesters the world is watching

10/06/2013, Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy travelled to Istanbul to see the protests first-hand – and in his diary from the visit he tells us that the response from the country’s Prime Minister has been “brutal”.
Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) first published in thejournal.ie

Turkey: Solidarity with the mass protests

08/06/2013, Paul Murphy to visit heart of Turkish Protests
From www.paulmurphymep.eu, website of Paul Murphy, MEP, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Turkey: Mass movement challenges Erdogan government

04/06/2013, Public sector workers take strike action against police violence – For a one day general strike as a next step to bring down the government!

Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI Turkey) Reporters

Turkey / Kurdistan: PKK announces ceasefire

11/05/2013, On 8 May the PKK has begun to withdraw from Turkey. Millions are hoping now for an end to oppression and for democratic rights.
Festus Okay, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI Turkey)

Turkey: Government enforces strike ban against aviation workers

11/06/2012, Workers fighting back request solidarity and support
Report from Day-Mer (Turkish & Kurdish Community Centre)

Turkey: Government attempts to intensify religious education

30/03/2012, Regressive school reform causes uproar
Donald O’Neill, CWI, Istanbul

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