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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

New Zealand

New Zealand: National Party forms third successive government

04/10/2014, Labour Party and the Left in crisis
Socialist Voice (CWI NZ) Reporters

Socialist perspectives for Aotearoa / New Zealand

09/03/2014, The world and New Zealand in crisis
CWI Aotearoa / New Zealand

New Zealand: Racism and recession in New Zealand

15/05/2013, Working class unity needed to defend rights and living standards
Jared Phillips, CWI New Zealand

New Zealand: National Party punishes the victims of the jobs crisis

16/03/2013, Women and youth face additional discrimination
Jared Phillips, CWI New Zealand

New Zealand: Tens of thousands challenge asset sales

02/03/2013, National Party attempts to force ordinary people to pay for crisis is met with resistance
Jared Phillips, CWI New Zealand

New Zealand: Conservative government re-elected

06/12/2011, Workers sceptical of Labour while new Mana party represents seed of an alternative
Mel Gregson, Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

New Zealand: Recession – Is the worst over?

17/08/2009, No return to ‘good times’ will see workers ready to take action
Anthony Main, Socialist Party (CWI Australia), Melbourne

New Zealand: Labour lose general election

10/11/2008, New right wing coalition faces economic recession
Anthony Main, Socialist Party (CWI Australia)

New Zealand: Woolworths defeated by strike and massive community support

22/09/2006, Workers win pay parity across threes sites
UNITE reporters, Melbourne

New Zealand: Solidarity protest action with Australian workers

30/06/2006, Union activists picket Australian Embassy
Nicki Jonas, CWI, NZ

New Zealand: Low election turnout leave parliament in political limbo

19/09/2005, Results shows workers oppose 20 years of neo-liberalism
Louisa Stewart, Auckland, and Stephen Jolly, Melbourne, Monday, September 19 2005

New Zealand/Aotearoa: Imperialism, racism and resistance

27/06/2004, Labour appeals to “national unity” while waging war on workers at home and abroad
Tim Bowron, Socialist Alternative (cwi), NZ

New Zealand/Aotearoa: Opposition National party leads polls against Labour government

17/04/2004, Brash plays the race card as Labour fails Maori and working class
Tim Bowron, Socialist Alternative, Dunedin

New Zealand: Socialism and the Struggle for Maori Liberation

24/02/2004, Making Sense of the Foreshore and Seabed controversy
Tim Bowron, cwi NZ

New Zealand: Alliance Party conference calls for ‘left regroupment’

15/12/2003, Eighteen months after the left-wing Alliance Party in Aotearoa/New Zealand suffered a damaging split and the loss of all its remaining MPs in a snap general election, there are signs that the party is (somewhat belatedly) trying to reconnect with its working class support.
Tim Bowron, Socialist Alternative, Dunedin

New Zealand: Activists picket Labour Party conference

10/11/2003, On Saturday, 8 November delegates attending the annual NZ Labour Party conference at the Christchurch Convention Centre were able to witness two strongly contrasting styles of democracy.
By a cwi correspondent in Christchurch

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