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Gaza in crisis

29/07/2014: Mass action needed to stop bloodshed

  Israel / Palestine

Sri Lanka
United Socialist Party issues press statement

28/07/2014: CWI calls for protests and financial assistance

  Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

26/07/2014: CWI condemns attack and requests solidarity

  Sri Lanka

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

Iraq

Iraq: Isis jihadists capture more territory

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

Iraq: Oil war’s bloody legacy

17/06/2014, Escalating sectarian conflict threatens to draw in surrounding countries
Judy Beishon, from The Socialist, weekly paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Iraq: Ten years since ‘shock and awe’

20/03/2013, Imperialism’s harvest of death and destruction
Niall Mulholland, from The Socialist, weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Iraq: “Day of Rage” sees thousands protest

10/03/2011, “Democratic” government increases repression
Per-Åke Westerlund, CWI Sweden

Iraq: 2,000 on Bagdad demo

03/03/2011, “We have no jobs, electricity – nothing”
Abbas Sdiq, CWI Sweden

Iraq: Mass day of protest planned for Friday

23/02/2011, Protests continue in Kurdistan
Abbas Sdiq, CWI Sweden

Iraq: “Down with Barzani – Game over!”

19/02/2011, Protests in Iraqi-Kurdistan and across Sunni and Shia areas
Abbas Sdiq, CWI Sweden

Iraq: 7 years on: the slaughter continues

23/03/2010, Seven years on, the occupation has been an unheralded disaster for the Iraqi people
Joe Higgins MEP

Iraq: All eyes on the oil prize

01/03/2010, It Is nearly seven years after the US-led invasion of Iraq. US imperialism had hoped for a quick war, the Iraqi oil industry under the control of US companies and a compliant, stable regime. However, the situation today is very different to what George Bush and Tony Blair envisaged.
Chris Newby

Netherlands: Committee of Inquiry on Iraq finds Dutch government in “violation” of international law

14/01/2010, Cuts-making coalition government under strain, as elections loom
Pieter Brans, Offensief (CWI supporters in Netherlands), Amsterdam

Iraq/Iran: Stop attacks on Iranian refugees

12/08/2009, CWI statement
Socialistworld.net

Iraq: Thrown ‘on behalf of’ the region’s poor and oppressed

18/12/2008, Widespread solidarity with Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at Bush
Tamer Mahdi – CWI Lebanon

Iraq: Preparing the country for business

09/06/2008, United Nations conference in Sweden a US public relations stunt
Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (RS), CWI Sweden

Iraq: 5 years on - Invasion & occupation

24/03/2008, An unmitigated disaster
Peter Hadden, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Iraq: Get the troops out now

17/09/2007, "Generals lie, Soldiers die"
The Socialist, Socialist Party England and Wales.

Iraq: ’Strategic failure’ in Iraq and Afghanistan

20/07/2007, Withdraw the troops now
Editorial from The Socialist

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