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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

Denmark

Denmark: 40,000 lose unemployment benefits

21/01/2013, Debates in the Red Green Alliance over budget support
Stefan Godau, Copenhagen, and Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden). From this week’s issue of Offensiv, the paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna.

Denmark: Police found guilty of violating European Convention on Human Rights

22/04/2012, Climate activists and socialists win court battle over police brutality at 2009 climate change summit
Reporters from ‘Offensiv’ (Weekly paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna, CWI Sweden)

Denmark: Racist English Defence League demonstration fails miserably

07/04/2012, 5,000 anti-racists take to streets of Aarhus
Stefan Berg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Denmark: Right-wing government loses power after ten years

19/09/2011, Red-Green Alliance trebles its vote
Mattias Bernhardsson, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Denmark: Secret racist network exposed

11/08/2011, Wanted: ‘cleansing’ of immigrants and showdown with ‘traitors’
Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Denmark: Copenhagen police lose court case

20/12/2010, Mass detentions at climate summit last year were illegal
CWI reporters in Copenhagen

Denmark: Hosting Global Climate Summit

10/11/2009, A country polarised by militant struggle and anti-racist protests
Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Denmark: Right wing government holds power despite mass protests

21/11/2007, Main opposition only offers right wing policies - Build the resistance!
Mattias Bernhardsson, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna, (CWI, Sweden)

Denmark: Battles over historic left-wing centre in Copenhagen

06/03/2007, House that hosted Lenin and Luxemburg bulldozed
Sarah Bruun, Socialistisk Modstand, (CWI, Denmark)

Denmark: 100,000 in ten cities demonstrate against the welfare cuts

05/10/2006, Greatest protest for 20 years in country’s second city. Eye-witness report from the day of action
Sarah Victoria Bruun, CWI, Århus

Denmark: Nothing to fight about?

10/02/2005, Six MPs for Red-Green Alliance in otherwise flat elections
Per-Åke Westerlund, Offensiv, (CWI Sweden)

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