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Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

Scotland
10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

08/09/2014: “In the past four weeks support for the union has drained away at an astonishing rate. The Yes campaign has not just invaded No territory; it has launched a blitzkrieg.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

Hong Kong
Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014: After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

Scotland
Big swing to Yes leaves referendum vote on a knife edge

04/09/2014: Over 18,000 people have attended Hope Over Fear public meetings to hear socialist Tommy Sheridan.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

Pakistan
Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014: Working class will bring the real revolution and change

  Pakistan

USA
Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

18/08/2014: Spread the protests – unite against racism and inequality

  US

Iraq
Only united action can stop sectarian war

16/08/2014: Iraqis and Kurds must not trust imperialist ‘helpers’

  Iraq

Socialism and national rights

15/08/2014: Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries

  Israel / Palestine, Ukraine

US
Jess Spear Primary result

14/08/2014: “We’ve only just gotten started”

  US

Scotland
Socialist policies are needed to answer Project Fear

13/08/2014: September 18 will see an unprecedented mobilisation to the polls for the referendum on Scottish independence

  Scotland

Indonesian Election

12/08/2014: New face; same problems

  Indonesia

Gaza
Kshama Sawant calls on Seattle city council to condemn Israeli onslaught

11/08/2014: Socialist councillor denounces Israeli state terror

  Israel / Palestine

Ukraine
Crisis deepens

09/08/2014: Military conflict escalates

  Ukraine

 CWI School
Latin America

08/08/2014: Beginning to feel full effects of world crisis

  CWI, Latin America

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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