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Greece
Bus cleaners renew strike after management’s broken promises

29/05/2016: "Triple-oppressed workers - immigrants, women and low-paid – show way forward"

  Greece

Congo
Day of Protest 26 May

28/05/2016: New massacres in mineral-rich region

  Congo

 Kazakhstan
Embassy protests in solidarity with struggle against land privatisation and for democratic rights

27/05/2016: Soldarity actions take place internationally against Nazarbayev regime

  Kazakhstan, Solidarity

Brazil
Mass protests against new government begin

27/05/2016: LSR (CWI) forces participation highlighted

  Brazil

 Solidarity
Brutal bosses attack striking Lisbon Dockers

25/05/2016: Protest and solidarity messages needed

  Solidarity

Austria
Only 31,026 votes prevent far right’s Hofer becoming president

24/05/2016: ‘Breathing space’ offers chance to build a fighting, democratic left alternative

  Austria

Britain
EU referendum exposes gaping political fault-lines

24/05/2016: New road can open up for labour movement if working class relies on its own forces

  Britain

Kazakhstan
Massive police operation confronts demonstrators

23/05/2016: Nazarbayev regime faces mounting opposition

  Kazakhstan

Australia
Federal election looming

21/05/2016: How should the labour and social movements respond?

  Australia

Kazakhstan
 Anger against Nazarbayev expressed on the streets

20/05/2016: ‘Illegal’ protests planned for Saturday 21 May

  Kazakhstan

Brazil
Fall of President Dilma Rousseff unleashes offensive against working class

19/05/2016: The impeachment process and historic crisis of the PT (Workers’ Party)

  Brazil

Britain
Brexit, the EU and the economy

19/05/2016: Remain or Leave, workers must fight for socialist change

  Britain

Nigeria
General strike begins

18/05/2016: Determined leadership and clear strategy needed to succeed

  Nigeria

Ireland
‘Jobstown trials’ to go ahead

18/05/2016: Government loses battle on water charges but wages war on Left

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Striking Athens bus cleaners continue their struggle

17/05/2016: Court declares strike ‘lawful’

  Greece

Canada
Fire devastates Fort McMurray

16/05/2016: Capitalism equals environmental destruction

  Canada

Saudi Arabia
Gathering storms over the House of Saud

13/05/2016: Collapse of oil prices expose fragile foundations of oil Gulf monarchies

  Middle East, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

France
New stage in battle over labour law

12/05/2016: Hollande’s decision to over-rule parliament provokes another round of struggle

  France

Kazakhstan
Protests erupt

12/05/2016: Phoney elections have not brought stability

  Kazakhstan

Sweden
Successful Congress for CWI forces

12/05/2016: Political foundations laid for new branches and growth in other Nordic countries

  Sweden

Ireland
100th anniversary of the execution of James Connolly

12/05/2016: Revolutionary socialist, militant workers' leader and internationalist

  Ireland Republic

Northern Ireland
Main parties win Assembly elections…

11/05/2016: But positive moves against sectarian politics

  Ireland North

Belgium
Trade unions announce new plan of action

11/05/2016: Call for two national demonstrations, building towards general strikes

  Belgium

Quebec
The fight for $15 shows true colors of Parti Québecois

10/05/2016: No to an all-class pro-independence alliance

  Quebec

Britain
Elections show anger and fragmentation

10/05/2016: Mobilise the anti-austerity mood into a mass, democratic movement to defeat the right

  Britain

Scotland
SNP win elections

09/05/2016: New openings for a socialist left alternative emerge

  Scotland

Ireland
How long can Kenny’s government last?

07/05/2016: Minority government supported by two main parties and “Independents” formed

  Ireland Republic

 Video
Paul Murphy sets record straight on "legal aid"

06/05/2016: Socialist MP threatened with jail for protesting against water charges responds to attacks in Irish parliament

  Video

South Africa
Zuma must go!

06/05/2016: Build a socialist mass workers’ party for a government of the working class

  South Africa

 Solidarity
Portuguese dock workers’ indefinite strike

05/05/2016: What we cannot do: leave the dockers alone

  Solidarity

Britain
90th anniversary of epochal general strike

05/05/2016: When workers tasted power

  Britain

Hong Kong
Racist smear campaign against refugees

05/05/2016: Socialist Action (CWI) initiates successful anti-racist march

  Aceh

May Day 2016
Rallies and marches mark international workers' day

04/05/2016: Photo gallery of CWI's global May Day participation

  May Day

Ireland
Water charges suspended

03/05/2016: Protest movement and boycott force huge Establishment parties climb down

  Ireland Republic

Denmark

Sweden/Denmark: Closing borders

07/01/2016, The EU’s nightmare continues
Per-Ãke Westerlund, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

Denmark: Terrorist attack in Copenhagen

18/02/2015, United struggle needed against right-wing policies
Arne Johansson, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

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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