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World
Middle East, Ukraine wars…upturn in European class struggle

22/12/2014: CWI meeting discusses a volatile period in global and class relations

  Middle East, Ukraine, World Economy

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

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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