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Britain
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business

22/05/2015: The Labour leadership contest begs the question: what is the point of the Labour Party?

  Britain

Ireland North
Election marks growing rejection of sectarian status quo

21/05/2015: Opportunities to build new anti-sectarian political voice for working class and youth

  Ireland Republic

Spain
Is Podemos in crisis?

20/05/2015: Left and social movements in a state of flux, as key elections loom

  Spain

Britain
Build a movement to defeat Tories’ cuts savagery

20/05/2015: For massive union demonstrations, linked to a 24-hour general strike

  Britain

Ireland South
Vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality!

19/05/2015: Referendum a product of long-waged campaign of struggle from below

  Ireland Republic

Greece
Subordination to Troika or rupture with austerity?

18/05/2015: The choices before the Greek working class

  Greece

North Cyprus
‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015: Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division

  Cyprus

Chile
Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015: New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis

  Chile

Australia
East-West toll road dispute concluded

15/05/2015: Local community direct action secures victory

  Australia

Ireland
Parliament suspended after PM tells Socialist MPs “where to go”

14/05/2015: Contemptuous remarks reflect government concerns over non-payment of water charges

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Organising against Tory austerity starts now

14/05/2015: Potential for industrial response to cuts but needs determined leadership and campaigning

  Britain

 Video
Joe Higgins TD questions former ECB president Jean Claude Trichet

13/05/2015: "When bankers and bondholders’ gambles crashed, their massive burden of private debt was placed onto the shoulders of the Irish people"

  Ireland Republic, Video

Sudan
Mass apathy towards elections

12/05/2015: Renewed struggle from below needed to put an end to Bashir’s rule

  Sudan

USA
Presidential candidate declares "political revolution" against billionaires

12/05/2015: Campaign needs to build independent political power

  US

Britain
Fight against "five more damned years" of Tory rule

12/05/2015: Labour leader’s ’responsible capitalism’ shows its bankruptcy

  Britain

China
“In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015: Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble

  China

Scotland
Labour annihilated

11/05/2015: SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

  Scotland

Britain
With the votes of 24% of the electorate, Tories have no mandate for more savage cuts

11/05/2015: Labour’s failure puts centre stage the need for new mass anti-austerity force

  Britain

Poland
65,000 workers demonstrate against governments’ policies

07/05/2015: Plan of action for a general strike needed

  Poland

Ireland North
Socialist Party replies to leading Sinn Fein councillor’s attacks

06/05/2015: How to fight cuts, sectarianism and to build workers’ unity

  Ireland North

Britain
Russell Brand mistaken to sow illusions in Labour

06/05/2015: Russell Brand calls on people to elect a Labour government, saying Ed Miliband will ’listen’ and wants pressure from below

  Britain

May Day 2015
International workers’ day marked by marches and rallies

05/05/2015: Photo gallery of the CWI taking part in May Day event across the world

  May Day

Iceland
Fighting for better wages

05/05/2015: General strike called for 26 May

  Iceland

May Day 2015
Socialist plan or capitalist chaos

01/05/2015: What sort of new society are we struggling for?

  May Day

Nepal
Disaster in Nepal –amplified by capitalism

30/04/2015: Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the south Asian region has been further devastated by the recent earthquake.

  Nepal

US
Rage in Baltimore

29/04/2015: The aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death

  US

Book review
’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

29/04/2015: What the 1% will do to defend their class interests

  Review, US

 May Day 2015
Resisting austerity, exploitation, wars and oppression

28/04/2015: 125 years since first May Day – Build a united workers’ movement for socialism!

  CWI, May Day

Italy
Migrant disasters - the human cost of budget cuts

27/04/2015: From Mare Nostrum to Triton

  Italy

Latin America
A new turn?

25/04/2015: Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolise a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean

  Latin America

Finland
Worst ever election result for traditional Left

24/04/2015: Finns Party second biggest in parliament

  Finland

Iran
Proposed nuclear deal reflects transformed Middle East

24/04/2015: In aftermath of disastrous Iraq occupation, Obama administration balancing between region’s forces

  Iran, Middle East

Scotland

Socialist Party ScotlandCWI in Scotland: Socialist Party Scotland
PO Box 10132, Dundee, DD2 9AR, ++ 44 78 891 35 533, email
http://www.socialistpartyscotland.org.uk

Scotland: Labour annihilated

11/05/2015, SNP sweeps to victory by posing as an anti-austerity alternative

Scotland: Labour face annihilation as millions seek an answer to austerity

23/04/2015, The SNP, according to the polls, will win 53 of Scotland’s 59 Westminster MPs
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland)

Scotland: Dundee porters and Glasgow council workers on indefinite strike

08/04/2015, Build solidarity now!
Socialist Party Scotland (CWI) Reporters

Scotland: Is the SNP: a threat to the political establishment?

04/04/2015, The SNP (Scottish National Party) looks set to win the majority of Scottish seats in the general election
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

Scotland: Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015, Workers treated unfairly by council for years
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

Scotland: Socialist Party Scotland (CWI) leaves Solidarity

16/03/2015, Tommy Sheridan departs from principled socialist position with call for “lending vote" to cuts-making SNP
Statement from Socialist Party Scotland Executive Committee

Scotland: Why Tommy is wrong to call for a vote for the SNP in May

27/02/2015, Philip Stott Socialist Party Scotland
Clear anti-austerity alternative necessary

Scotland:Blairite wins election as Labour’s new Scottish leader

27/12/2014, Murphy’s election means trade unions must build a new workers party
Philip Stott, SPS (CWI Scotland)

Scotland: SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014, Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

Scotland: 10,000 attend Hope Over Fear rally

16/10/2014, ’Political awakening’ continues after independence referendum
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI), Glasgow

Scotland: SNP budget sees another £500 million cuts

10/10/2014, For a ’no-cuts budget’ and mass campaign to win back billions stolen by ConDem government!
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

Scotland: Independence referendum - A working-class revolt

24/09/2014, The referendum has turned British politics upside down – even though the No vote won
Peter Taaffe, General Secretary, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Britain: Capitalist parties in crisis after Scotland revolt

24/09/2014, Build a working class alternative
Editorial from the Socialist (issue 826), weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Scotland: 1.6 million vote Yes in a working class revolt against austerity

19/09/2014, Urgent to build new mass party for the working class
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland)

Scotland: Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014, "You will not take this opportunity away from us"
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI Scotland)

Scotland: Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014, Big business, politicians and media attack independence
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

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