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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

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

 Germany
Highly politicised train drivers’ strike

12/11/2014: Last week German train drivers and on-board staff went on strike for four days, shaking and polarising the country

  Germany, Solidarity

Greece
Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014: Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies

  Greece

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: 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)

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.”
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland)

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.
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland)

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
Editorial from the latest issue of the Socialist

Scotland: Countdown to independence referendum

07/08/2014, For an independent socialist Scotland
Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland)

Can capitalism put all of us first?

05/07/2014, A response to the “practical idealism” of the Common Weal
By Philip Stott

Scotland: Capitalist ‘Project Fear’ backfiring?

23/04/2014, The socialist case for independence
Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland

Scotland: Unions and the socialist case for independence

23/03/2014, Aruging a independent, working class position
John McInally, national vice-president of the Public and Commercial Services union (personal capacity)

Scotland: 10 questions on socialism and the independence referendum

13/03/2014, Why is Socialist Party Scotland supporting a Yes vote in the referendum?
Socialist Party Scotland (CWI)

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