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Greece
Syriza-led government announces anti-austerity policies

30/01/2015: Markets and EU leaders react against Athens

  Greece

Saudi Arabia
’Defenders of democracy’ mourn despot’s death

30/01/2015: Atrocious human rights records no concern for Western powers

  Saudi Arabia

Greece
Why did Syriza and the KKE fail to reach agreement?

29/01/2015: For socialist policies to end austerity nightmare!

  Greece

Greece
Syriza victory shows austerity elite can be beaten

29/01/2015: An inspiration for workers and youth across Europe

  Britain, Greece

Greece
Syriza comes to power, as old ruling parties collapse

27/01/2015: Left parties fail to form government - Syriza goes into coalition with populist right Independent Greeks

  Europe, Greece

China
Slowest growth rate since 1990

25/01/2015: Economy decelerated 30 percent in five years

  China

Cuba
Diplomatic relations with US restored, embargo eased

24/01/2015: Threat of capitalist restoration accelerates

  Cuba, US

Northern Ireland
Water service workers win important victory

23/01/2015: A victory for all workers and an inspiration to resist the ‘race to the bottom’

  Ireland North

Sri Lanka
Mobilise now to defend our demands

22/01/2015: Article first published in the Colombo Telegraph

  Sri Lanka

 US
Kshama Sawant gives socialist response to Obama’s "State of the Union" address

21/01/2015: "Why can’t Barack Obama say “Black Lives Matter”?"

  US, Video

Russia/Ukraine
Facing a turbulent 2015

21/01/2015: As death toll rises, economies plunge into freefall

  Russia, Ukraine

Greece
Prospect of Syriza victory raises workers’ hopes

20/01/2015: Mass intervention of working class to struggle for socialist policies is vital

  Greece

Nigeria
The Massacre in Baga

19/01/2015: Socialism or Barbarism

  Nigeria

Review
‘Eleanor Marx - a life’

17/01/2015: Clare Doyle reviews ’Eleanor Marx - A Life’ by Rachel Holmes

  Review

 Video
Joe Higgins questions Irish Central Bank governor

16/01/2015: Socialist MP grills establishment over banking bubble and collapse

  Video

Nigeria
2015 general elections and the working masses

16/01/2015: Boko Haram and the war in the north-east

  Nigeria

  Video
Ruth Coppinger calls for referendum on abortion rights in Ireland

15/01/2015: "You march in Paris, yet uphold laws any religious fundamentalist would envy"

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 Video
A year of struggle in Brazil

14/01/2015: LSR members intervene in struggles of 2014

  Brazil, Video

Sri Lanka
New but uncertain period opens up

14/01/2015: President Sirisena aims for clean government but will face difficulties

  Sri Lanka

Iran
Labour and children’s rights activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, sentenced to another nine years

13/01/2015: International action needed to overturn latest conviction and to immediately release Behnam

  Iran

Germany
What is behind the ‘PEGIDA’ anti-immigrant demonstrations?

13/01/2015: Unions and Left must organise against racism and for jobs and decent living standards for all

  Germany

France
Millions march for solidarity

12/01/2015: Unity against racism and capitalism!

  France

New Zealand
Extreme poverty worsens

12/01/2015: Workers need to build political alternative to major parties’ big business agenda

  New Zealand

France
Counter terrorist threat with workers-led mass unity

10/01/2015: The shocking, cold blooded slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, and more killings in subsequent days, has been met with mass outrage

  France

Norway
General strike called for 28 January

10/01/2015: Two-hour protest against worsening working conditions

  Norway

Sri Lanka
Rajapaksa defeated

09/01/2015: Period of uncertainty opens

  Sri Lanka

Sweden
New elections cancelled

09/01/2015: “Peace deal” between government and right-wing opposition

  Sweden

Greece
Towards a Syriza government?

08/01/2015: General elections on 25 January

  Greece

France
Deadly attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

08/01/2015: Defend freedom of speech! Don’t let us be divided!

  France

Hong Kong
Politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

07/01/2015: A fighting democratic movement must be created to continue and build upon this historic “first round”

  Hong Kong

Israel-Palestine
A successful Socialism conference in the shadow of national divide

06/01/2015: Over 150 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2014’ in Tel Aviv, organised by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM - CWI in Israel-Palestine)

  Israel / Palestine

Northern Ireland
The Stormont House Agreement

05/01/2015: Agreeing Not To Agree, Again

  Ireland Republic

Environment
Market forces hold back renewable energy

01/01/2015: Have capitalist governments around the world finally woken up to the danger of global warming?

  Environment

New Year
Political and economic ingredients for volatile 2015

31/12/2014: As crisis of capitalism worsens, vital to organise and continue the struggle

  Britain, Europe, World Economy

Britain
In defence of TUSC

30/12/2014: As the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition gears up for its biggest ever electoral stand…

  Britain, US

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: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)

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)

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