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Germany
20,000 people give ECB “the finger”

28/03/2015: Big demo and blockade against the reopening of the Central Bank

  Germany

 Video
Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015: The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left

  Greece, Video

South Africa
NUMSA & WASP discuss international experiences of new workers’ parties

27/03/2015: South Africa’s metalworkers union in discussion with WASP and CWI

  Africa, South Africa

Obituary
Harald Mahrer (1974-2015)

27/03/2015: An active, critical and inspiring comrade

  Obituary

 Video
Dave Nellist on Russia Today TV

26/03/2015: Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) standing throughout Britain in May elections

  Britain, Video

Norway
Lessons of the pilots’ strike

25/03/2015: A struggle against outsourcing

  Norway

Israel
Netanyahu mobilises far right to win election

25/03/2015: New coalition will face unresolved crises and bitter struggles

  Israel / Palestine

China
Demand release of arrested women activists

24/03/2015: Has the commemoration of International Women’s Day also now been outlawed in China?

  China

Italy
The instability of domestic capitalism

24/03/2015: Political vacuum pushes FIOM to take initiative

  Italy

Sweden
Central bank rates cut "panic measure"

23/03/2015: Eurozone’s QE intensifies currency wars

  Sweden

Greece
Varoufakis’ “erratic Marxism” is not the answer

23/03/2015: Necessary to clarify ideas upon which successful struggles of European working class will be conducted

  Greece

Tunisia
Twenty three killed in terrorist attack

20/03/2015: Down with terror! Down with capitalism!

  Tunisia

Belgium
No agreement reached between unions and government over austerity

20/03/2015: New action plan against right wing government takes off

  Belgium

Ukraine
Conflict unresolved after ’Minsk-2’ agreement

18/03/2015: Only independent working-class mass movement can remove the region’s authoritarian rulers

  Ukraine

Ireland North
Public sector workers strike against austerity

18/03/2015: For a second day of strike action in the run-up to the May general election!

  Ireland North

 North Cyprus
New strike wave against cuts

17/03/2015: Workers determined to stop austerity

  Cyprus, Solidarity

 Brazil
Urgent solidarity protests needed

17/03/2015: Faced with lack of water for the people, Sao Paulo water company SABESP cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists

  Brazil, Solidarity

 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

  CWI, Scotland

Britain
What lies behind UKIP?

14/03/2015: Its Tory-oriented anti-immigration, anti-EU rhetoric has been adapted to a right-wing populism aimed at winning voters fed up with the political establishment

  Britain

Ireland North
Massive public sector strike against austerity

13/03/2015: Socialist MPs in Southern Ireland Parliament send message of support to strikers

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Ireland South
Marriage equality referendum set for May

12/03/2015: Poisonous bigotry must be challenged

  Ireland Republic

Ireland North
Stormont government crisis on eve of public sector strike

11/03/2015: Struggle can force politicians back from austerity measures

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Iran
Independent workers’ organizations statement about minimum wage

11/03/2015: Increasing demands for a living wage

  Iran

Ireland North
13 March public sector strike against austerity

10/03/2015: Dead-end of rightwing, sectarian politics - new anti-sectarian party which fights for working class needed

  Ireland North

  Video
Dublin ROSA demonstration on International Women’s Day

10/03/2015: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) speaks along with other activists

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 International Women’s Day 2015

09/03/2015: Articles from CWI sections celebrating IWD

  Women

Greece
Syriza’s first months in power

07/03/2015: The working class and social movements must enter the struggle for their rights

  Greece

Netherlands
Wave of student protests

05/03/2015: For democratic reforms and end to budget cuts

  Netherlands

Austria
The year starts with antifascism

05/03/2015: Right-wing Ball events, PEGIDA, and neo-nazi Violence: A Month of Intense and Successful anti-fascism in Austria

  Austria, Venezuela

 Greece
Vodafone strike declared “illegal”

04/03/2015: “None of this will intimidate us - we will struggle until we win collective bargaining”

  Greece, Solidarity

Russia
50,000 march in Moscow after shooting of Boris Nemtsov

03/03/2015: As economic crisis deepens, social explosions loom

  Russia

Quebec
Towards a hot spring

02/03/2015: Disrupt them like they disrupt us!

  Quebec

Greece
“Yes there was a different choice!”

02/03/2015: Socialist policies needed, not deals with the Troika

  Germany, Greece

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

27/02/2015: Philip Stott Socialist Party Scotland

  Scotland

Greece showdown

26/02/2015: Niall Mulholland interviewed NICOS ANASTASIADES, of Xekinima (CWI Greece), just as Syriza leaders agreed a four-month bail-out extension with the EU.

  Greece

Cyprus

Neda - New Internationalist Left CWI in Cyprus: Neda - New Internationalist Left
Agias Elenis 36, Galaxias Building, Flat 407, Nicosia, 00357-99190164, 00357-22102232, email
http://nedacy.wordpress.com/

North Cyprus: New strike wave against cuts

17/03/2015, Workers determined to stop austerity
Özgür İnsanoğlu and Bahtiyar Girne, North Cyprus

Cyprus: Abstention the big ’winner’

07/06/2014, New bi-communal radical left coalition contests euro-elections
Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus)

Cyprus: Austerity sees living standards fall back 40 years

11/04/2014, One year of the right wing Anastasiades government
Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus)

Cyprus: Thousands demonstrate against Troika’s austerity

25/12/2013, Society turned back forty years, in nine months
Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus)

Cyprus: Enthusiastic response to sixth anti-fascist festival

07/11/2013, The beginning of a wider struggle against the far-right and racism
Eleni Ioannou, New Internationalist Left (Cypriot section of the CWI), Nicosia

Cyprus: On the edge of a catastrophic slump

25/04/2013, Socialist polices needed to resolve crisis in the interests of majority
Niall Mulholland, CWI

Euro crisis engulfs Cyprus: How was prosperity so suddenly transformed into penury?

19/04/2013, The Troika’s bail-out package is an economic and social disaster for the people of Cyprus.
Lynn Walsh, editor of Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Cyprus: “Working people pay high price for crisis of euro and capitalism”

31/03/2013, Interview with a Cypriot socialist
Niall Mulholland spoke with Athina Kariati from New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus) about Cyprus’s deal with the Troika, what it will mean for working people and what is the socialist solution to the crisis

EU/Cyprus: "Cypriot peope left to mercy of Robber Barons, aka the Troika"

28/03/2013, "Time for workers to unite - from Greece to Ireland"
Speach of Joe Higgins TD, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) in Irish Parliament

Cyprus/EU: Eurozone back in turmoil

22/03/2013, No trust in capitalist government! No austerity for the Euro! Kick out the Troika! For a socialist alternative!
[Updated article, 25 March]
Tony Saunois, CWI

Cyprus: "Refuse to pay the ‘debt’!"

19/03/2013, Mass demos demand to end the government’s link to the Troika and to refuse to follow its dictats.
Interview with Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus)

Cyprus: Neo-liberal candidate, Nikos Anastasiades, wins presidential elections

01/03/2013, Big attacks on working class loom
Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI Cyprus), Nicosia

Cyprus: Construction workers on indefinite strike

06/02/2013, Police attack strikers with teargas – International solidarity action needed!
Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus), Nicosia

Cyprus: Partial general strike paralyses public sector

29/01/2012, December’s industrial action against austerity just the beginning of the fight-back!
Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI Cyprus), Nicosia

North Cyprus: Second 24-hour general strike against austerity cuts

02/03/2011, Right wing government launches attacks on living conditions and union rights
CWI leaflet text

North Cyprus: General strike called for 28 January

28/01/2011, Workers and youth resist UBP government’s austerity measures
Text of CWI leaflet

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