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Belgium
Right wing coalition aims for structural attack on workers

19/09/2014: Massive social resistance is looming

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley - peace-maker or war-monger?

18/09/2014: A right-wing, sectarian demagogue who courted paramilitary violence

  Ireland Republic

Scotland
Independence referendum

18/09/2014: "Britain will never be the same again"

  Britain

Spain
Millions take to streets calling for Catalonia’s independence

18/09/2014: Only working class struggle can guarantee the right to decide and resist austerity

  Spain

Sweden
Conservative collapse, extreme-right gains

17/09/2014: CWI success, defended four council seats

  Sweden

Scotland
Thousands mobilise to oppose Project Terror in Scotland

17/09/2014: "You will not take this opportunity away from us"

  Scotland

US
Inequality and fight-back in the world’s richest country

16/09/2014: Socialist Alternative articulates political strategy to break from Democratic Party and capitalism

  US

 Video
John McInally on Scottish Independence

16/09/2014: John McInally, PCS national vice-president (personal capacity), adresses the issue of Scottish independence at a meeting of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

  Video

Brazil
Will elections mark the end of the PT government?

15/09/2014: Space for Left alternative to win support

  Brazil

Asia-Pacific
Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan

13/09/2014: Warmongering governments ratchet-up national tensions in struggle for regional dominance

  Asia, Japan

Scotland
Defeat Project Terror with socialist policies

12/09/2014: Big business, politicians and media attack independence

  Scotland

US
building a movement to end poverty pay!

12/09/2014: Spreading and organising the movement for decent wages

  US

South Africa
Community protest over corruption widens

11/09/2014: Authorities deploy heavily armed response

  Africa, South Africa

Chile
The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014: 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government

  Chile

Ukraine
Fragile ceasefire holds but country remains “a tinder box”

10/09/2014: Only united working class action can secure lasting peace

  Ukraine

Bosnia
Privatise to colonise

08/09/2014: How looting of the economy led to mass social protests

  Bosnia

West Africa
Ebola outbreak - a crisis of capitalism

08/09/2014: Profit drive obstructs treatment and prevention

  Africa

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.”

  Scotland

Britain
Crisis brewing on all fronts

05/09/2014: The 2015 general election is a mere eight months away yet impossible to call. But what is clear is that none of the capitalist parties hold any real attraction for working class voters.

  Britain

Hong Kong
Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

04/09/2014: After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end”

  Hong Kong

 Iran
Support Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

04/09/2014: Support jailed labour activist’s demands against critical dentention conditions

  Iran, Solidarity

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.

  Scotland

Ukraine
Rebel forces gain territory

03/09/2014: International tensions escalate

  Ukraine

Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

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/

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

North Cyprus: General strike forces government concessions

11/07/2010, Workers need a strong Left alternative, for internationalism and solidarity
Athina Kariati, CWI, Cyprus

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