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New Zealand
Victory over zero-contract hours

24/05/2015: ‘Cotton On’ clothes retailer workers defeat attempt to remove rest and meal breaks

  New Zealand

Iraq/Syria
ISIS rout national armies at Ramadi and Palmyra

23/05/2015: United working class movement needed to sweep away sectarian militias and reactionary politicians

  Iraq, Syria

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

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: ‘Moderate leftist’ wins presidential election on peace ticket

16/05/2015, Workers’ common front, north and south, can find solution to island’s division
Athina Kariati, New Internationalist Left (CWI in Cyprus)

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

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