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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

Britain
Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014: Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence

  Britain

Belgium
Massive demonstration in Brussels

10/11/2014: Shows anger against austerity

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
20 years after the ceasefires

10/11/2014: In 1994, the IRA and Loyalist paramilitaries called ceasefires. Four years later the Good Friday agreement was declared to mark the end of the ‘Troubles’…

  Ireland Republic

Review
Environmental disaster and the need to change everything

09/11/2014: “This Changes Everything: capitalism vs the climate”, by Naomi Klein

  Environment, Review

Germany
25 years since November 9

09/11/2014: Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement

  Germany

Canada
Right wing wins Toronto Mayoral election

08/11/2014: NDP increasingly irrelevant to needs of workers, immigrants and youth

  Canada

Elections in Brazil

07/11/2014: Narrow win for Dilma sets scene for more crisis and instability

  Brazil

Russia’s 1917 socialist revolution

07/11/2014: November 7th anniversary of workers taking power

  Russia

Europe
Anti-fascist demonstrations set for 8-9 November

06/11/2014: Movement of workers and youth needed against racism and fascism

  Europe, Greece, Sweden

Canada
Ottawa ‘locked-down’ after Parliament gun attack

05/11/2014: Tory government whips-up terrorist fears to boost Canada’s imperialist role

  Canada

Ireland
Stunning Dublin by-election victory, huge water protests…new chapter for working class resistance

04/11/2014: How the Anti Austerity Alliance won a parliamentary seat and the way forward for the Left

  Ireland Republic

Book review
The Jihadis Return

04/11/2014: Isis and the new Sunni uprising, by Patrick Cockburn

  Middle East, Review

South Africa
Metal workers’ union clashes with Congress of South African Trade Unions

03/11/2014: For political and class independence - Struggle, solidarity and socialism!

  South Africa

Britain
Come to Socialism 2014

03/11/2014: Weekend of discussion & debate hosted by the Socialist Party – London 8-9 November

  Britain

  Ireland
’Abortion Pill Train’ video

02/11/2014: Pro-choice ROSA campaigners swallow abortion pills after rail journey

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

Italy
Renzi government faces mounting opposition

01/11/2014: A one-day strike of all workers is needed

  Italy

Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

Kurdistan
Battle for Kobanê at a crossroads

31/10/2014: What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle?

  Kurdistan, Middle East

Belgium
Government’s Thatcherite attacks provoke class confrontation

30/10/2014: The right wing coalition must go, and all austerity policies!

  Belgium

Mexico
Wave of protests follow student "disappearances"

29/10/2014: Latest US-backed ‘drugs war’ horror sends shock waves throughout Mexico

  Mexico

A ‘third industrial revolution’

28/10/2014: New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society.

  Review, Science

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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