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Africa
New political storms and mass struggles

08/02/2016: Opportunities will arise for working class and poor to organise

  Africa

Spain
A break in the political establishment

07/02/2016: December’s elections broke the hold of the two main capitalist parties for the first time since the Franco dictatorship. The high vote for representatives of workers’ and social movements, and the recovery of the left-populist Podemos, open up a new phase in the struggle against austerity.

  Spain

US
#Movement4Bernie Takes Off Around the Country

06/02/2016: Bernie Sanders’ call for a political revolution against the billionaire class enthuses millions

  US

Brazil
Devastating outbreak of Zika virus

04/02/2016: Another healthcare system failure

  Brazil

Pakistan
PIA strike continues despite state repression

04/02/2016: Four workers killed, eight injured as security forces open fire on protesting workers

  Pakistan

US
Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics - Sanders and Clinton tie

03/02/2016: “It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!”

  US

Japan
Social and political unease after “twenty lost years”

03/02/2016: Weakness of opposition is Prime Minister Abe’s only strength

  Japan

 Greece
Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

02/02/2016: Solidarity campaign needed!

  Greece, Solidarity

World Economy
Capitalism buffeted by choppy waters

02/02/2016: Bosses strive to offload cost of crisis on working class - a struggle for system change is needed

  World Economy

Egypt
Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016: Workers’ struggles continue despite repression

  Egypt

India
Justice for Rohit Vemula

31/01/2016: Solidarity message from the Committee for a Workers’ International

  India, US

Britain
Fractured politics

29/01/2016: A volatile mix

  Britain

Tunisia
Suicide of unemployed youth sparks new wave of protests

22/01/2016: Five years after the fall of Ben Ali, demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied

  Tunisia

China
Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016: “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”

  China

Venezuela
Right-wing landslide

20/01/2016: First electoral defeat suffered by the Chavistas since Hugo Chávez was first elected president in 1998

  Venezuela

Leningrad
‘Hero City’

19/01/2016: 900 days of siege in World War Two

  History, Russia

Britain
Police infiltration of Socialist Party exposed

19/01/2016: Untold distress caused to women in relationships with undercover police officers

  Britain

US
Socialist response to State of the Union 2016

15/01/2016: Kshama Sawant replies to Obama’s "State of the Union" speech

  US

 South Africa
Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016: For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane

  Africa, Solidarity, South Africa

Britain
Steps towards setting up Trade Union Momentum

12/01/2016: Potential for inclusive, anti-austerity trade union based movement with effective alliances in workplaces and communities

  Britain

Scotland
Politicians have a choice

11/01/2016: Implement Tory austerity or set no-cuts budgets

  Scotland

Sweden/Denmark
Closing borders

07/01/2016: The EU’s nightmare continues

  Denmark, Sweden

 Pakistan
Nestle workers solidarity campaign update

06/01/2016: Union leader, Muhammad Hussain Bhatti, released on bail

  Pakistan, Solidarity

 Taiwan
Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016: Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour

  Solidarity, Taiwan

China 2015
A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016: Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands

  China

Britain
Corbyn’s supporters want resistance against the right

01/01/2016: Edited extracts from an article by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, that will be published in the first 2016 issue of the Socialist (7 January).

  Britain

 Review
Alexandra Kollontai

29/12/2015: A life of socialist struggle

  Review, Women

Review
Revisiting Animal Farm

27/12/2015: Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution

  Review

Review
Charlie Chaplin

25/12/2015: Playing the underdog

  Review

Spain
Elections mark shift to the Left

23/12/2015: No government majority as Podemos partially recovers

  Spain

Environment
A world of change

23/12/2015: Human beings have radically altered the Earth, adapting nature in the struggle to survive and thrive…

  Environment

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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