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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

Bolivia

Bolivia: Morales government clashes with workers and the poor

15/11/2011, Concessions to the right-wing opposition, neo-liberal policies, and attacks on the social movements convince workers of the need to build an alternative to Evo Morales´ MAS party
By Roberto Antezana, Revolutionary Socialist Alternative (ASR, CWI in Bolivia)

Bolivia: General strike amid intense political crisis

30/09/2011, Indigenous movement and general strike force five ministers resignations
CWI Reporters

Bolivia: At the crossroads

06/07/2010, Advance to socialism or the Bolivian struggle will fail
Adam Ziemkowski, Alternativa Socialista Revolucionaria (CWI in Bolivia)

Bolivia: Support Left MAS Candidates with Roots in the Social Movements

06/03/2010, Build the Struggle for Grass Roots Democracy and Independence in the Social Movements! No Support for Right-Wing MAS Candidates!
Revolutionary Socialist Alternative (ASR), CIT-Bolivia

Bolivia: Morales and MAS win Presidency and 2/3 control of Congress in landslide election

04/01/2010, Workers and indigenous peasants must mobilise and take revolutionary socialist action now
Revolutionary Socialist Alternative (CWI in Bolivia)

Bolivia: ‘NO’ to the Dismissal of 152 Water Service Workers!

27/05/2009, To fight the economic crisis, we need socialist, not neoliberal, solutions
Revolutionary Socialista Alternative (ASR, CIT-Bolivia)

Bolivia: Approval of the new constitution opens up a new political chapter

24/02/2009, Masses must move on to struggle for socialism!
Adam Ziemkowski, Alternativa Socialista Revolucionario (CWI in Bolivia)

Bolivia: New Constitution approved

29/01/2009, Organise and struggle for socialism!
Text of leaflet distributed by Revolutionary Socialist Alternative (CWI in Bolivia)

Bolivia: The new Constitution: Vote ‘YES’ and prepare for mass struggle!

15/01/2009, Socialist struggle needed for real change
Revolutionary Socialist alternative (CWI in Bolivia)

Bolivia: Revolution and counter–revolution

19/09/2008, Right-wing offensive radicalizes masses and provokes land occupations
Tony Saunois (CWI) and Roberto Antezana (CWI Bolivia)

Bolivia: Fraudulent autonomy referendum in Santa Cruz

08/05/2008, Right wing opposition and the rich attempt to divide country
Celso Calfullan, Santiago, CWI Chile, Tuesday 6 May 2008.

Bolivia: Rumours of a right-wing coup

30/04/2008, Opposition continues with illegal referendum in Santa Cruz on 4 May
Karl Debbaut, cwi

Bolivia: The struggle between revolution and counter-revolution

21/02/2008, Report from CWI Latin America School
Conny Dahmen

Bolivia: Bolivia at breaking point

21/01/2008, Violent confrontation could erupt
Karl Debbaut, cwi

Bolivia: Worker and peasant poor majority suffers as food prices rise

31/08/2007, Food production and distribution should be controlled democratically by the worker and peasant majority, not by the right-wing opposition
Roberto Antezana, Alternativa Socialista Revolucionaria (CWI-Bolivia)

Bolivia: As class tensions rise in Bolivia, so does the possibility of civil war

20/08/2007, Need for a revolutionary socialist party clearer than ever
Roberto Antezana, Alternativa Socialista Revolucionaria (CWI-Bolivia)

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