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China
The great slowdown

24/07/2014: Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data

  China

Trotsky
The first year of war

23/07/2014: Article by LEON TROTSKY translated into English for first time

  Trotsky

WW1
The Bolsheviks and the war

21/07/2014: The horrors of the first world war, and the economic and social turmoil it created, led to mass upheaval. In Russia alone did this lead to a successful revolution…

  World War 1

1914
The capitulation of the Second International

19/07/2014: Before 1914, the Second International resolved to act to prevent war…

  World War 1

South Africa
Metal workers’ strike

19/07/2014: Industrial action must take forward call for a new workers’ party

  Africa, South Africa

Britain
Abuse scandals reveal abusive system

18/07/2014: An Establishment cover-up?

  Britain

Sri Lanka
Vicious communalist attacks on Muslims

17/07/2014: USP mounts motor cycle ‘march’ to fight for united struggle against chauvinists

  Sri Lanka

World War One
100 years since the great slaughter

16/07/2014: Ten million killed and more than ten million seriously injured

  History, World War 1

Israel-Palestine
World outraged by Israeli State’s ferocious bombing of Gaza

15/07/2014: Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade!

  Israel / Palestine

History
Revolutionary US Teamsters

14/07/2014: Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes

  History, US

Stop the bombing of Gaza – End Israeli state terror!

12/07/2014: Over 100 Gazans have been killed in one week, including 20 children

  Israel / Palestine

Europe
Junk Juncker, Cameron and the anti-worker EU

11/07/2014: "Cameron’s defeat was dire."

  Europe

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

08/07/2014: Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI.

  Israel / Palestine

Hong Kong
What next after massive July 1 demo?

07/07/2014: Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression

  Hong Kong

Can capitalism put all of us first?

05/07/2014: A response to the “practical idealism” of the Common Weal

  Scotland

France
Hollande’s austerity plans must be blocked

04/07/2014: United private-public sector strike vital

  France

 Brazil
Solidarity with sacked Metro workers

04/07/2014: 42 workers sacked for going on strike

  Brazil, Solidarity

South Africa
220,000 metalworkers’ on strike

03/07/2014: Forward to a living wage – end labour broking

  South Africa

Australia
Thousands rally in Melbourne against East-West toll road

03/07/2014: Labour claim opposition to project but refuse to rip up contracts

  Australia

 Sri Lanka
Solidarity needed against nationalist attacks

02/07/2014: At least four people were killed and 100 injured in anti-Muslim attacks

  Solidarity, Sri Lanka

Video
Free Vadim Kuramshin

02/07/2014: Joe HIggins, Socialist Party (CWI) TD raises Vadim’s case in Irish parliament

  Kazakhstan

Argentina
Return to turmoil

01/07/2014: Debt crisis is back – the class struggle and tasks for the Left

  Argentina

Review
’Capital in the Twenty-First Century’

28/06/2014: Thomas Piketty: The new Marx?

  Review

South Africa
Victory in platinum miners’ strike!

27/06/2014: Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all

  South Africa

Pakistan
Military launch offensive in North Waziristan

26/06/2014: Half a million people flee the area

  Pakistan

Britain
Coulson conviction - Cameron must resign!

26/06/2014: Call a general election now

  Britain

Iraq
Isis jihadists capture more territory

24/06/2014: Only organised, united working class can end war and social misery

  Iraq

Israel/Palestine
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids

24/06/2014: Israeli nationalist thugs cowardly attacked Socialist Struggle Movement activists after the protest

  Israel / Palestine

Waging war on climate change

23/06/2014: The quickening pace of global warming poses a threat to US national security, says a leading, federally-funded military research organisation

  Environment

Pakistan
Scores killed in Taliban attacks on Karachi airport

19/06/2014: Workers need political movement to counter extremist ideology and capitalism

  Pakistan

Nigeria
200 school girls abducted

18/06/2014: Why has Boko Haram insurgency grown?

  Nigeria

Iraq
Oil war’s bloody legacy

17/06/2014: Escalating sectarian conflict threatens to draw in surrounding countries

  Iraq

 Hong Kong
Pro-Beijing newspaper launches attack on CWI

16/06/2014: 1989 massacre apologists accuse Socialist Action (CWI) and radical legislator ‘Long Hair’ of ‘violence’

  China, CWI, Hong Kong

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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