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Scotland
Indefinite strike by Glasgow Council Homeless workers

01/04/2015: Workers treated unfairly by council for years

  Scotland

South Africa
Cosatu splits as ‘Vavi’ expelled

01/04/2015: Expulsion opens new chapter in working class struggle

  Africa, South Africa

Singapore
Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew dies

31/03/2015: Apologist for neo-liberalism and autocracy

  Singapore

France
Elections punish Valls and Hollande

31/03/2015: Department results show need for fightback against austerity and racism

  France

 Venezuela
Alcedo Mora must be found alive!

30/03/2015: Urgent need for international solidarity

  Solidarity, Venezuela

Netherlands
Election setback for Labour Party

30/03/2015: Main parties guarantee austerity - A mass party of the Left with a socialist programme needed

  Netherlands

Germany
20,000 people give ECB “the finger”

28/03/2015: Big demo and blockade against the reopening of the Central Bank

  Germany

 Video
Interview with a Greek socialist

28/03/2015: The Syriza government and the Troika and building the Greek Left

  Greece, Video

South Africa
NUMSA & WASP discuss international experiences of new workers’ parties

27/03/2015: South Africa’s metalworkers union in discussion with WASP and CWI

  Africa, South Africa

Obituary
Harald Mahrer (1974-2015)

27/03/2015: An active, critical and inspiring comrade

  Obituary

 Video
Dave Nellist on Russia Today TV

26/03/2015: Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) standing throughout Britain in May elections

  Britain, Video

Norway
Lessons of the pilots’ strike

25/03/2015: A struggle against outsourcing

  Norway

Israel
Netanyahu mobilises far right to win election

25/03/2015: New coalition will face unresolved crises and bitter struggles

  Israel / Palestine

China
Demand release of arrested women activists

24/03/2015: Has the commemoration of International Women’s Day also now been outlawed in China?

  China

Italy
The instability of domestic capitalism

24/03/2015: Political vacuum pushes FIOM to take initiative

  Italy

Sweden
Central bank rates cut "panic measure"

23/03/2015: Eurozone’s QE intensifies currency wars

  Sweden

Greece
Varoufakis’ “erratic Marxism” is not the answer

23/03/2015: Necessary to clarify ideas upon which successful struggles of European working class will be conducted

  Greece

Tunisia
Twenty three killed in terrorist attack

20/03/2015: Down with terror! Down with capitalism!

  Tunisia

Belgium
No agreement reached between unions and government over austerity

20/03/2015: New action plan against right wing government takes off

  Belgium

Ukraine
Conflict unresolved after ’Minsk-2’ agreement

18/03/2015: Only independent working-class mass movement can remove the region’s authoritarian rulers

  Ukraine

Ireland North
Public sector workers strike against austerity

18/03/2015: For a second day of strike action in the run-up to the May general election!

  Ireland North

 North Cyprus
New strike wave against cuts

17/03/2015: Workers determined to stop austerity

  Cyprus, Solidarity

 Brazil
Urgent solidarity protests needed

17/03/2015: Faced with lack of water for the people, Sao Paulo water company SABESP cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists

  Brazil, Solidarity

 Scotland
Socialist Party Scotland (CWI) leaves Solidarity

16/03/2015: Tommy Sheridan departs from principled socialist position with call for “lending vote" to cuts-making SNP

  CWI, Scotland

Britain
What lies behind UKIP?

14/03/2015: Its Tory-oriented anti-immigration, anti-EU rhetoric has been adapted to a right-wing populism aimed at winning voters fed up with the political establishment

  Britain

Ireland North
Massive public sector strike against austerity

13/03/2015: Socialist MPs in Southern Ireland Parliament send message of support to strikers

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Ireland South
Marriage equality referendum set for May

12/03/2015: Poisonous bigotry must be challenged

  Ireland Republic

Ireland North
Stormont government crisis on eve of public sector strike

11/03/2015: Struggle can force politicians back from austerity measures

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic

Iran
Independent workers’ organizations statement about minimum wage

11/03/2015: Increasing demands for a living wage

  Iran

Ireland North
13 March public sector strike against austerity

10/03/2015: Dead-end of rightwing, sectarian politics - new anti-sectarian party which fights for working class needed

  Ireland North

  Video
Dublin ROSA demonstration on International Women’s Day

10/03/2015: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) speaks along with other activists

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

 International Women’s Day 2015

09/03/2015: Articles from CWI sections celebrating IWD

  Women

Greece
Syriza’s first months in power

07/03/2015: The working class and social movements must enter the struggle for their rights

  Greece

Netherlands
Wave of student protests

05/03/2015: For democratic reforms and end to budget cuts

  Netherlands

Austria
The year starts with antifascism

05/03/2015: Right-wing Ball events, PEGIDA, and neo-nazi Violence: A Month of Intense and Successful anti-fascism in Austria

  Austria, Venezuela

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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