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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

Pakistan
Hundreds protest against religious extremism and increased intolerance

21/12/2015: Rally organised by Socialist Movement Sindh in Mir Pur Khas

  Pakistan

Chile

Socialismo RevolucionarioCWI in Chile: Socialismo Revolucionario
Celso C Campos, Casilla 50310, Correo Central, Santiago, Chile, email
http://revistasocialismorevolucionario.blogspot.com/

Chile: Outrage at police repression and torture

06/11/2015, Dictatorship methods still reign in “democratic” Chile
Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile) reporters

Chile: 200,000 march in Santiago

01/06/2015, Student and youth revolt continues
Socialistworld.net

Chile: Huge demonstrations call for free education

15/05/2015, New chapter opens in country’s political and ‘moral’ crisis
Patricio Guzman, Socialismo Revolcuionario (CWI in Chile)

Chile: The other ‘9/11’

11/09/2014, 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government
Tony Saunois, CWI (first published on socialistworld.net, September 2011)

Chile: Socialism 2014 a success!

22/04/2014, First Santiago Socialism event organised by CWI in Chile
Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile) reporters

Dock workers: Militant methods win important victories in Portugal and Chile

10/03/2014, Long live working class internationalism in action! An example for other sectors.
Danny Byrne, CWI

Chile: Abstention wins again in second round

24/12/2013, Social and political instability to continue into next period
Celso Calfullan, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile)

Chile: Presidential elections reflect move into a new era

12/11/2013, Preparing for a new Bachelet government, Marcel Claude and the building of a new force for workers and youth
Danny Byrne, CWI and Celso Calfullan, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile)

Chile: 40th anniversary of bloody overthrow of Allende government

11/09/2013, In re-building a socialist movement, lessons of coup need to be learnt
Tony Saunois, Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI)

Film review: ‘NO’ - an exercise in rewriting history

12/02/2013, Unfortunately Pablo Larrain’s film ’No’ tells nothing about the background to Chile’s 1988 plebiscite and the struggle against the regime
Tony Saunois, CWI

Chile: Over 60% abstain in municipal elections

19/11/2012, None can really claim a victory
Celso Calfullan, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile)

Chile: Anniversary of “the other 9/11”

11/09/2012, Contradictions of history being unravelled amid mass struggles of today
Socialistworld.net

Chile: The crude strategy of Piñera’s government to discredit the students

29/10/2011, New laws to repress social protest
Celso Calfullan, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile)

Chile: Students defy government’s ban on demonstration

11/10/2011, Riot police attack students demonstrating at Presidential Palace, general strike called in response
CWI and Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile) reporters

Chile: The other ‘9/11’

10/09/2011, 1973 bloody coup against Popular Unity government – Lessons for today
Tony Saunois, CWI

Chile: Fatal repression marks general strike and massive protests

26/08/2011, Relative “social peace” shattered
Celso Calfullan, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI in Chile) and Danny Byrne, CWI

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