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Beijing slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy

02/09/2014: Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward!

  Hong Kong

 Video
Revolution and counter-revolution in the world today

01/09/2014: Hannah Sell, deputy general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) speaking at recent summer camp

  Video

France
Economic stagnation and political instability

29/08/2014: Hollande removes ‘lefts’ from government

  France

Turkey
Erdoğan sworn in as country’s President

29/08/2014: Significant poll gains for the left coalition HDP

  Turkey

 Solidarity
Iranian mine workers on strike

26/08/2014: Demand the release of the arrested workers!

  Iran, Solidarity

Nigeria
Fees victory at Lagos State University!

26/08/2014: Vigilance required from LASU students and workers to ensure that victory is permanent

  Nigeria

ISIS
Capitalist slaughter in Iraq and Syria

25/08/2014: As ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and a-Shams) crossed the border between Syria and Iraq, it proclaimed this to be the “annihilation of the disgrace of Sykes-Picot” and the formation of an ‘Islamic state’ (IS).

  Iraq, Syria

US
Indict Michael Brown’s killer and spread the protests! The whole system is guilty!

22/08/2014: Text of a leaflet handed out by Socialist Alternative members in Ferguson and St. Louis

  US

 Women in World War One

20/08/2014: Protests, strikes and equality

  Women, World War 1

Pakistan
Not a “revolution” but an effort by power-hungry politicians to grab power

19/08/2014: Working class will bring the real revolution and change

  Pakistan

USA
Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

18/08/2014: Spread the protests – unite against racism and inequality

  US

Iraq
Only united action can stop sectarian war

16/08/2014: Iraqis and Kurds must not trust imperialist ‘helpers’

  Iraq

Socialism and national rights

15/08/2014: Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries

  Israel / Palestine, Ukraine

US
Jess Spear Primary result

14/08/2014: “We’ve only just gotten started”

  US

Scotland
Socialist policies are needed to answer Project Fear

13/08/2014: September 18 will see an unprecedented mobilisation to the polls for the referendum on Scottish independence

  Scotland

Indonesian Election

12/08/2014: New face; same problems

  Indonesia

Gaza
Kshama Sawant calls on Seattle city council to condemn Israeli onslaught

11/08/2014: Socialist councillor denounces Israeli state terror

  Israel / Palestine

Ukraine
Crisis deepens

09/08/2014: Military conflict escalates

  Ukraine

 CWI School
Latin America

08/08/2014: Beginning to feel full effects of world crisis

  CWI, Latin America

 CWI School
World capitalism fails working people

07/08/2014: System offers economic crisis, insecurity, poverty and wars

  CWI

Scotland
Countdown to independence referendum

07/08/2014: For an independent socialist Scotland

  Scotland

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at Dublin Gaza protest

04/08/2014: Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Former MEP and parliamentary bye-election candidate speaks to thousands protesting against Israeli state terrorism

  Israel / Palestine, Video

 CWI Summer School
European capitalism fails to recover

02/08/2014: Working class must organise for future struggles

  CWI, Europe

Argentina
Another debt default

01/08/2014: Only socialist policies can end extortion of vulture markets

  Argentina

Gaza in crisis

29/07/2014: Mass action needed to stop bloodshed

  Israel / Palestine

Sri Lanka
United Socialist Party issues press statement

28/07/2014: CWI calls for protests and financial assistance

  Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Racist Buddhist mob ambushes United Socialist Party march

26/07/2014: CWI condemns attack and requests solidarity

  Sri Lanka

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

Science

Science: Quantum mechanics and dialectical materialism

26/12/2010, Marxism, materialism and particle physics
Pete Mason, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Copenhagen climate summit: 100,000 demonstrate

13/12/2009, There was a strong anti-capitalist mood among the 100,000 people who demonstrated outside the Copenhagen climate summit on 12 December.
CWI reporters

Copenhagen climate summit: People’s Climate Summit

08/12/2009, Great response to socialist ideas
Lina Westerlund and Mattias Bernhardsson, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

Copenhagen climate summit: Chinese regime’s carbon reduction bluff

07/12/2009, Only a socialist economy can set China and the world on a low carbon path
Editorial from socialist magazine ’Shehui Zhuyi Zhe’, issue four (winter 2009-10)

Copenhagen climate summit: Save the planet - fight capitalism!

07/12/2009, Democratic planning the only solution
CWI leaflet

Copenhagen climate summit: Capitalism’s impending failure to combat climate change

04/12/2009, Resolution adopted at the congress of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna
CWI reporters, Sweden

Climate change: More evidence....

19/11/2009, Socialist planning needed!
Pete Mason, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales)

Climate Change: Climate summit Copenhagen December 2009

09/11/2009, Save the climate - scrap Capitalism!
Socialistworld.net

Climate change: Capitalism – costing the earth

05/11/2009, Climate change threatens the future of humanity
Mattias Bernhardsson, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden).

Science: Will the downturn save the planet?

24/12/2008, A Green New Deal?
Pete Dickenson, Socialist Party, cwi in England and Wales

Science: "Science, Marxism and the Big Bang"

02/11/2007, A Critical review of ’Reason in Revolt’ by Peter Mason
socialistworld.net

Science: Climate change - Can we save the planet?

04/04/2005, There is new evidence that the threat from global warming is increasing. (Global warming is the rise in the Earth’s temperature due to high concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other so-called greenhouse gases in the atmosphere as a result of burning fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas).
Pete Dickenson, Socialist Party

Tsunamis and warning systems: "We tried to do what we could"

30/12/2004, Despite the biblical scale of floods and destruction, the death along the Indian Ocean coastline was no ‘Act of God’.
Jon Dale - Socialist Party (England and Wales)

Environment: Stoking up a disaster

08/11/2004, Is there an alternative to global warming?
Pete Dickenson

Women in science: ”She was a great man”

06/05/2004, Emilie du Chatelet died after child birth in 1749 at the age of 43. She knew the dangers of a late pregnancy. No anti-biotics to control infection; nothing to control uterine bleeding. Doctors did not bother to wash their hands or instruments. But she stoically accepted her probable fate. She’d always worked long hours and now the candles at her writing desk often burned till dawn as she raced to complete her translation and commentary on Newton’s science.
Roy Farrar, Socialist Party, England and Wales

Science and big business: Genetic ’Engineering’, ’modification’ or change?

05/08/2003, DNA IS universal to all living things - bacteria, fungus, plant or animal. Using ’cut and paste’ techniques, it is possible (sometimes) to transfer a desirable feature from one organism’s DNA into another organism, or an undesirable feature could be replaced.
From The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party, CWI in England and Wales

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