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Britain
Terror attack at Westminster

24/03/2017: Unite against terror, racism and war

  Britain

Italy
Democratic Party splits and 5-Star Movement in crisis

22/03/2017: Class struggle can build real left force

  Italy

Spain
Student strike empties classes and fills streets on 9 March

21/03/2017: Over 100,000 take to the streets in SE demonstrations

  Spain

Scotland
Second referendum on independence?

18/03/2017: SNP fire the starting gun but offer no solutions to austerity

  Scotland

Brazil
National day of strikes and protests shows Temer can be beaten

17/03/2017: For a one-day general strike as the next step

  Brazil

South Africa
Unity against poverty, crime and xenophobia

17/03/2017: Capitalist politicians use xenophobia to divert attention from failures of profit system

  South Africa

Netherlands
Election result a colossal defeat for austerity government

16/03/2017: Oppose Wilders and the ‘mainstream’ right – Build a mass workers’ party that struggles for socialism

  Netherlands

Yemen
Workers and their families left to starve by multi-billionaire companies

16/03/2017: International campaign needed to force companies to pay

  Yemen

Hong Kong
Protest against LSG Sky Chefs dismissal of union chairman

14/03/2017: Ng Chi-Fai sacked for organising union by multinational’s Hong Kong division – international solidarity needed

  Hong Kong

Ireland North
Snap election raises sectarian temperature    

14/03/2017: Workers need strong socialist alternative at ballot box and in unions

  Ireland North

Quebec
Counter protest against far-right

13/03/2017: Rise of Islamophobia and right-wing reaction poses new challenges to the left

  Quebec

 International Women's Day
Speech by Kshama Sawant

12/03/2017: Video of 8 March rally in Seattle

  Women

 International Women’s Day
Millions join marches and take action

10/03/2017: Socialists around the world demand an end to women’s oppression

  Women

 Hong Kong
Women’s march against sexism and racism

09/03/2017: International Women’s Day: “Solidarity with global mass protests and women’s strikes”

  Women

 Spain
Hundreds of thousands participate in International Women’s day student strike

08/03/2017: ‘Libres y Combativas’ and Sindicato de Estudiantes call strike against sexist violence and for working class women's rights

  Women

Pakistan
Political spectacle of the ruling class

08/03/2017: Most workers underemployed, 40% in poverty - situation demands new workers’ party

  Pakistan

 International Women’s Day 2017
A century on from the Russian Revolution

06/03/2017: Demonstrations world-wide swelled by anti-Trump anger

  Women

Britain
Massive demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won

06/03/2017: Up to 250,000 march in national protest, organised from below

  Britain

Egypt
Price hikes hit workers and middle classes

04/03/2017: Falling support for dictator Sisi portends growing opposition

  Egypt

Hong Kong’s sham election

03/03/2017: Pan-democrats sink to new low by supporting “lesser evil” John Tsang

  Hong Kong

US
Socialist response to Trump’s address to joint session of congress

02/03/2017: Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative councillor, speaks

  US

Sweden
“Who could believe it?"

24/02/2017: What is behind Trump's attack?

  Sweden

Britain/Ireland
Dublin's #JobstownNotGuilty

23/02/2017: Defend the right to protest - stop this political vendetta!

  Ireland Republic

Ireland
A web of intrigue sparks government crisis

22/02/2017: Smear campaign against a prominent police whistleblower

  Ireland Republic

February revolution 1917
What lessons for today?

21/02/2017: 23 February 1917 (8 March in today’s calendar) marked the beginning of the socialist revolution in Russia, which sparked a revolutionary wave that would travel around the world.

  Russian Revolution

 Yemen
International protests in support of TOTAL/G4S workers

20/02/2017: Solidarity spreads for victims of wage robbery and killing by multinational corporations

  Solidarity, Yemen

Netherlands
Anti-immigrant Freedom Party leading polls ahead of general elections

18/02/2017: Only a choice between the “regular” and far-right?

  Netherlands

Britain
Council cuts can be fought - and they must be

16/02/2017: Corbyn needs to stand up to Brexit rebels

  Aceh

Spain
Pablo Iglesias wins clear victory in Podemos congress

15/02/2017: Time to build the class struggle on the streets

  Spain

Africa

Ethiopia: A year of growing revolt

18/10/2016, Desperate regime responds with massive repression
Per-Åke Westerlund, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

South Africa: Local elections a thunderous rebuke for ANC

09/08/2016, ANC polls less than 60% for first time since end of apartheid
Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (CWI in South Africa)

11th CWI World Congress: A World in turmoil

11/02/2016, Renewed economic crisis, wars, political polarisation & class struggle perspectives
Kevin Parslow, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Ethiopia: Hunger and deadly repression

09/02/2016, Crisis for imperialism and a fight-back from below
Per-Ãke Westerlund, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden)

Africa: New political storms and mass struggles

08/02/2016, Opportunities will arise for working class and poor to organise
CWI 11th World Congress Document

World relations, economy and the class struggle

08/02/2016, CWI 11th World Congress document
Socialistworld.net

South Africa: Campus workers strike against outsourcing

14/01/2016, For the mobilisation and support of all students, permanent workers and communities across Tshwane
Workers & Socialist Party (WASP), Reporters

Côte d’Ivoire : Ouattara reelected in a “frighteningly quiet” atmosphere

14/12/2015, Dictatorship consolidating while opposition ridicules itself. Time to “turn the page”!
CWI in Ivory Coast

South Africa: Student uprising

22/10/2015, Struggle for free education now!
Statement of the Socialist Youth Movement, South Africa

South Africa: Mining and steel industries in crisis

16/10/2015, ‘Deals protect profits not jobs’ – for nationalisation under workers control
Shaun Arendse, from Izwi Labasebenzi (newspaper of the Workers and Socialist Party)

Burkina Faso: Mass revolt foils coup

09/10/2015, Independent working class political solution urgently needed
Abbey Trotsky, Democratic Socialist Movement (Nigeria), Ibadan

Refugee crisis: Defend the right to asylum

08/09/2015, Unite against austerity and struggle for a better life for all
Robert Bechert, CWI

CWI School: Drawing the lessons from the revolutions in North Africa

03/08/2015, Life and death struggle with the process of counter-revolution.
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

South Africa: Organise against xenophobia – a programme for our communities

21/04/2015, Build a country-wide socialist civic movement. Fight for jobs, houses and services for all
Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) leaflet text

South Africa: Cosatu splits as ‘Vavi’ expelled

01/04/2015, Expulsion opens new chapter in working class struggle
WASP (Workers’ and Socialist Party) reporters

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
socialistworld.net

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