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US
Bernie’s political revolution opens new era for American politics

13/02/2016: Build a #Movement4Bernie to Defeat the Billionaire Class and the Democratic Party Establishment.

  US

 CWI 11th World Congress
Upheaval of traditional European political framework

12/02/2016: Workers’ fury at austerity and capitalist system will find more expression

  CWI, Europe

Ireland North
Hundreds protest against manufacturing destruction

12/02/2016: Union movement should step up call for nationalisation of threatened factories

  Ireland North

 11th CWI World Congress
A World in turmoil

11/02/2016: Renewed economic crisis, wars, political polarisation & class struggle perspectives

  Africa, Asia, CWI, Latin America, Middle East, Russia, US, World Economy

Hong Kong
‘Fishball Revolution’!

10/02/2016: Brutal policing must be condemned

  Hong Kong

Ethiopia
Hunger and deadly repression

09/02/2016: Crisis for imperialism and a fight-back from below

  Africa

Greece
Powerful general strike opposes cuts to pensions

09/02/2016: All out in the struggle! Coordinate and develop the fight now!

  Greece

Africa
New political storms and mass struggles

08/02/2016: Opportunities will arise for working class and poor to organise

  Africa

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

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

South Africa: Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014, Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!
WASP Reporters

Africa: Ebola outbreak a deadly face of austerity

25/10/2014, Pharmaceutical industry/big corporations need to be brought into public ownership and resources used to provide urgent aid
Jon Dale, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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