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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

 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

Taiwan: Solidarity urged for insurance workers’ strike

05/01/2016, Determined battle for pension rights and an end to contract labour
CWI Taiwan Reporters (translated from The Socialist, journal of the CWI Taiwan)

Taiwan : Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

17/12/2014, Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party
Vincent Kolo and CWI Taiwan reporters

Taiwan: Occupation of parliament ends after 23 days

10/04/2014, What are the lessons of the island’s ‘sunflower movement’?
Interview with Sally Tang Mei-ching, CWI participant in Taipei protests

Taiwan: Half a million on the streets against President Ma

31/03/2014, Demonstrators call for trade pact to be withdrawn and for president to step down
CWI reporters in Taipei

Taiwan: Ma government rocked by mass protests and occupation of parliament

26/03/2014, Down with undemocratic Kuomintang rule – for a Taiwan-wide student strike as the next step!
Sally Tang Mei-ching in Taipei and Vincent Kolo

Taiwan: Parliament occupied by protesters

20/03/2014, Oppose the capitalist trade deal - build a mass workers’ movement
James Langdon, CWI Taiwan for chinaworker.info

Taiwan: Sea shooting sees Filipino migrants become target of racist backlash

21/05/2013, Anti-racist campaign needed against corrupt ruling elites and capitalism
Chris Dite and CWI Taiwan reporters, article from Chinaworker.info

Taiwan: Over 20,000 march on May Day

02/05/2013, ‘Defend pensions! Stop corruption!’
Chris Dite in Taipei, chinaworker.info

Taiwan: Biggest ever demonstrations against nuclear power

13/03/2013, Over 200,000 take to the streets on the eve of Japan’s Fukushima anniversary – to demand a nuclear-free Taiwan
Hsu Hsiao-ming and Pasha in Taipei

Taiwan: Textile workers occupy Hualon Factory

18/07/2012, Solidarity needed in fight to save jobs
CWI Taiwan

Taiwan: Over 5,000 march against nuclear power

15/03/2012, Anniversary of Japan’s twin disasters and Fukushima meltdown sees nuclear capitalists back on the offensive
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Taiwan: “Smash capitalism” echoes inside biggest skyscraper

19/10/2011, CWI Taiwan members make media splash
Ka-chi Chou, Socialist Blog (CWI in Taiwan)

Taiwan: Reinstate illegally dismissed workers at YFO

23/04/2010, Request for solidarity for YFOTU’s struggle for basic labour rights – No to sweatshop mobile phones!
chinaworker.info, Friday, 23 April 2010.

Taiwan elections: Ruling DPP suffers crushing defeat

15/01/2008, ”This is the most disastrous defeat since the establishment of the party” – Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Taiwan: The national question in Taiwan and other countries

31/08/2005, Recently, Peter Taaffe and Laurence Coates from the CWI wrote replies to Mikawasima Tookjo, who’s recent article, "Is Taiwan a nation?" raised a number of key issues on the cause of nationality and the approach of socialists today. In doing so, the correspondent took issue with the position of Chinaworker website, which is part of the CWI.
Socialistworld.net

Taiwan: Taiwan and the right to self determination

15/07/2005, What attitude should Marxists adopt to the national question in Taiwan?
socialistworld.net

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