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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

Egypt

Egypt: Voters go to polls to elect new president

21/05/2014, Three years after January 25th revolution, workers need independent unions and a workers’ party
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

Egypt: New strikes as workers renew struggle

04/03/2014, Government replaced
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales)

Egypt: ‘Yes’ vote for new constitution belies masses’ lack of enthusiasm and opposition to military

22/01/2014, More workers and youth will conclude working class must raise own independent interests
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Egypt: Mahalla workers’ victory a sign of future struggles

15/10/2013, Independent workers’ organisation and socialist programme needed
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Egypt: Hundreds dead as military tries to consolidate power in blood

18/08/2013, Increasing sectarianism threatens revolution’s future - Workers’ independent action urgently needed
Robert Bechert, CWI

Egypt: State crackdown against Muslim Brotherhood leaves over 80 dead

30/07/2013, Bloody repression can be turned against striking workers and youth
Niall Mulholland, from The Socialist, weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Egypt: One of the biggest mass movements in history prompts military take-over

11/07/2013, The revolution must continue! For a government of workers and the poor!
Aysha Zaki, CWI

Egypt: Polarisation grows - No trust in the generals

10/07/2013, [UPDATED VERSION OF “Egypt: Morsi removed - No trust in the generals” ON 10 JULY]
Robert Bechert, CWI

Egypt: Morsi removed - No trust in the generals

04/07/2013, For independent action by workers and poor
Robert Bechert, CWI

Egypt: Huge protests demand the fall of Mursi

02/07/2013, No to the generals’ intervention! For a workers’ government!
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood government faces popular protests

26/03/2013, No trust in any capitalist political factions! For mass struggle around workers’ demands!
Georg Maier, Sozialistische LinksPartei (CWI Austria)

Egypt: Two years on from the revolution

08/03/2013, What is the way forward for women’s struggle for liberation?
Aysha Zaki, CWI

Egypt: Mass demonstrations and brutal state repression

02/02/2013, Only the organized working class can show a way forward
Aysha Zaki, CWI

Egypt: 2nd anniversary of ‘January 25th Revolution’

25/01/2013, Despite bravery and determination, life for mass of workers and poor not improved – A second, ‘socialist’ revolution is needed!
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

Egypt: “The Muslim Brotherhood in power is exposed in the eyes of the masses”

23/12/2012, Interview with Wael Towfeek, socialist activist in Cairo
Aysha Zaki and Tamer Mahdi, CWI

Egypt: Referendum vote shows fall in support for President Mursi

20/12/2012, Regime squeezed between workers’ opposition to austerity and ruling class
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales)

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