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 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

 Review
Alexandra Kollontai

29/12/2015: A life of socialist struggle

  Review, Women

Egypt

Egypt: Fifth anniversary of heroic revolutionary uprising

01/02/2016, Workers’ struggles continue despite repression
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Egypt: Textile workers challenge President Sisi

05/11/2015, Farcical election underlines need to build a mass workers’ party
David Johnson, Socialist Party England & Wales

Egypt: Workers start to take action again

09/09/2015, Independent workers’ organisation needed to resist state repression and to fight for a socialist future
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Egypt: Counter-revolution continues

25/06/2015, Recent strikes show workers will resist
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

Egypt: Regime brutality on fourth anniversary of revolution

10/02/2015, Masses will regain confidence and willingness to fight
David Johnson, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales)

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)

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