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South Africa
Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

25/11/2014: Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles!

  Africa, South Africa

Catalonia
9 November “consultation” on independence

22/11/2014: Another show of strength for independence - fight for a Socialist Catalonia

  Spain

Greece
Workers’ victory at Diamant telesales company

21/11/2014: Xekinima (CWI) member wins key union position in Athens Municipality sector

  Greece

Israel-Palestine
Netanyahu threatens “heavy hand” response to synagogue attacks

19/11/2014: New rounds of repression answered by new wave of rage and protest

  Israel / Palestine

US
Mid-term elections do not mean a turn to the right in society

19/11/2014: Big Gains for Republicans while Voters Support Progressive Ballot Measures

  US

 Video
Socialist TD defends anti-water charges protests

18/11/2014: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party TD (MP) appears on ‘Prime Time’

  Ireland Republic, Video

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

18/11/2014: Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and fighting working class programme to defeat dictatorship

  Hong Kong

 Video
Water tax revolt continues in Ireland

17/11/2014: Tanaiste (Deputy PM) trapped by protestors; AAA TD (MP) and Socialist Party member, Paul Murphy, assaulted

  Ireland Republic, Video

Indonesia
"New Hope" president faces intense pressures

16/11/2014: Initiative to build mass party of working class and rural poor urgently needed

  Indonesia

Ukraine
Competing ’elections’ deepen divisions

15/11/2014: Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers

  Ukraine

Scotland
SNP government announces £500 million cuts

14/11/2014: Majority of ‘Yes’ voters want end to austerity - anti-cuts candidates needed!

  Scotland

Afghanistan
British combat troops pull out

13/11/2014: A legacy of death and destruction

  Afghanistan, Britain, US

 Germany
Highly politicised train drivers’ strike

12/11/2014: Last week German train drivers and on-board staff went on strike for four days, shaking and polarising the country

  Germany, Solidarity

Greece
Mayors refuse to make job cuts

12/11/2014: Lefts, local authority workers and communities’ united can resist Troika’s policies

  Greece

Britain
Over 1,000 attend largest ever ‘Socialism’ event

11/11/2014: Socialism 2014 - infused with contagious confidence

  Britain

Belgium
Massive demonstration in Brussels

10/11/2014: Shows anger against austerity

  Belgium

Northern Ireland
20 years after the ceasefires

10/11/2014: In 1994, the IRA and Loyalist paramilitaries called ceasefires. Four years later the Good Friday agreement was declared to mark the end of the ‘Troubles’…

  Ireland Republic

Review
Environmental disaster and the need to change everything

09/11/2014: “This Changes Everything: capitalism vs the climate”, by Naomi Klein

  Environment, Review

Germany
25 years since November 9

09/11/2014: Berlin Wall brought down by mass revolutionary movement

  Germany

Canada
Right wing wins Toronto Mayoral election

08/11/2014: NDP increasingly irrelevant to needs of workers, immigrants and youth

  Canada

Elections in Brazil

07/11/2014: Narrow win for Dilma sets scene for more crisis and instability

  Brazil

Russia’s 1917 socialist revolution

07/11/2014: November 7th anniversary of workers taking power

  Russia

Europe
Anti-fascist demonstrations set for 8-9 November

06/11/2014: Movement of workers and youth needed against racism and fascism

  Europe, Greece, Sweden

Canada
Ottawa ‘locked-down’ after Parliament gun attack

05/11/2014: Tory government whips-up terrorist fears to boost Canada’s imperialist role

  Canada

Ireland
Stunning Dublin by-election victory, huge water protests…new chapter for working class resistance

04/11/2014: How the Anti Austerity Alliance won a parliamentary seat and the way forward for the Left

  Ireland Republic

Book review
The Jihadis Return

04/11/2014: Isis and the new Sunni uprising, by Patrick Cockburn

  Middle East, Review

South Africa
Metal workers’ union clashes with Congress of South African Trade Unions

03/11/2014: For political and class independence - Struggle, solidarity and socialism!

  South Africa

Britain
Come to Socialism 2014

03/11/2014: Weekend of discussion & debate hosted by the Socialist Party – London 8-9 November

  Britain

  Ireland
’Abortion Pill Train’ video

02/11/2014: Pro-choice ROSA campaigners swallow abortion pills after rail journey

  Ireland Republic, Video, Women

Italy
Renzi government faces mounting opposition

01/11/2014: A one-day strike of all workers is needed

  Italy

Burkina Faso
Mass uprising ousts dictator

31/10/2014: No to military rule! Continue mass struggle – the whole rotten system must go!

  Burkina Faso

Ireland
Anti-water tax protest in Limerick

31/10/2014: Video of one of the city’s biggest protests

  Ireland Republic

China

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China: The great slowdown

24/07/2014, Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

Hong Kong: Pro-Beijing newspaper launches attack on CWI

16/06/2014, 1989 massacre apologists accuse Socialist Action (CWI) and radical legislator ‘Long Hair’ of ‘violence’
Dikang, Socialist Action in Hong Kong

Tiananmen massacre remembered at massive Hong Kong vigil

06/06/2014, 180,000 attend ‘6.4’ anniversary protest • Rival protest events show political polarisation
Nate Norman and Jaco Lam, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

China 1989: 25 years since the mass democracy movement

03/06/2014, China’s dictatorship is haunted by the prospect of a new mass revolt
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

China: What lies behind anti-corruption drive?

13/05/2014, Case against former security czar risks dangerous splits in ruling party
Editorial from Socialist 《社会主义者》magazine (issue 26) (CWI)

China: 50,000 strike at sports shoe manufacturers

29/04/2014, Local government, police and company bosses coordinate crackdown
chinworker.info reporters

China: Labour disputes soar

17/04/2014, 40,000 workers paralyse world’s largest sports shoe maker
chinaworker.info reporters

China: Massacre in Kunming risks new spiral of repression and violence

05/03/2014, Shock and disbelief as 29 are hacked to death at railway station
Editorial statement, chinaworker.info

China: Zhou Yongkang: Has Xi caught a ‘tiger’?

26/12/2013, Politically explosive investigation of former security czar marks a new phase of internal power struggle
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

China: Third Plenum – more market, more dictatorship

03/12/2013, Xi Jinping’s shift from dictatorship-by-committee to new ‘paramount leader’ is a high-risk strategy
Editorial statement from chinaworker.info

China: Terrorism comes to Tiananmen Square

01/11/2013, Chinese state steps up repression against Uighurs and other national minorities
chinaworker.info

China: “Free Wu Guijun” – protests in 13 cities around the world

29/10/2013, Support grows in campaign for release of imprisoned workers’ representative
chinaworker.info and CWI reporters

China: “Release Wu Guijun” – protests around the world on 23 October

19/10/2013, Shenzhen factory workers’ representative held by police for five months
From chinaworker.info

China: Workers’ representatives held

08/10/2013, Free Wu Guijun! Free the Guangzhou 12!
chinaworker.info

China: Trial of Bo Xilai, most important in 30 years

14/09/2013, Regime risks internal earthquake, as power struggle sharpens
Sally Tang Mei-Ching and Vincent Kolo

China: Regime at a crossroads

06/09/2013, New leaders facing economic and political crisis
Pasha, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong)

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