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Belgium
Massive general strike makes the government wobble

19/12/2014: Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity!

  Belgium

 Portugal
Government attempts to forcefully break TAP strike

19/12/2014: Solidarity messages needed with “requisitioned” airline workers

  Portugal, Solidarity

Kazakhstan
Third anniversary of Zhanaozen massacre marked

18/12/2014: Struggle to free political prisoners continues

  Kazakhstan

Latin America
The end of one cycle and the beginning of another

17/12/2014: Document on Latin America, agreed by CWI International Executive Committee

  Latin America

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

  Taiwan

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

15/12/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Ireland
Mass water charges protest on 10 December

15/12/2014: Dublin City centre came to a standstill as different marches made their way to the Dáil

  Ireland Republic

Sweden
Political crisis and new elections

15/12/2014: Right-wing alliance relied on racist party to defeat budget

  Sweden

Greece
Government brings forward presidential election

12/12/2014: Kick out the austerity government and Troika! For a Syriza government with bold socialist policies!

  Greece

Sri Lanka
Presidential Election January 8, 2015

11/12/2014: Socialist candidate challenges all other forces

  Sri Lanka

 Video
Paul Murphy speaks at mass Dublin water charges protest

11/12/2014: For a new political movement to bring the "mob" to power

  Ireland Republic, Video

Greece
Violent clashes over prisoner hunger strike

09/12/2014: Cruel and vengeful actions by the State and ruling elite

  Greece

 Video
All out on 10 December against water charges!

09/12/2014: Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger speak in Irish parliament

  Ireland Republic, Video

Australia
Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

08/12/2014: Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport

  Australia

US
An Uprising Against Police Violence

08/12/2014: From Ferguson to Staten Island

  US

Philippines
‘Economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

30/11/2014: Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions

  Philippines

 World Perspectives
A turbulent period in history

27/11/2014: Signs of revival of class struggle signposts the future

  CWI

Britain
Right wing, populist UKIP wins second Parliament seat

26/11/2014: Labour’s pro-austerity ‘opposition’ no alternative

  Britain

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

China

chinaworkerCWI in China: chinaworker
YRHK, P.O. Box No. 72622, Kowloon Central Post Office, Hong Kong - 郵政信箱編號 72622 九龍中央郵政局 香港, email
http://www.chinaworker.info

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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