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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 has enthused millions of people throughout the US looking for a political alternative to Wall Street.

  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

Review
Revisiting Animal Farm

27/12/2015: Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution

  Review

Review
Charlie Chaplin

25/12/2015: Playing the underdog

  Review

Spain
Elections mark shift to the Left

23/12/2015: No government majority as Podemos partially recovers

  Spain

Environment
A world of change

23/12/2015: Human beings have radically altered the Earth, adapting nature in the struggle to survive and thrive…

  Environment

Pakistan
Hundreds protest against religious extremism and increased intolerance

21/12/2015: Rally organised by Socialist Movement Sindh in Mir Pur Khas

  Pakistan

China
Regime cracks down on labour activists

19/12/2015: Arrests in Guangdong province as workers’ struggles multiply

  China

China

chinaworkerCWI in China: chinaworker
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China: Kidnapping and TV show-trials

21/01/2016, “China is entering a dark night of repression and detentions under Xi Jinping”
chinaworker.info

China: Financial turmoil spreads fear across global markets

14/01/2016, Setting the tone for 2016?
Per-Åke Westerlund, with additional reporting by Vincent Kolo

China 2015: A year of unnatural disasters

04/01/2016, Corruption, poor oversight and chase for profits, maim thousands
chinaworker.info reporters

China: Regime cracks down on labour activists

19/12/2015, Arrests in Guangdong province as workers’ struggles multiply
chinaworker.info reporters

CWI’s 2nd congress for China and Hong Kong a big success

21/10/2015, Discussions on perspectives for Hong Kong’s democracy struggle and the crisis in China
Dikang, chinaworker.info

China: Sino-US tensions increasing as China’s economy stumbles

25/09/2015, Nationalism, repression and neoliberal economic ‘reform’ hallmarks of Xi’s rule
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

World economy: China crisis triggers panic on global markets

25/08/2015, More than $5 trillion wiped off global stock markets in two weeks since Chinese devaluation
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

China: Devaluation of yuan jolts global markets

12/08/2015, Sudden reversal of Beijing’s exchange rate policy underlines seriousness of China’s economic woes
Editorial comment by chinaworker.info

China: Stock market crash can turn into a political crisis

08/07/2015, Regime adopts panic measures as market crash threatens wider economic recession
Interview, with chinaworker.info editor, Vincent Kolo

Is China’s stock market bubble bursting?

01/07/2015, Billions wiped off share values in June – only the Greek stock market is more volatile
Dikang, chinaworker.info

China: Life sentence for former security boss

16/06/2015, Secret trial of Zhou Yongkang
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

China: Is China heading for a new Tiananmen?

04/06/2015, 26th anniversary of the Beijing massacre on June 4, 1989, is also a warning of revolutionary shocks ahead
Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info

China: “In a hard landing now”

11/05/2015, Stock market frenzy and fabricated GDP figures cannot hide the reality of an economy in deep trouble
Dikang, chinaworker.info

China’s feminists: A victory for protests in China and worldwide

14/04/2015, Five women activists released in rare climb down by Beijing regime
chinaworker.info reporters

China: Demand release of arrested women activists

24/03/2015, Has the commemoration of International Women’s Day also now been outlawed in China?
Sally Tang Mei-Ching, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong)

China: Slowest growth rate since 1990

25/01/2015, Economy decelerated 30 percent in five years
chinaworker.info reporters

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