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Britain
Left candidate Jeremy Corbyn re-wins Labour leadership with bigger majority

24/09/2016:


Landslide victory another step to transforming Labour

  Britain

Britain
Labour leadership election draws to a close

23/09/2016: Battle lines drawn: build a real mass party of the 99%

  Britain

South Africa
Solidarity with students

22/09/2016: Struggle for free education

  South Africa

Leon Trotsky’s living legacy

21/09/2016: Review of "The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky", published in the latest issue of Socialism Today

  Trotsky

Britain
Damning parliamentary report into Cameron's role in overthrowing Gaddafi

21/09/2016: Imperialist intervention helped wreck revolutionary movement and ruin Libya

  Libya

Ireland South
Irish embassies face Jobstown trial protests

20/09/2016: Defend the right to protest – Drop the charges!

  Ireland Republic

Sri Lanka
United Socialist Party congress

19/09/2016: Lively meeting prepares membership for next period

  Sri Lanka

Ireland
#JobstownNotGuilty trials begin…

19/09/2016: State criminalises right to protest

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Labour Party needs democratic structures and socialist policies

16/09/2016: Tremendous opportunity to bring Labour back to power but on an entirely different, attractive basis

  Britain

China
Fierce clashes at “Democracy village”

14/09/2016: Protesters defy crackdown

  China

Ireland
 Dublin Bus workers move into action

13/09/2016: Strike launched after years of wage restraint

  Ireland Republic

Hong Kong
When Edward Snowden went underground with refugees

12/09/2016: Socialist Action’s Vanessa gave shelter to on-the-run Snowden

  Hong Kong

Britain
Trade Union Congress 2016

11/09/2016: Organise mass working class resistance to austerity

  Britain

Hong Kong
Elections redraw political map

10/09/2016: Legco elections see record turnout and big swing towards ‘radical’ newcomers

  Hong Kong

Britain
Break with Blairites essential to defeating divided Tories

09/09/2016: Huge potential for a bold, socialist Labour party

  Britain

Uzbekistan
President Karimov, the butcher of Andijan, dies

08/09/2016: West seeks “stability” under brutal dictatorship

  Uzbekistan

 Video
Irish Socialist MPs on Apple tax scandal

08/09/2016: Socialist industrial policy argued for in parilament by Paul Murphy, Ruth Coppinger and Mick Barry

  Ireland Republic, Video

Quebec
Montreal Old Port strikers reject wage offer

07/09/2016: Solidarity needed for struggle for a $15 minimum wage

  Quebec

Britain
Corbyn's Brexit opportunity

06/09/2016: Socialist, internationalist policies can rally both Leave and Remain voters

  Britain

Australia
Weak government has no mandate

05/09/2016: Time for the unions and social movements to push back

  Australia

Germany
Growing crises and the Left party

03/09/2016: War, refugees and global economic disaster knocking on Germany's door

  Germany

Brazil
Impeachment farce only serves big capital

02/09/2016: Temer out! General elections now! General strike to defend our rights!

  Brazil

India
Mass general strike across the country

02/09/2016: Fight must go on for minimum wage and against labour law ‘reform’

  India

Ireland
The €13 billion question

02/09/2016: Government supports Apple’s tax dodging

  Ireland Republic

Britain
Labour right’s purges and exclusions

31/08/2016: We must fight for a party for the 99%

  Britain

France
Burkini ban fuels Islamophobia

30/08/2016: For workers’ unity and struggle against racism, division and austerity

  France

Congo
General strike results in "villes mortes"

30/08/2016: Boiling anger as Kabila tries to cling to power

  Congo

Environment
Green China to save the world?

29/08/2016: Article published in latest edition of Socialism Today

  China, Environment

Book review
Iraq, IS and the failing war on terror

28/08/2016: Published earlier this year before the Chilcot report was finally released, Blood Year by counter-insurgency strategist David Kilcullen is a damning indictment of the so-called war on terror unleased by US imperialism in 2001, with the full support of Tony Blair.

  Iraq, Middle East

Haiti
225th anniversary of anti-slavery, anti-colonial revolution

27/08/2016: A heroic and lasting inspiration to the oppressed everywhere

  Haiti

Scotland
Will the Corbyn uprising save Scottish Labour?

27/08/2016: Lessons of indyref and need for active anti-cuts policies

  Scotland

Greece
Athens bus cleaners win major victory

26/08/2016: Struggle achieves public contracts for 100s cleaning workers

  Greece

Russia
Twenty five years since the coup against Gorbachev

25/08/2016: Decades of ‘shock therapy capitalism’, wars and corruption

  Russia

Burma

Burma: Democrats have historic majority in parliament

16/04/2016, But army remains powerful force
Keith Dickinson, Socialist Party (England and Wales)

Burma: Sweeping victory for Aung San Suu Kyi party

19/11/2015, Army holds on to powerful positions
Keith Dickinson, Socialist Party (England and Wales)

Burma: Two elections, 90% support but no power

19/05/2012, Workers’ organisations must ensure real change
Keith Dickinson, Socialist Party (CWI, England and Wales)

Burma: Is the generals’ regime opening up?

12/03/2012, Workers and youth fierce struggles ahead
Keith Dickinson, Socialist Party, England and Wales (CWI).

Burma: Military dictatorship fears new round of struggle

15/02/2010, 2,000 textile workers stage strike to demand better pay and working condition
CWI Malaysia reporters

Burma: Cyclone disaster

15/05/2008, Wealth and privilege put before aid
Keith Dickinson, Socialist Party, England and Wales

Burma: Military Junta crushes movement but embers of resistance still alight

07/11/2007, Official figures belie extent of killings, maimings, disappearances and arrests
Khalid Bhatti, SMP Lahore, Pakistan

Burma: For a general strike to overthrow the dictatorship!

24/10/2007, CWI leaflet in English and Burmese
Jonas Brännberg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

Burma: Army shoot peaceful demonstrators

27/09/2007, Deaths and injuries, as protests spread
Khalid Bhatti, Socialist Movement Pakistan (CWI), Lahore

Burma: Dictatorship under threat

25/09/2007, Military warns of “action” against biggest street protests for two decades
Clare Doyle

Burma: Open split in Burmese Generals’ regime

25/10/2004, On Tuesday 19 October, the prime minister of Burma, Khin Nyunt, was forced out of power by the army’s generals and put under house arrest. According to government sources, Khin Nyunt was: "Permitted to retire due to his health situation".
Jonas Brännberg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (cwi Sweden)

Burma: A potential paradise haunted by poverty and war

25/10/2004, Ancient kingdom prey to colonial powers
Jonas Brännberg, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (cwi Sweden)

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