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US
Over 1,000 attend housing debate hosted by Socialist councillor Kshama Sawant

31/07/2015: Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s socialist councillor defending seat in primary elections on 3 November

  US

 CWI School
Social and political turmoil in Ireland

30/07/2015: Socialists play key role in rapidly changing situation

  CWI, Ireland Republic

Britain
Corbyn’s Labour leadership bid shows anti-austerity message popular

29/07/2015: Militant Tendency held up as bogeyman by Labour right and media - What’s the real history?

  Britain

Turkey
Horrific Suruc massacre

28/07/2015: Only workers’ unity can end terrorism and division

  Turkey

 CWI School
Europe’s euro-crisis and prospects for class struggle

28/07/2015: Ground prepared everywhere for new battles and rise of left formations

  CWI, Europe

Britain
Labour Left leadership candidate under fire from right wing

27/07/2015: Blairites’ terror at popularity of left-wing ideas in Corbyn campaign

  Britain

 Turkey
CWI brings solidarity with Suruç victims

22/07/2015: Message of support from the CWI and its sections

  Solidarity, Turkey

Turkey
Massacre in Suruç

20/07/2015: Kurdish and Turkish people pay price for Erdoğan’s support for ISIS

  Turkey

 Venezuela
Solidarity with workers and unions at FOGADE

20/07/2015: No to union discrimination and repression!

  Solidarity, Venezuela

Ireland
57% boycott water charges

18/07/2015: Mass non-payment campaign gets results

  Ireland Republic

 Video
Reject sectarianism in Northern Ireland

17/07/2015: Paul Murphy addresses Irish parliament

  Ireland North, Ireland Republic, Video

Germany
Capitalists strangling Greece

15/07/2015: No to the dictatorship of banks and big business – For a socialist Europe!

  Germany, Greece

Migration
Fleeing horrors created by capitalism

14/07/2015: A socialist view on immigration crisis

  Britain

Greece
Tsipras crosses the Rubicon

10/07/2015: Time for a new, mass revolutionary Left to oppose all austerity!

  Greece

Britain
Union activists say, We could stop austerity in its tracks

09/07/2015: National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) conference

  Britain

China
Stock market crash can turn into a political crisis

08/07/2015: Regime adopts panic measures as market crash threatens wider economic recession

  China

Greece
Mighty class-based ‘NO’ shakes bosses’ EU

06/07/2015: Referendum earthquake sees working class boldly defy Troika and Greece’s servile ruling class!

  Greece

Scotland
Dundee porters’ victory proves strike action can deliver

06/07/2015: After 13 weeks of all-out strike action the 117 Dundee hospital porters have won an inspiring victory

  Scotland

 Video
Harris Sideris on Greek referendum and Vodafone battle

05/07/2015: Sacked Greek Vodafone trade unionist speaks in London on eve of historic referendum

  Video

Austria
Social? Democratic? Party!

04/07/2015: The Fragmentation of the Social Democracy in Austria

  Austria

Britain
Socialists and the EU referendum

03/07/2015: How should socialists approach the in-or-out EU debate?

  Britain

 Video
Real nature of EU is being laid bare

02/07/2015: Ruth Coppinger, Socialist TD (Irish MP), supports Greek ‘NO’ vote, and calls for debt refutation and nationalisations

  Greece, Ireland Republic, Video

 Video
Socialist MP condemns Troika/Irish government’s bullying of Greek voters

01/07/2015: Paul Murphy TD (Irish MP) attacks Irish prime minister’s collusion with Brussels big business agenda and voices solidarity with Greek workers

  Video

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

  China

Greece
Troika threatens Greeks ahead of referendum

30/06/2015: Vote ‘No’! For a mass working class campaign to oppose Troika and for socialist policies!

  Greece

South Africa
The Marikana Report – a whitewash

30/06/2015: Not a stone has been left unturned on the political landscape

  South Africa

Tunisia
Terrorist atrocity in Sousse

29/06/2015: For a renewed mass movement against poverty and terror

  Tunisia

Greece
“NO”

27/06/2015: On Sunday 5 July, we say “no” to the gang of the lenders!

  Greece

Britain’s class battle-lines are drawn

26/06/2015: A quarter-of-a-million people protested through London and Glasgow raising the need for trade union-led struggle

  Britain

Germany
Indefinite strike for more staff at Charité hospital

26/06/2015: Berlin industrial dispute of national importance

  Germany

Greece
Where are mass solidarity protests with Syriza?

26/06/2015: Troika must be defied – No more cuts! Don’t pay the debt! Socialist policies would win huge backing from Greek workers

  Greece

Egypt
Counter-revolution continues

25/06/2015: Recent strikes show workers will resist

  Egypt

Greece
Tsipras retreats before Troika threats

24/06/2015: What should the SYRIZA Left do next?

  Greece

Scotland
1,000s rally against austerity

24/06/2015: Ferry workers’ strike over jobs, pay, pensions and privatisation

  Scotland

Lebanon

Lebanon: Bombings, sectarian conflict and a refugee crisis

20/08/2013, Need to build an independent workers’ movement to confront terror, sectarianism and poverty
Tamer Mahdi, CWI

Lebanon: Public sector workers on indefinite strike over wages

04/03/2013, Workers’ unity against big business shows potential for anti-sectarian, socialist alternative
Tamer Mahdi, CWI

Lebanon: Sliding back to civil war?

25/10/2012, A workers’ alternative is urgently needed!
Aysha Zaki and Tamer Mahdi, CWI

Lebanon: Public sector workers take strike action

26/07/2012, Teachers and other workers demand new pay scales
CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: Union leaders call “a strike without credibility”

18/05/2012, Build fighting, democratic trade unions!
Tamir Mahdi, CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: Build a mass workers’ movement to get rid of the corrupt ruling class

03/05/2012, For a workers’ programme that puts forward the socialist alternative
Tamir Mahdi, CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: General Labour Confederation leaders sell out workers

17/10/2011, Build for 19 October ‘independent’ unions’ strike!
Tamer Mahdi, Beirut, CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: “Revolt! Against sectarianism! Revolt! Against corruption!”

21/03/2011, 20,000 take to Beirut’s streets: A workers’ alternative is needed - A workers’ movement is necessary!
CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: “Down with the sectarian system”

09/03/2011, Against sectarianism and capitalism – for a workers alternative!
CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: No illusions in the new government

31/01/2011, The conflict is between two sides of the same coin!
Tamer Mahdi, CWI Lebanon

Lebanon:Hezbollah-led opposition takes majority in government

26/01/2011, For the building of a mass workers alternative against sectarianism, war and poverty
Aysha Zaki, Beirut, CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: Build the movement for Palestinian rights in Lebanon!

28/06/2010, Say No to Racism and Sectarianism! For Unity among Lebanese and Palestinian Workers!
Text of CWI Lebanon leaflet

Lebanon: Joe Higgins sends support to struggle of Teachers Association

16/06/2010, Letter of solidarity
Joe Higgins, MEP Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

Lebanon: Peace activists murdered by reactionary Israeli army

01/06/2010, Build a mass movement to break the sanctions on Gaza!
Aysha Zaki, CWI Lebanon

Lebanon: 1 May 2010: Workers of the World Unite!

07/05/2010, CWI leaflet
By Shadi Aoun, CWI, Lebanon

Lebanon: Opposition wins “peoples’ majority”, pro-government block wins parliamentary majority

12/06/2009, Renewed crisis - no alternative on offer
Aysha Zaki, CWI Lebanon

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