Up to 250,000 march in national protest, organised from below. 
For hours they poured off coaches and out of Euston and other stations as over 100,000 people - some estimates were as high as 250,000 - streamed to London in order to march in defence of the 


Falling support for dictator Sisi portends growing opposition. 
Egyptian workers and middle classes have been hit hard by prices almost 30 percent higher in January than a year earlier. But after a period of few strikes and workers’ protests, and despite severe state repression, recent signs show this may be...


Pan-democrats sink to new low by supporting “lesser evil” John Tsang. 
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive election is a five-yearly political farce. It has been described as the world’s most bizarre election. Just 1,194 electors in the elite Election Committee will cast their votes on 26 March....


Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative councillor, speaks.
Sisters and Brothers, in just five weeks, Donald Trump has unleashed a series of vicious attacks on one group of Americans after another: From his Muslim ban to the ramping up of ICE raids; to his anti-trans executive order; to his budget proposal to slash vital...


'Volem acollir' 
Last Saturday, 18 February, saw Barcelona hold the biggest demonstration in Europe in support of refugees under the slogan 'Volem acollir' (We want to welcome them). Between 300,000 and 500,000 people according to the organisers, Casa Nostra, Casa Vostra (Our home is your home) and other organisations...


What is behind Trump's attack? "You see what happened last night in Sweden.? Sweden!...Who could believe it? Sweden." Those comments in typical Trump style, made in a speech in Melbourne, Florida, Friday 10 February, have caused a worldwide debate. It was not a mistake, but a conscious mentioning of Sweden by Donald Trump....


Defend the right to protest - stop this political vendetta! 
"We are more akin to a banana republic, and the rotten nature of the Irish state has been exposed." These were the words of TD (MP) and Socialist Party member Ruth...


Smear campaign against a prominent police whistleblower. 
Over the last number of weeks, the Irish government has been shaken by a controversy surrounding the outrageous smearing of a prominent Garda (police) whistleblower, Maurice McCabe.  At the core of this smear campaign was the charge that McCabe was guilty...


Solidarity spreads for victims of wage robbery and killing by multinational corporations. 
On Friday, February 17, several sections and supporters of the CWI took part in protests against the French energy company TOTAL, for its role in leaving workers, employed to protect its sites in Yemen, unpaid for a year and...


Only a choice between the “regular” and far-right?
Dutch voters go to the polls on on 15 March, with a record 28 parties on the ballot paper. Nearly half the parties have only been in existence since 2014. The largest traditional parties are expected to lose many voters (the main three parties are expected to...


Corbyn needs to stand up to Brexit rebels. 
During February many council budget-setting meetings are taking place across the country, slashing millions more pounds off vital services.


Time to build the class struggle on the streets. 
The attempt to remove Pablo Iglesias from the leadership of Podemos (the left party formed out of the 2011 Indignados movement) has been a complete and utter failure. This was despite all of the resources poured into it, and the open support of the media for Errejon -...


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