Despite very difficult times, struggle can bring results. 
Over the past two to three weeks much publicity was given to the attempts of the Swedish multinational clothing company H&M (Hennes & Mouritz) to force its employees in Greece to sign new contracts which contained far worse terms. The new contracts...


New spring of protest opens up, as 1,000s arrested
Two neighbouring countries, Belarus and Russia, have seen significant mass protests over last weekend.


Defend the four Hong Kong legislators. 
Leung Kwok-hung is a veteran campaigner for democracy in Hong Kong and popularly known as ‘Long Hair’. He is an elected member of Hong Kong’s semi-elected legislature, the Legco, and is making an appeal to the supporters of the CWI internationally to exert...


Unite against terror, racism and war. 
A wave of shock has followed yet another horrific terrorist attack. This time in the centre of London, yesterday's mowing down of people using a vehicle comes after atrocities using vehicles in...


Class struggle can build real left force. 
After the defeat of Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, in the referendum on constitutional reform on 4 December, the crisis of the political system in Italy has accelerated. In late February, two historic leaders, D'Alema  and Bersani, who came from the PCI (Italian Communist...


President Lukashenko must go! 
Former US Secretary of State, Condalezza Rice, first dubbed Belarus the, “last dictatorship in Europe”, over ten years ago, and ever since Western powers have treated the country like a pariah. Until, that is, President Lukashenko adopted a ‘neutral’ position,...


Over 100,000 take to the streets in SE demonstrations. 
The general strike of the education sector called by the Sindiato de Estudiantes and the Platform in Defence of Public Education (which brings together teachers unions, parents associations and the Sindicato de Estudiantes) for 9 March was massive and solid....


SNP fire the starting gun but offer no solutions to austerity. 
The Scottish parliament will vote next week in favour of triggering a second independence referendum. With a pro-independence majority in the parliament among MSPs the vote is a formality. The exact timing of the referendum is not clear. Nicola Sturgeon...


For a one-day general strike as the next step. 
15 March was a national day of struggle and paralysis throughout Brazil against anti-worker reforms applied by the illegitimate government of Michel Temer. This was the most important workers’ and popular mobilisation since Dilma Rousseff (PT) was removed from...


Capitalist politicians use xenophobia to divert attention from failures of profit system. 
Over the past two months a new ‘wave’ of xenophobic violence threatened to engulf South Africa. Isolated attacks against foreign residents and foreign businesses took place in the south of Johannesburg and the west...


Oppose Wilders and the ‘mainstream’ right – Build a mass workers’ party that struggles for socialism. 
The most important feature of the national elections in the Netherlands is the colossal defeat for the outgoing austerity coalition government of the Liberal Party (VVD) and the Labour Party...


International campaign needed to force companies to pay.
It is in the nature of capitalism to turn every human disaster into an opportunity to make profit. The war in Yemen has not only destroyed the lives of tens of thousands of civilians; it has also created a landscape whereby multinational corporations can more easily...


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