Greece election: Majority vote against austerity

Greece election: Majority vote against austerity

Clear socialist programme for struggle needed Nicos Anastasiades, Xekinima (CWI Greece) The relief of the capitalist world leaders attending the G20 summit in Mexico didn’t last long. Within hours following the narrow general election victory of Greece’s pro-austerity New Democracy party, the rally of share prices on stock markets ended […]

CWI Summer School: A stormy period for the world economy and relations

CWI Summer School: A stormy period for the world economy and relations

Capitalist crisis and workers’ mass struggles take global dimensions Finghín Kelly, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) This week, up to 400 people are attending the Committee for a Workers International (CWI) annual Summer School in Belgium, from all around Europe, including Russia, and also with visitors from Kazakhstan, Brazil, Canada, Quebec, […]

Poland: International Solidarity with Chung Hong (Poland) Factory workers

Poland: International Solidarity with Chung Hong (Poland) Factory workers

Reinstate sacked striking workers,  Against global sweatshops chinawoker.info chinaworker.info is a campaign website for independent trade union and labour rights in China. We have heard from the union, Inicjatywa Pracownicza, that the factory of Chung Hong Electronic (Poland) , a supplier of LG Electronics Polan, in  Biskupice Podgórne in the […]

Review: “New Parties of the Left – Experiences from Europe”

Review: “New Parties of the Left – Experiences from Europe”

Challenging times for the left in Europe Robert Bechert, CWI, first published in Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) Review of “New Parties of the Left: experiences from Europe”, by Daniel Bensaïd, Alain Krivine, Francisco Louçã and others; edited by Fred Leplat; published by Resistance […]

US: Mitt Romney – Candidate for the 1%

US: Mitt Romney – Candidate for the 1%

There are now two corporate parties in the U.S. Why shouldn’t we, as working people, have one of our own? Kerry Finnan, Socialist Alternative (CWI US supporters) As the 2012 presidential election draws closer, Republican candidate Mitt Romney continues to do something few thought possible: make Barack Obama look like […]