South Africa: Workers and Socialist Party – first steps toward uniting struggles

South Africa: Workers and Socialist Party – first steps toward uniting struggles

Following the launch of the WASP the work is ongoing to, on the one hand, complete the formal registration of the party and, on the other, sink its roots and establish its structures across South Africa. Liv Shange, DSM (CWI South Africa) The main focus is now on a campaign […]

Sweden: Riots in Stockholm working-class suburbs

Sweden: Riots in Stockholm working-class suburbs

Neo-liberalism and police violence have created social time-bomb Reporters of Offensiv, paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden) Husby, a working class suburb of Stockholm, has in recent days been the focus of widespread unrest that has caught even global attention. We have experienced evenings and nights with a large number […]

Hong Kong: 1,000 demonstrators defend whistleblower Snowden

Hong Kong: 1,000 demonstrators defend whistleblower Snowden

Revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have exposed US hypocrisy over cyber-spying Text of Socialist Action (CWI) leaflet distributed at Hong Kong demonstration As many as 1,000 protesters turned out on 15 June for a demonstration in support of Edward Snowden who fled to Hong Kong last month after […]

Turkey: Mass movement challenges Erdogan government

Turkey: Mass movement challenges Erdogan government

Public sector workers take strike action against police violence – For a one day general strike as a next step to bring down the government! Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI Turkey) Reporters [Update: DISK, the Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions of Turkey, a trade union federation with around 350,000 members, calls now […]

Sri Lanka: Working class beginning to move forward

Sri Lanka: Working class beginning to move forward

The one day protest general strike held on 21 May was a significant step forward for the working class in Sri Lanka. Srinath Perera, United Socialist Party (USP – CWI, Sri Lanka) This extremely significant national strike – in Sri Lanka referred to as a “token strike” – was called […]