International students in Australia

International students in Australia

‘The Socialist’ speaks to international student Tran Nguyen Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) What are the costs involved if you’re living and studying as an international student in Australia? There are many different costs if you decide to go to study in Australia. Everything is more expensive since the Australian […]

Algeria: Legislative elections give near-majority to the FLN

Algeria: Legislative elections give near-majority to the FLN

Anger from below, manoeuvres from the top CWI Algeria’s 50-year governing party, the National Liberation Front (FLN), has strengthened its rule in the parliamentary elections on May 10 – probably the last to take place under the ailing, frail 75-year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The FLN increased its seats in the […]

Myanmar: Two elections, 90% support but no power

Myanmar: Two elections, 90% support but no power

Workers’ organisations must ensure real change Keith Dickinson, Socialist Party (CWI, England and Wales) The National League for Democracy, has overwhelmingly won the last two elections in Burma that it has fought. The first was in 1990 when it won on a national scale – the general election of that […]

Spain: New epicentre of crisis in Europe

Spain: New epicentre of crisis in Europe

EU/IMF bank bailout only scrapes tip of iceberg Danny Byrne, CWI The crisis in Spain is such that developments come and go at lightning speed and are difficult to predict or anticipate exactly. What will happen next in Spain is intrinsically linked up with a whole number of factors, many […]

US: Socialist candidate challenges corporate politics in Washington state

US: Socialist candidate challenges corporate politics in Washington state

“During an election dominated by career politicians who are loyal to big business, I am running as a Socialist Alternative candidate to make sure there is at least one independent left-wing, pro-worker candidate in Washington State worth voting for.” Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US) I am […]