Russia:“Pussy riot” – made into scapegoats by revengeful Putin

Russia:“Pussy riot” – made into scapegoats by revengeful Putin

Public support growing for punk group! Rob Jones Moscow It would have been difficult to predict a year ago that a group of “third generation feminist punk rockers” calling themselves “Pussy riot” and dressed in brightly colored balaclavas and wooly stockings would not only become a symbol of the rapidly […]

Spain: Miners light up Madrid and show workers the way to struggle!

Spain: Miners light up Madrid and show workers the way to struggle!

For a 48 hour general strike to bring down Rajoy government John Hird, CWI Spain Thousands of coal miners arrived in Madrid, last week, completing another march on the capital as part of the struggle to defend their jobs. They were greeted by thousands of workers and youth from Madrid […]

Syria: Houla massacre deepens fears of slide into full-blown civil war

In struggle against brutal Assad regime, working class must oppose sectarianism and imperialist intervention Niall Mulholland, CWI The killing of 108 people near the Syrian town of Houla shocked and appalled people everywhere. Particularly abhorrent was the cold-blooded murder of 49 children, many of them shot at close range. The […]

Ireland: If they take one non-payer to court they take us all

Ireland: If they take one non-payer to court they take us all

Non-payment campaign against household tax: Preparation needed to organise a powerful, mass response to any court cases Cian Prendiville, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) According to the government, after their three threatening letters, they plan to then summons to court those still not paying. They know hundreds of thousands will call […]

Russia: Moscow police round-up 6th May protesters

Russia: Moscow police round-up 6th May protesters

Protest to Russian Embassies! CWI Reporters, Moscow Nearly three months after the event, Russian police are continuing to arrest protesters who took part in a massive opposition demonstration of 6 May. The demonstration ended in clashes and the development of the ‘Occupy Abai’ movement. Provocations by the riot police led […]