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 […]

Quebec: Interview with an organiser of the student strike

Quebec: Interview with an organiser of the student strike

“Students have been striking for over 110 days.” Joshua Koritz, first published in “Justice”, paper of Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US) Joshua Koritz traveled to Montreal, Quebec to witness the student struggles firsthand and report for Justice. Here we interview Julien Daigneault, a member of Alternative Socialiste (CWI […]

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 […]