Climate talks in Doha “a magnificent failure”

Climate talks in Doha “a magnificent failure”

Only mass struggle against capitalism and for safe clean alternatives can avert a climate catastrophe This year’s climate negotiations, “COP 18” (UN Conference of the Parties) took place in Doha, Qatar, from 26 November to 7 December, with representatives from almost 200 governments. The meeting ended in another “compromise” that […]

China among the world’s most unequal nations

China among the world’s most unequal nations

New study puts China’s Gini coefficient at 0.61, almost level with South Africa • Real unemployment level double the official figure Chinaworker.info China’s sharply widening wealth gap places it among the most unequal nations, a new survey by a Chinese academic institute shows. The report, which was published on 9 […]

US: Voters reject right-wing agenda

Prepare to Fight the Bipartisan Policies of the 1% Bryan Koulouris and Ty Moore, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the US) Tens of millions breathed an enormous sigh of relief upon hearing that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wouldn’t be entering the White House. Union members, women, African-Americans, Latinos and […]

Hong Kong: Support the struggle of migrant workers

Hong Kong: Support the struggle of migrant workers

For international solidarity – fight back against capitalism! Demonstrate in support of migrant workers’ rights on Sunday 16 December Sociaist Action (CWI Hong Kong) reporters Hong Kong is paradise for the super-rich and hell for ordinary workers, especially domestic workers who do “3D jobs” – dirty, difficult and dangerous! SUNDAY 16 […]

Kazakhstan: Vadim Kuramshin, prisoners’ rights campaigner, jailed for 12 years

Kazakhstan: Vadim Kuramshin, prisoners’ rights campaigner, jailed for 12 years

All pretense of a fair trial dropped – Protest Now! From Campaign Kazakhstan On the second attempt the authorities, Vadim Kuramshin, a well-known campaigner for prisoners’ rights and member of the Socialist Movement Kazakhstan, wsa jailed last weekend, for 12 years. The charge against Vadim – that he allegedly attempted […]