History of the Committee for a Workers’ International

History of the Committee for a Workers’ International

Interview with CWI secretary, Tony Saunois This article first appeared in sozialismus.info, the theoretical magazine of the CWI in Germany (Sozialistische Alternative). This year is the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Committee for a Workers’ International. Who participated and what was discussed? The CWI was founded on 20/21 April 1974 […]

How US imperialism helped to foster al Qaeda

How US imperialism helped to foster al Qaeda

Despite their recent propaganda it was US governments that helped to create the Frankenstein’s monster of right-wing islamism and al Qaeda We here republish a review article from 2004 by Laurence Coates in Socialism Today (journal of the CWI in England and Wales), of two books looking at conservative islamic fundamentalism and the origins […]

Tiananmen 1989: 25 years since the mass democracy movement

Tiananmen 1989: 25 years since the mass democracy movement

China’s dictatorship is haunted by the prospect of a new mass revolt Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info On 15 April 1989 Hu Yaobang, the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, died of a heart attack. This became the start signal for one of the biggest mass movements in modern […]

Ariel Sharon: a brutal architect of monstrous crimes

Ariel Sharon: a brutal architect of monstrous crimes

The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died. Ariel Sharon, once known as the “father of Israeli settlements”, died after eight years in a semi-coma, following a stroke while still prime minister in January […]

South Africa: Mandela’s legacy

South Africa: Mandela’s legacy

Heroically leading ANC to power but struggle tragically into dead end Weizmann Hamilton and Thamsanqa Dumezweni, DSM (CWI South Africa) The Democratic Socialist Movement offers condolences to the Mandela family and all those in South Africa and internationally who are mourning the passing of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Mandela is a […]