South Africa: Workers & Socialist Party launched in Pretoria

South Africa: Workers & Socialist Party launched in Pretoria

Launch surpassed all expectations CWI reporters, South Africa This report from our sister organisation in South Africa (Democratic Socialist Movement) was first published on socialistworld.net on 21 March 2013.  Over 500 Tshwane workers, mineworkers’ delegates, trade union and community activists packed Lucas Van Den Bergh Community Hall in Pretoria for […]

Australia: Mass campaign in defence of public housing

Australia: Mass campaign in defence of public housing

Public housing residents in Melbourne, Australia, have won a big victory against the Liberal State Government.  Chris Dite, an activist of the Socialist Party (CWI Australia) and a candidate in last year’s elections to Yarra City Council in Melbourne, is visiting Taiwan in May to speak at political meetings. In […]

Hugo Chavez dies: The struggle continues

Hugo Chavez dies: The struggle continues

Millions of Venezuelan workers, the poor and youth will mourn the death of Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez Tony Saunois, CWI Secretary In an era when the gap between establishment politicians, who defend big business and the super-rich, and the masses seems to widen inexorably Chavez stood out. In fact in […]

Mrs Thatcher and the end of British rule in Hong Kong

Mrs Thatcher and the end of British rule in Hong Kong

The process by which British imperialism exited Hong Kong, its last major colony, came again into focus following the recent death of former British leader Margaret Thatcher Dave Hundorf, chinaworker.info Thatcher, revered as a heroine by capitalist ideologues, and recently hailed as an “outstanding” leader by Chinese state-run media, appeared […]

Syria: Turning point in civil war?

Regime causes untold civilian suffering and death… rebels’ carry out sectarian massacres – No to imperialist intervention