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 […]

Greece election: Majority vote against austerity

Greece election: Majority vote against austerity

Clear socialist programme for struggle needed Nicos Anastasiades, Xekinima (CWI Greece) The relief of the capitalist world leaders attending the G20 summit in Mexico didn’t last long. Within hours following the narrow general election victory of Greece’s pro-austerity New Democracy party, the rally of share prices on stock markets ended […]