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 […]

Hong Kong: Massive protest against school brainwashing plan

Hong Kong: Massive protest against school brainwashing plan

90,000 march against government’s new national education curriculum  Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong A monster demonstration on Sunday “729” (July 29) completed a disastrous first month for Hong Kong’s new government and its leader, C.Y. Leung. More than 90,000 people – students, parents, teachers and others – packed […]

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 […]

China: The spectre of revolution

China: The spectre of revolution

The “spectre of revolution” hangs over the upcoming 18th congress of China’s ruling Communist party (CCP). So warned US-based commentator Yun Tang in the South China Morning Post (20 June 2012) chinaworker.info The power struggle in the top levels of the CCP as it grapples with its leadership changeover, is […]