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Greece: Towards a Syriza government?

Greece: Towards a Syriza government?

General elections on 25 January Interview with Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece) At the end of last year a constitutional crisis arose in austerity-ridden Greece with the failure to elect a president. This triggered an early general election to be called for 25 January. Much to the panic of […]

Scotland: The independence referendum and the struggle against capitalism

Scotland: The independence referendum and the struggle against capitalism

Lessons for the workers’ movement internationally The independence referendum in Scotland on September 18 became a mass electoral revolt against the austerity policies of British capitalism and the right-wing Cameron government. The Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) and its Scottish section supported a Yes vote for independence from the […]

Hong Kong: Government and police coordinate criminal attacks on ‘Umbrella’ protest movement

Hong Kong: Government and police coordinate criminal attacks on ‘Umbrella’ protest movement

Reject fake ‘negotiations’ • Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s brutal government! Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) On Friday 3 October, with protests ranks dipping after six days of occupations, standoffs with police, and the end of a two-day public holiday, the mass democracy […]

“No to negotiations with brutal Hong Kong government!”

Socialist Action stall in Mong Kok occupation.

Reject fake ‘negotiations’ • Build democratic defence committees to repel attacks • Kick out CY Leung’s brutal government Leaflet issued by Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) for October 5 democracy demonstrations There is little doubt the government has orchestrated the anti-occupation violence of recent days to try to break […]

Hong Kong’s democracy struggle faces major test

Hong Kong’s democracy struggle faces major test

Sally Tang Mei-ching of Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) says only an all-China mass movement can defeat one-party dictatorship chinaworker.info interviewed Sally Tang Mei-ching about the latest dramatic events in Hong Kong. On 31 August the Chinese government laid down very restrictive rules for Hong Kong’s coming elections. What […]