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Build the resistance against Trump

By US Socialist Alternative   No Deportations! Black Lives Matter! Defend Worker’s and Women’s Rights! The victory of Donald Trump is being met with shock, fear, and anger. Especially for immigrants, muslims, people of color, women, and other oppressed people ...

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Solidarity with striking students in Spain

We publish below a call for solidarity from the Spanish Students’ Union (Sindicato de Estudiantes) who have called a general strike of students for 26 October, which has already won the support of parents’ associations and teachers’ unions. The CWI ...

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Israel: Shimon Peres and the ‘peace dove’ myth

Shahar Benhorin and Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine) With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government facing increasing international isolation, representatives from 70 countries and international organizations came to participate at the funeral of the former president Shimon Peres. ...

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Poland: 140,000 women demonstrate against total ban on abortion

Paul Newberry, Alternatywa Socjalistyczna (CWI in Poland) Plans to impose a total ban on abortion have sparked a massive uncontrolled explosion of anger in Poland. On Monday 3 October a strike of Polish women was called, inspired by the example ...

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US: Trump in trouble as polarisation deepens

Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative, USA The presidential election campaign is heading into its final phase now that the Democratic and Republican conventions are over. The result was the anointing of the two most unpopular major party nominees in living memory ...

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Chile: One million protest against private pension fund

Celso Calfullan and Patricio Guzman Socialism Revolucionario (CIT/CWI Chile) On Sunday 24 July, marches took place against the Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones (AFP), the private system of pensions, which has operated in Chile since 1981. In the Alameda alone, ...

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US: After Bernie, keep the political revolution going

  Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative (CWI in the USA) Since the June 7 California primary, the historic upheaval that coalesced around Bernie Sanders’ campaign has continued to defy the demands of the political establishment, but has also increasingly turned into ...

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France: Massive protest demonstration in Paris

Naomi Byron in France for The Socialist, paper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) The Hollande/Valls government hoped that by the time Euro 2016 started, the months-long strike movement would have run out of energy. But the ...

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EU: Left parties turning against bosses’ Europe

Danny Byrne, Committee for a Workers' International The Spanish Left, under a new united banner – Unidos Podemos – seems on course for a major breakthrough in general elections on 26 June. This prospect raises for many a whole new ...

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Orlando Massacre: Statement from US socialists

Immediate reaction from Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative councillor, Seattle Stand with our LGBTQ Sisters and Brothers! Fight back against Scapegoating & Islamophobia! “This morning, we were all devastated to learn of the horrific terrorist attack on the LGBTQ community at ...

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