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Spanish government repression against Catalonia must be met with a general strike

Statement from Izquierda Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Left in the Spanish State) Release Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart! Down the PP government! For a Catalan socialist republic! After the brutal police repression unleashed on 1 October against the people of Catalonia, the ...

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Spain/Catalonia: Mass action needed to bring down the PP government

For a general strike on 3 October against repression and for the right to decide! Thousands of police and civil guards carried out savage repression in Catalonia to try to prevent the right to vote in the referendum on 1 ...

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Turkey: Double bombing at Ankara peace demonstration massacres over 100

  Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) The horrendous double bombing attack that struck a protest rally for peace organized by several trade unions in Ankara, Turkey’s capital city, on Saturday 10 October, led, at the last count, to at least ...

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How can we stop austerity?


Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales deputy general secretary Just six weeks after the general election – on 20 June – people are flocking to London and Glasgow to show their opposition to austerity. The question in everyone’s mind ...

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Norway: General strike called for 28 January

Trond Sverre and Elise Kollveit (CWI, Oslo) The whole of Norway will come to a halt for two hours on 28 January. The main trade union federation, LO, and the rest of the trade union movement are bringing out all ...

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Europe: a new wave of workers’ struggle has begun

Editorial from the Socialist. The paper of Socialist Party England and Wales Once again workers are in revolt against “elderly and haggard” European capitalism – as the Pope accurately described it. Six years into ‘the Great Recession’ austerity and mass ...

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