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The underlying crisis of world capitalism has, as we predicted, significantly deteriorated in the year. In the decisive sphere of the world economy a new crisis looms, the timing and character of which are not...

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On October 3, 2016, the Polish government’s attempt at a total ban on abortion provoked a “women’s strike” with up to 120,000 demonstrators in the streets of Polish cities. This event inspired women’s rights activists...

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Robin Clapp, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) national committee The year 1968 was tumultuous with workers’ accumulated frustrations igniting rebellion against capitalism and non-capitalist Stalinist regimes alike. Brewing discontent in France spilled over...

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Rob Jones, Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) Moscow Once again, a presidential election in Russia looms and for the fifth time since 2000 there is a simple choice; either Putin or one of the other candidates,...

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New spring of protest opens up, as 1,000s arrested Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) Reporters Two neighbouring countries, Belarus and Russia, have seen significant mass protests over last weekend. Saturday 25th March – protests against Belarus...

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President Lukashenko must go! Daniil Raskolnikov (translation of article from the Russian CWI site www.socialist.news) Former U.S. Secretary of State, Condalezza Rice, first dubbed Belarus the, “last dictatorship in Europe,” over ten years ago, and...

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For unified struggle for women’s rights and against capitalism From Socialist Alternative (Russian CWI) website (socialist.news) Socialist Alternative, the Russian section of the CWI, took part in an “individual picket” outside the State Duma (Parliament)...

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Report from the CWI School Brexit provided the dramatic backdrop to the discussion on Europe at the 2016 Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) School. Three hundred and twenty comrades from Socialist Alternative and its...

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Working people need socialist alternative to warring oligarchs and outside powers Rob Jones, CWI Moscow It is just over one year since protestors gathered in Kiev’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti in protest at the Mykola Azarov government’s...

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International tensions escalate Niall Mulholland, CWI Although tentative peace negotiations may now be under way, at the time of writing this article fighting in Ukraine had been escalating sharply over the last week, as anti-government...

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