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“Socialism 2019” in Moscow – bigger each year

By CWI reporters Following a summer of protests against the actions of Russia’s authoritarian government, this year’s conference “Socialism 2019” in Moscow had the theme “Democracy – for the workers and all oppressed”.  Organised by “Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa” – the Russian section of the CWI on 2nd November, it was attended by 85 persons – a 30% increase on last year ...

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25 November: Socialist feminist struggle against gender violence !

“We are not silent. We are not scared. We are not obeying.” — Istanbul, Turkey — chants from protest against gender violence International Women’s Day 2019 in defiance of a state ban on the demonstration and police use of tear gas “My life is not your porn” — Seoul, South Korea — main slogan on 70,000 strong demonstration against ‘spy ...

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Hong Kong: Robbery at Socialist Action’s office

Urgent appeal for financial solidarity chinaworker.info reporters Socialist Action, the supporters of the CWI in Hong Kong, suffered a burglary at their Hong Kong office in the early hours of 17 October. Six computers, mobile phones, three credit cards and personal artifacts belonging to staff members were stolen. Totally over 20,000 Hong Kong dollars in cash and credit card theft ...

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Never Again! Sixth anniversary of the murder of the anti-fascist Pavlos Fyssas

By Xekinima, the CWI in Greece  Six years ago, on the 18th September 2013, a Golden Dawn death squad murdered the anti-fascist artist Pavlos Fyssas in a working class neighbourhood of Athens. This year, as in every year since, thousands demonstrated in cities all over Greece in commemoration of Pavlos Fyssas and against the neo-nazi ‘Golden Dawn’. The murder of ...

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27 September: Millions on the streets again in global socialist climate struggle

On 27 September, millions around the world once again took to the streets in defence of the environment. Globally, 3.6 million are estimated to have participated, which means that a total of 7.6 million are estimated to have gone on strike and demonstrated for the environment [climate] on 20 and 27 September. The Committee for a Workers’ International, the socialist ...

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20,000 march in Paris climate demonstration

On Saturday September 21st, 20,000 people participated in the climate march in Paris, part of an international ‘earth strike’ that mobilised over 4 million people worldwide. On the same day, the “Gilets Jaunes” (Yellow Vests movement) also organised their 45th day of action. By Tim Joosen, LSP/PSL (CWI in Belgium) The “Gilets Jaunes” were prevented from mobilising in the morning ...

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Côte d’Ivoire: FESCI’s ‘Green March’

FESCI (the main student and school students Federation of Côte d’Ivoire) took part in the Global week for Climate. On September 25th, a march was organised on the campus of the University Felix-Houphouet-Boigny Cocody in Abidjan at the call of the FESCI. The march was attended by nearly a thousand students, as well as a few comrades of the Militant group, ...

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CWI Worldwide. Socialists propose revolutionary change to win Climate Strikes

By Nikolas Wagner – SLP, Austria The “Fridays for Future“ movement has spread like wildfire around the world, capturing the sense of urgency that exists about the need for serious action to tackle the climate crisis, particularly among the youth. On Friday, September 20th, the latest wave of global climate strikes took place. Internationally, climate activists estimate that 4 million ...

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