Temporary blog of the CWI


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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#TeamKshama Fall Doorknocking Kicks off with a Bang

By Jordan Quinn (Socialist Alternative, US) On Saturday, September 7, over 75 activists and community members gathered for an incredible general election doorknocking kickoff for District 3’s socialist Councilmember Kshama Sawant! The primary election saw a flood of corporate cash, with our opponent Egan Orion benefiting from the most corporate PAC spending of any of the 55 candidates across the ...

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Socialist Alternative in Moscow defy police bans – not once, but twice

By CWI reporters in Russia Undemocratic Moscow elections Elections to Moscow city council take place next Sunday. All the main independent, mainly liberal, candidates have not only been excluded from the election but 13 have spent most of the past few weeks in prison. Each weekend there have been protests organized, mainly illegal during which thousands have been arrested. All opposition ...

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Summer, Sunshine, Socialism – all found at the Austrian summer camp

By Stefanie Klamuth – Sozialistische LinksPartei, Austria The SLP summer camp in Carinthia/Koroška, South Austria from 18 th -25 th August was attended by over 50 people from seven countries. There were over twenty commissions and workshops covering topics such as the climate crisis, the history of and current situation in the workers’ movement and the social protests in various ...

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