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From The Socialist newspaper, 24 February 2016

International news in brief

Video: A Marxist view of Modi's Hindutva

Peter Taaffe discusses with Jagadish Chandra, New Socialist Alternative (CWI in India). The interview provides analysis of the present situation in India from an internationalist perspective.

Since the advent of Modi to power in 2014, BJP reactionaries have let loose a reign of terror through their multi-pronged organisation. What response must the left counter with?

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Ireland: General election final push

An Anti Austerity Alliance (AAA) canvassing team (above) in the Irish general election. The election takes place on 26 February. The next issue of the Socialist will carry a full analysis of the results, including how Socialist Party Ireland members fared, as part of the AAA. A brief report will be posted on the CWI website soon after the results are published.


Turkey: CWI national conference

Members of Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI, Turkey) at their first national conference. The meeting took place at a challenging time for Marxists, with the country bitterly polarised under Erdogan's authoritarian rule and the spill over from Syria's war.

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Coronavirus crisis - Finance appeal

The coronavirus crisis has laid bare the class character of society in numerous ways. It is making clear to many that it is the working class that keeps society running, not the CEOs of major corporations.

The results of austerity have been graphically demonstrated as public services strain to cope with the crisis.

The government has now ripped up its 'austerity' mantra and turned to policies that not long ago were denounced as socialist. But after the corona crisis, it will try to make the working class pay for it, by trying to claw back what has been given.

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In The Socialist 24 February 2016:


What we think

EU referendum: Vote OUT the Tories


Socialist Party news and analysis

Junior doctors: back new strikes

Trident: thousands to march - scrap all nukes!

Butterfields tenants demand action against evictions at Labour estate agent awards

Children take over County Hall in protest at cuts

'Benefit tourism' twaddle

Cameron, Cameron, meal snatcher

Them & Us


People's budgets

Tower Hamlets to take anti-cuts fight into the council chamber

Leeds sets up people's budget campaign

Leeds Labour 'anti-austerity' meeting: jam tomorrow


Socialist Party feature

Unison at a crossroads


International socialist news and analysis

Hong Kong: new year riot

International news in brief


Workplace news and analysis

Victory for striking EDF energy workers

Pensions strike by water workers in Warrington

Fresh round of strikes against fresh round of cuts

Stress, abuse and long hours for London bus drivers

Workers unite to fight pay attack in Leicester

Workplace news in brief


Socialist history

Khrushchev: the Stalinist who denounced Stalin


Socialist readers' comments and reviews

One-woman tragedy's fiery call for revolution

Letters


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Huddersfield: save our A&E!

Momentum must "take the fight to the right"!

Gateshead: reprieve for respite centre

Save Derbyshire children's centres

Wakefield: no fracking, no cuts

Cumbria cuts - the grim reaper

Campaign to save Pent Valley continues

Socialist Party Wales and North West conferences


 

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