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From The Socialist newspaper, 14 June 2017

International news in brief

USA: Socialist Alternative summer school

Socialist Alternative's inaugural 2017 summer school

Socialist Alternative's inaugural 2017 summer school   (Click to enlarge)

Over 350 members of Socialist Alternative from across the USA met recently for its first ever national summer school. It heard from Socialist Alternative Seattle city councillor Kshama Sawant and Seattle members about their battles for affordable housing. Also, Ginger Jentzen and Minneapolis members spoke about their recent victory for a $15 an hour minimum wage.

In addition there were discussions on US politics, 'Trumpcare', building a new broad party, the role of a revolutionary party, and debate on a Marxist approach to fighting oppression. Members of the CWI also spoke. Everyone left energized to go back to their areas to build campaigns and fight for a socialist world.


CWI broadcasts new channel - SocialistWorld

The Committee for a Workers' International has launched a new broadcast channel

The Committee for a Workers' International has launched a new broadcast channel   (Click to enlarge)

In its opening broadcast by SocialistWorld visual - a new anti-capitalist video channel offering regular comment and analysis of the world struggle against capitalism - Tony Saunois of the CWI speaks to Andre Ferrari, from LSR (Liberdade, Socialismo e RevoluÁ„o, CWI Brazil) about the explosive movement developing there against the illegitimate and corrupt Temer government.


Sweden demo 'for safety and welfare'

CWI Sweden members leading a community march against local violence, 5.6.17, photo by Ršttvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)

CWI Sweden members leading a community march against local violence, 5.6.17, photo by Ršttvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)   (Click to enlarge)

On 5 June, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (RS - CWI Sweden) members marched again against the deadly violence which recently claimed the life of a teacher in Gothenburg. All our proposals for the demonstration were accepted by 60 trade unions and associations that backed the initiative.

RS members participated - at the front, in the tenants' union and our own CWI bloc - on the demo.

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In The Socialist 14 June 2017:


Socialist Party news and analysis

City bosses' £40m bonuses as Number of food banks hits 2,000

Low-paid work till lunch to make rent

Young workers in unions earn 20% more

Corbyn surge beats Trump


General election 2017

May and Tories must go!

Northern Ireland: DUP propping up the Tories

Scotland - SNP loses but Labour could've won more

Wales: Corbyn's left surge refutes right-wing Labour doomsayers

General election: what you thought about it

Corbyn's support increases further during last week of campaign

Rallying in support of Corbyn's policies

Large turnout to hear Jeremy Corbyn


International socialist news and analysis

France - Huge voter abstention belies Macron's 'landslide' election

International news in brief


Socialist Party workplace news

NSSN conference: workers' action to kick out the Tories

GMB conference: angry mood from delegates

LSE victory

Window strikers joined by second plant

Exploited agency workers organise


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

The fight goes on - let's make it a socialist fight to win

Racist EDL humiliated for third time

From Militant to the Socialist Party


 

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