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3 March 2011

Libya: A fight to the finish

THE UPRISING against Libya's dictator Muammar Gaddafi has left at least 1,000 dead and led to thousands fleeing the fighting, writes Niall Mulholland, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).

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3 March 2011

Tunisia: Revolution and counter-revolution on the streets

PRIME MINISTER Mohamed Ghannouchi announced his resignation on Sunday 27 February after three days of mass protests in Tunis and despite fierce repression by police, writes CWI reporters, (28 February).

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3 March 2011

News in brief

Energy rip-off: British Gas, the privatised energy giant, recently announced a 24% surge in profits in 2010. This was largely achieved on the back of screwing its customers with higher bills. Its parent company Centrica...

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1 March 2011

Gaddafi must go! It's a fight to the finish

Libya: Dictator Muammar Gaddafi's control over Libya suffered big reversals over the weekend with the fall of Zawiyah, a city 30 miles from the capital, Tripoli, to opposition forces.

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23 February 2011

Fast News

As youth unemployment neared the one million mark and as the official inflation rate hit 4% (while many workers are effectively suffering pay cuts), champagne corks were popping in the City bars as investment bankers celebrated their share of Barclays Group's 3.4 billion bonus pot...

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Protests in Libya

Protests in Libya

22 February 2011

Region-wide revolution of the Arab people

"Ten days that shook the world" (Guardian). From Tunisia, to Egypt, to Bahrain, to Libya, to Yemen, to Djibouti and Morocco, the revolution that was sparked by the self-immolation of the desperate and heroic street seller in Tunisia has erupted throughout the Middle East. An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist newspaper.

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Revolution invokes Lenin

Revolution invokes Lenin

8 February 2011

Egypt: Is revolution derailed?

"Lenin said of revolutions that they demonstrate two things. The first is that the people cannot go on being ruled in the old way. The second is that the rulers cannot go on ruling in the old way" - The Guardian. Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, on the Egyptian revolution.

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Egypt: masses arise

Egypt: masses arise

31 January 2011

Egypt: Mass revolt forces Mubarak regime to brink

Hundreds of thousands remain on streets defying repression - For an indefinite general strike!
Mubarak's rotten regime is tottering on the brink. Six days of mass protests have grown into a nation-wide revolutionary wave of defiance.

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26 January 2011

Tunisia: Protesters demand real democracy and social change

Two weeks ago a powerful revolt of the Tunisian masses swept away the dictator, President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, after decades of autocratic rule, growing joblessness and high food prices...

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26 January 2011

50 years ago: Congo's independence leader assassinated

ON 17 January 1961, Patrice Lumumba, the democratically elected prime minister of the newly independent republic of Congo, was assassinated at the hands of Belgian officers and troops of president Moise Tshombe of the secessionist area of Katanga, writes Chris Newby.

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Tunisians defied the repressive forces of the state to overthrow the dictator, president  Ben Ali

Tunisians defied the repressive forces of the state to overthrow the dictator, president Ben Ali

19 January 2011

Tunisia in revolt

WIDESPREAD PROTESTS over unemployment, high food prices and a lack of democratic rights has resulted in a popular uprising in Tunisia and the overthrow of its hated dictator, president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
Chahid Gashir, a member of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), reports on the uprising, its international impact and what programme is necessary to take the revolution forward.

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Tunisian masses take to the streets

Tunisian masses take to the streets

18 January 2011

Tunisia: Regime in Turmoil

Mass popular uprising forced Ben Ali to flee the country Powerful movement of revolt of the Tunisian masses sweeps away dictator President Ben Ali, writes Chahid Gashir. Read in Arabic here, 15/01/2011 Committee for a Workers' International, CWI

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Tunisia uprising

Tunisia uprising

15 January 2011

Tunisia: President Ben Ali flees country in face of mass revolt

"The people sacrificed so much - they are not ready for fake promises": Interview with activist in Tunisia from, the website of the Committee for a Workers' International, CWI

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12 January 2011

Tunisia: Wave of protests against repressive regime

CLASHES BETWEEN protesters and police over unemployment, the high cost of living and the repressive regime of president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, are reportedly spreading across Tunisia, with the latest protests in the cities of Regueb, Thala and Kasserine in the country's southern and central regio...

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Fela! the musical

Fela! the musical

5 January 2011

Fela! the musical

Review: WHEN NIGERIAN musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died in 1997, over one million people attended his funeral in Lagos, writes Jon Dale.

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8 December 2010

Don't let profit become the bottom line in care

FOLLOWING A BBC South 'Inside Out' programme in October that showed the moment in January 2009 when a nurse switched off a ventilator that led to a disabled man being permanently brain-damaged, film of the incident went 'viral' on the internet, a Unison member writes.

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6 October 2010

News in brief

ILO predict a riot: RECESSION IN the world capitalist economy, leading to high unemployment, will trigger growing social unrest according to the United Nations International Labour Organisation (ILO)...

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29 September 2010

Global AIDS crisis: Profits punish poor

The Millenium Development Goals summit recently brought together the leaders of 140 countries to review the progress made in the decade since the eight development goals were set...

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9 September 2010

Global food crisis reveals failure of capitalism

RESIDENTS OF Maputo, Mozambique's capital, took to the streets last week protesting at a 30% hike in the price of bread, writes Simon Carter.

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1 September 2010

General strike movement sweeps South Africa

THE COSATU trade union federation in South Africa has warned the African National Congress (ANC) government to meet 1.3 million public sector workers' demands for an 8.6% pay increase and a housing allowance of R1,000 a month, writes Weizmann Hamilton of the Democratic Socialist Movement in South Africa.

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