Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau (Women Deliver/CC)

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, capitulated to oil pipe company Kinder Morgan's blackmail. Texas-based Kinder Morgan wanted to expand a pipeline by an extra 1,000km, from Alberta’s oil sands to the Pacific coast. But Kinder Morgan suspended all “non-essential spending” on the pipeline due to the “extraordinary political...

What was a severe crisis for Italian capitalism, following the rejection in March’s general election of the establishment parties, has now developed into what can be seen as a time-bomb also threatening the European Union and the euro. The Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) warned, many times, that the attempt to retain a common...

The legacy of the French revolution of 1848, the second time France overthrew a monarchy, played an important part in the escalation of the demonstrations and street fighting in Paris.

The following piece is an eyewitness report written by Gazan activist and author Rana Shubair, at the request of 'Socialist Struggle Movement' (SSM), the CWI section in Israel-Palestine.

The article is followed by two videos. The first one is a footage taken on the 14 May Gaza protests by Rana’s daughter; the second one is a footage...


On Wednesday, 6 June, our comrade, Tohil Delgado, former general secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (SE) [Student Union] and member of the Izquierda Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Left - CWI in Spanish state), will sit in the dock in criminal court No. 8 in Madrid. He faces a three-year prison sentence for "attack on authority". His...

The dramatic and clear-cut ‘Yes’ in the referendum is a political earthquake and turning point for Ireland. It is a huge victory, particularly for women in Ireland, who have thrown off the oppression of the 8th Amendment after 35 years. No delay can now be justified. There is nothing to stop the Dail [Irish parliament] to move quickly to...


After almost three months of tortuous negotiations and horse-trading, an Italian government finally seems to have been agreed and now just needs parliamentary approval. The reaction of the markets – a fall in the stock exchange and an increase in spreads on government bonds – although mild compared to the crisis of 2011 was a portend of...


While in Jerusalem a messianic inauguration ceremony was held at American embassy, in the Gaza Strip the day of the embassy's transfer was the deadliest day since the war in 2014. The Netanyahu government, hand-in-hand with a despicable incitement campaign, sent an army to drown in blood the mass protest of residents who are suppressed under...

The battle over Kinder Morgan’s pipeline to Vancouver is getting nasty. Texas-based Kinder Morgan want to expand a pipeline by an extra 1,000km, from Alberta’s oil sands to the Pacific coast. But Kinder Morgan suspended all “non-essential...


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