22 September 2018

Beijing cancels trade talks with Washington after US sanctions China for weapons purchases

By Nick Beams, 22 September 2018

The moves mark a further escalation of trade and military tensions between the US and China.

The militarist component of Trump’s trade war

New York Times claims Deputy Attorney General discussed removing Trump

By Patrick Martin, 22 September 2018

The article posted on the newspaper’s website Friday afternoon caused shock waves in Washington and immediate denials from the official named, Rod Rosenstein.

“A whiff of 1933”
Sharp rise in far-right attacks in Germany

By Marianne Arens and Ulrich Rippert, 22 September 2018

Racist and anti-semitic attacks are rising at an alarming rate across Germany with acts of violence occurring on almost a daily basis.

Promotion of German secret service chief evokes the tradition of the Gestapo

Germany’s grand coalition promotes far-right secret service chief to state secretary

More on the growth of the extreme right in Europe »

EU summit marked by Brexit threats and ultimatums

By Chris Marsden, 22 September 2018

Theresa May's address was met with silence and her implied threats were stonewalled, as the main players within the EU combined the next day to declare her proposals to be “unworkable.”

Tory faction fight over Brexit escalates as leadership challenge to May threatened

New documents on Yeltsin-Clinton conversations further expose US “meddling” in Russian politics

By Clara Weiss, 22 September 2018

The Clinton Foundation has released hundreds of pages of documents about conversations between US president Bill Clinton and Russian president Boris Yeltsin.

Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin: When the White House fixed a Russian election

UNITE HERE isolates striking Chicago hotel workers, rams through deal with Marriott

By Marcus Day, 22 September 2018

UNITE HERE Local 1 abruptly announced Thursday afternoon that a contract had been ratified at seven hotels in Chicago, while workers at 19 other hotels remain on strike.

“The economy did not recover for me under Obama”
Striking Chicago Hyatt workers describe fight against hotel giants

By George Marlowe and Marcus Day, 22 September 2018

Chicago hotel workers spoke with the WSWS about the significance of their struggle prior to the announcement by the UNITE HERE union that it was shutting down

“We have to join our struggles together”
Chicago Ford autoworkers support hotel workers on strike

One week since gas explosions in Merrimack Valley
More than 85,000 Massachusetts residents could be without gas service for months

By John Marion, 22 September 2018

Governor Baker and Columbia Gas announced Friday that the restoration process may not be complete until November 19, leaving thousands of households and small businesses without gas for heat, hot water and cooking.

Thousands remain evacuated after gas explosions rip through three Massachusetts towns

Manchester “anti-Semitism” protest
Blairites and Tories share platform calling for Corbyn’s removal

By Robert Stevens, 22 September 2018

Tory MP Chris Green not only called for Corbyn’s removal, but suggested how the Blairites could defy the democratic will of their own party’s members.

Trades Union Congress in Britain silent on anti-Corbyn coup plot

Reject the anti-Semitism slurs against Jeremy Corbyn! Drive out the Labour Party right wing!

The Socialist Equality Party and the anti-Corbyn coup plot: A reply to a reader

UK: Corbyn’s media policies leave corporate domination unchanged, silent on censorship

Macron impeachment mooted as wave of French ministers resign

By Francis Dubois, 22 September 2018

Two weeks after Macron called for a “common front” of all his ministers as the school year began, ministers are constantly resigning, throwing into question the survival of the government.

French ministers resign as Macron government plunges in polls

Rupert Murdoch accused of insisting on Australian prime minister’s removal

By Mike Head, 22 September 2018

Behind the façade of elections, the reality is that powerful figures in the corporate ruling class make or break governments.

Another tragic family killing in Western Australia

By Cheryl Crisp, 22 September 2018

While there is little information known of the motives behind the alleged murders, they have occurred amid a growing social crisis.

Rising homelessness among older people in Australia

By Margaret Rees, 22 September 2018

After working their entire lives, older workers are not guaranteed even a roof over their head.

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Le scandale de la corruption à l’UAW s’élargit alors que les travailleurs américains font pression pour obtenir des augmentations de salaire

Jerry White, 22 septembre 2018

À Kokomo, dans l’Indiana, et ailleurs, au moment où les travailleurs de l’automobile rentrent en lutte et se heurtent à des obstacles, le plus grand obstacle auquel ils font face est le syndicat anti-ouvrier United Auto Workers.

La promotion du chef des services secrets allemands évoque la tradition de la Gestapo

Ulrich Rippert, 22 septembre 2018

Alors que des milliers de manifestants descendent dans la rue contre la politique de droite du gouvernement, les partis au pouvoir à Berlin ont convenu d’élargir l’influence de l’extrême droite au sein de l’État.

Le frauduleux «complot électoral russe» du New York Times attise l'hystérie anti-Russie

Bill Van Auken, 22 septembre 2018

Le Times régurgite des affirmations non fondées selon lesquelles la Russie aurait «détourné» les élections de 2016 et effectué un «Pearl Harbor furtif de l’ère cybernétique» pour promouvoir la criminalisation de la dissidence intérieure et la censure de l'Internet.

Au sein du parti espagnol Podemos, Anticapitalistas discute d’une orientation vers le régime italien d’extrême droite

Alejandro López, 22 septembre 2018

Tout en critiquant faiblement les applaudissements de Podemos sur la politique du gouvernement Salvini, les pablistes craignent seulement que cela ne les expose à des critiques depuis la gauche.

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Двадцать лет уходу из жизни марксистского историка и социолога Вадима Роговина

Дэвид Норт, 21 сентября 2018 г.

По случаю двадцатой годовщины смерти Вадима Роговина мы заново публикуем одно из выступлений, посвященных памяти крупнейшего советского и русского марксистского социолога и историка второй половины двадцатого столетия.

Эта неделя в истории
25 лет назад: Ельцин присваивает себе диктаторские полномочия

21 сентября 2018 г.

21 сентября 1993 года российский президент Борис Ельцин распустил парламент, приостановил действие конституции и присвоил себе диктаторские полномочия, разбив вдребезги претензии на то, что его режим представляет собой развитие «демократии» в России после упразднения СССР.

New in Norwegian

Amerika: Garnisonstaten

Andre Damon, 20. september 2018

Mens ofrene for orkanen Florence blir fortalt at det ikke finnes tilgjengelige statsmidler for å hjelpe dem med å gjenoppbygge sine hjem skyflet Senatet i det stille $ 675 milliarder over til det amerikanske militæret.

Den tyske GroKo-regjeringen forfremmer den høyreekstreme sjefen for det hemmelige sikkerhetspolitiet til statssekretær

Ulrich Rippert, 20. september 2018

Storkoalisjonen har svart på masseprotester mot AfD og partiets nyfascistiske provokasjoner med å integrere den foraktede presidenten for den hemmelige etterretningstjenesten og hans pro-AfD-politikk mer direkte inn i regjeringen.

Den militaristiske komponenten i Trumps handelskrig

Nick Beams, 20. september 2018

Mens Kina for øyeblikket er hovedmålet er USA for Trump-administrasjonen involvert i en økonomisk krig mot resten av verden.

Russland impliserer det ukrainske pro-NATO regimet i nedskytingen av MH17

Kumaran Ira, 20. september 2018

Ved hjelp av serienumre fra de europeiske etterforskerne leverte Moskva bevis for at missilen som skjøt ned MH17 ikke var i russisk men i ukrainske styrkers besittelse.

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New York Times atiza histeria antirrusa con dosier fraudulento sobre “complot electoral”

Por Bill Van Auken, 22 septiembre 2018

El Times está regurgitando acusaciones infundadas de que Rusia “secuestró” las elecciones de 2016 y llevó a cabo un “Pearl Harbor sigiloso de la era cibernética” para criminalizar la oposición interna y censurar el internet.

Cientos de detenidos en Turquía en choques entre obreros de construcción y la policía

Por Jerry White, 22 septiembre 2018

Miles de obreros bajaron sus herramientas después del último en una serie de accidentes fatales y casi fatales en una obra en construcción cerca de Estambul.

El ascenso del jefe del servicio secreto alemán evoca la tradición de la Gestapo

Por Ulrich Rippert, 22 septiembre 2018

Mientras miles de personas protestan en las calles en contra de las políticas derechistas del gobierno alemán, los partidos gobernantes en Berlín acordaron expandir la influencia de la extrema derecha dentro del Estado.

Las inundaciones por huracanes exponen la pobreza masiva, la opresión de clase en los Estados Unidos

Por Ed Hightower y Barry Gray, 22 septiembre 2018

Presidente Trump organizó ardides publicitarios y ofreció promesas y mentiras vacías a una región azotada por dos tormentas mortales en dos años.

¿Qué es el Teamsters for a Democratic Union?

Por Tom Mackaman, 22 septiembre 2018

Desde 1976, los Teamsters for a Democratic Union, desde hace mucho una facción de la burocracia sindical, ha estado buscando reemplazar a los oficiales del sindicato IBT con aquellos que afirma que redirán cuentas a las bases.

Irán responde a la crisis económica y la desestabilización de Estados Unidos con represión contra la clase trabajadora

Por Jean Shaoul, 22 septiembre 2018

Este año ha sido testigo de un creciente descontento social y económico entre todas las capas de la clase trabajadora iraní por el alto desempleo y la creciente inflación.

El escándalo de corrupción del UAW se extiende a medida que los trabajadores estadounidenses presionan para obtener aumentos

Por Jerry White, 22 septiembre 2018

A medida que los trabajadores automotrices en Kokomo, Indiana y en otros lugares entran en lucha, el mayor obstáculo que enfrentan es el sindicato procorporativo y antiobrero United Auto Workers.

New in Turkish

ABD-Çin ticaret savaşının olası sonuçları

Nick Beams, 19 Eylül 2018

ABD Başkanı Donald Trump, 200 milyar dolar değerindeki Çin malına gümrük vergileri getirildiğini duyurdu.

İstanbul 3. Havaalanı’ndaki eylemin ardından yüzlerce inşaat işçisi gözaltına alındı

Jerry White, 19 Eylül 2018

Türkiye’deki yüzlerce inşaat işçisi, İstanbul’daki yeni havaalanı şantiyesindeki ölümcül çalışma koşullarına karşı kitlesel protestolar düzenlemelerinin ardından, polis ve jandarma tarafından gözaltına alındılar.

Rus uçağı, İsrail’in Lazkiye’ye füze saldırısı sırasında düştü

Bill Van Auken, 19 Eylül 2018

Suriye’deki mücadelede yoğunlaşan patlayıcı jeopolitik çatışmalar, çok daha geniş bir bölgesel ve hatta küresel bir savaş biçiminde patlak verme tehdidi yaratıyor.

İsrail füzeleri Şam yakınlarını hedef aldı

Jordan Shilton, 19 Eylül 2018

Cumartesi akşamı, İsrail, Şam Uluslararası Havaalanı yakınlarındaki hedeflere bir dizi füze saldırısı düzenledi.

New in German

Die USA: Ein Staat wird zur Festung

Andre Damon, 21. September 2018

Den Opfern von Hurrikan Florence wurde erklärt, dass keine Regierungsgelder zur Verfügung stehen, um ihnen beim Wiederaufbau ihrer Häuser zu helfen. Währenddessen zweigte der Senat still und heimlich über 675 Milliarden Dollar an das US-Militär ab.

Starker Anstieg rechtsextremer Übergriffe
„Ein Hauch von `33“

Marianne Arens und Ulrich Rippert, 21. September 2018

Seit den faschistischen Ausschreitungen in Chemnitz und ihrer Verharmlosung durch führende Politiker nehmen rassistische, antisemitische und rechtsextreme Übergriffe in erschreckendem Maß zu. Ein krasser Fall sind die Morddrohungen gegen den Berliner Blogger Schlecky Silberstein.

Die militaristische Komponente von Trumps Handelskrieg

Nick Beams, 21. September 2018

Auch wenn China momentan das Hauptziel der Sanktionen ist, sieht sich die Trump-Regierung in einem Wirtschaftskrieg gegen den Rest der Welt.

Fusion von Karstadt und Kaufhof: Beschäftigte müssen um ihre Arbeitsplätze und Löhne fürchten

Dietmar Henning, 21. September 2018

Den 32.000 Beschäftigten drohen Filialschließungen, der Abbau von Tausenden von Arbeitsplätzen und weitere Lohnsenkungen. Verdi hat derweil dem neuen Management die Zusammenarbeit dabei angeboten.

Zum 20. Todestag des marxistischen Historikers und Soziologen Wadim Rogowin

David North, 21. September 2018

Wadim Sacharowitsch Rogowin, der größte sowjetische und russische marxistische Soziologe und Historiker der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts, starb vor zwanzig Jahren, am 18. September 1998. Zu seinem 20. Todestag veröffentlichen wir hier eine Würdigung von David North, dem internationalen Chefredakteur der WSWS.

Genua: Gefahr eines Brückeneinsturzes war lange bekannt

Allison Smith und Marc Wells, 21. September 2018

Die Firma Autostrade per l’Italia und der italienische Staat waren wiederholt vor einem Einsturz gewarnt worden.

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Perspective

The Kavanaugh hearing: Sexual allegations fuel the Democratic Party’s right-wing politics

22 September 2018

The Democratic Party’s elevation of Ford’s allegation against Kavanaugh is a political operation aimed at driving the entire political establishment further to the right.

Earlier Perspectives »

Commentary

The ouster of New York Review of Books editor Ian Buruma: The #MeToo movement assaults free speech

By David Walsh, 22 September 2018

In an extraordinary act of political censorship, Buruma was forced out this week after he published an article by Jian Ghomeshi, the former Canadian radio broadcaster accused of sexual misconduct in 2014.

New York Times’ fraudulent “election plot” dossier escalates anti-Russia hysteria

By Bill Van Auken, 21 September 2018

The CIA Democrats: A balance sheet of the primaries

By Patrick Martin, 21 September 2018

Republican war criminals endorse CIA Democrat Slotkin

America: The garrison state

Conflict over FBI investigation puts Kavanaugh hearing in doubt

More on US politics »

Notes on Trump’s war against immigrants
Department of Health and Human Services lost track of another 1,500 immigrant children

By our reporters, 21 September 2018

As Trump stages photo-ops in the Carolinas
Hurricane flooding exposes mass poverty, class oppression in America

By Ed Hightower and Barry Grey, 20 September 2018

Tropical Storm Florence inundates toxic manure ponds, coal ash dumps in the Carolinas

Over 5 million children face starvation as US-backed forces attack Yemeni aid port

By Bill Van Auken, 20 September 2018

The strange case of Julia Salazar, Democratic Socialists of America candidate for New York Senate

By Josh Varlin, 20 September 2018

Anticapitalistas in Spain’s Podemos debate orienting to far-right Italian regime

By Alejandro López, 20 September 2018

Top Spanish pseudo-lefts hail Italian neo-fascist government

Ten years after the financial crash
Wall Street pay up 13 percent while workers’ wages stagnate

Moscow blames downing of Russian plane near Syria on Israeli “provocation”

Book review

Adam Tooze’s Crashed: The limitations of a Left-liberal historian

By Nick Beams, 22 September 2018

The historian Adam Tooze has published a detailed account of the origins and development of the global financial crisis of 2008 and its aftermath.

Olen Steinhauer’s The Middleman: An American uprising, darkly imagined

Seymour Hersh’s Reporter: A life exposing government lies and crimes

SEP 2018 Election Campaign

Socialist Equality Party congressional candidate Niles Niemuth speaks to students and youth at Wayne State University

By Tom Hall, 22 September 2018

The broad range of youth who attended the meeting heard an explanation of the principles of socialism and provide an overview of the crisis of the capitalist system.

Campaign events for Socialist Equality Party candidate Niles Niemuth
Socialism: What it is and how to fight for it

18 September 2018

Vote for Niles! Fight for Socialism!

Niles Niemuth, the Socialist Equality Party's candidate for US congress, is fighting for genuine revolutionary socialism for workers and youth in Michigan's 12th district and all around the world. Find out more at Niles2018.com

Share this video widely: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube

Support the fight of University of Michigan nurses!

By Niles Niemuth, 18 September 2018

Socialist Equality Party campaign for Michigan’s 12th congressional district website

16 August 2018

Visit our website to find out how you can get involved in Niles Niemuth’s campaign against war, inequality and dictatorship, and for the socialist transformation of society.

SEP congressional candidate Niles Niemuth campaigns at Wayne State University in Detroit

“Why the working class needs socialism” Large turnout to hear SEP candidate Niles Niemuth at University of Michigan

Teachers must link up their fight with educators nationally and internationally!

Socialist Equality Party candidate Niles Niemuth on ballot for Michigan’s 12th Congressional District

Workers Struggles

Rajasthan bus drivers strike in India; New Zealand Ministry of Justice workers walkout
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

22 September 2018

The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.

UAW corruption scandal widens as US workers press for wage increases

By Jerry White, 21 September 2018

“Collectively we are powerful beyond measure”
Kokomo Chrysler workers press for strike action

By Jerry White, 20 September 2018

Growing anger over injury of autoworker in Kokomo, Indiana

More on autoworkers struggles »

“I’ve been wanting to speak up for a long time. I have nothing to lose”
Another homeless grandmother details nightmarish aftermath of Amazon workplace injury

By Eric London, 21 September 2018

Thousands of ArcelorMittal steelworkers in US cast unanimous strike vote

By Jessica Goldstein, 20 September 2018

United Steelworkers block strike of US steelworkers

Unions shut down Washington teacher strikes

By Kayla Costa, 19 September 2018

Reject the sellout in Seattle! For a statewide and national teachers strike!

Teacher strike in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania wins broad support

As Teamsters pushes for “yes” vote on concessions contract
UPS unveils $1 billion cost-cutting “transformation plan”

By Will Morrow, 15 September 2018

What is the Teamsters for a Democratic Union?

Teamsters announces October 5 vote deadline
Vote “no” on the UPS-Teamsters sellout contract! Form rank-and-file committees to organize opposition!

More on the struggle at UPS »

Arts Review

Fahrenheit 11/9—Filmmaker Michael Moore clings to the Democratic Party

By David Walsh, 21 September 2018

History

Twenty years since the death of Marxist historian and sociologist Vadim Rogovin

By David North, 18 September 2018

On the twentieth anniversary of the death of Vadim Rogovin, we republish two tributes to the greatest Soviet and Russian Marxist sociologist and historian of the second half of the twentieth century.

Socialist Equality Party

80th anniversary of the Fourth International and 50th anniversary of the SEP (Sri Lanka)
David North to address meetings in Sri Lanka on the lessons of the history and contemporary struggle for socialism

19 September 2018

Understanding the historic fight waged by the Fourth International and the SEP for the revolutionary leadership of the international working class is vital for the emerging class struggles.

IYSSE

US schools hiring private companies to spy on students’ social media

By Trévon Austin, 17 September 2018

Growing support for socialism among students across the US

By the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (US), 12 September 2018

Join the International Youth and Students for Social Equality and take up the fight for socialism!

By the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (US), 31 August 2018

25 years ago: Yeltsin assumes dictatorial powers in Russia

On September 21, 1993, Russian President Boris Yeltsin disbanded parliament, suspended the constitution and assumed dictatorial powers, blowing to pieces the pretense that his regime represented the development of “democracy” in Russia after the dissolution of the USSR.

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50 years: US, China in first contact on normalizing relations

On September 17, 1968, the US State Department sent a letter to the Foreign Ministry of the People’s Republic of China.

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75 years ago: German troops massacre Italian soldiers

On September 20, 1943, German firing squads acting under orders from Adolf Hitler began executing Italian soldiers on the occupied Greek island of Kefalonia.

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100 years ago: British forces rout Turkish army in Palestine

On September 21, 1918,British aircraft bombed and machine-gunned the remnants of the Turkish 7th and 8th Armies near Nablus in Palestine as part of an offensive which opened the road to the Syrian capital of Damascus.

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History of the Fourth International

On the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Fourth International

By David North, 3 September 2018

The founding of the Fourth International on September 3, 1938, was an event of great historical significance and contemporary relevance.

Historic discovery of Left Opposition manuscripts from the early 1930s

Mehring Books

Mehring Books UK publishes The Heritage We Defend 30th anniversary edition

15 September 2018

The new edition of the foundational 1988 work by David North, chairman of the International Editorial Board of the World Socialist Web Site, is now available for order in the UK and Ireland.

International Amazon Workers Voice

Injured Amazon worker Angela: “If workers controlled Bezos’ billions, nobody would be homeless”

The International Amazon Workers Voice (IAWV) spoke to Angela Shelton, an injured worker at the DFW7 Amazon fulfillment center in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where a number of injured workers have recently been made homeless.

“Amazon thinks I’m a piece of trash on the ground and they’ll walk all over me”
Amazon Nightmare: Grandmother injured on the job goes homeless, suffers pneumonia

By Eric London and Zac Corrigan, 3 September 2018

Life under capitalism for an American youth
Injured Texas Wal-Mart worker describes how and why she switched to socialism

By Eric London, 5 September 2018

More on Amazon »

Public meetings in Australia

Nick Beams to lecture at Australian universities on the contemporary significance of Karl Marx

6 September 2018

The lectures will make clear that Marx’s theoretical breakthroughs were inextricably linked to his political work as a revolutionary determined to arm the emerging working class with a program that advanced its independent interests.

SEP Australia public meeting in Sydney: The key political issues behind the coup against Turnbull

6 September 2018

As international relations and parliamentary forms of rule break down, the ruling elite is terrified of the growing left-wing sentiment among workers and young people.

Science

Waste plastics poison the food chain and contribute to global warming

By Philip Guelpa, 7 September 2018

History

Fifty years since the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia: Part one
Establishment of a deformed workers’ state in Czechoslovakia

By Clara Weiss, 28 August 2018

On August 20-21, 1968, tens of thousands of troops of the Warsaw Pact states invaded Czechoslovakia to crush the “Prague Spring” and stifle a nascent movement of the working class. This is the first part of a four-part series.

Part two | Part three | Part four

Obituary

Arsène Tchakarian (1916–2018): The Manouchian Group’s resistance struggle
Part 1: The political origins and military record of the resistance fighters

By Francis Dubois and Alex Lantier, 30 August 2018

Arsène Tchakarian (1916-2018): the Manouchian Group’s resistance struggle
Part 2: Who betrayed the Manouchian Group?

International Committee of the Fourth International

Resolution of the SEP (US) Fifth National Congress
The Resurgence of Class Struggle and the Tasks of the Socialist Equality Party

8 August 2018

This resolution was unanimously adopted by the Socialist Equality Party Congress, held from July 22–27, 2018.

Opening report to the Fifth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (US)

By David North, 4 August 2018

Preface to the thirtieth anniversary edition of The Heritage We Defend

By David North, 21 June 2018

We are posting the new preface written by David North for the soon to be released thirtieth anniversary edition of The Heritage We Defend: A Contribution to the History of the Fourth International.

Support the Socialist Equality group in Turkey!
Statement of the SE group, in sympathy with the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI), on the snap elections in Turkey

Security and the Fourth International

An “Exemplary Comrade”: The Socialist Workers Party’s 40-year-long cover-up of Stalinist spy Sylvia Callen: Part one

By Eric London, 14 August 2018

This is the first part in a four-part series examining the cover-up by the Socialist Workers Party beginning in 1947 of information exposing the role of Sylvia Callen, the personal secretary of long-time party leader James P. Cannon, as a Stalinist agent.

Part two | Part three | Part four

Seventy-eight years since the assassination of Leon Trotsky

By Eric London and David North, 21 August 2018

On August 21, 1940, Leon Trotsky, the founder of the Fourth International and the co-leader of the Russian Revolution, died from wounds inflicted the day before by an assassin, the Stalinist GPU agent Ramon Mercader.

Defend Julian Assange!

London: Ecuador embassy vigil marks six years since Julian Assange granted asylum

By Paul Mitchell, 18 August 2018

Christine Assange, mother of WikiLeaks editor: “I’ve not been able to speak to my son for four months”

By Richard Phillips, 24 July 2018

Mueller investigation seeks to implicate WikiLeaks and Julian Assange in “Russian interference”

Protest in London against Ecuadorian President Moreno’s persecution of Julian Assange

The Turnbull government must act to repatriate Australian citizen Julian Assange to Australia

Bringing Julian Assange Home

More on the campaign to free Julian Assange »

WSWS 20th Anniversary

Twenty years of the World Socialist Web Site: 1998–2018

By David North and Joseph Kishore, 14 February 2018

As the WSWS marks its 20th anniversary of daily posting, it is taking the lead in exposing the conspiracy by governments and corporations to censor the Internet as the ruling class prepares for war and domestic repression.

Lenin, Trotsky and the Marxism of the October Revolution

By David North, 19 March 2018

David North, chairperson of the International Editorial Board of the World Socialist Web Site and of the Socialist Equality Party (US), delivered this lecture at the University of Leipzig on March 16.