December 22, 2012
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
By Andre Damon, December 22, 2012
Not only has the Libor swindle exposed the criminality of the banks, it has laid bare the nexus of corruption and complicity involving governments and financial regulators the world over.
By Ernst Wolff, Alex Lantier, December 22, 2012
On Thursday the UN Security Council authorized foreign intervention in Mali, under the pretext of freeing northern Mali from occupation by Islamist forces.
By our correspondents, December 22, 2012
Most of those affected are poor farmers, fishermen and workers, who received no official forewarning.
By Marianne Arens, December 22, 2012
The Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (Socialist Equality Party) recently held a series of meetings in Germany under the slogan “Defend Greek workers.”
December 22, 2012
A selection of recent letters to the World Socialist Web Site.
By Chris Marsden, December 21, 2012
A United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry has finally admitted that a sectarian civil war is raging in Syria.
By Alex Lantier, December 21, 2012
On December 19-20, French President François Hollande made a 36-hour visit to Algeria, to expand military and trade ties between France and its former colony.
By Johannes Stern, December 21, 2012
Last week leading figures of the German Left Party signed a statement calling for intervention in Syria.
By Ulrich Rippert, December 21, 2012
In an interview last weekend with the Financial Times, the German chancellor declares that the European welfare state cannot be sustained.
By Mike Head, December 21, 2012
A lawyer involved in 16 recent Sri Lankan deportation cases explains that methods being used by the government are unlawful.
By Kapila Fernando, K. Ratnayake, Peter Symonds, December 20, 2012
What was unique about Ravi Shankar was the breadth of his interests, willingness to experiment and passion for making classical Indian music available to the world.