Kerry affirms US support for Egyptian junta

By Johannes Stern, 23 June 2014

In a show of support for the blood-soaked military regime in Egypt, US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo on Sunday.

US moves inciting sectarian warfare throughout the Middle East

By James Cogan, 23 June 2014

The messages from the White House are both incendiary and politically incoherent.

Detroit workers oppose return of US forces to Iraq

By a WSWS reporting team, 23 June 2014

Obama’s announcement that the US will send military “advisors” to Iraq has prompted broad popular opposition.

German militarism and the US debacle in Iraq

Iraq crisis exacerbates divisions within Iranian elite

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Government military offensive in eastern Ukraine continues

By Chris Marsden, 23 June 2014

Ukraine’s armed forces are continuing what they describe as an “anti-terrorist” operation in eastern Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists opposed to the Kiev regime installed by the Western powers.

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Sri Lankan Muslims protest Buddhist extremist attacks

By S. Jayanth, 23 June 2014

Hundreds demonstrated last week against the escalating violence in Sri Lanka against Muslims.

US workers speak on gas prices related to renewed conflict in Iraq

By our reporters, 23 June 2014

Workers in US cities spoke to the WSWS about how they are affected by higher gasoline prices, with many taking the opportunity to denounce war in Iraq.

Mass graves of undocumented migrants found in Texas

By Gabriel Black, 23 June 2014

Anthropologists found dozens of bodies, some of which were stacked on top of one another or wrapped in trash bags, at a south Texas cemetery.

Obama administration steps up attacks on undocumented immigrants

Every Internet user in the UK can be spied on without a warrant

By Robert Stevens, 23 June 2014

Tempora operates on a similarly massive scale to that of Prism and is able to record 600 million “telephone events” per day.

Two years of asylum in Ecuadorian embassy
Defend Julian Assange!

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GM-Opel: Union “social wage contract” splits German auto workers

By Dietmar Henning, 23 June 2014

The union-backed contract is the climax of a campaign to carry out the closure of the GM-Opel factory in Bochum.

Australia: Sunday penalty rates slashed for hospitality workers

By Zac Hambides and Joshua Newsham, 23 June 2014

The decision cuts the wages of tens of thousands of casual workers who depend on Sunday penalties to supplement their low wages.

New in Polish

Premier Tusk wzywa do zwiększenia obecności wojsk NATO w Polsce

Christoph Dreier, 23 czerwiec 2014

Kontynuując swój współudział w działaniach imperializmu zachodniego w Ukrainie, polski rząd nawołuje do dalszej gospodarczej i wojskowej izolacji Rosji pod egidą Stanów Zjednoczonych i Niemiec.

Kryzys na Ukrainie

Międzynarodowy Komitet Czwartej Międzynarodówki, 23 czerwiec 2014

Oświadczenie Międzynarodowego Komitetu Czwartej Międzynarodówki na temat międzynarodowego konfliktu sprowokowanego na Ukrainie

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Washington intensifie l'intervention dans la guerre au Moyen-Orient qui embrase la région

Par Bill Van Auken, 23 juin 2014

Le Pentagone négocie les conditions du déploiement de troupes américaines en Irak, conditions qui avaient été rejetées par le régime de Bagdad il y a deux ans et demi

Le militarisme allemand et la débâcle américaine en Irak

Par Johannes Stern , 23 juin 2014

La bourgeoisie allemande réagit à la débâcle de l’impérialisme américain en Irak en intensifiant sa campagne en faveur du militarisme et de la guerre.

Un jeune rom agressé par des lyncheurs dans la banlieue nord de Paris

Par Kumaran Ira, 23 juin 2014

Darius, un jeune Rom de 16 ans, est presque mort après avoir été sauvagement battu à Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, dans la banlieue nord de Paris.

New in Turkish

Ekonomi çöküyor, Wall Street yükseliyor

Barry Grey, 23 Haziran 2014

Artık, yaklaşan kitlesel işçi sınıfı mücadelelerini sosyalist ve enternasyonalist bir programla donatmak için gerekli olan devrimci önderliğin inşasına yönelmek gerekiyor.

Washington bölgesel bir Ortadoğu savaşına müdahaleyi tırmandırıyor

Bill Van Auken, 23 Haziran 2014

Gerçek şu ki, ABD emperyalizmi, bir kez daha, bölgesel hatta dünya çapında bir savaşa yol açabilecek saldırgan bir politikayı benimsemiş durumda.

Obama Irak krizini Suriye’ye karşı savaşa bahane olarak kullanıyor

Patrick Martin ve Joseph Kishore, 23 Haziran 2014

Obama yönetimi, Irak’taki krizi, ABD’nin, ilgi odağının Suriye olduğu Ortadoğu çapında yönelimini tırmandırmak için bir fırsat olarak kullanıyor.

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi’nin (Britanya) Açıklaması
İskoçya referandumunda “hayır” oyu verin; sosyalist bir Britanya için mücadele edin

SEP (Britanya), 23 Haziran 2014

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi (Britanya), İskoçya’nın bağımsızlığı için 18 Eylül’de yapılacak olan referandumda açık ve kesin bir “hayır” oyu verilmesi çağrısı yapar.

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Perspective

Democracy and the debacle in Iraq

23 June 2014

While divided over tactics in the pursuit of global power, the different factions of the US state and military apparatus are united on at least one issue: they bear no responsibility for anything.

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Socialist Equality Party

Oppose the attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka

By Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), 23 June 2014

The communal violence against Muslims is a warning to all workers of the methods that will be used against any resistance to the government’s austerity program.

Vote “no” in the Scottish referendum—Fight for a socialist Britain

21 June 2014

History

Fifty years since the murder of the Mississippi civil rights workers

By Fred Mazelis, 23 June 2014

James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner sacrificed their lives in the struggle for democratic rights and social equality.

Arts Review

Entre Nos (Between US) and Red Father: Aspects of US life and history

By Joanne Laurier, 23 June 2014

Entre Nos dramatizes the plight of a Colombian immigrant and her two children in New York City. Red Father, a documentary, recounts the life and career of Bernard Ades, a lawyer and longtime member of the Communist Party.

The Metropolitan Opera’s censorship of The Death of Klinghoffer

By David Walsh, 21 June 2014

At the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto
Making sense of human suffering: Francis Bacon and Henry Moore — Terror and Beauty

By Lee Parsons, 21 June 2014

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black: Humanity inside a US women’s prison

25 years ago: New Chinese Communist Party head appointed amid wave of state terror

On June 24, 1989, Jiang Zemin was appointed general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party.

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50 years ago: NAACP seeks Mississippi takeover

On June 26, 1964, after the disappearance of three civil rights workers in Mississippi, NAACP leaders called for the US government to take over the administration of the state of Mississippi.

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75 years ago: Nazi Freikorps organize in Free City of Danzig

During this week in 1939, the crisis over the Free City of Danzig was exacerbated by fascist terror.

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100 years ago: Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated

On June 28, 1914, Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot dead by Gavrilo Princip, a young Serbian nationalist, in the streets of Sarajevo.

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Commentary

Impact of war and persecution
More than 50 million displaced persons worldwide

By Patrick Martin, 21 June 2014

Study ranks US health care system last among 11 nations

By Kate Randall, 21 June 2014

More on Obamacare »

Former Goldman trader involved in fraudulent activities says $8 million bonus too low

By Andre Damon, 21 June 2014

Economy slumps, Wall Street booms

By Barry Grey, 20 June 2014

Roma boy attacked by lynch mob in northern Paris

A new wave of US school shootings and other violent acts

Book Review

A damning exposure of the assault on public education in the US
Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools

By Nancy Hanover, 19 June 2014

Timothy Geithner’s Stress Test: Confessions of a Wall Street bag-man

By Andre Damon, 18 June 2014