Kurdish region rebuffs US appeals for unity with Iraqi government

By James Cogan, 25 June 2014

The KRG has exploited the Sunni uprising to substantially expand territory under its control.

Democracy and the debacle in Iraq

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Israel stoking conflict in Iraq, Iran, Syria and the Occupied Territories

By Chris Marsden, 25 June 2014

In an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Netanyahu gave a frank insight into the politically criminal thinking of the Israeli ruling elite.

Bugging affair unleashes government crisis in Poland

By Sonja Bach and Christoph Dreier, 25 June 2014

Just weeks after celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of the 1989 elections, which saw the Solidarity movement defeat the Communist Party, the Polish government faces a serious crisis.

New reports confirm economic stagnation in Europe

By Stefan Steinberg, 25 June 2014

The economic crisis in Europe is increasingly shifting from the periphery to the core of the continent.

Economy slumps, Wall Street booms

Multi-millionaire Hillary Clinton denies she is part of the “truly well-off”

By Andre Damon, 25 June 2014

Bill and Hillary Clinton have earned more than $100 million in speaking fees from corporations and business foundations.

Albuquerque, New Mexico rally to protest police brutality

By WSWS reporters, 25 June 2014

The Albuquerque police department has carried out a series of fatal shootings over the past several years.

Police violence and the American gulag

New revelations of neglect and coverup at US veterans health care facilities

By Kate Randall, 25 June 2014

Psychiatric patients languished for years without treatment at one VA facility, while “deceased” records were removed from files at another so veterans would not be counted as having died waiting for care.

The drive to privatize US veterans’ health care

Energy Department report calls New Mexico radiation leak “preventable”

By Stuart Winter and Lencho Moro, 25 June 2014

The report concluded that key equipment was poorly maintained and that workers were intimidated to prevent them from raising safety issues.

Australian shift on East Jerusalem provokes diplomatic furore

By Peter Symonds, 25 June 2014

The Abbott government’s stance may well point to a wider shift taking place in ruling circles, particularly in the US, on the status of occupied Palestinian territories.

Australian government plans new citizenship and surveillance powers

By Mike Head, 25 June 2014

Under the guise of preventing the return of “terrorists” from Syria and Iraq, new anti-democratic measures are being prepared.

Jobs losses at Kellogg’s UK part of global profit drive

By Danny Richardson, 25 June 2014

Job cuts form part of the firm’s Global Business Services (GBS) restructuring plans.

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Washington’ın göçmen çocuklara zulmü

Bill Van Auken, 25 Haziran 2014

Amerikan mali oligarşisinin vahşi göçmen politikası ile militarist şiddet üzerine kurulu dış politika ve içeride her zamankinden daha yaygın polis devleti gözetlemesi ve baskı önlemleri benzer özellikler taşımaktadır.

Kerry, Bağdat’ta ABD askeri harekatı tehditinde bulundu

Patrick Martin, 25 Haziran 2014

Kerry, IŞİD’in saldırısı ile ilgili olarak, “Onlar bir tehdit oluşturuyorlar. Onlara hiçbir yerde güvenli bölge sağlanamaz” dedi.

Texas’ta kayıtsız göçmenlere ait toplu mezarlar bulundu

Gabriel Black, 25 Haziran 2014

Bu mezarlar, ABD yönetiminin ülkeye giren göçmenlerin yaşamlarına yönelik aşağılamasının bir itirafıdır ve onların karşı karşıya olduğu dehşeti ve vahşeti yansıtmaktadır.

New in French

La démocratie et la débâcle en Irak

Par Joseph Kishore, 25 juin 2014

Si elles sont divisées sur les tactiques pour parvenir à la domination mondiale, les différentes factions de l'Etat et de l'appareil militaire américains sont unies sur au moins un chose : elles ne se reconnaissent aucune responsabilité pour quoi que ce soit.

Persécution par Washington d'enfants immigrés

Par Bill Van Auken, 25 juin 2014

La Maison Blanche d'Obama réagit à une crise humanitaire, qu'elle a elle-même provoquée, en recourant à des méthodes de répression policière.

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Kerry droht in Bagdad mit amerikanischer Militäraktion

Von Patrick Martin, 25. Juni 2014

Der US-Außenminister erklärte, Präsident Obama könnte Angriffe auf sunnitische Aufständische anordnen, ohne darauf zu warten, dass die Regierung im Irak umgebildet wird.

Krise im Irak verschärft Spaltungen innerhalb der iranischen Elite

Von Keith Jones, 25. Juni 2014

Die iranische Regierung musste ihr öffentliches Angebot, bei der Stabilisierung des proamerikanischen Regimes in Bagdad mit Washington zu kooperieren, zumindest zeitweilig zurückziehen.

Rot-rot-grüne Kriegspolitik

Von Johannes Stern, 25. Juni 2014

Eine Podiumsdiskussion unter dem Titel „Rot-rot-grüne Friedenspolitik“ im taz.café in Berlin stellte klar, dass SPD, Grüne und Linkspartei die Rückkehr des deutschen Militarismus aggressiv vorantreiben.

Regierung setzt Offensive in der Ostukraine fort

Von Chris Marsden, 25. Juni 2014

Trotz einem am Freitag verkündeten “einseitigen Waffenstillstand” setzen die ukrainischen Streitkräfte ihren “Antiterror”-Feldzug in der Ostukraine fort.

Abhöraffäre löst Regierungskrise in Polen aus

Von Sonja Bach und Christoph Dreier, 25. Juni 2014

Wenige Wochen nach den Feierlichkeiten zum 25. Jubiläum der ersten freien Wahlen vom 4. Juni 1989 befindet sich Polen in einer schweren Regierungskrise.

Griechische Gebäudereiniger setzen Proteste trotz Polizeiunterdrückung fort

Von Robert Stevens, 25. Juni 2014

Entlassene griechische Gebäudereinigerinnen fordern ihre Wiedereinstellung und setzten in der letzten Woche ihre Protestaktionen fort, nachdem sie von der Bereitschaftspolizei angegriffen worden waren.

Großbritannien
Umfrage wirft Schlaglicht auf wirtschaftliche Unsicherheit

Von Julie Hyland, 25. Juni 2014

Offizielle Statistiken bestätigen, dass von dem "Aufschwung" in Großbritannien nur die Superreichen profitieren, während die arbeitende Bevölkerung leer ausgeht.

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Perspective

The Obama drone murder memo

25 June 2014

The long-suppressed Justice Department memo released Monday establishes that the president of the United States, Barack Obama, in the most calculated and criminal manner, oversaw the murder of an American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki.

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Commentary

ISIS offensive in Iraq exposes French pseudo-left’s support for Syria war

By Alex Lantier, 25 June 2014

The NPA is seeking to cover up its responsibility in pressing for imperialism to arm Sunni Islamist militias in the region, while downplaying the risk of a wider war.

Washington’s persecution of immigrant children

By Bill Van Auken, 24 June 2014

Government military offensive in eastern Ukraine continues

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

Arts Review

“Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe” at the Guggenheim Museum in New York

By Clare Hurley, 25 June 2014

As an artistic movement, Futurism was not much more than an Italian variant of other European modernist trends.

Prolific composer and master jazz pianist Horace Silver dies at 85

By John Andrews, 24 June 2014

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

The Metropolitan Opera’s censorship of The Death of Klinghoffer

NSA Spying and the Defense of Edward Snowden

Journalist Glenn Greenwald speaks in California

By Tom Carter, 24 June 2014

Two years of asylum in Ecuadorian embassy
Defend Julian Assange!

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Workers Struggles

British Columbia teachers’ strike enters second week

By Carl Bronski, 24 June 2014

Socialist Equality Party

Oppose the attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka

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

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.

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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