China share rout hits global markets

By Nick Beams, 9 July 2015

Every day for the past week, the Chinese government and financial regulators have announced new measures to try to halt the slide, but none has succeeded.

New York Stock Exchange halts operations for nearly four hours

By Barry Grey, 9 July 2015

The significance of the Chinese stock market rout

Tsipras petitions EU for new austerity deal

By Joseph Kishore, 9 July 2015

Following the landslide “no” vote in Sunday’s referendum, Tsipras is continuing the policy of retreat and surrender that his Syriza-led government initiated from its first day in office.

Euro zone summit rejects emergency funds for Greece, issues austerity ultimatum

As EU denounces “no” vote, Tsipras moves to the right

A landslide “no” to EU austerity in Greece

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UK Conservative budget heralds ever deeper austerity

By Julie Hyland, 9 July 2015

Chancellor George Osborne delivered a budget that seeks to replicate the situation in Greece.

Hillary Clinton joins right-wing attack on “sanctuary cities”

By Patrick Martin, 9 July 2015

The frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination criticized the policy of the city of San Francisco that limits cooperation with federal deportation actions.

Trump redoubles racist invective against Mexican immigrants

By Patrick Martin, 9 July 2015

A three-page written statement claimed that Mexican immigration amounted to “infectious disease … pouring over the border.”

Republican candidates split over racist remarks by Donald Trump

Iraq-Syria war could fragment both countries, top US general says

By Thomas Gaist, 9 July 2015

The Iraq-Syria war will require a “generational” and “trans-regional” commitment of US forces, General Martin Dempsey said Tuesday.

Pentagon chief outlines plans for space war versus China and Russia

Microsoft announces 7,800 layoffs

By David Brown, 9 July 2015

Microsoft's layoffs highlight a broader trend of tech industry job cuts in response to increasingly speculative financial markets.

UK government slashes non-EU migrant worker numbers

By Joan Smith and Paul Mitchell, 9 July 2015

The most vicious measure is the deportation of 30,000 or more non-European Union workers who fail to earn more than £35,000 per annum after being in Britain for six years.

German Ver.di trade union sells out postal workers strike

By Gustav Kemper, 9 July 2015

After a four-week strike and a high degree of militancy by German postal workers, the Verdi trade union has accepted a contract that is directly opposed to workers’ interests.

US lawyers argue Manila’s case against China in The Hague

By Joseph Santolan, 9 July 2015

The legal case, which aims to invalidate China’s territorial claim to the South China Sea, is part of Washington’s campaign against Beijing.

Australian prison riot highlights spiralling detention rates

By Patrick Kelly, 9 July 2015

Skyrocketing inmate numbers and deteriorating conditions have created an explosive crisis throughout the prison system.

New in Greek

Καθώς η ΕΕ αποκηρύσσει τη ψήφο για «όχι,» ο Τσίπρας κινείται προς τα δεξιά

Κρις Μάρσντεν, 9 Ιούλιος 2015

Η αντίδραση των ευρωπαϊκών δυνάμεων και της κυβέρνησης του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ στην Ελλάδα στη σαρωτική νίκη του «όχι» στα μέτρα λιτότητας που απαιτούνται από την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση (ΕΕ) έχει φέρει στο προσκήνιο τα βασικά πολιτικά ζητήματα με τα οποία βρίσκεται αντιμέτωπη η εργατική τάξη.

New in Spanish

Unión Europea repudia el ¡No! griego, mientras que Tsipras se vuelca a la derecha

Por Chris Marsden, 9 julio 2015

La respuesta de las potencias europeas y de SYRIZA dirige, al de rechazo popular a la austeridad, plantea abiertamente las necesidad de una contraofensiva obrera, en base al socialismo.

México: Siguen en la pobreza campesinos de Baja California

Por Clodomiro Puentes y Don Knowland, 9 julio 2015

“Estamos luchando por migajas,” trabajadores agrícolas mexicanos pactan un acuerdo mucho más modesto que lo que exigían.

New in Turkish

Yunanistan AB kemer sıkma programına “hayır” dedi

Alex Lantier, 9 Temmuz 2015

Yunanistan’da kemer sıkma programı üzerine dünkü referandumda “hayır” oylarının zafer elde etmesi, AB’ye ve onun 2008 ekonomik krizinden beri Avrupa çapında izlediği kemer sıkma gündemine yönelik güçlü bir karşı çıkıştır.

Obama Pentagon’da: IŞİD savaşına son vermek yok

Thomas Gaist, 9 Temmuz 2015

Üst düzey subaylar ile kapalı kapılar ardında yapılan toplantıların ardından bir subaylar ve komutanlar grubu eşliğinde konuşan Obama, Irak’ta, Suriye’de ve başka yerlerde sonsuz bir savaş perspektifinin ana hatlarını çizdi.

Türkiye ve Ürdün Suriye’de toprak ele geçirme hamlelerini tartışıyor

Thomas Gaist, 9 Temmuz 2015

30 Haziran Salı günü medyada çıkan haberlere göre, Türk ve Ürdün orduları, Suriye’nin kuzeyinde ve güneyinde askeri tampon bölgeler kurmak amacıyla, on binlerce askerle ülkeyi işgale hazırlanıyor.

Devrimci Taşıma İşçileri: 1934 Minneapolis Kamyon Sürücüleri Grevi
Troçkizm ve 1934 Minneapolis Taşıma İşçileri Grevi

Tom Mackaman ve Jerry White, 9 Temmuz 2015

Tarihçi Bryan Palmer’ın Devrimci Taşıma İşçileri: 1934 Minneapolis Kamyon Sürücüleri Grevi adlı kitabı, Troçkist hareketin ABD tarihindeki en önemli işçi mücadelelerinden birine önderliğinin tarihini anlatıyor.

New in French

Le sommet de la zone euro refuse à la Grèce des fonds d’urgence et lui présente un ultimatum

Par Barry Grey et Chris Marsden, 9 juillet 2015

Suivant le leadership de Berlin, le sommet de la zone euro a planifié une réunion dimanche des chefs de tous les États de l’Union européenne pour discuter l’expulsion de la Grèce de la monnaie commune.

Réunions du SEP contre la campagne de guerre américano-australienne visant la Chine

Par nos correspondants, 9 juillet 2015

Les discours des intervenants du SEP ont occasionné des débats sérieux et par moments passionnés sur le danger de guerre et la situation politique en Grèce.

New in German

Die Bedeutung der chinesischen Börsenkrise

Nick Beams, 9. Juli 2015

Der Absturz der chinesischen Börse, der trotz angestrengter Bemühungen von Regierung und Finanzbehörden anhält, hat enorme Auswirkungen auf China und die ganze Welt.

Ultimatum der Geldgeber
Gipfeltreffen der Eurozone lehnt Hilfsgelder für Griechenland ab

Barry Grey und Chris Marsden, 8. Juli 2015

Beim Gipfeltreffen der Eurozone wurde unter Führung Deutschlands ein Treffen der Regierungchefs aller EU-Staaten geplant, bei dem über den Ausschluss Griechenlands aus der gemeinsamen Währung diskutiert werden soll.

Bericht aus Athen
Griechische Arbeiter nach dem „Nein“: „Wir leben im 21. Jahrhundert und wir wollen mehr als das.“

Robert Stevens und Christoph Dreier, 9. Juli 2015

Die Menschen in Athen erwarten mit Besorgnis die ersten Resultate der Brüsseler Verhandlungen über ein neues Memorandum.

Bernie Sanders spricht in Wisconsin vor 10.000 Zuhörern

Patrick Martin, 9. Juli 2015

Sanders' wachsende Popularität ist ein Ausdruck des verbreiten Widerstandes gegen soziale Ungleichheit, den der Senator wieder vor den Karren der Demokratischen Partei spannen will.

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Perspective

A summer without jobs for America’s youth

9 July 2015

The prevalence of “Depression-era” youth unemployment goes virtually unmentioned by the American corporate media and political establishment.

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Live coverage from Greece

On-the-spot report from Athens
Greek workers speak out after “no” vote on austerity
“This is the 21st century—we want more than this”

By Robert Stevens and Christoph Dreier, 8 July 2015

Video report: Workers speak out against austerity at mass demonstration in Athens

By Robert Stevens and Christoph Dreier, 4 July 2015

More on the crisis in Greece »

New in Greek

WSWS publishes Greek translation of “As EU denounces ‘no’ vote, Tsipras moves to the right”

Posted here is a translation into Greek of the Perspective of the WSWS posted on July 7.

WSWS publishes Greek translation of “A landslide ‘no’ to EU austerity in Greece”

WSWS publishes Greek translation of David North’s May Day speech

Featured Video

“People deserve respect whether they can pay their bills or not”
Life without water in Detroit

By Seraphine Collins, 8 July 2015

International Youth and Students for Social Equality

Why the German media refuses to report Humboldt University students’ defense of Münkler-Watch

Humboldt University student parliament defends freedom of speech

IYSSE delegate addresses Humboldt University student parliament
“Failure to defend freedom of expression would have dire consequences”

Defend student free speech at Humboldt University! Stop state-sponsored censorship!

Commentary

Three decades on death row
Glenn Ford: An American tragedy

By Niles Williamson, 8 July 2015

Canada’s NDP defends leader’s talks on joining Harper government

By Roger Jordan, 8 July 2015

Puerto Rico spirals towards bankruptcy amid mass poverty and increasing inequality

Obama at the Pentagon: No end to ISIS war

Japan joins US-Australian rehearsal for conflict with China

Arts Review

Terminator Genisys and the trajectory of American “independent” filmmaking

By David Walsh, 8 July 2015

NBC’s American Odyssey: Mercenaries, jihadists and Machiavellian US corporations

Silicon Valley: HBO’s satire of American tech culture

Science

New Horizons spacecraft prepares for Pluto flyby

By Bryan Dyne, 8 July 2015

Atmospheric temperatures rise to record levels as glaciers disintegrate

By Matthew MacEgan, 3 July 2015

Socialist Equality Party

SEP meetings oppose US-Australian war drive against China

By our reporter, 7 July 2015

Australian workers and youth speak about the danger of war

By our reporters, 7 July 2015

Victimised Sri Lankan plantation workers speak to the WSWS

SEP/IYSSE public meetings to discuss Sri Lankan political crisis

History

The Nazi past of Germany’s post-war political elite

By Verena Nees, 7 July 2015

Workers struggles

Workers Struggles: The Americas

7 July 2015

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

Auto workers struggles

UAW vs. autoworkers: Who are the freeloaders?

By Shannon Jones, 6 July 2015

25 years ago: US-backed Nicaraguan regime calls out military against strikers

On July 9, 1990, President Violeta Chamorro called out the army to restore order during a strike in Managua, the capital city.

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50 years ago: Vietnam “will get worse before it gets better,” Johnson warns

US President Lyndon Johnson, speaking from the White House on July 9, 1965, warned that US involvement in Vietnam would increase beyond the officially stated goal of 75,000 soldiers.

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75 years ago: Stalin orders crackdown in Lithuania

On July 7, 1940, the Lithuanian security department, under direction from Stalin, ordered the liquidation of all bourgeois parties.

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100 years ago: Austria-Hungary defeats Italy in first battle of the Isonzo

On July 7, 1915, Italian troops suffered a defeat to Austro-Hungarian forces just inside the border of the territory of Austria-Hungary.

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