US intensifies campaign against Russia following attack on aid convoy in Syria

By Bill Van Auken, 21 September 2016

The same Western media that proclaimed the US airstrike on the Syrian army an “accident” have rushed to pin the blame on Russia and Syria for attacking an aid convoy.

New York Times peddles alibi for US bombing in Syria

62 dead, 100 wounded as US bombs Syrian army near Deir ez-Zor

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Questions mount over government contacts with NYC bomb suspect

By Patrick Martin, 21 September 2016

The FBI opened an investigation into Ahmad Khan Rahami in 2014, and he was also under review by a unit of the Department of Homeland Security.

Massive police-military mobilization after New York City bombing

Tulsa, Oklahoma police release videos of slaying of unarmed man

By Zaida Green, 21 September 2016

Dashboard and aerial footage show Terence Crutcher surrendering peacefully to police before being shot and left to bleed to death on the road.

Kremlin party wins parliamentary elections amid low voter turnout

By Andrea Peters, 21 September 2016

United Russia gained a supermajority in the Duma, despite widespread abstention.

NATO sends 4,000 combat troops to Poland and Baltic states

Polish government strengthens the far right

By Clara Weiss, 21 September 2016

Since the Law and Justice Party took over in government last autumn, the number of xenophobic attacks has reached its highest level since 1989.

Allina nurses’ strike and the union’s fraudulent “corporate campaign”

By Ron Jorgenson, 21 September 2016

The AFL-CIO has long used such campaigns to block any genuine mobilization of the working class against the government-backed corporate attacks.

Sanders covers for union isolation of Minnesota nurses’ strike

Demand release of full details and two weeks to vote
Contract “framework” at GM Canada continues attack on autoworkers

By Carl Bronski, 21 September 2016

Unifor is trying to rush through a sell-out agreement before GM Canada workers have a chance to study the full details of the still uncompleted deal.

SEP presidential candidate speaks with Canadian autoworkers about contract battle

Unifor blocks strike at GM Canada

After the Berlin state election
German government steps up anti-refugee agitation

By Johannes Stern, 21 September 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel used her party’s historic low in the Berlin state election to distance herself from the so-called “welcoming culture.”

What is the significance of a red-red-green coalition in Berlin?

Berlin election results show growing anger towards establishment parties

The international significance of the Berlin election

UK parliamentary report criticises Libya war but conceals its geo-strategic aims

By Jean Shaoul, 21 September 2016

The Foreign Affairs Committee describes Libya’s political and economic collapse and the growth of the Islamic State group in North Africa.

More than a million Australians live in poor housing

By John Harris, 21 September 2016

Many families live in precarious conditions and their children are more likely to have long-term health issues.

Australian government launches far-reaching assault on welfare

By Mike Head, 21 September 2016

The government is trying to put new window dressing on measures designed to coerce some of the poorest layers of the working class into low paid jobs.

New in Russian

Умер президент Узбекистана Ислам Каримов

Дэвид Левин, 21 сентября 2016 г.

Политический долгожитель, президент геостратегически важной центральноазиатской страны умер в начале сентября после более чем двух десятилетий нахождения у власти.

New in Turkish

Kapitalizme ve Savaşa Karşı Sosyalizm
SEP/IYSSE Detroit’te savaş karşıtı konferans düzenliyor

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi (ABD), 21 Eylül 2016

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi (SEP) ve Toplumsal Eşitlik İçin Uluslararası Gençlik ve Öğrenciler (IYSSE), 5 Kasım günü, Michigan Detroit’teki Wayne Eyalet Üniversitesi’nde “Kapitalizme ve Savaşa Karşı Sosyalizm” başlıklı bir konferans düzenleyecek.

ABD’nin Suriye ordusunu bombalaması sonucunda 62 kişi öldü

Alex Lantier, 21 Eylül 2016

Cumartesi günü, ABD jetlerinin Suriye hükümetinin Deyrizor yakınındaki Al-Tharda dağında bulunan üssünü bombalaması sonucunda en az 62 Suriye askeri öldü, 100 asker yaralandı.

Berlin seçim sonuçları düzen partilerine yönelik artan öfkeyi gösteriyor

Johannes Stern, 21 Eylül 2016

Berlin eyaleti Temsilciler Meclisi seçimlerinden çıkan sonuç, halkın geniş kesimlerinin düzen partilerine yönelik artan öfkesini ve yabancılaşmasını gösteriyor.

ABD özel kuvvetleri Suriye’deki “ılımlı” asiler tarafından kovuldu

Bill Van Auken, 21 Eylül 2016

ABD medyasınca büyük ölçüde karartma uygulanan karşı karşıya gelme olayı, Washington ve onun bölgesel müttefikleri tarafından desteklenen sözde “ılımlı muhalefet”in gerçek karakterini gözler önüne sermektedir.

Güney Koreli Hanjin Denizcilik’in iflası küresel etkiye sahip

Ben McGrath, 21 Eylül 2016

Hanjin ve diğer şirketlerdeki çalkantı ve planlama eksikliği, uluslararası etkisi ile birlikte, ekonominin sosyalist kontrolünün ve ekonominin yeniden düzenlenmesinin gerekliliğini ortaya koymaktadır.

New in French

Le New York Times présente un alibi pour le bombardement américain en Syrie

Par Bill Van Auken, 21 septembre 2016

Le Times reprend les affirmations de Washington selon lesquelles les frappes qui ont tué des dizaines de soldats syriens n'étaient qu'un accident regrettable.

New in German

Sozialismus versus Kapitalismus und Krieg
SEP und IYSSE berufen Antikriegskonferenz in den USA ein

Socialist Equality Party (US), 20. September 2016

Die Konferenz der Socialist Equality Party (SEP) dient der politischen Mobilisierung gegen die Kriegspolitik des Imperialismus weltweit und die Gefahr eines neuen Weltkriegs.

Was bedeutet Rot-Rot-Grün in Berlin?

Von Christoph Vandreier, 20. September 2016

Nachdem die Große Koalition aus dem Amt gejagt wurde, stehen Linkspartei und Grüne bereit, ihr Programm von Sparpolitik und innerer und äußerer Aufrüstung fortzusetzen.

62 Tote und 100 Verwundete bei US-Luftangriff auf syrische Armee bei Deir ez-Zor

Von Alex Lantier, 20. September 2016

Durch den Luftangriff könnte der Konflikt in Syrien zu einem offenen Krieg der Nato gegen Russland und Syrien ausarten.

Syrien: US-Spezialeinheiten fliehen vor „gemäßigten“ Rebellen

Von Bill Van Auken, 20. September 2016

Die Drohung der „Rebellen“, amerikanische Spezialeinheiten zu töten, hat die immensen Widersprüche des US-Imperialismus in dem Krieg zum Regimewechsel in Syrien offengelegt.

Nato verlegt 4000 Kampftruppen nach Polen und ins Baltikum

Von Johannes Stern, 20. September 2016

Die Verlegung von zusätzlichen Nato-Truppen nach Osteuropa ist Bestandteil der Kriegsvorbereitungen gegen Moskau, die Anfang Juli auf dem Nato-Gipfel in Warschau beschlossen wurden.

Polnische Regierung stärkt extreme Rechte

Von Clara Weiss, 20. September 2016

Seit die Partei Recht und Gerechtigkeit im vergangenen Herbst die Regierung übernommen hat, ist die Zahl von Angriffen mit fremdenfeindlichem Hintergrund auf das höchste Niveau seit 1989 gestiegen.

Die wahren Kosten des amerikanischen Gefängnisapparats: eine Billion Dollar jährlich

Von Catherine Long, 20. September 2016

Ein neuer Bericht der Washington University führt detailliert die sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Kosten auf, die für die Inhaftierung von zwei Millionen Menschen in den Vereinigten Staaten anfallen.

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Perspective

UN General Assembly convenes amid global military escalation

21 September 2016

US President Barack Obama delivered remarks at the UN assembly on Tuesday against the backdrop of escalating conflicts in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia.

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Commentary

International Socialist Organization backs NATO escalation in Syria

By Alex Lantier and David North, 21 September 2016

The close links between CIA war propaganda and the ISO’s writings supporting war in Syria are virtually self-evident.

India and Pakistan teeter on the precipice of war

By Keith Jones, 21 September 2016

Four days after India’s government held Pakistan responsible for a terrorist attack in the disputed Kashmir region that killed 18 Indian soldiers, New Delhi continues to be gripped by war fever.

Bellicose campaign in India against Pakistan after attack on Kashmiri base

War danger surges as India blames Pakistan for attack on Kashmir base

Clinton’s speech at Temple University: A desperate appeal to young voters

By E.P. Bannon, 20 September 2016

The threat of world war: The great unmentionable in the 2016 campaign

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India-China tensions rise, as New Delhi aligns with Washington

Japan to conduct South China Sea patrols with US

SEP 2016 US Election Campaign

SEP/IYSSE issues call for socialist anti-war conference
Register today at sep2016.com/conference



On November 5, the Socialist Equality Party and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality will hold a conference, “Socialism vs. Capitalism & War,” at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan to mobilize workers and young people against the war policies of US and world imperialism.

Socialism vs. Capitalism and War
The SEP and IYSSE schedule November 5 antiwar conference in Detroit

The purpose of the conference in Detroit is to politically mobilize workers and young people against the war policies of US and world imperialism, which threaten to escalate into a nuclear Third World War.

SEP candidate files motion for restraining order against West Virginia Secretary of State

By our reporter, 21 September 2016

On Tuesday, Naomi Spencer, the SEP’s candidate for West Virginia House of Delegates, filed a motion for a temporary restraining order to halt the distribution of ballots.

SEP candidate files lawsuit to restore ballot status in West Virginia

SEP vice presidential candidate Niles Niemuth campaigns in Pennsylvania

By Evan Winters and Zac Corrigan, 20 September 2016

Socialism and the 2016 elections
Socialist Equality Party campaign launches fall election meetings

Socialist Equality Party (US) 2016 Congress Resolutions
Perspectives and Tasks of the Socialist Equality Party

International Committee of the Fourth International

Public meeting in Chennai, India: Oppose the imperialist war drive! Fight for socialist program!

21 September 2016

The Indian government’s deepening involvement in the US preparations for war against China is occurring behind the backs of the Indian working class and poor.

Arts Review

Oliver Stone’s Snowden: The NSA is “running a dragnet on the whole world”

By Joanne Laurier and David Walsh, 20 September 2016

Young Euro Classic: International music festival in shadow of European Union crisis

25 years ago: US stages new provocation against Iraq

On September 24, 1991, the United States dispatched a Patriot missile team from Germany to Saudi Arabia in a new threat to Iraq.

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50 year ago: North Vietnam rejects US surrender demand

On September 23, 1966, the government of North Vietnam rejected a US proposal for a halt to the American bombing campaign against North Vietnamese targets.

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75 years ago: Nazi forces complete capture of Kiev

On September 19, 1941, the Soviet city of Kiev, capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, fell to German military forces.

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100 years ago: German Social Democrats hold last united conference

On September 21, 1916, the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) held its last united national conference, amid irreconcilable divisions between different factions over Germany’s role in World War I.

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The unions “are shameless crooks that live on the backs of our work”
Immigrant workers in Los Angeles speak on war and social conditions

By our reporters, 16 September 2016

Minnesota Nurses Strike

Minnesota nurses strike at critical juncture

By our reporting team, 13 September 2016

SEP presidential candidate discusses elections with striking Minnesota nurses

25 years since the death of Bill Brust

A remembrance of veteran Trotskyist Bill Brust, twenty-five years after his death

By Fred Mazelis, 15 September 2016

Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of veteran Trotskyist Bill Brust, whose political struggle as a revolutionary socialist spanned 53 years.

The Life and Times of Bill Brust

By David North, 15 September 2016

This speech, originally delivered by David North at a memorial meeting in Minneapolis in 1991, reviews the life and political legacy of Bill Brust.

Featured commentary

Fifteen years since the 9/11 attacks

By the WSWS editorial board, 12 September 2016


Below are several articles from the archive of the World Socialist Web Site on the response of the Socialist Equality Party to the attacks of 9/11 and the reaction of the George W. Bush administration.

The political roots of 9/11

By David North and David Walsh, 12 September 2001

Was the US government alerted to September 11 attack?

Part 1: Warnings in advance

Part 2: Watching the hijackers

Part 3: The United States and Mideast terrorism

Part 4: The refusal to investigate

International Committee of the Fourth International

“You are a man of unimpeachable revolutionary integrity”
On the 75th birthday of Sri Lankan Trotskyist leader Wije Dias

By David North, 9 September 2016

In his greetings, David North reviewed the significance of the more than 50-year struggle for revolutionary internationalism waged by Wije Dias, the leader of the SEP in Sri Lanka.

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