War in Yemen: Half a million stricken in cholera epidemic

By Niles Niemuth, 15 August 2017

The epidemic, which has claimed more than 2,000 lives since April, is the result of the savage war being waged by Saudi Arabia in alliance with the United States.

Mounting evidence of White House collusion with neo-Nazis

By Patrick Martin, 15 August 2017

The murder of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Virginia did not come out of the blue, but followed months of warnings about the likelihood of violence by white supremacist groups.

The White House and the fascist rampage in Charlottesville

Protests continue against Trump and Nazi rampage in Charlottesville

By our reporters, 15 August 2017

Demonstrations involving thousands of people continued Monday in cities across the US to protest the deadly fascist riot in Charlottesville, Virginia and President Trump’s promotion of far-right forces.

Protests against Nazi violence, in support of Charlottesville victims held across US

As Trump initiates hostile trade inquiry against China
US defence secretary threatens war with North Korea

By Peter Symonds, 15 August 2017

Mattis’s remarks came in the aftermath of bellicose threats by President Trump last week to engulf North Korea in “fire and fury like the world has never seen.”

US remains poised to attack North Korea

Drought raises danger of North Korean famine as US threatens nuclear war

New Zealand government would “consider” joining US war against North Korea

By Tom Peters, 15 August 2017

For the government and opposition parties alike, the threat of war has been the great unmentionable in their campaigns for the September 23 election.

Australian government commits to a US-led war on North Korea

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Texas police find 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside hot trailer

By Kevin Martinez, 15 August 2017

Although no injuries were reported, the discovery of the group comes only a month after another trailer was found in Texas with 10 immigrants who died from the heat.

Canadian military to construct refugee camp as hundreds of Haitians flee US

Baltimore: More videos released showing police officers “manufacturing evidence”

By Adam Soroka, 15 August 2017

The footage came just a week after a previous video showed an officer planting a bag of pills under a pile of garbage in an alley as two other officers looked on.

Will the Trump administration censor climate scientists?

By Daniel de Vries, 15 August 2017

A draft of an authoritative federal study by US scientists was released amid fear of suppression.

Antiquated signalling system leads to another deadly train crash in Egypt

By Jean Shaoul, 15 August 2017

A horrific train collision just south of Alexandria, Egypt’s second city, on the Mediterranean coast, left at least 41 people dead and 179 injured on Friday.

Thousands of textile workers strike in defiance of Egyptian dictatorship

UK: Residents march against social cleansing by Newham Labour council

By our reporters, 15 August 2017

Newham council is refusing to house those it is making homeless in the Carpenters Estate even though there are 400 vacant houses available.

Grenfell fire: “They don’t give a damn because for them life is just cheap”

More on the Grenfell Tower fire »

Law to “moralize” French politics: A fig leaf for austerity

By Francis Dubois, 15 August 2017

The law is a cynical attempt to sow illusions in the ruling elite, an operation supported by Mélenchon’s Unsubmissive France movement.

Burkina Faso: 18 dead in terror attack at Ouagadougou

By Anthony Torres, 15 August 2015

This attack is a consequence of the war for regime change carried out by NATO and its Islamist allies in Libya six years ago, which has since spread across the Sahel.

Australian deputy prime minister facing disqualification as dual citizen

By Mike Head, 15 August 2017

The loss of the deputy prime minister’s vote would leave the Liberal-National government without a majority in the House of Representatives.

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Le déchaînement fasciste à Charlottesville, en Virginie : ça peut arriver ici

Par Eric London, 15 août 2017

La tentative de Trump de développer un mouvement fasciste extra-constitutionnel constitue un avertissement pour la classe ouvrière américaine et internationale.

Un attentat terroriste fait 18 morts à Ouagadougou au Burkina Faso

Par Anthony Torres, 15 août 2017

Cet attentat est la conséquence de la guerre menée par l’Otan et ses alliés islamistes en Libye, qui s’est élargie depuis dans le Sahel.

Des milliers de travailleurs du textile font grève en défiant la dictature égyptienne

Par Johannes Stern, 15 août 2017

Des comptes rendus de presse indiquent que le régime refuse de satisfaire les revendications des travailleurs et se prépare à une épreuve de force.

Loi de moralisation: Macron cherche à légitimer ses attaques sociales

Par Francis Dubois, 15 août 2017

La loi de moralisation de la politique tente de redonner des illusions dans la classe politique, une opération cautionnée par la France insoumise de Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

Mad Dog Mattis, ministre américain de la défense, chez Google et Amazon

Par Andre Damon, 15 août 2017

Ces visites de Mattis sont une indication du rôle de plus en plus essentiel joué par les géants américains des hautes technologies, dans la conduite des guerres à l’étranger comme dans la répression de l’opposition politique à l’intérieur.

New in Turkish

Dünya eşikte

Dünya Sosyalist Web Sitesi Yayın Kurulu, 15 Ağustos 2017

Bu durumdaki en büyük tehlike, ABD’deki, Asya’daki ve dünya genelindeki işçi sınıfının, insanlığın şu anda karşı karşıya olduğu krize yönelik siyasi kavrayıştan ve hazırlıktan yoksun olmasıdır.

ABD emperyalizmi ve Kuzey Kore’ye yönelik nükleer savaş tehdidi

Peter Symonds, 15 Ağustos 2017

Savaş kışkırtıcılarını silahsızlandırmanın ve yeni bir dünya savaşına doğru emperyalist yönelimi durdurmanın tek yolu, işçi sınıfının uluslararası ölçekte bağımsız devrimci seferberliğidir.

Avrupa Birliği, ABD’nin Kuzey Kore’ye yönelik nükleer savaş tehditlerini eleştiriyor

Alex Lantier, 15 Ağustos 2017

AB politikasının, özünde Washington’ınkinden farklı olmayan emperyalist çıkarları ticari ve askeri olarak ileri sürmek için daha iyi bir anı kollamak olduğu, her zamankinden daha açıktır.

Kuzey Kore’de nükleer savaş tehlikesi ve Alman militarizminin dönüşü

Peter Schwarz, 15 Ağustos 2017

ABD’nin Kuzey Kore’ye yönelik tehditleri ve Çin üzerindeki bununla bağlantılı baskısı, Berlin’de, Alman ekonomik ve jeopolitik çıkarlarına bir saldırı olarak yorumlanıyor.

Mısır’daki diktatörlüğe rağmen binlerce tekstil işçisi grevde

Johannes Stern, 15 Ağustos 2017

Mısır devriminin en önemli sorunu, Dördüncü Enternasyonal’in Uluslararası Komitesi’nin (DEUK) Mısır şubesinin inşa edilmesi ve sürekli devrim perspektifinin Mısır işçi sınıfı içinde kök salması olmaya devam ediyor.

Hintli Stalinistler Çin ile askeri cepheleşme konusunda Modi hükümetini destekliyorlar

Wasantha Rupasinghe ve Keith Jones, 15 Ağustos 2017

Hindistan’ın başlıca Stalinist partisi (Hindistan Komünist Partisi-Marksist / CPM), Hindistan-Çin sınır krizi konusunda Bharatiya Janata Partisi (BJP) hükümetine destek güvencesi verdi.

New in Spanish

El mundo al borde

Por El Comité Editorial del World Socialist Web Site, 15 agosto 2017

El lenguaje belicista de la persona al mando del ejército más poderoso del planeta está generando un gran asombro y temor de que en cualquier momento se inicie una guerra nuclear.

El imperialismo estadounidense y la amenaza de una guerra nuclear contra Corea del Norte

Por Peter Symonds, 15 agosto 2017

La crisis actual proviene de la política de agresión sin ambages que el imperialismo norteamericano ha perseguido por el último cuarto de siglo en Oriente Medio, África del Norte, Asia Central y los Balcanes.

La amenaza de Trump de una guerra nuclear con Corea del Norte

Por Bill Van Auken, 15 agosto 2017

Las desconcertantes amenazas de Trump y sus asesores han encendido una llama que podría detonar una guerra nuclear en Asia, lo que tendría consecuencias globales incalculables.

El peligro de guerra nuclear en Corea del Norte y el regreso del imperialismo alemán

Por Peter Schwarz, 15 agosto 2017

El gobierno alemán ve a EEUU cada vez más como su rival imperialista más importante y considera inevitable a largo plazo un conflicto abierto con quien antes fuera su aliado.

El referéndum de independencia de Cataluña despierta preocupaciones en Europa

Por Alejandro López, 15 agosto 2017

En ambos lados del Atlántico, las élites gobernantes temen que una confrontación entre Barcelona y Madrid sumerja a toda España en una crisis.

Encuestas muestran caída drástica en apoyo popular para Trump

Por Patrick Martin, 15 agosto 2017

Mientras que la creciente oposición a Trump se basa en sus ataques contra la asistencia médica, los inmigrantes y los derechos democráticos, el Partido Demócrata está apelando al aparato de inteligencia militar con sus reclamos falsos sobre Trump y Rusia.

El hackeo de HBO y la campaña sobre la “intromisión rusa”

Por Barry Grey, 15 agosto 2017

El hackeo masivo de HBO es solo el caso más reciente que demuestra la proliferación de grupos de hackers por todo el mundo que emplean tecnología avanzada para atacar con éxito a corporaciones gigantes.

Miles de trabajadores textiles entran en huelga desafiando a la dictadura egipcia

Por Johannes Stern, 15 agosto 2017

Los reportes indican que el régimen no está dispuesto a satisfacer las demandas de los trabajadores y se está preparando para una confrontación.

La disminución de ventas en los grandes almacenes de los Estados Unidos desmiente afirmaciones de recuperación económica

Por Barry Grey, 15 agosto 2017

Grandes secciones de la población trabajadora carecen de los medios para comprar más que las necesidades básicas, por lo que la caída del comercio al por menor está afectando principalmente a las tiendas que atienden a la clase trabajadora.

Cincuenta años desde la rebelión de Detroit
Parte I: Levantamiento de los oprimidos

Por Barry Grey, 15 agosto 2017

El WSWS publica una serie en tres partes, que originalmente apareció en ingles en julio 1987 con el título “A veinte años de la rebelión de Detroit”.

Facebook abre nuevo centro de censura en Alemania

Por Christoph Vandreier, 15 agosto 2017

La compañía abrirá nuevas instalaciones en Essen, Alemania, con quinientos empleados para llevar a cabo censuras.

El “Perro Rabioso” Mattis visita Google y Amazon

Por Andre Damon, 15 agosto 2017

Las reuniones de Mattis exponen el papel cada vez más vital que están desempeñando los gigantes de la tecnología, no sólo en las guerras en el extranjero, sino en la censura y supresión de la oposición política en el país.

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Perspective

The political and social roots of fascist violence in the US

15 August 2017

The fascist violence in Charlottesville is not an aberration. It is, rather, the manifestation of a profound crisis of American capitalist society.

Earlier Perspectives »

Google Censorship

The World Socialist Web Site is launching a petition demanding that Google stop censoring and blacklisting left-wing, progressive and anti-war websites.

Sign the petition and share it as widely as possible through email, online forums, and social media.

Google’s new search protocol is restricting access to 13 leading socialist, progressive and anti-war web sites

By Andre Damon and David North, 2 August 2017

The World Socialist Web Site and other widely-followed left-wing internet publications have experienced a massive drop in Google search traffic.

Google blocked every one of the WSWS’s 45 top search terms

By Andre Damon, 4 August 2017

Google has blacklisted the World Socialist Web Site from the 45 most popular search terms that previously brought people to it, according to a new review of data.

Watch: Stop online censorship!

Evidence of Google blacklisting of left and progressive sites continues to mount

Defense Secretary “Mad Dog” Mattis visits Google and Amazon

RT interviews Andre Damon: Google becoming “censorship engine”

More on Google Censorship »

Workers Struggles

Ontario, Canada aerospace workers occupy factory
Workers Struggles: The Americas

15 August 2017

The occupation began August 10 and shut down production for two days at Northstar Aerospace.

CSX railroad closes and downgrades major facilities

By Jeff Lusanne, 10 August 2017

Spectrum strike in New York-New Jersey enters fifth month

Centenary of the Russian Revolution

This week in the Russian Revolution
August 14-20: The Kornilov menace

14 August 2017

Among the landowners, capitalists and old tsarist military castes, Kerensky is increasingly viewed as wavering and ineffective. What is needed instead, they believe, is a military dictator who will smash the power of the soviets.

From the archives of the Russian Revolution
Letter to the Provisional Government

By Leon Trotsky, 31 July 2017

Professor Sean McMeekin revives discredited anti-Lenin slanders (Part I)

Chronology of the Russian Revolution »

Commentary

Trump invokes “military option” against Venezuela

By Bill Van Auken, 14 August 2017

Der Spiegel calls for a strongman in Germany

By Wolfgang Weber, 14 August 2017

India and China heighten war readiness as Himalayan standoff continues

By K. Ratnayake, 14 August 2017

The road forward for Sri Lankan workers after the betrayal of the CPC strike

After the Grenfell fire: Britain’s Observer defends the role of the mainstream media

Irish nationalism versus socialist internationalism: A reply to a reader—Part one

Arts

Rescue Under Fire (Zona hostil): Propaganda in the service of Spanish militarism

By Alejandro López, 14 August 2017

The glorification of the military is a response to the growing inter-imperialist tensions and the drive to war, which have been intensified by the installation of an aggressively nationalist and protectionist administration in the US.

British Library exhibition treats Russian Revolution from a hostile standpoint

By Thomas Scripps and Paul Mitchell, 12 August 2017

Another reactionary attack on artist Dana Schutz, this time in Boston—and a healthy response

Aboriginal singer Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu dies, aged 46

International Amazon Workers Voice

Working life at a Pittsburgh Amazon warehouse

By Samuel Davidson, 10 August 2017

Amazon and Foxconn in Kenosha, Wisconsin: The new American “special economic zone”

By Christopher Davion, 8 August 2017

“It’s like we are going back to the early 1900s before workers had any rights”
Amazon job applicants speak on social crisis in US

By Isaac Finn, 4 August 2017

Amazon Jobs Day: A Tale of Two Americas

Amazon and the CIA: a match made in hell
Part One: Amazon cashes in on war crimes and mass surveillance

Watch: How can Amazon workers fight back?

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Science

Curiosity rover marks fifth year on Mars

By Bryan Dyne, 9 August 2017

Maruti Suzuki

Sri Lankan free trade workers express solidarity with framed-up Maruti Suzuki workers in India

By our reporters, 1 August 2017

Aisin Automotive workers in India’s Haryana state face a new company-government witchhunt

Five years since company-provoked incident used to frame up Maruti Suzuki workers

The Maruti Suzuki frame-up and the history of international labor defense campaigns

More on the frame-up of Maruti Suzuki workers »

Socialist Equality Party

Socialist Equality Party of Germany presents its posters for September federal election

By our reporters, 7 August 2017

Public meeting in Chennai, India: Oppose the US-led imperialist war drive!

7 August 2017

History

Fifty years since the Detroit rebellion
Part one: An uprising of the oppressed

By Barry Grey, 21 July 2017

The WSWS is posting a three-part series originally published in July of 1987 under the title “Twenty years since the Detroit rebellion.”

Mehring Books

Preface to the Turkish edition of The Heritage We Defend

By David North, 23 June 2017

A Turkish language edition of The Heritage We Defend by David North will be released next month by Mehring Yayıncılık, the publishing house of the Socialist Equality Group (Toplumsal Esitlik), the Trotskyist organization in Turkey working in political solidarity with the International Committee of the Fourth International. The Heritage We Defend was originally published in 1988. We are posting the preface for the Turkish edition written by David North.