Trump administration demands Internet records on 1.3 million political opponents

By Don Barrett and Niles Niemuth, 17 August 2017

The Justice Department has filed a warrant demanding emails, visitor logs, contact information and photographs relating to the website that coordinated protests at the January 20 presidential inauguration.

CEOs and top Republicans distance themselves from Trump’s pro-Nazi remarks—but not from Trump

By Genevieve Leigh, 17 August 2017

Trump disbanded his business advisory councils as CEOs resigned and top Republicans distanced themselves from Trump’s pro-Nazi statements.

America’s pro-Nazi president defends Charlottesville rampage

The political and social roots of fascist violence in the US

Mounting evidence of White House collusion with neo-Nazis

AFL-CIO president leaves Trump’s Manufacturing Council: An exercise in hypocrisy and damage control

By Shannon Jones, 17 August 2017

Trumka left the panel as a face-saving measure, following the departure of several corporate CEOs.

Trump, appealing to far-right, considers pardon for Joe Arpaio

By Jake Dean, 17 August 2017

Trump told Fox News he was considering a pardon for the former Arizona sheriff who defied court rulings to witch-hunt immigrant workers.

SPD wages law-and-order campaign in Germany’s federal election

By Peter Schwarz, 17 August 2017

Adopting many slogans of the extreme right, Social Democratic candidate for Chancellor Martin Schulz is calling for more police and a crackdown on immigrants.

London residents hold silent march for Grenfell victims

By our reporters, 17 August 2017

Around 500 local residents and others from London boroughs marched through the area surrounding Grenfell Tower Monday evening to mark two months since the fire.

A temporary step back in US-North Korean tensions

By Peter Symonds, 17 August 2017

The confrontation on the Korean Peninsula remains on a hair trigger and a mistake or miscalculation could plunge the world into war.

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

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

More on North Korea »

At least 21 children die in an Indian hospital as oxygen supplies run out

By Wasantha Rupasinghe, 17 August 2017

In a desperate attempt to save the lives of their dying children, parents used pumps to force air into their lungs.

Australian Greens leaders air recriminations on TV

By Oscar Grenfell, 17 August 2017

The “Four Corners” episode indicates that the conflicts within the Greens, driven by the party’s declining support, may be heading toward a split.

Australia: New laws force an end to Sydney tent city protest

By Virginia Browne and Richard Phillips, 17 August 2017

Police have been given specific powers to arrest homeless people in Sydney, Australia’s largest and least affordable city.

Deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone kills hundreds

By Eddie Haywood, 17 August 2017

Occurring in the early morning hours on Monday, the mudslide buried a mass of shanty dwellings and claimed over 300 victims.

New in Spanish

Setenta años de la Partición comunal de Asia Meridional

Por Keith Jones, 17 agosto 2017

La Partición fue uno de los mayores crímenes del siglo XX, un crimen que marcó y deformó la historia subsecuente de la región.

Trump invoca “opción militar” contra Venezuela

Por Bill Van Auken, 17 agosto 2017

La última amenaza de Trump fue dirigido no sólo a su base de extrema derecha, sino también a la oposición derechista de Venezuela, comprometida al cambio de régimen respaldado por Estados Unidos.

El presidente pronazi de EE. UU. defiende los ataques en Charlottesville

Por Barry Grey, 17 agosto 2017

La diatriba de Trump en la rueda de prensa del martes fue uno más de sus esfuerzos calculados para desarrollar un movimiento de masas fascista en EE. UU.

New in French

Soixante-dix ans depuis la partition de l'Inde

Par Keith Jones, 17 août 2017

La partition a été l'un des grands crimes du 20e siècle, un crime qui a façonné ou, plus précisément, déformé toute l'histoire ultérieure du sous-continent indien.

Manifestations contre Trump et la violence nazie à Charlottesville

Par nos correspondants, 17 août 2017

Des manifestations comptant des milliers de personnes se sont poursuivies lundi dans différentes villes à travers les États-Unis.

Guerre au Yémen: un demi-million de personnes frappées par une épidémie de choléra

Par Niles Niemuth, 17 août 2017

L’épidémie de choléra qui a provoqué la mort de plus de 2000 personnes depuis avril est le résultat de la guerre sauvage menée par l’Arabie saoudite soutenue par les États-Unis.

La Guerre et la Révolution : 1914-1917

Par Nick Beams, 14 août 2017

Nous publions ici une traduction française de l'allocution prononcée le 8 avril par Nick Beams, un membre du Comité éditorial international du WSWS.

New in German

Der Law-and-Order-Wahlkampf der SPD

Peter Schwarz, 17. August 2017

Martin Schulz nutzte einen Auftritt bei RTL, um sich als Hardliner zu präsentieren, der sich in Fragen der inneren Sicherheit von niemandem überbieten lässt.

Trump verteidigt Ausschreitungen in Charlottesville

Barry Grey, 17. August 2017

Die Nazi-freundliche Tirade des amerikanischen Präsidenten während einer Pressekonferenz ist Teil seines kalkulierten Versuchs, in den USA eine faschistische Massenbewegung aufzubauen.

Hinweise auf die Zusammenarbeit des Weißen Hauses mit Neo-Nazis mehren sich

Patrick Martin, 17. August 2017

Der Mord an Heather Heyer in Charlottesville kam nicht aus heiterem Himmel. Mehrere Monate lang war vor der Möglichkeit von Gewalttaten weißer rassistischer Gruppen gewarnt worden.

Mehr als 1.000 Unterschriften gegen Googles Zensur der WSWS

Isaac Finn, 17. August 2017

In den zwei Tagen seit dem Start der WSWS Online Petition haben mehr als tausend Menschen in aller Welt die Petition gegen Googles Zensur unterschrieben.

New in Turkish

Beyaz Saray ve Charlottesville’deki faşist azgınlık

Eric London, 17 Ağustos 2017

Charlottesville’deki olaylar ve Trump’ın anayasaya aykırı faşist bir hareket geliştirme yönelimi, ABD’deki ve tüm dünyadaki işçi sınıfına yönelik bir uyarıdır.

Virginia’daki Nazi saldırısı bir kişinin ölümüne, onlarca kişinin yaralanmasına yol açtı

Eric London, 17 Ağustos 2017

Bir şiddet dalgasını dizginlerinden boşaltan Naziler, Cumartesi gecesi henüz ismi açıklanmamış olan 32 yaşındaki karşıt gösterici bir kadının ölümüne yol açtılar.

Ağustos silahları

Alex Lantier, 17 Ağustos 2017

Rakip kapitalist hükümetler, yüzyıl önceki siyasi ataları gibi, ancak bu kez gezegeni yok edebilecek nükleer silahların kullanımını kapsayan dünya savaşına yol açacak bir dinamiği harekete geçiriyorlar.

Trump’ın Kuzey Kore’ye yönelik nükleer savaş tehdidi

Bill Van Auken, 17 Ağustos 2017

ABD Başkanı Donald Trump’ın yoksul ve ezilen Kuzey Kore ulusuna karşı “dünyanın daha önce görmediği ateş ve öfke” saldırısı başlatma tehdidi, tüm dünyaya korku ve kaygı dalgaları yaydı.

Fransa, ABD’nin yaptırım tehditlerine rağmen İran ile ticari bağlarını canlandırıyor

Kumaran Ira, 17 Ağustos 2017

Fransa, İran’a kısa süre önce uygulanan ABD yaptırımlarına rağmen, İran’ın uranyum zenginleştirme programını durduran 2015 nükleer anlaşmasından sonra Tahran ile ticari bağlarını canlandırıyor.

Venezuela ordusu darbe girişiminin bastırıldığını iddia ediyor

Bill Van Auken, 17 Ağustos 2017

Pazar günü, silahlı kuvvetlerin, sağcı muhalefet ve yabancı hükümetler ile bağlantılı “teröristler” ve “paralı askerler” tarafından girişilen bir darbenin ezilmiş olduğu iddia edildi.

Google’ın sol ve ilerici siteleri kara listeye aldığına dair kanıtlar artıyor

Andre Damon, 17 Ağustos 2017

WSWS’ye ve başka solcu sitelere yönelik arama trafiğindeki büyük düşüş, Google’ın arama değerlendirme kuralarındaki değişiklikleri uygulamaya koymasının ardından geldi.

İnternet sansürünü durdurun! Google’ın Dünya Sosyalist Web Sitesi’ni kara listeye almasına son verin!

Dünya Sosyalist Web Sitesi, 17 Ağustos 2017

Tüm okurlarımızı, Dünya Sosyalist Web Sitesi’nin Google sansürüne karşı başlattığı imza kampanyasına katılmaya çağırıyoruz.

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Perspective

Trump’s defense of Nazi violence: The mask comes off

17 August 2017

Trump’s remarks on Tuesday defending Nazi and white supremacist violence have exposed the ugly reality of American capitalism.

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.

Over 1,000 sign petition to demand end to Google blacklisting of WSWS

By Isaac Finn, 16 August 2017

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

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

By Andre Damon, 4 August 2017

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 »

Commentary

The New York Times and “white nationalism”

By Barry Grey, 17 August 2017

The politics of race, whether in the form of anti-black racism or black nationalism, has long been used as an ideological weapon of the capitalist class to divide the working class and impede the struggle for socialism.

Pseudo-left Popular Unity Candidacy campaigns for Catalan separatism

By Alejandro López, 17 August 2017

Last week, the Catalan pseudo-left separatist Popular Unity Candidacy launched its campaign for the referendum on Catalan independence from Spain planned for October 1.

Tamil nationalists back stepped-up police-state repression in Sri Lanka

By K. Nesan, 16 August 2017

Seventy years since the communal Partition of South Asia

By Keith Jones, 16 August 2017

German politicians and media promoted the ideology on display in Charlottesville

By Johannes Stern, 16 August 2017

War in Yemen: Half a million stricken in cholera epidemic

By Niles Niemuth, 15 August 2017

Arts

Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology—A largely untold story

By Charles Bogle, 17 August 2017

This collection samples the work of 14 early women directors (1902-1943). International in scope, the anthology brings to light the important contributions that these directors made to the development of film as an art form.

“The night our eyes changed”
Five musical responses to the Grenfell Tower inferno

By Paul Bond, 16 August 2017

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

By Alejandro López, 14 August 2017

British Library exhibition treats Russian Revolution from a hostile standpoint

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

Workers Struggles

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 »

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.