English http://www.wsws.org/en/ Death toll in Istanbul airport attack rises to 41 http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/ista-j30.html The massacre is the tragic yet predictable outcome of the NATO powers' backing of Al Qaeda-linked forces in their war for regime-change in Syria. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/350b8a2e-77e5-4445-9ac4-0a89b9f6da7L/ista-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Sanders’ “political revolution” revealed: Nationalist reaction and support for Clinton http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/pers-j30.html The sorry and reactionary outcome of Sanders’ “political revolution” is not only his own total integration into the Democratic Party, but his emergence as spokesman for its most nationalist wing. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8515b48c-4991-4078-9d45-18ba71030a9H/pers-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z EU maintains hard line toward UK over Brexit http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/brex-j30.html While officially expressing dismay over the result of the Brexit referendum, EU leaders now see it as an opportunity to turn the EU into an aggressive military power. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/06294425-e4e7-4bef-ad8f-70556c24b48G/brex-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Candidates line up in UK Conservative leadership contest http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/tori-j30.html Former London Mayor Boris Johnson today quit the leadership race after it became clear that not only was he unacceptable to the Remain wing of the party, but he was considered unreliable by the euro-sceptics. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/71e9e830-dd27-45dd-8250-6d31926dec1B/tori-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Brexit vote highlights deepening crisis in global economy http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/econ-j30.html The Brexit outcome has revealed acute problems in the “quantitative easing” program that the world’s major central banks have used to sustain the global financial system over the past eight years. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/5d68ca48-92d1-4fb9-9ea3-3bf58bb6f03C/econ-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z UK Labour right wing mounts leadership challenge against Corbyn http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/corb-j30.html The coup against Corbyn is considered vital to the ability of the British ruling class to safeguard its interests globally. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4a3fc6f4-aa38-40bb-8f7b-9cb31391f28F/corb-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Thousands turn up for cancelled “Remain in EU” rallies throughout the UK http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/rema-j30.html The purpose of those addressing the rally was to exploit the frustration and anger of young people at the referendum result and its consequences. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9d9e05db-6689-4e09-9609-e43d640ab45P/rema-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Spanish interior minister used state apparatus to topple opponents http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/spai-j30.html The “Fernándezgate” recordings, which show Interior Minister Jorge Fernández Díaz conspiring against political opponents, expose the disintegration of democratic forms of rule in Spain. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d355545b-2986-4845-97d7-e8f7936a5d7D/spai-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z The Australian Labor Party and the “Gonski” school funding fraud http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/gons-j30.html While Labor’s planned education funding is a hoax, its plans for regressive new measures against public school teachers are immediate and real. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/28944f75-e88e-4f7e-91f1-4b18ed73ca7M/gons-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Law-and-order campaign follows sentencing in Stanford sexual assault case http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/stan-j30.html The California state legislature is poised to enact new mandatory sentencing laws that will greatly expand the prison population and the police powers of the state. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8c6aa617-ad30-4f92-b70c-80aa68622d6E/stan-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z North American summit dominated by Brexit fallout and geopolitical rivalries http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/nasu-j30.html Obama took a direct swipe at China, warning that if the three North American countries did not act together, other countries in Asia would write the rules of global trade. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f24618c3-f1b9-436a-afd8-940bbb0ef53O/nasu-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Dow Chemical slashes 2,500 jobs ahead of DuPont merger http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/dowc-j30.html The layoffs, which will hit workers in Michigan, North Carolina and Japan, are just the beginning of the bloodletting being prepared by the merging chemical giants. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7d305a26-14fa-4518-b347-e92689e05e7J/dowc-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Australian artists and industry professionals oppose funding cuts http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/arta-j30.html Consecutive Labor and Coalition governments have slashed millions of dollars in funding to a range of artistic disciplines and cultural institutions. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/92a4f8a1-e724-4c00-897b-a899d9e362bG/arta-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z The right-wing, racialist attacks on the film <em>Free State of Jones</em> http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/blow-j30.html <em>Free State of Jones</em>, about a white farmer in Mississippi who led an insurrection against the Confederacy from 1863 to 1865, has come under sharp attack from the “new right” of identity politics advocates. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/082423fa-d48d-4f82-a813-4308d9c3aa0J/blow-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z The international significance of the Australian election http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/aust-j30.html The political volatility and instability of Australian politics is another symptom of the deepening crisis of global capitalism, sharply expressed in the British vote to leave the European Union. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/31515222-6605-4c27-a5a6-cb8f81c5d78F/aust-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z The Greens’ Adam Bandt promotes a ruling coalition with Labor http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/30/band-j30.html The Greens MP has reassured the ruling elite of the Greens’ commitment to a “stable” and “responsible” parliament. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/bd703010-ca89-4a3d-a056-6d689edb025N/band-j30.html 2016-06-30T05:00:00Z Tensions erupt at Brussels summit on British exit from EU http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/euro-j29.html The European Union is aggressively pressing for Britain to speed up the process of withdrawal and renegotiation of treaties and trade relations with the 27-member bloc. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/def655a9-d4bd-4335-9a80-2229ba4b97cO/euro-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z The West Virginia floods and America's class divide http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/pers-j29.html While the immediate trigger for the floods was record-setting rainfall, like all natural disasters, the extent of the damage and its human impact were determined by conditions that are man-made. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/dfdf2e7f-105e-4e1a-9f28-0a94fd8f027M/pers-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z In right-wing putsch, UK Labour MPs deliver overwhelming anti-Corbyn vote http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/corb-j29.html The motivation of the parliamentary Labour Party is not their professed concern that Corbyn could not win a general election, but their fear that he very well might. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/24ff5b2b-489a-4dd9-b92b-f02760d341aE/corb-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Brexit crisis poses disintegration of United Kingdom http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/scot-j29.html The Scottish National Party is sounding out the EU and its member states to explore whether Scotland could retain EU membership if the UK leaves. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/56db1846-474b-4c23-86b2-5fd5d399d7eO/scot-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Workers at two UK rail companies strike against threat to jobs and safety http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/rail-j29.html On all existing driver-only operations there are no conductors or onboard staff, other than the revenue inspectors. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ca453877-5a74-4307-b011-9f82976b9daI/rail-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z After Brexit: Berlin calls for German-European military union http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/germ-j29.html Following the initial shock over the result of the Brexit referendum, the German elite is attempting to exploit the crisis to exert their economic and political dominance within the EU. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6f923909-727f-4df7-9a03-56d9e8a8a29G/germ-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Dozens killed in bomb attacks at Istanbul airport http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/turk-j29.html The death toll has mounted in the second major terrorist attack on a European airport in three months. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/73c11b74-f279-4954-8d07-c7fb7865a40L/turk-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Teachers union reaches agreement with Mexican government as blockades spread http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/mexi-j29.html The CNTE and Morena are maneuvering to prevent opposition to education reform from developing into a direct confrontation between the working class and the Peña Nieto government. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7d4c301f-caf2-4d21-bdef-6f34f0ca2c5M/mexi-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Obama’s war in Iraq and the third battle of Fallujah http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/iraq-j29.html The “liberation” of Fallujah, touted as a victory, has already inflamed sectarian conflicts and set the stage for further escalation of the Obama administration’s renewed war in Iraq. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b416eeaf-e1ed-4985-9147-377ca3f9323L/iraq-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z US Congressional report on Benghazi leaves roots of attack in the dark http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/beng-j29.html The partisan Republican probe produced no new evidence indicting its principal target, the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/5a2dc076-8ac6-4c6d-b185-c8e6ec84b81K/beng-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Illinois public sector devastated as budget impasse approaches one-year mark http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/illi-j29.html Many parts of state and local government will soon run out of money as the Democratic-controlled state legislature and the Republican governor continue wrangling over how to slash public services. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6b700043-467f-4d93-88c3-380566ba289H/illi-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Pennsylvania school districts face catastrophic funding crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/penn-j29.html Financially distressed school districts are axing staff and educational programs and increasing class sizes in an effort to offset budget cuts that have taken a damaging toll. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/721a4d3d-7e78-4556-8c88-3cd54fc28f0M/penn-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Trudeau blocks inquiry into Canada’s role in torture of Afghan detainees http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/cana-29-06-j29.html Like the Conservatives, the Liberals are determined to cover up for the war crimes of the military which they view as vital for asserting the global interests of Canadian capitalism. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f10e2d28-a28a-4f71-84d9-3cbdf01d95cA/cana-29-06-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z One in six Australians experience food insecurity http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/food-j29.html The Foodbank report revealed that many charities could not meet the rising demand for food aid, resulting in 43,000 people being turned away empty-handed every month. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7fd6c8e1-05ec-4bdc-982f-f8c75740acdM/food-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Socialist Alliance: A pseudo-left ally of the Greens http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/pseu-j29.html Socialist Alliance is not only falsely promoting the Greens as a progressive alternative to Labor and the Liberals, but is considering liquidating itself into this capitalist party. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a28a33f8-8e05-45e9-8d1b-d3be7c18c47A/pseu-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Glen Lazarus Team promotes nationalism and xenophobia http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/laza-j29.html Lazarus blames all of the current economic and social woes on foreign governments, corporations or workers. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/763e7ea3-20a1-46c9-9737-c839a2ce35bM/laza-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Video: SEP Presidential candidate Jerry White discusses US elections, lessons of Sanders campaign http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/jwvd-j29.html Jerry White spoke with SEP National Secretary Joseph Kishore in a live Facebook discussion on the current state of the US election campaign and its global context. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b6d675a3-a84a-4a19-9082-0360faba27fN/jwvd-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z Further steps in finding an Earth-like planet outside the solar system http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/29/kepl-j29.html The prospects of finding another planet similar to our own are steadily increasing. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7360c322-41d6-4750-b926-47098cadcf5B/kepl-j29.html 2016-06-29T05:00:00Z EU leaders call for rapid British exit and European military buildup http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/euro-j28.html The European Union is making plans for increased austerity and an independent military policy, setting the stage for explosive international conflicts, including with the US. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/30c26219-26ee-407c-94d0-33e15392218O/euro-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Financial market turmoil continues in wake of Brexit vote http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/econ-j28.html British government leaders have issued statements claiming they have the situation under control, but to no avail as financial markets continue to plummet. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/58bf4cc5-0d0c-49d4-8f75-6e729ae4afcM/econ-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Australian politicians appeal for “strong government” after Brexit vote http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/brex-j28.html Nervous pleas for a “stable” majority government have been accompanied by corporate media demands for harsh austerity measures. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/13e6f5fb-bada-4fe6-9e1a-168eb8310edE/brex-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Russian president seeks closer economic and strategic ties in Beijing http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/puti-j28.html The two countries are being driven closer together by fears of the growing danger of war posed by the United States. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9f127a2d-84aa-420b-bcd9-e048f9f9cc7G/puti-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Massive rally in Mexico City condemns massacre of Oaxaca teachers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/cnte-j28.html A week after the police massacre of teachers and their supporters in Oaxaca, people across Mexico continue occupations and to disrupt of highway traffic in protest. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e9f6ec15-712a-4150-810a-5340b0c1cb4H/cnte-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Download the Socialist Equality Party How-To-Vote card http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/htvc-j28.html Download the SEP How-To-Vote cards for the Senate in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, and for the lower house electorates of Grayndler and Blaxland in Sydney, and Wills in Melbourne. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/69fe6d75-5d00-446d-81e2-542f8373f3cM/htvc-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z US Supreme Court strikes down Texas anti-abortion law http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/abor-j28.html In a 5-3 decision the Supreme Court invalidated two provisions of a Texas law that deliberately imposed burdensome requirements intended to close medical clinics that provide abortion services. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/59f10bda-5ee1-4565-b397-558ffbb0ec8E/abor-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Elizabeth Warren campaigns with Clinton as possible running mate http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/warr-j28.html Warren’s “progressivism” and rhetorical denunciations of Wall Street would be leveraged to convince disappointed Sanders supporters to vote for Clinton in November. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1332b6bf-76a4-44e6-ad41-d302211b2c3D/warr-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Violent confrontation at Sacramento racist demonstration leaves 10 injured http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/sacr-j28.html Ten people were left injured, at least three critically, after a violent clash between a fascist white nationalist group and counter-demonstrators at the California state capitol. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b7a803c5-d8fa-47cf-9623-25ddacad0b9N/sacr-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z UAW exposes secret 2014 deal with Volkswagen to recognize union http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/uawv-j28.html Behind the backs of workers who had voted to reject UAW affiliation, the union tops conspired with management to unilaterally impose the UAW on a recalcitrant workforce. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/cd7382f2-e17b-4812-8acc-46453541a16B/uawv-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z IG Metall trade union backs Volkswagen board http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/igme-j28.html IG Metall sprang to the support of management, which is exploiting the emission scandal to impose the biggest ever attacks on jobs, wages and conditions. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ede3fef2-935a-44e5-ad7a-6c48759102aL/igme-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Government’s “plan for safe El Salvador” fuels death squads http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/salv-j28.html El Salvador's state and gang violence and its strong relation with stagnant poverty, have led one-fifth of Salvadorans to emigrate. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8f8c6481-ef1e-4bfc-9f68-d4ef8de4c08E/salv-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Indian Stalinists try to paper over deep rift over tie-up with Congress Party http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/cpim-j28.html The CPM leadership has effectively given its West Bengal unit the green light to continue its alliance with the big business Congress Party. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/635f033f-b5b2-4721-a6d2-3943ed27afcI/cpim-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Australian Labor’s fraudulent apprenticeship scheme http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/appr-j28.html Over the past four years, under both Labor and the Coalition, the number of apprenticeships has plummeted from 516,000 to 295,000. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0a708f5f-e7fd-41b8-95d2-2b684386743K/appr-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Oppose the coup plot against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/pers-j28.html With the ruling elite facing its deepest political crisis since World War 2, the highest echelons of the British state have concluded that no oppositional sentiment to austerity, militarism and war can be tolerated. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/af4566e4-9b5c-413c-8a82-3c48702ba45G/pers-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z <em>Free State of Jones</em>: Three cheers! http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/free-j28.html Gary Ross’s film is a fictional account of an intriguing, but little known chapter in American history. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d97745a2-6ac1-4f95-9daf-9ac48070584P/free-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z SEP rallies present socialist answer to war and austerity http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/sepa-j28.html For the first time, the SEP streamed the Sydney meeting live on its Facebook page, enabling people to participate across Australia and internationally. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/60b5989a-9b71-43a4-aefd-d056fb0b8e3J/sepa-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z US presidential candidate Jerry White addresses SEP election rallies in Australia http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/whit-j28.html Jerry White spoke to Australian audiences on the need for the international unity of the working class against war, inequality and the capitalist system. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/724523ac-3d3f-4741-b55a-ae9bfebeabaD/whit-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Participants at SEP rallies speak about war, Brexit, the social crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/intv-j28.html Workers and youth attending the Socialist Equality Party’s final election meetings in Australia discuss major political and historical questions. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8aff4ad6-29e0-47d7-ab4a-fae130fa4d4F/intv-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Social roots of the West Virginia floods http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/wvir-j28.html Every “natural disaster” contains within it a social disaster. As with Hurricane Katrina, or the lead contamination of Flint, Michigan, the flooding in West Virginia reveals the real class relations of American society. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9203f4dc-674c-48c3-9920-8ba2fec76c8E/wvir-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Grocery workers vote to strike in Southern California http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/ufcw-j28.html After three months without a contract, grocery workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons vote to strike. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fb37b40d-f5de-4941-b816-be2abf31003E/ufcw-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/28/wkrs-j28.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a72022ec-262e-4108-aee2-9a361f1993fK/wkrs-j28.html 2016-06-28T05:00:00Z After Brexit, mounting warnings of global slump and financial panic http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/econ-j27.html The ongoing sell-off in global financial markets comes amid a chorus of warnings by international institutions that the world economy faces a deepening crisis. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/25a419c7-cffd-4cab-a64a-1cf7daaee0aC/econ-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z The way forward after the Brexit referendum http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/pers-j27.html The only certainty in the aftermath of the Leave vote is that the assault on the working class will be intensified, as the ruling elite demand greater sacrifices in the “national interest.” Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fa39f4c1-fda3-4521-961c-fc78e6739e9P/pers-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Clinton seizes on Brexit vote to tout her credentials as defender of Washington’s global interests http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/clin-j27.html Clinton responded to the British vote to leave the EU by reaffirming her claim to be the most qualified commander-in-chief for American imperialism in a crisis situation. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/856e5f56-e0a3-4255-8b71-9bbcdca5c67N/clin-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Amid mass abstention, right-wing PP wins Spanish elections http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/espa-j27.html The result is particularly humiliating for the Unidos Podemos led by Pablo Iglesias, the coalition put together by the Stalinist-led United Left and Podemos. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/bde01717-3ae6-4eb9-b086-a5ca7b4bbc3B/espa-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Taiwanese airline cabin crews strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/taiw-j27.html The walk-out highlights the growing anger more broadly throughout the Taiwanese working class. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/3183d352-f119-4cbf-81ca-d2de4678954I/taiw-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Divided Supreme Court rejects challenge to affirmative action http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/affi-j27.html The protracted and embittered litigation over affirmative action highlights the policy’s central importance to the political, corporate and military establishment. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7ec21f4d-68a8-4f4a-903b-73363851d5aI/affi-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Southern West Virginia communities devastated by flash floods http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/wvir-j27.html Remote towns in the mountainous coalfield region of the state are assessing the destruction from last week’s historic flooding. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/aee0add3-17a1-468d-ab4f-c46d0a7e5c9G/wvir-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Michigan governor signs Detroit Public Schools dissolution measures http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/dpst-j27.html Hundreds of teachers and parents turned out for a town hall informational meeting called by local Democrats to explain the legislative deal which will terminate the Detroit Public Schools. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f3f62eb1-cd1e-43bf-9734-15d383e401fJ/dpst-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Detroit teachers and parents speak out against public school reorganization http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/ints-j27.html Teachers and parents spoke to the WSWS at a public town hall meeting held in the wake of the legislative deal to dissolve the 174-year-old Detroit Public Schools. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e6d09d53-a596-461e-853c-8249ce31360M/ints-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Michigan public school teacher messages of solidarity with Mexican teachers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/soli-j27.html Michigan public school teachers express their support for teachers in Oaxaca and throughout Mexico in the face of last week’s government massacre. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7eda969a-d4f6-4503-86f8-f2206425aa9L/soli-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Half of ArcelorMittal workers abstain as USW pushes through concessions deal http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/arce-j27.html The deal paves the way for an accelerated attack on the jobs, wages, health and retiree benefits of workers at the US facilities owned by the world’s largest steelmaking company. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/707cc61c-95e8-4839-8e8a-5617d3cf323I/arce-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Australian youth face historic social reversal http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/yout-j27.html Today’s young people confront higher unemployment , more insecure work, increased housing costs, greater debts and higher tuition fees than earlier generations. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/3d3eef7c-1084-4a50-a9b3-f1964744d73C/yout-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z New Zealand extends military deployment in Iraq http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/iqnz-j27.html Under the pretext of fighting terrorism, New Zealand soldiers are assisting the predatory US war to dominate the Middle East. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d897201b-949f-4a94-83c7-b6c46c21f30P/iqnz-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z World Wealth Report 2016: The number of German millionaires increases http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/mill-j27.html Along with the US, Japan and China, Germany is one of the four countries with the most millionaires in the world. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fbb8ca79-7deb-474b-bd2d-932cf0ec455F/mill-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Socialist Alternative promotes Labor and the Greens as “lesser evil” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/salt-j27.html “Lesser evilism” has long been the pseudo-lefts’ stock-in-trade at election time, but it takes on added political significance amid the deepening crisis of the two-party system. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/70f11a1e-bb51-45fa-9189-1fb8e8c7db4I/salt-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z The Australian election’s “save Medicare” fraud http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/medi-j27.html For four decades, the reality has been one of a relentless assault on public health care by Labor and Coalition governments alike. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/03cd973b-c89f-41cf-843e-b2abe381ceeN/medi-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Nurses unions shut down emerging strike wave http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/lamc-j27.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> spoke to nurses on the picket line in Los Angeles who were eager to continue the fight against for-profit health care. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/29b100e0-e67b-4a6b-9aa1-8861ea69192A/lamc-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Minnesota nurses union ends strike without new contract http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/alli-j27.html As the week-long walkout by Minnesota nurses concludes, nurses have been ordered back to work without the slightest concession from Allina Health executives. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/71b7e38a-5a6e-49fb-b7a0-8855a57f753N/alli-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z This week in history: June 27-July 3 http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/27/twih-j27.html This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a50e6fb9-3e98-491c-8a78-fa2f1515c65H/twih-j27.html 2016-06-27T05:00:00Z Brexit vote intensifies conflicts within European Union http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/euro-j25.html The process of European integration begun just after World War II, intended to build political institutions that would make a new world war impossible, is unraveling. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2b071f70-2ffb-489a-b357-661f73ff165P/euro-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z UK vote to Leave the European Union triggers economic and political crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/brex-j25.html The result of the UK referendum has sent a seismic shock not only through Britain, but also through Europe and the world. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fb4642cb-2242-4046-a790-8bc3e77bda8K/brex-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z UK “leave” vote batters financial markets http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/mark-j25.html The British pound plunged to a 31-year low, European stock markets crashed and US markets erased their gains for the year following the Brexit vote. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0f1faade-b4ea-45e6-ae73-396ff96f2b0L/mark-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Spain’s elections intensify crisis of bourgeois rule http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/spai-j25.html Whatever unstable coalition of parties could emerge after the June 26 elections, it will be deeply hostile to the growing militancy in the European working class. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/86f4de44-3a0c-40d5-8389-bf8ea1b721aJ/spai-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Bernie Sanders confirms he will vote for Clinton http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/sand-j25.html The Vermont senator has not officially suspended his campaign, but he has done everything short of formally endorsing Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d17ce1a3-3c35-492f-bb4c-c9c4b98922cJ/sand-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Congressional Democrats stage “sit-in” stunt on gun control http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/dems-j25.html Congressional Democrats demanded that the House vote on reactionary legislation which would expand the repressive scope of the government's secret “no-fly” list. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/3a3d8b0e-fa63-4fce-86bf-bffd9b1a03fM/dems-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Flash floods kill dozens, prompt state of emergency in West Virginia http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/wvir-j25.html Flooding across the state of West Virginia Thursday swept away houses, damaged bridges and roads, and killed at least fifteen people. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/20869853-6088-4273-a17e-d0b5e6804fbN/wvir-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Egyptian military regime steps up repression as food becomes unaffordable http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/egyp-j25.html In the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis and the political upheavals following Mubarak’s ouster in 2011, Egypt’s economy has gone into free fall. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/13726669-abb9-480d-b90a-5c10eb28090L/egyp-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Papua New Guinea student leaders invoke “reconciliation” to shut down protests http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/pngs-j25.html The SRC’s perspective—limited calls for the prime minister’s removal—has brought the protest movement, at this point, to a dead-end. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/bac35560-1fcc-4f1f-b1eb-db57d5527d7G/pngs-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z The Oaxaca massacre and the eruption of class struggle in Mexico http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/pers-j25.html The resurgence of class struggle expressed in the protests of Mexican teachers is part of a growing radicalization of workers internationally. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ba0612f5-f088-4548-bfa6-1cb2b65f424C/pers-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z SEP candidate opposes Greens and Labor on refugees and war http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/foru-j25.html Will Fulgenzi explained the SEP’s socialist perspective and its opposition to the nationalist, pro-war policies of Labor, the Greens and the pseudo-left Socialist Alliance. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/44b415b0-d3e0-49d6-9516-7d0b86cf158K/foru-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Queensland SEP candidate discusses socialism and war on 4ZZZ radio http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/4zzz-j25.html Mike Head’s interview began with the 1917 Russian Revolution and outlined the danger of war, the attack on basic democratic rights and the need for a genuinely socialist alternative. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6fe3f40d-0ef9-4514-b920-f659f8db0f3D/4zzz-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z <em>25 April</em>: Animated documentary on New Zealand’s role in the Gallipoli invasion http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/apri-j25.html The film shows the horrors of war but fails to challenge the nationalist mythology surrounding the Anzacs. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1292b1f9-f238-4a47-96bf-39065c1ce19C/apri-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Kaiser Permanente nurses in Los Angeles on strike again http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/lamc-j25.html Nurses launched a four-day strike at Kaiser’s Los Angeles Medical Center, fighting for back pay, better wages, adequate staffing and patients’ safety. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/38532cf6-92b7-4fb0-a389-5d937e2d712E/lamc-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Delta Airlines pilots hold protest over stalled contract talks http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/delt-j25.html With the airline recording massive profits, pilots are seeking to recoup concessions including average pay cuts of over 40 percent. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c7ea86be-dddd-4391-a6cc-0dda33a6d0aB/delt-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/25/labo-j25.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1003ef9e-3a30-4bd7-83b6-a0c63c90f5bI/labo-j25.html 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z UK vote to leave the European Union triggers economic and political crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/24/brex-j24.html The result of the UK referendum has sent a seismic shock, not only through Britain but Europe and the world. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d120ce74-759c-407d-a06d-50760a5a123K/brex-j24.html 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z State Department Syria memo: Setting the stage for war with Russia http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/06/24/pers-j24.html The frustration expressed by the 51 State Department signatories is with the failure not just of Obama’s Syria policy, but of US imperialism’s entire Middle East strategy. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/56f609e7-eb08-422c-bb3e-65efbd273feN/pers-j24.html 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z