English http://www.wsws.org/en/ Closure of Appleton, Wisconsin abortion clinic leaves state with two centers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/27/abor-a27.html With the closure of the clinic, the two remaining centers will serve 1.3 million Wisconsin women. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6f35316b-11f3-4561-9d8b-2f29db29ab8A/abor-a27.html 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z Investigation accuses Mexican federal police of summary executions in May 2015 raid http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/27/mexi-a27.html The country’s human rights commission accused the federal police of executing at least 22 suspects during a raid last year on a suspected drug cartel. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/061176ac-93f7-4b38-a295-69874a84c81M/mexi-a27.html 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z New Zealand: Thousands infected by contaminated water in Havelock North http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/27/have-a27.html The precise source of the contamination is not yet known, but waterways have become highly polluted due to intensive and unregulated farming. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e49d804c-c39a-4c8f-a90a-7836662b8ccC/have-a27.html 2016-08-27T05:00:00Z Turkey expands invasion of Syria http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/syri-a26.html Washington’s support for the Turkish invasion is aimed at creating the conditions for a broader intervention to topple the Assad regime. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/eb983f74-e127-48d0-ab64-1d409ebdfe0A/syri-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Clinton highlights Trump’s ultra-right ties to curry favor with establishment Republicans http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/clin-a26.html The Democratic presidential candidate used a speech in Reno, Nevada to step up her right-wing appeal for support from Republicans and conservatives. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7996a86e-2f6d-411a-bc9e-8b0be7b2a6bI/clin-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Death toll in Italian earthquake climbs to more than 250 http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/ital-a26.html Italy’s civil defence organisation and volunteers continue to dig in the hope of saving those still buried alive. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0c37e511-c6ee-4b89-93c9-d937de5d2eeL/ital-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Chakrabarti report refutes claims of rampant anti-Semitism in British Labour Party http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/chak-a26.html Far from calming tensions, the findings have added to the already “toxic atmosphere” inside the Labour Party. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9d8f1171-e745-46de-8fbe-4a7f5011941F/chak-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z EpiPen maker Mylan’s other drug price hikes http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/epip-a26.html Drugmaker Mylan, which increased the price of the EpiPen by over 450 percent, has raised the prices of other drugs by similar amounts. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/252be882-10d3-4c48-a777-8d70b9f2ac4B/epip-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z State trooper kills unarmed deaf man in North Carolina http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/poli-a26.html Daniel Kevin Harris, a 28-year-old deaf man, was one of at least 20 people killed by police across the US over the last week. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2d0969f8-1443-48d9-8458-79d636aa0e7L/poli-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Indiana study finds high rate of opiate addiction in newborns http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/opia-a26.html The disturbing findings of the Indiana study point to the impact of the economic crisis on working people. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/757626d6-76ac-40e1-a8f1-9e4e28a54aaE/opia-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Brazilian students return to the streets over classroom censorship laws http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/braz-a26.html New “schools without parties” laws would allow the firing of teachers for teaching anything from history to evolution to sex education. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f99cadad-34e8-4a7e-a700-562824bd5a7B/braz-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Bipartisan bidding war on budget cuts in Australia http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/shor-a26.html Labor is proposing a united front with the government in order to carry through multi-billion dollar cuts to public health, education and welfare. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ee778007-b7fb-4b16-ae8a-24e25e41cc2O/shor-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Australian “Heart Maps” reveal class divide http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/hear-a26.html The heart disease maps expose a health gulf between the wealthiest areas of the country and the poorest. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/dbf9372b-9127-4d87-bc2a-6bb6b88f76eL/hear-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Cross-party support for sweeping spy powers in New Zealand http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/gcsb-a26.html The ruling elite is erecting the foundations for a police state in preparation to confront social and political opposition. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d85653f7-91ff-4c35-bc2f-d6a37dcd831J/gcsb-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Ethiopian government kills 100 civilians as protests sweep country http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/ethi-a26.html A protest at the Olympics by marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa drew attention to the ongoing government repression in Ethiopia. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c19bfe67-fefc-494e-b5b3-352bdd403b9E/ethi-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Air of crisis overhangs central bankers’ meeting http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/pers-a26.html The central bankers and financial authorities gathered at Jackson Hole have no economic answer to the crisis of the profit system over which they preside. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e651a7ac-787d-44d9-871f-8335bb53d03L/pers-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z SEP presidential candidate Jerry White campaigns at Detroit auto factory http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/pres-a26.html An SEP campaign team encountered widespread hostility to the establishment candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and openness to a socialist alternative. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c8d8cd1e-ab5d-48b3-b378-49d9b4aa360I/pres-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z <em>Anthropoid</em>: A film looks at 1942 assassination of Nazi chief Reinhard Heydrich http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/anth-a26.html The new movie remains on the level of a violent action film, avoiding a more probing look at the Holocaust. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/488a1e2a-d136-49db-98ef-b48b37b46e9H/anth-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/26/wkrs-a26.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/70d6c7ac-cbcb-4f89-8f2d-5b24668e57fL/wkrs-a26.html 2016-08-26T05:00:00Z Russian athletes barred from Paralympic Games http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/para-a25.html In the latest salvo against Russia, the world’s top court of sports has ruled that the country’s disabled athletes cannot participate in the upcoming games. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4b9d0ebf-f1a3-4c9b-954b-761e650474dA/para-a25.html 2016-08-25T06:00:00Z Biden meets with Erdogan, backs Turkish invasion of Syria http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/turk-a25.html The US vice president declared Washington’s support for the escalation, while Russian officials said they were following the invasion with concern. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1cb7e67c-d6d5-4c65-8a75-bbdd005e06dO/turk-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Stop the German government’s preparations for war! http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/pers-a25.html The “Civil Defence Concept” presented by German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière on Wednesday proposes a range of measures to prepare the population for war. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7d61c389-b2d9-4dfc-8f4f-07ce8963f05D/pers-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Devastating earthquake hits Italy http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/erdb-a25.html At least 200 have died, hundreds are still missing, thousands were injured and tens of thousands have been left homeless. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/48936b9d-69c4-4db4-9bdc-cb0476c50d7P/erdb-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z North Korea tests submarine-launched missile http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/kore-a25.html The primary responsibility for escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula lies with the US and its military build-up throughout Asia aimed against China. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7f92445b-0860-4138-93f1-62a01d69f30J/kore-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z French shipbuilder DCNS hit by massive data leak on Scorpene submarine http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/dcns-a25.html The leak has raised concerns about whether DCNS’ multi-billion dollar plans to build submarines for Australia could also be compromised. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ad79de4b-6dba-4449-9e51-8f4acd7bf9bC/dcns-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Newly released emails reveal Clinton ties to CEOs, Persian Gulf despots http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/clin-a25.html The allegations of a “pay to play” relationship between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department largely obscure the essential basis of the corruption of the Clintons. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7f8926cd-9198-4879-89d6-0dc57ffcab0P/clin-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Mass water shutoffs continue in Detroit, Michigan http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/watr-a25.html Water shutoffs affecting 150 customers per day have proceeded without letup during the summer months. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b3815c4b-268e-4bf4-8610-15bec985bb6B/watr-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Flint residents describe conditions of ongoing water crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/flin-a25.html Two residents recount their personal experiences in Flint and express their outrage at the system. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/697baf0b-9ff7-40ac-9f51-658ca227590O/flin-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Pfizer gobbles up cancer drug maker in $14 billion deal http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/drug-a25.html Pfizer will acquire Medivation’s cancer drug Xtandi, which is priced at $129,000 for a year’s treatment. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9a5c67d7-9356-483a-b2d5-633b7719736B/drug-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Judge tosses out Detroit Public Schools lawsuit against teacher “sickouts” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/dpsl-a25.html In the wake of the dissolution of the DPS and the launching of the Detroit Public Schools Community District, the court case against teacher protests has been wrapped up. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f8b66e50-2046-47ed-a4a6-43c008eeb66G/dpsl-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Finland announces defence agreement with the US http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/finl-a25.html Finland’s expanding ties with Washington are part of a broader process that is transforming the Nordic region into another front in the US-led offensive against Moscow. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c14061b0-cdc9-45cf-bd5e-e18c0bdde64G/finl-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Deutsche Bank whistleblower rejects reward, cites collusion between bank and regulators http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/bank-a25.html The former vice-president accused the SEC of not prosecuting leading bank officials because of the incestuous relationship between the bank and the ostensible watchdog. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2235565e-b7cf-47e3-abd6-2a358147749D/bank-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Spain: Pseudo-left Barcelona mayor persecutes migrant street vendors http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/vend-a25.html Under the Ada Colau administration, some 34,473 fines were levied against migrant and refugee street vendors in the first six months of 2016. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f24f1073-c890-45f7-9bcb-627c288401cD/vend-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Papua New Guinean landowners end blockade of major gas project http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/pnge-a25.html Protesting traditional landowners, claiming millions of dollars in unpaid royalties, disrupted vital LNG supplies. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8c1c3005-ab50-4036-813d-da895b43372M/pnge-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z The fight for socialism and the tasks of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/iyss-a25.html This resolution was passed by the Fourth National Congress of t he Socialist Equality Party (US), held from July 31-August 5 in Detroit, Michigan . Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8b62c9af-d711-4936-af61-d9dd81b702eI/iyss-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Pseudo-left line up behind efforts to fashion Labour as Britain’s “Syriza” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/socp-a25.html The Socialist Party and Socialist Workers Party played a lead role in covering for Syriza in Greece and are now seeking to encourage illusions in the supposedly socialist character of the Corbyn campaign. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6e89c4b0-af22-41e6-9c03-ed54c477dd5A/socp-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z “That little space between a smile and a tear” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/25/toot-a25.html The Belgian-born multi-instrumental jazz musician became widely known for his virtuosic harmonica playing. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7a1575d9-2300-4472-9e08-92fb74cfc8cF/toot-a25.html 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Haiti: What the Clinton e-mails reveal about US election-rigging http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/hait-a24.html The e-mails released by the US State Department give details of the imperialist intrigues that installed Michel Martelly as president of Haiti. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6c8c5d7f-475f-401b-8830-fb483be79e1E/hait-a24.html 2016-08-24T06:00:00Z New flashpoint in escalating war: Turkey shells ISIS and Kurdish forces in Syria http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/syri-a24.html Turkey and the US are increasingly working at cross purposes in Syria, further frustrating Washington’s central aim of removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/96a1a24a-d41f-46e6-9dcf-b2cfbfea4c4F/syri-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Obama offers pittance to flood victims in Louisiana http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/loui-a24.html In perfunctory remarks in Louisiana, Obama told victims to look to private charities and volunteers. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/266869cc-c7fc-4f13-9724-8caf8d99d17I/loui-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Louisiana flood victims speak out http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/vidd-a24.html WSWS reporters traveled to Livingston Parish, Louisiana and spoke to flood victims who are stranded at an emergency shelter after historic floods destroyed more than 40,000 homes. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/48232194-e738-4d07-b84b-8c52e873d5dC/vidd-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Britain: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn outlines policies for “wealth creation” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/corb-a24.html Corbyn routinely proclaims that he is for a “new politics,” but this amounts to only a handful of limited measures that do nothing to challenge the stranglehold of the super-rich over society. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b4c54f30-dce6-4629-a996-bf59f8f05ebF/corb-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z UK junior doctors defiance of government contract curtailed by BMA http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/doct-a24.html The Conservative government intends to enforce a revised contract—which has already caused five nationwide strikes and was overwhelmingly rejected in July—on junior doctors. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/02d1cd23-a009-4f23-8c3a-cf7046592e9K/doct-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z German interior minister supports partial ban on the burqa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/burq-a24.html The campaign in Germany for domestic repression and war is assuming ever more openly racist forms. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4ea4db8e-44c8-426a-9dba-cb62efdf0c1F/burq-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z German population told to stockpile food in case of war http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/defe-a24.html Germany’s new civil defence plan underscores how the issue of war has returned to daily life 75 years after the catastrophe of World War II. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/35c2a1ba-aea4-4370-96f2-9eb1c9373d6L/defe-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Volkswagen production halt affects almost 30,000 workers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/volk-a24.html The hard-line position of company headquarters toward suppliers is part of a massive attack on workers. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/43b79637-82ac-4c7b-b58d-bfd77103d55E/volk-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z New York politicians maneuver to support charter schools http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/prek-s24.html Democrats and Republicans are aiding the privatization of public education by seeking to exemptions for charter schools from state regulations. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2e3fadfe-582c-4c8b-9142-a5ded179ec8G/prek-s24.html 2016-09-24T05:00:00Z Mining giant’s record loss highlights Australian economy’s reversal http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/bhpb-a24.html BHP Billiton’s plight underscores the depth of the world slump and the particular vulnerability of Australian capitalism. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/1b69fec3-97d5-4a61-88a7-d053b6248b7L/bhpb-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Hanoi scales back Australian attempt to commemorate Vietnam War battle http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/ltvn-a24.html The actions of the Vietnamese authorities were greeted with arrogant indignation by the Australian government. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c47a8733-d807-4fb8-b1fd-ce89d534025L/ltvn-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Nepal’s Maoist prime minister walks a tightrope between India and China http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/nepa-a24.html The political turmoil in the small landlocked country has been fuelled by rising US-driven geo-political tensions across Asia. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6b26e1f1-a647-4f1e-8bb1-8d7bd7b6552M/nepa-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Biden’s blank check to the Baltic states: US will wage war on Russia in your defense http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/pers-a24.html Vice President Biden said Washington’s commitment to militarily defend the tiny states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia was a matter of America’s “sacred honor.” Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6778f083-42d7-4ce7-af42-f46f8568aabH/pers-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Perspectives and Tasks of the Socialist Equality Party http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/res1-a24.html The Socialist Equality Party in the US held its Fourth National Congress from July 31 to August 5 in Detroit, Michigan. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d24eca27-7982-4b12-a6a2-11519dd1d52M/res1-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z SEP presidential candidate Jerry White on impact of “Welfare Reform” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/vide-a24.html SEP presidential candidate Jerry White issued this statement on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of "Welfare Reform," signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/3c803193-51b0-4cf7-92cc-68463ede527L/vide-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Twenty years since the Clintons gutted the federal welfare system http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/24/tanf-a24.html The embrace of “ending welfare as we know it” marked a fundamental shift to the right in the Democratic Party and capitalist politics as a whole. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a3423b6c-caf8-47c7-8a47-7717af4b387G/tanf-a24.html 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z US-South Korean war games inflame Asian tensions http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/uskr-a23.html While nominally aimed against North Korea, the exercises consolidate Washington’s military alliance with Seoul as it makes preparations for conflict with China. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e9137f00-fa82-4e39-8bbf-f197c0b6b74M/uskr-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Divisions rise inside EU at summit between Germany, France and Italy http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/vent-a23.html Amid the escalating crisis unleashed by the Brexit vote, the remaining major EU powers barely succeeded in papering over the divisions between them. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f2b7163f-1511-4b70-a3d2-23bf664bbdaA/vent-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Over 1,800 extra-judicial killings under new Philippine government http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/phil-a23.html The official figures—at least double the media estimates—reveal that Duterte has launched a crusade of mass murder under the guise of a “war on drugs.” Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4369e630-1f1c-4104-b3bd-c37bf5402e1F/phil-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Britain: Labour’s anti-Corbyn plotters plan rival parliamentary grouping http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/coup-a23.html The Labour Co-op plan is being put forward as a way that the party right wing can avoid moving straight to a breakaway grouping, where they might struggle to muster any support. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/81897683-761b-41a5-883b-93a631c83dfH/coup-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Clinton campaigns among the millionaires and billionaires http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/cash-a23.html The Democratic presidential candidate has only two public events for the rest of August—and 54 fundraising events with the wealthy backers who are her real base of support. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/26812ef5-b6c5-483d-ab12-85b3e6be74dH/cash-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Majority of New York City residents cannot afford to buy their own homes http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/home-a23.html The rising price of homes coupled with stagnant or declining wages in the wealthiest city in the country means that only those with the highest incomes can afford to own their homes. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4e7e98c4-6f99-4f44-9664-dda70db84dbN/home-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z UK: Strike action at historic low, and unions work to keep it that way http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/stri-a23.html The virtual disappearance of strikes during a period when workers’ jobs, wages, and conditions have been under unparalleled attack is a damning indictment of the trade unions. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/5cecc86d-c9ac-4573-a794-881ed9df0a7D/stri-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Trade unions work to suppress German hospital strikes http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/hosp-a23.html With some difficulty, the trade unions managed to suppress the justifiable anger over poor working conditions and inadequate pay at hospitals. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7fd10a70-673a-42e4-810b-f78a3fca1e1C/hosp-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Appalling conditions in Greek refugee camps http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/refu-a23.html The mainstream media has gone silent on refugees in Greece, but the suffering of these people, fleeing war and poverty, continues without interruption. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8f7eacc6-f49e-4cd8-a9ca-becb487eac2A/refu-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Mounting calls for Australian universities to slash enrolments http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/aust-a23.html The corporate elite is calling for universities to be subordinated ever-more directly to the immediate profit needs of big business. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9248c412-b235-4869-bc72-fe4b669d32bL/aust-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z North Korean official defects as US pressure on Pyongyang intensifies http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/nkor-a23.html Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/99b74962-fce8-4c55-8c50-c7561096fd7B/nkor-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z British Columbia Liberals impose anti-Chinese property transfer tax http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/cana-a23.html The political elite and corporate media are scapegoating Chinese investors for skyrocketing house prices caused by rampant speculation and the failure to invest in social housing. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2819eab3-37ec-4ecd-a0f8-224f60ac72aK/cana-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Twenty years since Clinton’s welfare “reform” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/pers-a23.html The Clintons’ welfare bill marked the complete abandonment by the Democratic Party of the policy of liberal reform associated with Roosevelt’s New Deal in the 1930s and Johnson’s War on Poverty in the mid-1960s. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/757ef842-5429-476e-bbc7-dd8c724f905O/pers-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z More anti-Russian propaganda from the New York Times http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/kram-a23.html Precedents for such exercises in state propaganda in the guise of journalism have ended with mass killings, the toppling of governments and, in many cases, the murder of government leaders portrayed as the incarnation of evil. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/739175ee-e80c-4d06-a75a-e59312a8826G/kram-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z International Socialist Organization promotes Jill Stein, Green Party as “anti-capitalist” http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/gree-a23.html What the ISO describes as an “anti-capitalist” amendment to the Greens' platform is in fact a tactical maneuver and a declaration of hostility to socialism. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0a3734cb-909c-4182-9282-c485a7bb7e7E/gree-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: The Americas http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/08/23/wkrs-a23.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/049fd43d-e947-4504-b293-7b6f40d21dfL/wkrs-a23.html 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z