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By Nick Barrickman, 26 May 2017
The cuts would be phased in over a period of 10 years and are of a piece with the broader budget, which would inflict an unprecedented $3.6 trillion in austerity.
By Nick Beams, 26 May 2017
The sharp reaction of the Chinese finance ministry to the Moody’s downgrade decision signifies that that economic and political contradictions facing the Xi Jinping regime are increasing.
By Shelley Connor, 26 May 2017
On May 23, research group Equilar revealed that CEO compensation rose by 8.5 percent in 2016, at more than twice the rate of workers’ pay in the same period
By Bill Van Auken, 26 May 2017
Temer’s about-face on a decree giving the army policing powers came amid a wave of criticism of the measure as illegitimate and renewed calls for the president’s ouster.
By Robert Stevens, 26 May 2017
There is no innocent explanation for the fact that the Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was able to travel to Libya, Syria, Turkey and the UK without interference.
By Warren Duzak, 26 May 2017
In a survey of 1,435 construction workers in six major southern US cities, Nashville ranked number one in the frequency of injuries.
By Johannes Stern, 26 May 2017
The first trip by US President Donald Trump to Europe has exposed the deep rift in the transatlantic alliance.
By Tom Hall, 26 May 2017
The Fourth Circuit’s ruling declared that Trump’s executive order “drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination.”
By , 26 May 2017
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By Eric London, 26 May 2017
Workers flooded the International Amazon Workers Voice with exposures of horrible conditions at the company’s plants across the world.
By Nick Rodriguez, 26 May 2017
Over 20 immigrant workers have filed charges with the National Labor Relations Board against their former employer, EZ Industrial Solutions, after being fired for participating in the protest on February 16.
By Niles Niemuth, 26 May 2017
Contrary to the racialist narrative depicting a country hopelessly riven by racial division, the number of interracial marriages and popular approval are at an all-time high in the United States.
By Kate Randall, 26 May 2017
The AHCA would leave 23 million fewer insured by 2026, slashing $824 billion from Medicaid and driving up premiums for older Americans and those with preexisting conditions.
By Tom Peters, 26 May 2017
The Meat Workers Union has accepted the closure of Silver Fern Farms’ factory in the South Island town, which is part of a wave of job cuts and attacks on meat workers.
By Roger Jordan, 26 May 2017
The Greens’ right-wing character has been underscored by their naming of a prominent ruling-class strategist and enforcer of austerity to lead talks with the Liberals and NDP.
By Shannon Jones, 26 May 2017
All those arrested had legal, permanent resident status, but were nonetheless detained.
By Samuel Davidson and Evan Winters, 26 May 2017
The WSWS recently interviewed workers and unemployed people in southwestern Pennsylvania, a former coal mining region.
By James Cogan, 26 May 2017
China’s foreign ministry said the move “undermined China’s sovereignty and security,” and risked causing “unexpected air and sea accidents.”
By Eric London, 26 May 2017
A new book provides insight into how the Democratic Party attempted to manipulate popular opposition to war and inequality to advance the interests of the American financial aristocracy.
By Keith Jones, 26 May 2017
Among the largest workers’ actions in North America in recent years, the Quebec construction strike has angered and unnerved the Canadian ruling elite.
By Francis Dubois, 25 May 2017
A week after taking office, French President Emmanuel Macron’s government announced that it would prolong the country’s state of emergency to November and seek a law to make it permanent.
By Ulrich Rippert, 25 May 2017
The SPD’s draft program for the federal election consists of expanded funding for war and domestic repression, combined with empty phrases about social justice.
By Jean Shaoul, 25 May 2017
The new alliance seeks a political realignment around opposition to Britain leaving the European Union.
By Pablo Gomes, 25 May 2017
Though attacks have intensified under the current government of President Michel Temer, the roots of the violence go back to the rule of the Workers Party.
By Joseph Santolan, 25 May 2017
Behind the imposition of military rule lies a profound social crisis and the geopolitical machinations of Washington.
By Laurent Lafrance, 25 May 2017
Quebec’s 175,000 unionized construction workers launched an “unlimited general strike” Wednesday morning, shutting down building sites across the province.
By Clare Hurley, 25 May 2017
Celeste Dupuy-Spencer is one of the 63 artists included in the Whitney Biennial 2017. She recently gave an interview to the WSWS.
By John Marion, 25 May 2017
A new report documents that among the Fortune 500 companies which were profitable in 2014, the average effective tax rate levied by all 50 states was only three percent.
By Johannes Stern, 25 May 2017
Thursday’s summit takes place in the context of a deep crisis to which the ruling classes on both sides of the Atlantic are responding with a sharp shift to the right.
By Roger Jordan, 25 May 2017
Canada’s economy is facing increasing turbulence due to a housing bubble, record consumer debt, anemic growth, and NAFTA’s uncertain future.
By Mike Head, 25 May 2017
The coroner’s report admits that a mentally-disturbed individual took the hostages, and that he had been under close surveillance by police and intelligence agencies for a long time.
By Patrick Martin, 25 May 2017
The measures proposed by the White House would cut off tens of millions of people from access to health care, dramatically increasing disease, suffering and death.
By James Cogan, 25 May 2017
George Friedman bluntly declared: “If we’re not going to war, we are doing a very good imitation of it.”
By Joseph Lorenz, 25 May 2017
Part-time lecturers at Eastern Michigan University are protesting administration demands to slash pay and eliminate promotions and job security.
By Clare Hurley, 25 May 2017
The stated goal of the Biennial in New York City is to capture the zeitgeist—”spirit of the times”—through a selection of what is considered representative contemporary artwork.
By Julie Hyland, 25 May 2017
It took less than 24 hours for Prime Minister May’s claim that Manchester suicide bomber Salman Ramadan Abedi was known to British intelligence only “up to a point” to be exposed as a lie.
By Pradeep Ramanayake, 25 May 2017
At last week’s Beijing forum, Sri Lanka’s prime minister Wickremesinghe tried to appease Washington and New Delhi by declaring that Colombo is only interested in the project’s “economic benefits.”
By Martin Kreickenbaum and Dietmar Henning, 25 May 2017
The tribunal has been organized to counter the cover-up surrounding the ten murders and three bombings carried out by the neo-Nazi National Socialist Underground.
By Bill Van Auken, 24 May 2017
The US special forces raid on Yemen followed Trump’s massive arms deals with Saudi Arabia, which that will fuel the kingdom’s savage war against a population on the brink of starvation.
By Max Newman, 24 May 2017
Thousands of asylum seekers face forced removal to their countries of origin if they do not complete complex visa applications by October 1.
By Marcus Day and George Marlowe, 24 May 2017
The dual factory closures in the far western suburbs of Chicago take place in an area already hard hit by decades of deindustrialization.
By the Socialist Equality Party, 24 May 2017
The newsletter will be a platform of opposition for Amazon workers, exposing dictatorial working conditions, introducing workers to socialism, and providing regular news and analysis of world politics.
By Robert Stevens, 24 May 2017
The backlash came as a huge shock, not only for the Tories but for the media as well.
By Joanne Laurier, 24 May 2017
The first season of the new Netflix 10-part series, Dear White People, an expansion of Justin Simien’s 2014 movie, concerns a group of black students at a fictional, predominantly white, Ivy League college.
By Miguel Andrade, 24 May 2017
The acceptance by the Attorney General’s office and the Supreme Court of what amounts to a sting operation against the president, exposes a growing breakdown of constitutional forms of rule.
By Ben McGrath, 24 May 2017
The Moon administration speaks for weaker layers of big business that are unable to compete with the major conglomerates.
By Patrick Martin, 24 May 2017
John Brennan testified Tuesday before an open session of the House Intelligence Committee and later behind closed doors.
By our reporter, 24 May 2017
The court ruling deals a blow to efforts by the Republican Party to draw electoral boundaries that would pack black voters into a small number of districts.
By George Marlowe, 24 May 2017
Far exceeding previous claims, the Chicago police secretly maintain a vast surveillance net covering nearly 15 percent of the city’s population.
By our reporter, 24 May 2017
The death of a contractor at the Great Lakes Steel Facility in Ecorse is the latest in a series of fatalities at US Steel, which has implemented deep cost-cutting measures.
By Kate Randall, 24 May 2017
Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget, titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” is a 52-page declaration of war against the working class.
By Oscar Grenfell, 24 May 2017
The international credit ratings agency said its decision, which affects 23 financial institutions, was based on the likelihood of a sharp “correction” of the property market bubble.
By Gary Joad, 24 May 2017
Wyoming will become the second US state without any Planned Parenthood facility, joining North Dakota.
By Wasantha Rupasinghe, 24 May 2017
Predictably the military’s announcement that it would convene a court of inquiry to investigate the incident has proven to be a cruel joke.
By Chris Marsden, 24 May 2017
It has already been confirmed that the suicide bomber, Salman Ramadan Abedi, was known to security services but supposedly not considered a threat.
By Shelley Connor, 23 May 2017
The protest centered on the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant policies as well as anti-gay marriage measures enacted by Pence as governor of Indiana.
By Norisa Diaz and Toby Reese, 23 May 2017
Some 1,500 educators and support staff in the San Diego Unified School District have been finishing the school year with apprehension that they may not have a job next fall.
By Kate Randall, 23 May 2017
The budget proposal marks a new stage in the bipartisan assault on what remains of programs to fight poverty and hunger and provide health care for millions of workers.
By Peter Schwarz, 23 May 2017
The European media has accused Trump of further inflaming the conflict between Sunnis and Shiites with his moves to forge a closer alliance with Saudi Arabia targeted against Iran.
By John Harris, 23 May 2017
State repression in PNG is aimed, not only at protecting the corrupt local ruling elite, but also Australian and US corporate interests.
By Christoph Vandreier, 23 May 2017
The latest reports confirm that the suspected terrorist cell is part of more widespread right-wing extremist networks in the German army.
By Margot Miller, 23 May 2017
Wages for British workers are lower than before the 2008 financial crash and are expected to be almost £1,000 a year lower in 2017 in real terms than previous forecasts.
What accounts for the success of the WannaCrypt ransomware attack on Britain’s National Health Service?
By Steve James, 23 May 2017
For nearly two decades, IT services within the NHS have become the target of private firms seeking to turn public health into a source of stable revenue streams for their shareholders.
By Patrick Martin, 23 May 2017
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn said he would not comply with a subpoena for documents by the Senate Intelligence Committee, citing his right not to incriminate himself.
By Declan O’Malley, 23 May 2017
The Brisbane shut-down is another indicator of the danger of a wider collapse in the residential construction boom, threatening tens of thousands of jobs.
By Dan Conway, 23 May 2017
The LAUSD school board election highlighted the role of America’s oligarchs pushing for privatization and the discrediting of the teacher unions.
By Marko Leone and David Walsh, 23 May 2017
The various agencies responsible for immigration issues and border control have clearly been given the green light by the Trump administration to intimidate and generally terrorize anyone they can get their hands on.
International Youth and Students for Social Equality member wins student senate seat at New York University
By our reporters, 23 May 2017
Isaac Oseas, a member of the IYSSE, has won the position of student senator for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at NYU, which includes 4,000 graduate students at the university.
By , 23 May 2017
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By Jerry White, 23 May 2017
The management reshuffling at the number two US automaker, described in industry circles as a “coup,” underscores the complete domination of the banks and financial speculators.
By R. Shreeharan, 23 May 2017
The Sri Lankan government spent about 20 million rupees on buses and other expenses to transport workers from the central hills plantations to a meeting with Modi.
By Alex Lantier, 23 May 2017
The newly-elected president is preparing a historic assault on jobs, wages, and labor legislation to be rammed through by presidential decree in the face of public opposition.
By our reporters, 23 May 2017
The carnage and terror occurred barely 17 days before Britain votes in the snap June 8 national election.
By Bill Van Auken, 23 May 2017
The US president’s pretense that his policies will bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement is transparent window-dressing for a policy of escalating militarism against Tehran.
By Naomi Spencer, 22 May 2017
A West Virginia coal miner was killed May 18, bringing to seven the number of fatal coal mine accidents in the US this year.
By Robert Stevens, 22 May 2017
The commitment to Britain’s exit from the European Union is a pledge to proceed with intensified attacks on the working class.
By Adam Soroka, 22 May 2017
Cornell (born July 20, 1964 in Seattle, Washington) will be best remembered as the lead vocalist of the Seattle metal band Soundgarden. His vocals combined an R&B sensibility with a dynamic, multi-octave range.
By our reporters, 22 May 2017
“The union has become the policeman to enforce agreements that sell our conditions down the drain.”
By Bill Van Auken, 22 May 2017
Riddled with hypocrisy, clichés and absurdities, Trump’s speech, before an assembly of monarchs and despots in Saudi Arabia, spelled out an agenda of escalating US militarism.
By Rafael Azul, 22 May 2017
The country is already one of the most socially unequal US territories, with half the population under the poverty line and the official rate of unemployment at 11.5 percent.
By Jordan Shilton, 22 May 2017
The use of such a fund demonstrates the increasing ability of the military-intelligence apparatus to act outside of Congressional accountability.
Haymarket Books’ #Resist: The International Socialist Organization props up the Democratic Party in Chicago
By Jessica Goldstein, 22 May 2017
Michelle Alexander and Naomi Klein discussed reforming the Democratic Party and their support for Bernie Sanders at a public discussion hosted by the ISO’s Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor.
By Phyllis Steele, 22 May 2017
So egregious were the school board’s demands that the Detroit Federation of Teachers executive board could not bring it back to rank-and-file educators.
By Robert Campion, 22 May 2017
A student exposes some of the horrendous working conditions enforced by the Beijing regime, on behalf of conglomerates such as Apple.
By James Cogan, 22 May 2017
The test followed actions by the US and its allies that would only have heightened the North Korean regime’s fears about an imminent military assault.
By Anthony Torres, 22 May 2017
The case shatters the official narrative that terror attacks in France, Belgium and Germany since 2015 have been the work of isolated Islamists.
By , 22 May 2017
The revolution in Russia gives the signal to workers everywhere, but the gathering revolt is met with repression by the capitalist state and treachery by parties and unions claiming to represent workers.
By Keith Jones, 22 May 2017
While Rouhani cast himself as the candidate of peace and moderation, he favors slashing social spending and a rapprochement with the imperialist powers.
By Markus Salzmann, 22 May 2017
Two decades after the breakup of Yugoslavia by the US and Europe, warnings of a new war in the region are mounting.
By our reporting teams, 22 May 2017
AT&T workers are determined to recoup past concessions, handed to the world’s largest company by the Communications Workers of America.
By Francis Dubois, 22 May 2017
Macron hailed the army at a military base in Gao, and confirmed its magnified role via the Socialist Party’s state of emergency laws.
By Roger Jordan, 22 May 2017
The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing its “America first” agenda, renegotiating the agreement as economic protectionism grows around the world.
By , 22 May 2017
The following is a statement by the Socialist Equality Party in Britain on the central issues facing the working class in the June 8 general election.
By Nick Beams, 22 May 2017
Held over the weekend, the meeting of trade ministers from the 21 members of APEC abandoned any commitment to resist protectionism.
By Patrick Martin, 22 May 2017
The two newspapers have served as the main mouthpieces for opposition to Trump within the military-intelligence apparatus.
By Ulrich Rippert, 20 May 2017
After its electoral debacle last weekend in North Rhine-Westphalia the SPD is placing police measures at the heart of its Bundestag election campaign.
By Gary Alvernia, 20 May 2017
Post-war Japanese governments have attempted for decades to find ways around the limitations on military force in the constitution.
By Genevieve Leigh, 20 May 2017
Eight people have died in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement since October, while the Trump administration arrested 41,000 immigrants in the first three months of 2017.
By , 20 May 2017
The forum on May 28 will present a detailed critique of the Australian Education Union’s sell-out deal with the Andrews Labor government, and clarify why teachers and ES staff should reject it.
By Mark Witkowski and Shannon Jones, 20 May 2017
While continuing the isolation of workers at Spectrum, the CWA has organized a token, three-day, strike against AT&T West and AT&T Mobility.