International May Day 2016

Sri Lankan SEP holds successful May Day meeting in Colombo

By our reporters, 12 May 2016

More than 200 people joined the meeting, which was followed by the International May Day online rally.

May Day 2016: War and the 2016 US elections

By Jerry White, 9 May 2016

Jerry White, the SEP (US) presidential candidate, delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016: The international working class is an immense social force

By Joseph Kishore, 9 May 2016

Joseph Kishore, national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (US), delivered these concluding remarks to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016: The Brexit referendum and the struggle against nationalism and war

By Chris Marsden, 7 May 2016

Chris Marsden, national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (UK) , delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016: The refugee crisis and the age of perpetual war

By Julie Hyland, 7 May 2016

Julie Hyland, assistant national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (UK), delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016: Once again, German militarism is rearing its ugly head

By Uli Rippert, 6 May 2016

Uli Rippert, general secretary of the Partei für Soziale Gleichheit, delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016: The crisis of the European Union and the drive towards war

By Peter Schwarz, 6 May 2016

Peter Schwarz, secretary of the International Committee of the Fourth International, delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016: The US-China conflict and the political crisis in Latin America

By Bill Van Auken, 5 May 2016

Bill Van Auken, Latin America editor of the WSWS, delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016 and the future of socialism

By Joseph Kishore, 4 May 2016

The global response to the International May Day Online Rally reflects the growing political influence of the ICFI and anticipates a much broader turn of workers throughout the world to genuine socialist politics.

May Day 2016: The glorification of war and the preparation for future conflicts

By Cheryl Crisp, 4 May 2016

Cheryl Crisp, assistant national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.
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May Day 2016: Oppose the drive to war in the Asia-Pacific

By James Cogan, 4 May 2016

James Cogan, national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.
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May Day 2016: The political tasks facing the workers and toilers of the Indian sub-continent

By Wije Dias, 3 May 2016

Wije Dias, general secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), delivered the following speech to the International Online May Day Rally.

May Day 2016: Introductory report by David North

By David North, 2 May 2016

We are publishing here the introductory remarks to the International Online May Day Rally by David North, chairman of the WSWS International Editorial Board and national chairman of the Socialist Equality Party (US).

Third International May Day Online Rally evokes powerful response

By Shannon Jones, 2 May 2016

The May Day rally, in which workers and young people from more than 90 different countries participated, was centered on the fight to build a global movement of workers, students and youth against imperialist war.

Workers and students in India and Sri Lanka endorse International May Day Online rally

By WSWS reporters, 30 April 2016

Colombo, Chennai, Bangalore and Madras residents speak out about the dangers of war and the need for a unified international struggle for socialism.

Mehring Books launching May Day sale

30 April 2016

In its May Day sale, Mehring Books is offering significant discounts on its wide selection of Marxist works.

Arabic translation of May Day 2016 report by David North

6 January 2016

The World Socialist Web Site is pleased to announce that we are publishing today in Arabic the introductory speech by David North, chairman of the WSWS International Editorial Board and national chairman of the Socialist Equality Party (US), delivered to the International May Day Online Rally 2016.