Pentagon expands war plans against Syria

By Patrick Martin, 9 September 2013

The Pentagon is preparing much wider attacks on Syria than the White House has suggested.

European Union signals support for military strike against Syria

By Johannes Stern, 9 September 2013

Social Democrats demand more active German role in Syria

By Ulrich Rippert, 9 September 2013

Nonstop media lies in drive to war against Syria

By Kate Randall, 9 September 2013

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Australian Labor Party thrown out of office

By Patrick O’Connor, 9 September 2013

The result underscores the disgust and hostility felt by broad layers of the working class and young people towards the former Labor government.

Obama administration had secret court lift restrictions on domestic spying

By Andre Damon, 9 September 2013

In 2011, a secret surveillance court authorized the NSA to obtain the content of Americans’ emails and phone calls.

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US drone strike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan

By Barry Grey, 9 September 2013

Afghan authorities on Sunday accused NATO forces of killing 16 civilians, including four children, in a drone missile strike in the country's Kunar province.

Britain: Children’s charity finds risk of “social apartheid”

By Barry Mason, 9 September 2013

A new survey of child poverty in the UK reveals that 3.5 million children grow up in poverty, compared with 2 million 40 years ago.

South Korean opposition lawmaker arrested

By Ben McGrath, 9 September 2013

UPP lawmaker Lee Seok-ki has been detained as part of an anti-communist witch-hunt designed to justify police state measures against the working class.

Inmates end California’s largest hunger strike

By Jake Dean and Richard Vargas, 9 September 2013

The largest prison hunger strike in California history has come to an end after nearly two months of protests against inhumane prison conditions.

Credit rating downgrades hit Illinois state agencies and local governments

By Alexander Fangmann, 9 September 2013

Moody’s has downgraded public universities and local governments in Chicago and Illinois in order to force pension cuts.

Unemployment rises in Washington, DC

By Adam Soroka, 9 September 2013

Recent job data released by the mayor’s office shows the impact of the recession on the region.

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Le président allemand Gauck en visite d’Etat en France

Par Peter Schwarz, 9 septembre 2013

La visite effectuée par le président allemand Joachim Gauck dans le village français d’Oradour-sur-Glane où les Waffen SS ont tué 642 civils durant la deuxième Guerre mondiale a cautionné les plans de guerre contre la Syrie du président français François Hollande.

Les travailleurs de Chrysler Warren s'opposent à une guerre contre la Syrie

Par une équipe reporters du WSWS, 9 septembre 2013

L’opposition à la guerre imminente contre la Syrie est profondément ressentie parmi les travailleurs américains

Manifeste du Parti de l’égalité socialiste pour les élections provinciales sri lankaises

Par le Parti l’égalité socialiste (Sri Lanka), 9 septembre 2013

Le SEP est l’unique parti qui lutte pour un programme socialiste et internationaliste dans le cadre des élections dans la Province du nord au Sri Lanka.

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Année passée en revue : 2007
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جنگ افروزی علیه سوریه

۲۶ آگوست ۲۰۱۳ الکس لانتیر

ده سال پس از حمله به عراق توسط دولت ایالات متحده آمریکا بر اساس دروغهای سرهمبندی شده، مبنی بر وجود سلاحهای کشتار جمعی (wmd)، یک اقدام تحریک آمیز مشمئز کننده مشابهی توسط پاریس، لندن و واشنگتن برای توجیه یک جنگ جدید تجاوزگر علیه سوریه اختراع میشود.

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The week ahead: A propaganda barrage to prepare for war in Syria

9 September 2013

The US government and media are preparing a massive propaganda blitz to intimidate popular opposition and stampede the public into a far-reaching Middle East war.

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War Drive against Syria

IYSSE, SEP to hold demonstrations against war

6 September 2013

Demonstrations will be held in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Berkeley and San Diego.

Video: Detroit students speak against Syria war

By Andre Damon, 7 September 2013

International gangsterism and Washington’s war drive against Syria

By Barry Grey and Tom Carter, 7 September 2013

SEP and IYSSE public meetings: No to war and dictatorship!

The US-Al Qaeda alliance in Syria and the fraud of the war on terror

By Bill Van Auken, 6 September 2013

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The Fourth International

25 years ago: Soviet CP admits murder of Leon Trotsky ordered by Stalin

The September 9, 1988, edition of Pravda, the official newspaper of the Soviet Communist Party, acknowledged for the first time that the 1940 assassination of Leon Trotsky was ordered by Stalin.

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50 years ago: Four girls murdered in Birmingham church bombing

At 10:22 a.m. on September 15, 1963, a dynamite bomb planted by members of the Ku Klux Klan ripped through the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.

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75 years ago: Hitler gives “humanitarian” disguise to Czechoslovakia threats

The crisis provoked by Nazi Germany’s open threat to wrest control of the Sudetenland border region from Czechoslovakia escalated during the week beginning September 9, 1938.

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100 years ago: Uprising in Macedonia following end of Balkan wars

On September 9, 1913, an uprising by the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) and Albanian leaders in Macedonia took place in the Serbian-controlled regions of Ohrid, Debar and Struga.

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SEP (Sri Lanka)

SEP (Sri Lanka) meetings: No to war against Syria!

By Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), 9 September 2013

The meetings in Colombo and Jaffna will discuss the necessity of building an international movement of the working class against war.

SEP (Germany) Election Campaign

German commission defends the framework of a police state

By Sven Heymann, 7 September 2013

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Arts Review

Eighty years of the Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts

By Tim Rivers and David Walsh, 5 September 2013


Revolution and counterrevolution in Egypt: The political lessons

By Johannes Stern, 7 September 2013

German President Gauck’s state visit to France

By Peter Schwarz, 7 September 2013

Tariq Ali’s false account of the suicide of Adolf Joffe

By Julie Hyland, 4 September 2013

Defend Edward Snowden!

Snowden documents reveal NSA operation to break encryption codes

By Jerry White, 6 September 2013

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Workers Struggles

Australia: Glencore Xstrata shuts coal mine to scrap working conditions

By Terry Cook, 7 September 2013

Unite trade union ends DHL-Jaguar Land Rover dispute

By Danny Richardson, 7 September 2013

Nearly 100 workers arrested across US in Walmart protests

By Nick Barrickman, 7 September 2013

Union shuts down South African gold miners’ strike after less than 3 days

By Thomas Gaist, 7 September 2013