Protests shake Greece after fascist murder of musician Pavlos Fyssas

By Christoph Dreier, 20 September 2013

On Thursday thousands again took to the streets in Greece to protest social cuts and the fascist murder of musician Pavlos Fyssas.

Suicides rise sharply in Greece

By Katarina Selin, 20 September 2013

Egyptian junta raids Islamist strongholds, intensifies repression

By Johannes Stern, 20 September 2013

Egyptian police and military forces raided the Giza suburb of Kerdasa on Thursday arresting dozens of alleged Islamist militants.

Iranian president calls for dialogue with the US

By Peter Symonds, 20 September 2013

Obama will exploit any talks with Tehran to obtain concessions, while maintaining economic sanctions and the threat of a US military attack.

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JPMorgan receives wrist slap fine for hiding derivatives loss

By Andre Damon, 20 September 2013

JPMorgan Chase, the largest US bank, settled charges related to its multi-billion-dollar trading loss Thursday with four regulators, paying a total of $920 million in fines.

The unions and the Detroit bankruptcy

By Shannon Jones, 20 September 2013

As the Detroit bankruptcy moves forward, the role of the unions as enforcers of austerity emerges ever more clearly.

Death toll at six in Colorado flooding

By Charles Abelard, 20 September 2013

Six deaths are confirmed in the Colorado flooding, as door-to-door searches for hundreds of missing people begin, and concern rises over pollution.

Canada: Cross-country protests against Conservatives’ attack on science

By Carl Bronski, 20 September 2013

Rallies were held across Canada this week to protest the federal government’s attack on scientific freedom and its cuts in research funding.

UK government and media demand measures against Muslim face veil

By Chris Marsden, 20 September 2013

A British judge’s ruling has become the occasion for a campaign demanding additional measures to curtail democratic rights and to whip up hostility to Muslims.

Heavy fighting in Southern Philippine city

By Dante Pastrana and Joseph Santolan, 20 September 2013

The sudden eruption of fighting in Zamboanga is the result of political tensions produced by the US drive to encircle China and assert its hegemony in Asia.

US officials turn down North Korean offer of nuclear talks

By Ben McGrath, 20 September 2013

Washington has flatly rebuffed a North Korean offer to resume talks on its nuclear program, days after reports emerged of activity at its Yongbyon reactor.

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La « génération perdue » et l'échec du capitalisme

Par Joseph Kishore, 20 septembre 2013

Cinq ans après l'effondrement économique de 2008, les jeunes ont subi un déclin global qui sous bien des aspects est sans précédent dans l’Histoire

Après le meurtre du musicien Pavlos Fyssas par des fascistes, la Grèce envisage d’interdire Aube dorée

Par Christoph Dreier et Alex Lantier, 20 septembre 2013

Fyssas a été attaqué par des dizaines de néo-nazis que des témoins ont identifiés comme étant des partisans et des membres d’Aube dorée.

L'Organisation de coopération de Shanghai met en garde contre une guerre entre les États-Unis et la Syrie

Par John Chan, 20 septembre 2013

Le dernier sommet de l'Organisation de coopération de Shanghai, dirigée par la Russie et la Chine, reflète les tensions mondiales de plus en plus fortes, notamment au sujet de la Syrie et de l'Iran.

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Russland hinterfragt UN-Bericht über Gasangriff in Syrien

Von Peter Symonds, 20. September 2013

Der russische Außenminister erklärte, er werde dem UN-Sicherheitsrat Beweise vorlegen, die zeigen, dass Assad-Gegner für den Chemiewaffenangriff verantwortlich waren.

Nach faschistischem Mordattentat auf den Musiker Pavlos Fyssas: Griechenland will Goldene Morgenröte verbieten

Von Christoph Dreier und Alex Lantier, 20. September 2013

Fyssas wurde von Dutzenden Neonazis angegriffen, die von Augenzeugen als Anhänger und Mitglieder der Goldenen Morgenröte identifiziert wurden.

Verteidigt Zuwanderer und Flüchtlinge gegen die rot-rot-grüne Stadtregierung in Duisburg!

Von Elisabeth Zimmermann - Bundestagskandidatin der Partei für Soziale Gleichheit in Nordrhein-Westfalen, 20. September 2013

Die rot-rot-grüne Stadtverwaltung nutzt die skandalösen Lebensbedingungen von Migranten in Duisburg, um von ihrer eigenen politischen Verantwortung abzulenken und die Ausländerpolitik weiter zu verschärfen.

Neuer Bundeswehr-Angriff bei Kundus

Von Verena Nees, 20. September 2013

Am 8. September hat erneut ein Bundeswehrkommandeur einen tödlichen Bombeneinsatz in der Nähe von Kundus befohlen.

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The US health care overhaul and the social rights of the working class

20 September 2013

The health care legislation has been increasingly exposed as a regressive measure tailored to cut costs for the government and corporations at the expense of medical care for ordinary Americans.

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War Drive against Syria

The German Left Party’s pursuit of war in Syria

By Johannes Stern, 20 September 2013

The Syrian opposition groups supported by the Left Party are the loudest advocates of US military intervention to topple the Assad regime.

US imperialism and the proxy war in Syria

By David North, 19 September 2013

The following lecture was delivered September 17, 2013 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor by David North, chairman of the International Editorial Board of the WSWS and national chairman of the Socialist Equality Party (US).

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

IYSSE meetings in Australia and New Zealand: Oppose war against Syria!

18 September 2013

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Defend the Detroit Institute of Arts!

Video: Wayne State University students and staff oppose selloff of DIA art

By James Brewer and Lawrence Porter, 20 September 2013

A WSWS team visited Detroit’s Wayne State University campus to campaign against the selloff of art and document the feelings of students and staff.

Students, professors denounce threat to the Detroit Institute of Arts
“It is like selling the soul of the city”

By our reporters, 18 September 2013

The defense of culture and the crisis in Detroit

By David Walsh, 17 September 2013

Socialist Equality Party to hold demonstration in defense of the Detroit Institute of Arts

By our reporter, 16 September 2013

The SEP and the IYSSE will hold a demonstration on Friday, October 4 to oppose the sale of artworks at the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the city bankruptcy plan.

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

By Tim Rivers and David Walsh, 5 September 2013

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Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka)

Vote SEP in Sri Lankan Northern Provincial elections

By the Socialist Equality Party, 20 September 2013

Support the SEP and its socialist and internationalist program to fight imperialist war, the government’s sweeping austerity agenda and its intensifying police-state measures.

Sri Lanka: The JVP’s sham support for democratic rights

By K. Ratnayake, 18 September 2013

Sri Lankan SEP holds meeting in Jaffna—No to war against Syria

By Rohantha De Silva, 17 September 2013

Arts Review

Toronto International Film Festival 2013—Part 1
Twenty years of covering the Toronto film festival

By David Walsh, 20 September 2013

The recent Toronto International Film Festival screened some 366 films from 70 countries. This is the first in a series of articles.

A Murderous Decision: Television docudrama about German army massacre of Afghan civilians

By Verena Nees, 19 September 2013

Workers Struggles

Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa

20 September 2012

The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.

The betrayal of the Chicago teachers strike: One year on

By Kristina Betinis and Jerry White, 19 September 2013

SEP (Germany) Election Campaign

SEP campaign video: Voices against war with Syria

19 September 2013

SEP (Germany) campaign reaches GM-Opel workers

By Marianne Arens, 18 September 2013

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The looting of America

By Andre Damon, 19 September 2013

The “lost generation” and the failure of capitalism

By Joseph Kishore, 18 September 2013

On fifth anniversary of Wall Street crash, Obama tries the Big Lie technique

By Barry Grey, 17 September 2013

Defend Edward Snowden!

Citing Snowden leaks, FISA judge orders release of rulings authorizing domestic surveillance

By Thomas Gaist, 16 September 2013

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25 years ago: New coup signals revolutionary crisis in Haiti

On September 17, 1988, the Haitian dictatorship of Gen. Henri Namphy was overthrown in the course of battles between rival military factions.

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50 years ago: Britain cobbles together Malaysia

On September 16, 1963, the country of Malaysia came into being as a federation of former British colonies Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak, and Sabah (North Borneo).

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75 years ago: British and French governments abandon Czechoslovakia

On the afternoon of September 22, 1938, one week after initial discussions at Berchtesgaden had drawn to a close, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain met once more in Bad Godesberg to discuss the fate of Czechoslovakia.

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100 years ago: Miners strike begins in Colorado

On September 16, 1913, over 11,000 coal miners went on strike in Colorado, demanding better pay and working conditions as well as recognition of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA).

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