Years of attacks on living standards have left Detroit and areas of the Midwest and East Coast vulnerable to deaths from extreme heat events.
Rather than countering “Russian aggression,” the breakneck militarization of the Black Sea is rooted in the drive by the US and European powers to control the Eurasian landmass.
This is an edited version of a lecture delivered live on March on the origins and significance of the Russian Revolution of 1905. To register for the lecture series, visit wsws.org/1917.
The proposal unveiled Wednesday would channel trillions of dollars into the pockets of the financial elite at the expense of social programs and working class living standards.
Comments by senators after the briefing ranged from support for military action against North Korea to pushing for a harder line against China.
The celebrations of past conflicts were explicitly tied to Australia’s current involvement in predatory wars and military preparations.
Britain’s right-wing media are concerned that Macron will be unable to enforce his agenda under conditions of widespread political alienation and hostility to the ruling elite.
A retired autoworker reflects on three years of the Flint water crisis.
Conflict between the Congolese military and a local militia has resulted in a mass internal displacement in the Kasai Province, with millions fleeing the region for Angola and other areas of the Congo.
The politically-motivated charges, alongside other anti-democratic measures, are bound up with deep-seated conflicts within the Fijian ruling elite.
The entire political establishment is promoting nationalism and scapegoating immigrants.
The arguments put forward to try to blackmail the French people into voting for Macron, the preferred candidate of finance capital, against the neo-fascist Le Pen are a combination of sophistries and lies.
This is an edited version of a talk given at San Diego State University on April 18 by WSWS arts editor David Walsh. Audio of the talk is included.
Residents in the small town of Chavakachcheri, near Jaffna, said social conditions for Tamil workers were like those confronting the persecuted autoworkers in India.
At least 70 people were reported killed in the Turkish airstrikes, which also struck Kurdish positions in neighboring Iraq.
The attack in Dortmund was brutal and inhumane, but in the final analysis it is the product of a brutal and inhumane social system.
The lecturers' strike must be seen in the context of growing unrest among workers in every sector of the economy after a decade of austerity.
Michael Mills has spent nearly a decade modeling the climatic effects of what the US military would consider a “limited nuclear war.”
Management has been able to impose the job losses in Bournemouth only due to the treachery of trade unions.
After Macron and Le Pen advanced to the second round, the French president's gesture was intended to delegitimize opposition to Le Pen's neo-fascist National Front.