Today on the WSWS
Updated: 2 hours 25 min ago
More than 600 marches and protests were held in support of the main demonstration in Washington, DC, which drew about 75,000 people.
Demonstrations took place in 18 towns and cities across Canada on Saturday in conjunction with the global March for Science, including Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and many regional and university towns.
One demonstrator said, “I think a discussion of science in terms of socialism is necessary and we need some real debates about what kind of political model fits science best.”
Protests took place in at least 20 German cities, with the biggest in Berlin, attended by 8,000 participants.
In contrast to the concerns of protestors, rally organisers sought to sow illusions about pressuring governments to withdraw their attacks on science.
Without any public consultation, the US and its allies are placing millions of people at risk of a devastating nuclear war.
Arkansas authorities have vowed to carry out the remaining three executions on their “assembly line” schedule
As the Trump administration threatens to strike nuclear-armed North Korea, Hawaii is requesting the Pentagon's assistance in updating nuclear fallout shelters and disaster plans.
The penetration of the Afghan army’s largest base in the north shows that the control of the US puppet regime in Kabul, over wide swathes of the country, is nonexistent.
The American military is “war-gaming procedures to work in a famine-type environment,” according to AFRICOM commander General Thomas Waldhauser.
Since the shock Leave vote in last June’s referendum on UK membership of the EU, the Labour right's hostility to Corbyn’s leadership has become entwined with efforts to reverse the result.
The new Berlin Senate is continuing the right-wing asylum and deportation policies of the previous coalition government.
Governor Paul LePage expects to receive federal approval for an attack on Medicaid.
As Trotsky is released from the camp in Canada, the Bolshevik Party in Petrograd is embroiled in turmoil following the publication of Lenin’s April Theses. The party holds a city conference, in which Lenin’s positions win substantial support.
Ledell Lee saw some four-and-a-half torturous hours pass between his originally scheduled 7 p.m. execution and the time he was marched into the execution chamber.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kelly defended the deportation of Juan Manuel Montes, a Mexican native expelled from the US in February despite being actively enrolled in the DACA program.
Scientists, researchers, workers and youth are marching today in at least 130 countries encompassing six continents in the world’s largest pro-science demonstration to date.
The defense of science cannot take place on the basis of either skepticism about wide layers of the population or American nationalism.
The dead include eight who were electrocuted while breaking into a bakery to steal bread for their families.
The media is fueling tensions with speculation that North Korea could conduct a nuclear or missile test to mark its Military Foundation Day next Tuesday.