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The charge against Damascus is aimed at providing a pretext for renewed US aggression.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s calling of a general election is an attempt to shape post-Brexit politics based on an agenda of trade and military war.
While the extreme-right AfD has used the Turkish referendum vote to launch a “Turks out” campaign, some of the worst witch-hunting comes from the Left Party and the ostensibly left-liberal political milieu.
The stock market has lifted but consumer spending is falling and industrial production is flat.
Trump’s sharp criticism of Canada over its trading practices in a number of economic sectors prompted a conciliatory response from Ottawa.
The hunger strikers seek to highlight their appalling conditions in Israeli jails, which reflect the broader daily suppression of the Palestinian people.
The meeting, called as a follow-up to Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s announcement on the future of the city’s water system, was held at a church with heavy police presence.
Research released by the Psychiatric Services journal indicates disturbing growth of psychological distress in the United States, correlating directly to the continuing economic crisis.
The number of homeless persons 55- to 80-years-old in the state increased by 45 percent between 2012 and 2015.
Credit ratings agencies have said the property market, built on a mountain of debt, is among the most susceptible in the world to an economic shock.
As tens of millions of voters prepare to go to the polls Sunday, an intervention by elements in the French state machine is underway to swing the elections to the right.
Sabine Kunst, the president of Humboldt University, has portrayed professors Jörg Baberowski and Herfried Münkler as the victims of a “defamation campaign” in an interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
The World Socialist Web Site condemns the reported preparations of the US Justice Department to charge WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage and issue an arrest warrant against him.
The WSWS arts editor spoke to an audience of 70 students and workers on the current crisis in arts and culture from a Marxist perspective. His talk was followed by a lively discussion.
A picket and meeting in Jaffna next week will demand the release of the imprisoned Indian autoworkers.
Workers on the picket line at Fujitsu in Manchester discussed support for the victimised Indian workers, their own dispute and Saturday’s international March for Science.
Registered nurses earn an average of just £23,319 per year and had their pay kept up with inflation they would now earn £26,584.
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The meetings will outline the socialist and internationalist perspective required to prevent the descent of the global capitalist system into a catastrophic third world war.
Speakers will explain that the only way to prevent another world war is the mobilisation of Indian workers as a part of an international anti-war movement.