Today on the WSWS
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With the police cracking down on demonstrations, the trade unions and bourgeois “left” are struggling to contain the growing protest movement.
Five people were killed after a 26-year-old former army soldier, a veteran of the Iraq war, opened fire in the baggage claim area of the airport.
In a confrontation recorded on video, plant management called police on protesting workers after robbing them of promised severance pay.
Obamacare has set the stage for an intensified assault on Medicare, the government insurance program for seniors and the disabled, and Medicaid, the insurance program for the poor.
The December jobs report for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed that the American economy added 156,000 jobs last month, less than the 175,000 expected by economists.
As India conducts tests of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, its new army chief has warned of a possible “two front” war against China and Pakistan.
It is becoming clear that the suspect in the terrorist attack, Anis Amri, carried out his operation under the noses of the intelligence agencies.
Conflicts between US intelligence, Donald Trump and France’s National Front point to geopolitical tensions underlying anti-Russian hysteria in America and Europe.
The Tories and Labour are fighting over which party is more stridently opposed to immigration.
Unison aims to keep the Glasgow disputes separate from the identical threats facing the numerous council workers and Unison members in every single local authority in Britain.
Just hours after the verdict, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu joined the campaign in support of a pardon for Elor Azaria.
As New Zealand’s prison population increases, the Ombudsman’s office has revealed widespread abusive and humiliating treatment of inmates.
Virtually no one has been allowed to read the 6,700-page Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture, and a concerted effort is underway to make sure that nobody is able to read it in the future.
The meeting is the second organized by the IYSSE group as part of its campaign for this year's elections to the Humboldt University student parliament.
A Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor, a new book by sociologist Alexes Harris, shows how legal financial obligations (LFOs) penalize the poorest among us.
Bey’s humane and charismatic personality was on display at his Washington, D.C. performances; with the artist rapping, crooning, drumming and at times breaking into dance on stage.
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The trade unions and the National Regeneration Movement (Morena) are being mobilized to strangle the growing movement against cuts in gas subsidies.
The closings and layoffs are an indication of the actual state of the economy, more than seven years after the beginning of the supposed economic “recovery.”
Yesterday’s hearing by the Senate Armed Services Committee provided an opportunity for senators to kowtow before the US intelligence agencies and bray for war against Russia.