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2 years ago

Stop the political frame-up of Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk!

10 days ago

Israel massacres dozens in strikes on Rafah refugee camp

12 hours ago

VIDEO: SEP (Australia) meeting—"Free Julian Assange! Oppose imperialist war!"

12 hours ago

As University of California anti-genocide strike expands, Trump's threat to crush protests underscores bipartisan crackdown

14 hours ago

University of Michigan protesters charged with assaulting cops

12 hours ago

Wayne State University officials in Detroit order students to shut down anti-genocide encampment

14 hours ago

New Zealand actor goes on hunger strike over government's complicity in Gaza genocide

14 hours ago

Washington Post flippantly acknowledges abdication of public health responsibility in ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

14 hours ago

Australian educators demand the release of Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk

14 hours ago

Jeremy Corbyn to run as an independent in UK general election

18 hours ago

Canada to dramatically expand domestic spying powers and curtail democratic rights

12 hours ago

Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei rally in Stuttgart: "War can only be stopped when the working class rises up"

14 hours ago

"Protective Shield East": Poland to build new €2.3 billion eastern wall

14 hours ago

May Day 2024: The working class and the struggle against imperialist war

22 days ago

Accomplices in Genocide: Canadian imperialism and fascist barbarism

13 days ago

Fight the Australian Labor government's program of war and austerity!

13 days ago

The struggle for international socialism in South Asia

14 days ago

The reshaping of Latin America by the new imperialist war

14 days ago

The struggle for socialism against British imperialism and the Labour Party

15 days ago

The Gaza genocide and the death of Aaron Bushnell: What are the political lessons? -- This lecture was given by World Socialist Web Site International Editorial Board Chairman David North at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Tuesday, March 12.

1 month ago

Demand the release of Bogdan Syrotiuk, socialist opponent of NATO's proxy war, from a Ukrainian prison

27 days ago

Sri Lanka: Statements demanding the immediate release of Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk

1 day ago

Educators in the US demand: Free Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk at once!

3 days ago

Health Workers Rank-and-File Committee in Australia demands the release of Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk

5 days ago

Left-wing websites, artists and workers endorse campaign to free Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk

7 days ago

Postal workers in Britain demand: Free Bogdan Syrotiuk!

14 days ago

Roger Waters calls for release of Ukrainian Trotskyist Bogdan Syrotiuk

19 days ago

Australian youth and students call for immediate release of Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk

19 days ago

International support builds for campaign demanding Ukraine release socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk

25 days ago

The assault on Rafah and the ethnic cleansing of Palestine

1 day ago

Ten years of Spain's pseudo-left Podemos party

1 day ago

The case of Samuel Alito: Biden, Democrats shield pro-coup fascists on US Supreme Court

1 day ago

Invoking Genocide Convention, International Court of Justice orders Israel to halt Rafah offensive

3 days ago

The working class must organize to defeat injunction threat against the University of California Gaza strike!

5 days ago

Britain's snap general election: A prelude to direct NATO war against Russia

4 days ago

The fight against war and the tasks of the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei

4 days ago

Snap British general election on July 4: Socialist Equality Party will challenge Tory and Labour parties of genocide and war

5 days ago

League of imperialist criminals denounces the International Criminal Court

6 days ago

Israel's genocide in Gaza

6 months ago

Israeli anti-war activists speak with the WSWS

1 day ago

UK Labour's filthy manoeuvre over the ICC's arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Gallant

1 day ago

With de facto endorsement from Biden, Israel broadens Rafah onslaught

4 days ago

Arrest warrant against Netanyahu undermines German war propaganda

4 days ago

Australian Labor government lines up behind US/Israeli attacks on ICC

4 days ago

Taiwan, the "Axis of Genocide" and Holocaust amnesia

6 days ago

Doctors Against Genocide inaugural conference details health disaster in Gaza amid press boycott

8 days ago

SGP election campaign meeting discusses socialist perspective in the fight against genocide in Gaza

8 days ago

Zionists mount provocation against anti-genocide protest in Manchester, UK, as police arrest students in Oxford

18 hours ago

Large turnout for WSWS online meeting for working class to support University of California anti-genocide strike

1 day ago

Workers must defend Berlin's Humboldt University students against brutal police violence: Stop the pro-war policy!

1 day ago

Workers in Berlin condemn police violence against students at Humboldt University

1 day ago

Musician Michael Barenboim, Berlin professors defend Gaza protests at Federal Press Conference

3 days ago

As student protests over Gaza spread, US House Committee demands further crackdown

4 days ago

UAW forced by growing anger to expand University of California anti-genocide strike to UCLA, UC Davis

4 days ago

Stop the genocide in Gaza! Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei holds Berlin rally for the European elections

3 days ago

Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei holds European Union election rallies in Duisburg and Munich

4 days ago

Global class struggle

2 years ago

The struggle of health care workers

2 years ago

Oil and gas workers

2 years ago

Sri Lanka: Defend striking non-academic university employees! Fight for a decent wage increase!

12 hours ago

Texas petrochemical giant fined $30 million for plant explosions in 2019

12 hours ago

Workers Struggles: The Americas

12 hours ago

"We should have freedom of speech at all costs": Support builds among Detroit autoworkers for University of California anti-genocide strike

3 days ago

12,000 Toronto transit workers set for first strike in 16 years as of June 7

3 days ago

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

3 days ago

Teamsters push through sellout contract to shut down three-month strike at Molson Coors brewery in Fort Worth, Texas

4 days ago

Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa

4 days ago

Tornadoes kill 23 across five states over Memorial Day holiday weekend

12 hours ago

US Department of Justice launches investigation into abuse in Kentucky's juvenile justice system

1 day ago

The Board of Regents of the University of California and the subordination of higher education to the war machine

3 days ago

Chief of Canada's top spy agency urges shutdown of Tiktok as anti-China hysteria continues

1 day ago

Use of lethal force by US county sheriff's deputies on the rise

3 days ago

Government cover-up continues two years after Uvalde, Texas school massacre

3 days ago

New York City steps up evictions of migrants from shelters

4 days ago

After closing restaurants and terminating workers without notice, Red Lobster files for bankruptcy

4 days ago

Oppose all capitalist candidates in the Mexican elections — unite workers across the Americas against US imperialism!

5 days ago

Asia and the Pacific

2 years ago

North and South Korea

2 years ago

Thai court to hear petition to dismiss prime minister

18 hours ago

At least 670 dead, two thousand buried alive in Papua New Guinea landslide

1 day ago

Macron imposes "republican order" to quash New Caledonia unrest

1 day ago

Official briefing on Australian "military secrets" laws points to wartime-like regime

1 day ago

China mounts military exercises near Taiwan after new president inaugurated

2 days ago

Revealing data on escalation of income inequality in Australia

4 days ago

SEP (Australia) public meeting: Free Julian Assange! Oppose imperialist war!

15 days ago

Seeking re-election, Modi and his BJP wage far-right, communalist campaign

5 days ago

Australia: Telstra slashes 2,800 jobs in latest profit-driven restructuring

5 days ago

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledges to bring in National Service for 18-year-olds

1 day ago

Mobilize the working class against the French state of emergency in New Caledonia!

3 days ago

Pabloite France Unbowed leader speaks on Ukraine war and the class struggle

3 days ago

UK Infected Blood Inquiry report: "Justice delayed is justice denied"

3 days ago

Bust UK councils allowed to sell public assets to cover increasing deficits

4 days ago

NATO war on Russia in Ukraine drove attempted murder of Slovakia's Fico

5 days ago

Working class life expectancy falling in England

5 days ago

Seven killed in bus accident in St. Petersburg

5 days ago

The US ruling class lurches to right: Kennedy and Trump appeal for support at fascistic Libertarian Convention

1 day ago

Democrats step up campaign to block third parties

19 days ago

Democratic Party enlists Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to cover up Biden's war crimes

21 days ago

The arrest of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is an attack on democratic rights

28 days ago

The hush money trial of Donald Trump and the crisis of class rule in America

1 month ago

Trump "hush money" trial begins—A political diversion

1 month ago

An election for the billionaires

1 month ago

The COVID-19 pandemic and the 2024 US elections

1 month ago

Cornel West selects Black Lives Matter promoter Melina Abdullah as running mate

1 month ago

Arts and Culture

2 years ago

Television and Miniseries

2 years ago

Theater, Opera and Dance

2 years ago

Interviews with directors and artists

2 years ago

Pixar Animation announces layoffs in the midst of the Great Hollywood Contraction

1 day ago

2024 Cannes Film Festival: #MeToo shows its reactionary colors

3 days ago

Pro-Palestinian artists face ongoing censorship in the US, while rich art collectors demand student protesters be "dragged off campus"

4 days ago

The welcome reappearance of actor Kevin Spacey

5 days ago

The Tortured Poets Department and the Taylor Swift phenomenon

7 days ago

Entertainment industry union IATSE pauses negotiations with studios, workers continue to be left in the dark

8 days ago

50 YEARS SINCE THE SOCIALLY CRITICAL FILMS OF 1974: AN INTRODUCTION

22 days ago

The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism, at New York's Metropolitan Museum: Rewarding, incomplete look at contributions of African-Americans to art and culture in first half of 20th century

10 days ago

G7 steps up economic and financial war against Russia and China

1 day ago

US Treasury secretary seeks European support in economic war against China

6 days ago

Biden's tariffs, a significant economic turning point

7 days ago

Biden administration intensifies economic war against China

13 days ago

US to quadruple tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles

14 days ago

Jobs assault deepens, while report says workers' share of national income has fallen to 55 percent

18 days ago

New bans on Huawei: Another shot in Biden's economic war on China

19 days ago

Australian central bank signals no let-up on interest rates

20 days ago

European Union to step up electric vehicles war

20 days ago

History of the Fourth International

2 years ago

The 1917 Russian Revolution

2 years ago

This Week in History

2 years ago

This week in history: May 27-June 2

14 hours ago

80 years since the mass murder in Ozarichi, Belarus carried out by the German military

1 day ago

100 years since the passage of the Immigration Act of 1924

4 days ago

This week in history: May 20-May 26

8 days ago

54 years since the Kent State massacre—and a warning for today

21 days ago

Liz French on the 40th Anniversary of the British Miners' Strike: "We were betrayed by the TUC and Labour Party."

2 months ago

India's 1983 Nellie communal massacre in historical perspective

2 months ago

Forty years since the British miners' strike

2 months ago

Mehring Yayıncılık publishes Turkish edition of Vadim Rogovin's 1937: Stalin's Year of Terror

2 months ago

The US-NATO war with Russia

10 months ago

As NATO moves to allow Ukraine to bomb Russia with its weapons, Kremlin floats possible Ukraine cease-fire

3 days ago

Members of Congress demand White House authorize Ukrainian strikes inside Russia

5 days ago

German Foreign Minister Baerbock's war visit to Kiev

5 days ago

As NATO escalates Ukraine war, Putin meets Xi for Russia-China summit

8 days ago

As NATO prepares to provide Ukraine capability to strike deep within Russia, SEP presidential candidate denounces plans to deploy troops

10 days ago

Ukrainian oligarch and former Zelensky backer Kolomoisky charged with attempted murder

10 days ago

US chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says NATO will deploy troops to Ukraine

11 days ago

US general confirms UK Special Forces operating in Ukraine

13 days ago

Russia launches offensive on Kharkov as NATO threatens escalation in Ukraine

15 days ago

Latin America and the Caribbean

2 years ago

Brazil's Morenoite-led union federation cements ties with UAW based on support for war

5 days ago

Union federations turn May Day in Brazil into platform for Lula government

19 days ago

Colombia cuts ties with Israel over Gaza genocide

24 days ago

GM closes Colombia and Ecuador plants as UAW and other bureaucracies remain silent

26 days ago

Brazilian federal education strikes expose broad attacks by Lula government

1 month ago

Over one million march in defense of Argentina's universities as Milei brutally represses protests

1 month ago

As AMLO cracks down on migrants, presidential candidates advocate their super-exploitation in Mexico

1 month ago

Latin America drawn into Middle East conflict amid warnings of "Third World War"

1 month ago

Morena's presidential candidate Claudia Sheinbaum maintains commanding lead after first Mexican presidential debate

1 month ago

Second pro-insurrectionist flag revealed to have flown on property owned by Justice Samuel Alito following Trump coup

5 days ago

Republican congresswoman Stefanik calls for "crushing" protests against Gaza genocide

7 days ago

Texas Governor Greg Abbott pardons fascist killer of protester

8 days ago

Major Trump trials delayed until after election

11 days ago

Michael Cohen testifies in Trump "hush money" fraud trial

14 days ago

On behalf of Biden administration, UAW bureaucracy and DSA struggle to contain anti-war sentiment

15 days ago

Social Security and Medicare trustees' reports trigger new calls to cut workers' benefits

20 days ago

US intelligence agencies say Putin "didn't order" murder of Alexei Navalny, Wall Street Journal reports

21 days ago

Florida law banning abortions after 6 weeks takes effect

25 days ago

Failed pro-imperialist coup targets Democratic Republic of Congo

5 days ago

President Ruto grovels to Washington to put Kenya on the global war map

6 days ago

The class struggle in France and the fight against war

17 days ago

Boeing 737-300 catches fire on runway in Senegal, injures 10

17 days ago

Humanitarian crisis looms in Kenya and East Africa as floods kill over 400 and displace tens of thousands

20 days ago

Imperialist leaders cover up illegal detention of Julian Assange on World Press Freedom Day

22 days ago

Italian court sets out evidence of Egypt's state torture and murder of Giulio Regeni in 2016

24 days ago

Survivors and families of the victims of Manchester Arena bombing to sue MI5

1 month ago

Dangerous heatwaves in West Africa exacerbated by climate change

1 month ago

The coronavirus pandemic

2 years ago

A second US farmworker infected with the bird flu virus

4 days ago

Chinese study finds association between viral persistence and Long COVID

5 days ago

North Carolina Senate passes reactionary anti-masking bill

7 days ago

Rising infection and death rates from COVID contracted in Australian hospitals

7 days ago

Scientists call for urgent action on the threat posed by H5N1 bird flu

13 days ago

As bird flu spreads among dairy cattle, CDC scraps COVID reporting for hospitals

22 days ago

FDA reports fragments of avian influenza found in US commercial milk supply

28 days ago

The WHO updates its terminology for pathogens that transmit through the air

1 month ago

UK virtually ends free vaccines as COVID-19 continues to spread

1 month ago

Sri Lankan court takes case of violent assault on SEP members

5 days ago

Sri Lankan police attack striking university workers in Colombo

8 days ago

SEP/IYSSE (Sri Lanka) to hold public lecture—"Two years since the 2022 mass uprising in Sri Lanka: The political lessons"

11 days ago

Oppose imperialist War! SEP/IYSSE public meeting in Sri Lanka

13 days ago

Four-year witch-hunt continues against Alton Estate workers in Sri Lanka

13 days ago

Sri Lankan workers enthusiastically support SEP's party development campaign

15 days ago

Sri Lankan president announces wage rise to dissipate estate workers anger

18 days ago

Sri Lankan Tamil parties debate tactics in the presidential election

21 days ago

Sri Lankan workers and youth must demand the repudiation of all foreign debt

24 days ago

Political prisoners mount hunger strike as state repression grows in Turkey

5 days ago

Iranian president killed in helicopter crash

8 days ago

Tenth anniversary of the death of 301 miners in the Soma disaster in Turkey

15 days ago

Fire disaster in Istanbul kills 29 workers

1 month ago

Mass protests erupt in Turkey after election of Kurdish mayor annulled

1 month ago

Erdoğan's AKP suffers setback in Turkish local elections as CHP comes first

1 month ago

Turkey: TİP's Hatay candidacy crisis underscores bankruptcy of the pseudo-left's orientation to the bourgeoisie

1 month ago

Erkan Baş's local election campaign shows the TİP's orientation towards the bourgeoisie and trade union bureaucracy

2 months ago

United Nations human rights experts oppose UK decision to make Shamima Begum stateless

2 months ago

Free Julian Assange!

2 years ago

Assange granted leave to appeal before UK's High Court against extradition to the US

7 days ago

Stella Assange: "Julian is just one decision away from being extradited"

12 days ago

Biden administration issues "weasel words" assurances to secure Assange's extradition

1 month ago

SEP (Australia) forum in Melbourne demands freedom for Assange

1 month ago

Australian Labor government complicit in Assange extradition threat

1 month ago

Young people speak at UK public meetings on fight to free Julian Assange: "It should be a focus for this generation"

1 month ago

UK High Court puts Assange on the brink of extradition to the United States

2 months ago

One Hundred Years Since the Death of Lenin -- January 21 marked 100 years since the death of Vladimir Lenin in 1924. This page includes a collection of essays reviewing the life and ideas of the great Marxist theoretician, founder of the Bolshevik Party, and co-leader of the Russian Revolution. -- View page

4 months ago

Youth and Students

1 year ago

Sri Lankan IYSSE to hold public lecture on "Leon Trotsky and his place in history" at Peradeniya University

1 month ago

Upcoming IYSSE (Australia) lecture: The fight of Trotskyism against the pseudo-left

1 month ago

IYSSE meetings in Australia and New Zealand: The crisis of political perspective of the Gaza protests

1 month ago

IYSSE holds first meeting at Otago University in New Zealand

3 months ago

Australian IYSSE wins support at universities for its opposition to the Gaza genocide

3 months ago

Capitalism leads to genocide and war—youth and students must fight for world socialism!

3 months ago

Former IDF soldiers attack pro-Palestinian student protesters at Columbia University

4 months ago

Columbia University students and faculty protest ongoing genocide and further attacks on academic freedom

4 months ago

Oppose the state-organized witch hunt of opponents of genocide on US campuses!

5 months ago

On the 50th anniversary of the Chilean coup -- Fifty years after Chile's horrific September 11 coup, its political relevance is becoming ever more urgent as the specter of dictatorship once again haunts the political life of Latin America. -- Read

8 months ago

Auroral display dazzles millions around the globe

15 days ago

Human-to-human transmission with a novel Mpox virus identified in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

1 month ago

Scientific—and social—dimensions of the 2024 total solar eclipse

1 month ago

Climate change report predicts devastating worldwide impacts

2 months ago

Genetic makeup of modern Europeans derived through ancient migrations from Asia

2 months ago

Average global surface temperatures rose to more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels in 2023

2 months ago

Latest privately-owned Moon mission ends abruptly after botched landing

3 months ago

Climate change disruption of Atlantic currents reaching dangerous tipping point

3 months ago

Earliest known example of a human-built wood structure, dating to nearly a half-million years ago, discovered in Africa

4 months ago

Hundreds attend Detroit funeral for Ford worker Tywaun Long

20 days ago

Stellantis Kokomo Rank-and-File Committee founded in opposition to UAW betrayals and war

7 days ago

Stellantis Warren Stamping workers approve strike over health and safety

20 days ago

Ford Rouge worker dies on the assembly line

1 month ago

More Stellantis layoffs at Sterling Heights and Mack Avenue Assembly in Detroit, forced overtime announced in Toledo

1 month ago

UAW President Fain dines with billionaires, warmongers at White House reception for Japanese PM

1 month ago

Financial assets of UAW rose in 2023 as bureaucracy pushed through sellout contracts

1 month ago

UAW-backed Mexican union tries to ram through sell-out contract at General Motors

1 month ago

Mass layoffs hit auto industry as job cuts mount, profits surge

1 month ago

Leon Trotsky and the Struggle for Socialism in the Twenty-First Century -- The essays in this book, though written over the span of more than 40 years, are connected by a central argument: Leon Trotsky was the most significant figure in the history of socialism during the first four decades of the twentieth century, and his legacy remains the critical and indispensable theoretical and political foundation of the ongoing contemporary struggle for the victory of world socialism. -- Order your print or epub version of the book from Mehring Books today. -- Read

11 months ago

Helen Halyard (1950-2023), a tribute to a life dedicated to the victory of world socialism

5 months ago

Remarks by David North at the conclusion of the international memorial meeting for Helen Halyard

3 months ago

"Building the world party was Helen's goal in life, to which she made an indelible contribution"

3 months ago

Tribute to Helen: Beverly Lozano, a supporter from California

4 months ago

Helen Halyard (1950-2023), a life dedicated to the liberation of the working class

5 months ago

"Helen Halyard gave to the party, its program, and the international working class, the 'full measure' of her life"

4 months ago

An appreciation of Comrade Helen Halyard

4 months ago

"To Helen ours was a party of the great principles of internationalism and the central revolutionary role of the working class"

4 months ago

"Helen exemplified what it means to be a party cadre"

4 months ago

Imperialism, the genocide in Gaza, and the world struggle for socialism

5 months ago

Sri Lankan workers condemn pro-government thug attack on SEP members

4 months ago

Australian workers and youth condemn violent attack on Sri Lankan SEP members

5 months ago

British Trotskyists condemn pro-government thug attack on Sri Lankan SEP members

5 months ago

SEP (US) National Secretary Joseph Kishore addresses "Centenary of Trotskyism" public meeting in Colombo

5 months ago

SEP (US) National Secretary Joe Kishore addresses "Centenary of Trotskyism" public meeting at Sri Lanka's Peradeniya University

5 months ago

Trump's January 6 coup d'état

2 years ago

Wisconsin documents reveal details of strategy behind Donald Trump's 2020 fake elector scheme

2 months ago

Appellate court rejects Trump's claim that he cannot be prosecuted for seeking to overthrow the 2020 election

3 months ago

Third Trump coup lawyer pleads guilty and agrees to testify in Georgia election case

7 months ago

Trump coup plot accomplice Chesebro pleads guilty in Georgia fake elector case

7 months ago

Top Trump coup lawyer Sidney Powell turns state's witness on eve of Georgia trial

7 months ago

Trump-backed election denier Jim Jordan fails in second vote for House speaker

7 months ago

Former Capitol Police chief blasts Pentagon officials for delaying deployment of National Guard during January 6 coup

8 months ago

Retiring Senator Romney confirms Pentagon, Congress knew Trump planned violent coup days before January 6

8 months ago

Georgia special grand jury recommended charging 39 top Republicans, including Sen. Lindsey Graham, lawyer Cleta Mitchell and retired Gen. Michael Flynn

8 months ago

NOW AVAILABLE -- COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic -- Mehring Books, the publishing arm of the Socialist Equality Party (US), is proud to announce the publication of Volume 1 of COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic, a compilation of the World Socialist Web Site's coverage of this global crisis. -- Read the introduction

1 year ago

Socialist Equality Party

2 years ago

Put a socialist, anti-war party on the ballot! Join the SEP (Australia) as an electoral member today!

2 months ago

Sri Lankan SEP meeting to launch two books on the Sinhala chauvinist JVP

2 months ago

Comrade Halil Çelik: An inspiration for workers and youth internationally

4 months ago

Comrade Halil Çelik blazed the socialist-internationalist path the workers of Turkey must follow

4 months ago

Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka) celebrates 80th birthday of veteran Trotskyist K. Ratnayake

6 months ago

Greetings to veteran Sri Lankan Trotskyist K. Ratnayake on his 80th birthday

6 months ago

Enthusiastic response by Sri Lankan workers and students to upcoming international May Day online rally

1 year ago

SEP (Australia) holds well-attended post-election public meeting

1 year ago

World Socialist Web Site launches its Ukrainian-language edition

1 year ago

20 years since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq -- March 20 marks 20 years since the beginning of the US invasion of Iraq, launched on the basis of lies. At the time of the initial invasion, the WSWS published many statements on the background of the war, its history and its implications. This page features some of the most important statements. -- Read

1 year ago

For an active boycott of Australian Labor's Voice referendum!

8 months ago

Indigenous Voice leaders denounce Australian voters

7 months ago

Australian pseudo-left slanders population as racist after defeat of Voice referendum

1 month ago

Defeat of Australian Labor's Voice referendum highlights stark class divide, not racism

7 months ago

Australian workers oppose the Voice, call for better conditions for Aboriginal people

7 months ago

Defeat of Australian Labor's Voice referendum highlights massive class divide

7 months ago

On referendum day Australian workers and young people support the SEP's active boycott of Labor's Voice to parliament

7 months ago

For an active boycott of the Voice referendum! Build a socialist movement of the working class against war and austerity!

7 months ago

For an active boycott of Australian Labor's Voice referendum!

8 months ago

Australian students denounce attacks on Gaza and hypocrisy of Labor's Voice campaign

7 months ago

On the 25th anniversary of the World Socialist Web Site -- Twenty-five years ago, the International Committee of the Fourth International began posting the World Socialist Web Site. In this video, WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North explains the background to the WSWS, reviews its record and contemporary significance and makes an appeal to all readers to donate to the WSWS and expand its readership. -- Watch now

1 year ago

The Prinkipo commemoration of Trotsky's exile and the global resurgence of the working class

9 months ago

An Island at the Center of World History: Trotsky on Prinkipo

9 months ago

The ICFI's investigation exposed the GPU conspiracy to murder Trotsky

9 months ago

Leon Trotsky's years on Prinkipo

9 months ago

2023: The global capitalist crisis and the growing offensive of the international working class -- In 2022 the accumulating pressure of these intersecting elements of the world capitalist crisis attained the equivalent of critical mass: that is, they have reached the point where the dynamic of crisis has passed beyond the ability of governments to control the movement toward a social cataclysm. -- Read statement

1 year ago

1985-86: The victory of Trotskyism within the ICFI

7 months ago

The Workers League's defence of the Theory of Permanent Revolution against the opportunism of the Workers Revolutionary Party

7 months ago

1982: Marxism, the revolutionary party, and the critique of Healy's Studies in Dialectics

8 months ago

The role of Security and the Fourth International in the fight for the continuity of the International Committee of the Fourth International

8 months ago

Wohlforth's renegacy, the renewal of the struggle against Pabloism in the Workers League, and the turn to the working class

8 months ago

The ICFI's exposure of Ernest Mandel's "neo-capitalism" and the analysis of the global economic crisis: 1967–1971

8 months ago

Leon Trotsky and the Struggle for Socialism in the Epoch of Imperialist War and Socialist Revolution

9 months ago

The continuing struggle against Pabloism, the centrism of the OCI and the emerging crisis within the ICFI

8 months ago

The "Great Betrayal" in Ceylon, the formation of the American Committee for the Fourth International, and the founding of the Workers League

8 months ago

25 years since the death of Vadim Rogovin -- Vadim Z. Rogovin (10 May 1937 – 18 September 1998) was a Soviet Marxist sociologist and historian. Working in close collaboration with the International Committee of the Fourth International, Rogovin helped lay the foundations for the Trotskyist movement's fight against the post-Soviet school of historical falsification, including in his six-volume Was There an Alternative? This page collects major essays and commemorations on Rogovin as well as links to his own writings. -- Read

8 months ago

Will Lehman campaign for UAW President

1 year ago

Will Lehman issues letter to Mack Trucks coworkers on eve of UAW contract expiration: "We must seriously prepare for a major battle"

7 months ago

Will Lehman sues Biden administration demanding rerun of fraudulent UAW election

10 months ago

Stop the UAW sabotage of the autoworkers struggle! Hold emergency local meetings to demand an all-out strike!

8 months ago

"It's almost like we are in a civil war between the rich and the poor": Autoworkers respond to Will Lehman's Newsweek op-ed

8 months ago

The battle against the automakers is more than a strike, it's class warfare

8 months ago

Unite the rank and file for an all-out autoworkers strike!

8 months ago

Mobilize the rank and file against the UAW sellout!

8 months ago

Will Lehman replies to Biden's Department of Labor in ongoing lawsuit to demand rerun of UAW election

8 months ago

Will Lehman and attorney discuss lawsuit against Biden admin demanding re-run of UAW election

10 months ago

A call to youth throughout the world: Build a mass movement to stop the Ukraine war! -- The International Youth and Students for Social Equality—the student and youth movement of the Socialist Equality Parties, the national sections of the International Committee of the Fourth International—calls for the building of a mass global movement of young people to end the reckless escalation toward World War III. -- Read statement

1 year ago

The Global Workers' Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic

2 years ago

Former Montgomery, Alabama teacher testifies about the forced reopening of schools in 2020-21

1 year ago

The international pseudo-left and the lifting of Zero-COVID in China: Part 1

1 year ago

The international pseudo-left and the lifting of Zero-COVID in China: Part 2

1 year ago

Immunocompromised mother in Manhattan speaks to Global Workers' Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 year ago

Michigan hospital worker with Long COVID speaks about the destruction of health care in the US

1 year ago

Teacher describes struggle to get treated for Long COVID in New Zealand

1 year ago

Alberta nurse speaks about union indifference to mass illness and death

1 year ago

Flight attendant shares his experience being intubated for 19 days with COVID-19

1 year ago

WSWS speaks with New Zealand Long Covid sufferer

1 year ago

Statement of the Editorial Board -- For a Global Workers' Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic -- The Inquest is necessary to break through the cover-up, lies and misinformation that have been used to justify policies responsible for the avoidable deaths of millions. -- Find out more

2 years ago

The Wuhan Lab conspiracy theory

2 years ago

Democrats join with Republican fascists to witch-hunt scientist Peter Daszak

25 days ago

The Wuhan lab lie: "Weapons of mass destruction" redux

1 year ago

The Wuhan Lab Leak slander being resurrected to bolster US war drive against China

1 year ago

Republicans revive discredited Wuhan Lab Leak theory and call Anthony Fauci to testify

1 year ago

Anthony Fauci gives aid and comfort to COVID-19 "lab leak" conspiracy theory

1 year ago

Washington Post backs Republican-led witch-hunt against scientists

1 year ago

Boston University study on Omicron variant smeared as dangerous gain-of-function research by right-wing reactionaries

1 year ago

Twitter labelled scientific reporting of COVID-19 as "misinformation"

1 year ago

The New York Times' 1619 Project and the Racialist Falsification of History

2 years ago

The New York Times' 1619 Project

2 years ago

Nikole Hannah-Jones' Center for Democracy and Journalism: Racialist politics in the service of US imperialism

7 months ago

The 1619 Project and the New York Times' promotion of the racialist ideology of Ukrainian nationalism

1 year ago

Oppose political censorship of antiwar views at Howard University!

1 year ago

Marcus Garvey and the reactionary logic of racialist politics

1 year ago

1619 Project creator Nikole Hannah-Jones was paid over $1 million to speak about race at colleges in 2022

1 year ago

The New York Times 1619 Project: A New Origin Story: History as the emanation of race

2 years ago

An interview with Mark Kruger, author of The St. Louis Commune of 1877: Communism in the Heartland

2 years ago

Historian Jack Rakove on American history writing and the falsifications of the 1619 Project and its defenders

2 years ago

The New York Times' Jake Silverstein concocts "a new origin story" for the 1619 Project

2 years ago

Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship -- This five-part series and historical timeline exposes Snyder's Bloodlands as a work of falsification, aimed at justifying the imperialist proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and the alliance of US imperialism with the Ukrainian far-right. -- Read

1 year ago

May Day 2023: For the international unity of the working class against national chauvinism and war!

1 year ago

For the unity of the Russian and Ukrainian working class!

1 year ago

May Day 2023 and the struggle against war

1 year ago

The American ruling class confronts its most powerful antagonist at home: The working class

1 year ago

New Zealand Labour government imposes austerity, war and endless COVID infections

1 year ago

Canadian imperialism bares its fangs

1 year ago

Timeline of thirty years of war: The historical background to the US-NATO conflict with Russia -- This interactive timeline presents some of the most important events that have brought humanity to the brink of World War III. It includes links to critical articles and statements produced by the International Committee of the Fourth International over the past 30 years. -- View the Timeline

2 years ago

The SEP (US) 2022 Seventh National Congress

1 year ago

The historical and political principles of the socialist opposition to imperialist war and the Putin regime

1 year ago

The historical background of the COVID-19 pandemic and the fight for global elimination

1 year ago

America's "New World Order"— The historical and social roots of US plans for war with Russia and China

1 year ago

Build rank-and-file committees, the organs of 21st century working class struggle!

1 year ago

The Theory of Permanent Revolution in Turkey and throughout the world

1 year ago

New Australian Labor government intensifies assault on working class and war preparations against China

1 year ago

The fight against mass COVID infection and militarism in New Zealand

1 year ago

The fight against Canadian imperialism and for socialist internationalism

1 year ago

New revolutionary epoch opens doors for building the ICFI in Brazil

1 year ago

Forty-five years since the assassination of Tom Henehan (1951-1977): A Revolutionary Life -- October 16 marked the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Tom Henehan, a member of the Political Committee of the Workers League—the predecessor of the Socialist Equality Party in the US. We are republishing here a tribute delivered by David North at a meeting in 1997.

1 year ago

Instagram shutters account of Palestinian publisher Quds News Network

5 months ago

WSWS readers demand Facebook reverse ban on SEG in New Zealand

1 year ago

Facebook blocks Socialist Equality Group in New Zealand from advertising

1 year ago

Elon Musk's Twitter abruptly reverses ban on promotion of alternative social media platforms

1 year ago

Musk continues to ban from Twitter journalists who criticize him

1 year ago

Musk's attack on Twitter workers brings company to the brink of collapse

1 year ago

Elon Musk issues ultimatum to Twitter employees: Submit to "extremely hardcore" culture, or face termination

1 year ago

Facebook censors Australians Against Covid spokesperson Craig Wallace and a Sydney health worker

1 year ago

Australians Against Covid spokesperson Craig Wallace speaks to WSWS about Facebook censorship

1 year ago

The defense of academic freedom

2 years ago

Over 80,000 sign petition against NYU Langone's termination of a pro-Palestinian resident physician

6 months ago

Report exposes fraudulent antisemitism accusations at UK universities

8 months ago

An interview with Harvard anthropology Professor John Comaroff—Part one

1 year ago

Harvard UAW, pseudo-left groups organize provocation against professor John Comaroff

1 year ago

Defend Harvard professor John Comaroff against the right-wing witch-hunt!

1 year ago

The politically driven campaign against Harvard anthropologist John Comaroff

2 years ago

The concerted, cowardly #MeToo attack on Harvard professor John Comaroff

2 years ago

Campus opposition at University of Michigan mounts to victimization of Bright Sheng

2 years ago

Australian High Court sets precedent for sacking dissenting academics

2 years ago

Wije Dias: A fighter for Trotskyism (1941-2022) -- Comrade Wije Dias, the longtime general secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), died in Colombo on July 27, 2022. This exhibit includes two tributes to Wije by WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North as well as a selection of Wije's most significant articles and speeches.

1 year ago

War and militarism

2 years ago

Russia downs British-supplied long-range missile as Zelensky and Sunak declare "jets coalition"

1 year ago

Pentagon national strategy document targets China

1 year ago

Australia dispatching military "trainers" to aid the US-NATO war against Russia

1 year ago

German President Steinmeier delivers war speech to the nation

1 year ago

One year since the US military's withdrawal from Afghanistan

1 year ago

New Zealand media, politicians ramp up war propaganda after soldier killed in Ukraine

1 year ago

UN documents civilian deaths in Syrian war, ignoring their cause

1 year ago

US extends economic war on Russia to China

1 year ago

At NATO summit, New Zealand PM backs war with Russia, military build-up against China

1 year ago

A historic advance in the fight for Trotskyism -- The International Committee of the Fourth International accepts application of the Sosyalist Eşitlik Grubu to become its section in Turkey -- The June 19 decision followed extensive discussions with representatives of the International Committee in Istanbul on the development of the fight for Trotskyism in Turkey and the Aegean and Black Sea regions. -- Read more

1 year ago

The German SGP lawsuit against the Verfassungsschutz

2 years ago

Germany's secret service intensifies persecution of war opponents and warns against "Trotskyism"

9 months ago

Peace activist sentenced for criticizing German war policy in Ukraine

1 year ago

Large-scale raid against right-wing terrorist network reveals the extent of the fascist danger in Germany

7 months ago

German secret service operates hundreds of far-right social media profiles

1 year ago

German Interior Minister Faeser wants to fight climate change activists "with all her might"

1 year ago

Berlin Administrative Court affirms secret service observation of left-wing newspaper junge Welt

2 years ago

Berlin Administrative Court declares criticism of capitalism unconstitutional

2 years ago

UK Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee denounces court ruling upholding designation of Germany's Socialist Equality Party as "left wing extremists"

2 years ago

Berlin Administrative Court rules socialist ideas are "anti-constitutional"

2 years ago

The fight for Trotskyism and the political foundations of the World Socialist Web Site -- The WSWS is publishing the report delivered by David North 25 years ago, on February 1, 1997, motivating the proposal to end publication of the SEP's printed newspaper and replace it with an international website; as well as North's reply to the National Committee 's discussion of the proposal.

2 years ago

Ghassan Zeineddine's Dearborn: Short stories about Arab-American life

1 month ago

The Best American Short Stories 2023: A step backward

3 months ago

Killing for Country: A Family History—a harrowing but distorted view of the massacres of Australian Aboriginal people

4 months ago

How to Come Alive with Norman Mailer: A documentary approaches the American novelist with sympathy, but not enough scrutiny

4 months ago

A comment on the life and death of Czech-French novelist Milan Kundera (1929-2023)

5 months ago

Adolph Reed, Jr.'s The South: Jim Crow and its Afterlives

5 months ago

Why have right-wing forces attacked Adania Shibli's novel Minor Detail?

5 months ago

Award-winning novelist Arundhati Roy denounces "brazen slaughter" and "crimes against humanity" in Gaza

3 months ago

The racialist theory of "color blind racism": Eduardo Bonilla-Silva's Racism without Racists

6 months ago

International Criminal Court prosecutor charges Netanyahu with "murder" and "extermination" of civilians

7 days ago

UAW loses vote among Alabama Mercedes-Benz workers: The political issues

8 days ago

WSWS Review -- Thirty years since the dissolution of the USSR -- Review the most critical essays, lectures and letters produced by the ICFI in the course of its intervention in response to the crisis of Stalinism and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. -- Read more

2 years ago

The 2010 Pike River mine disaster

2 years ago

New Zealand: Court action continues over Pike River mine disaster

1 month ago

Police locate more bodies in New Zealand's Pike River mine

11 months ago

New Zealand police extend investigation into Pike River mine disaster until the end of 2023

1 year ago

Nine dead, 44 still missing in mine collapse in China

1 year ago

New Zealand: Court action over Pike River mine disaster

1 year ago

New Zealand police to drill more boreholes at Pike River mine

1 year ago

NZ government's "Working with Survivors" continues cover-up of Pike River mine disaster

1 year ago

Pike River mine disaster families seek answers about unlawful payment to avoid prosecution of CEO

1 year ago

Online book launch: Political lessons of the Pike River disaster and cover-up

2 years ago

Eighty years since the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union -- The WSWS has published a feature page incorporating a selection of essential essays from its own archives, and other documents produced contemporaneously by the Fourth International. -- Read more

2 years ago

Cliff Slaughter: A political biography (1928-1963) -- By David North -- Cliff Slaughter died on May 3, 2021, in Leeds, England, at the age of 92. His enduring contribution in the 1960s to the defense of Trotskyism stands in tragic contrast with his subsequent political opportunism and repudiation of revolutionary Marxism.

2 years ago

Sylvia Ageloff and the assassination of Leon Trotsky -- With David North and Eric London -- North and London discussed the significance of the latest revelations of the the Security and the Fourth International investigation into Trotsky's assassination. -- Watch the video

2 years ago