The evidence provided by White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson confirms that Trump planned to lead the mob which stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
The deadly mass shooting on a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago, is the latest in a string of horrific massacres that continue to plague American society.
The New York Times reported Monday that dozens of US ex-military personnel are operating on the ground in Ukraine and that retired senior US officers are directing portions of the Ukrainian war effort from within the country.
The government’s lockdown is another desperate measure to deal with extreme shortages of fuel and other basic needs produced by worsening collapse of the economy.
In the fourth major flood event to hit Sydney in 18 months, many residents are seeing their homes inundated again, even before they had finished cleaning up from the last disaster in April.
Workers at Ventra's plant in central Michigan voted down a UAW backed contract by 95 percent and are pressing to strike.
During Wong’s visit, the Malaysian government restated its fears that the AUKUS military pact will result in a region-wide arms race.
A worker at the hospital told the WSWS that staffing “has impacted all units of the hospital, as it has impacted seemingly every unit in every hospital across the globe.”
Will Lehman, a Mack Trucks worker who is running for president of the United Auto Workers union, called for support to Ventra and GM Subsystems workers who are facing attacks on their pay and conditions.
In 2013, Pike River Coal chief executive Peter Whittall made an unsolicited and unlawful payment to the 29 families of the 2010 mine disaster, in exchange for the New Zealand government dropping charges against him.
Health workers in WA will hold a stoppage on July 6 to fight the pay cap imposed by the state Labor government.
Horrific footage from the Les Cayes Penitentary publicized in a tweet by HaitiInfoProj shows multiple prisoners in an advanced state of starvation.
Akron, Ohio mayor declares “state of emergency” as protests continue in the wake of police murder of Jayland Walker
Democratic Mayor Dan Horrigan issued the emergency declaration Monday morning after police rioted against protesters the night before.
Biden said Americans could declare independence from the coronavirus during last year’s July 4 celebrations. Since then, more than a half-million Americans have died.
Strikes by truckers in Argentina and demonstrations and blockades in Panama protested rising prices while unions covering workers at major Atlantic City, New Jersey casinos have announced settlement, blocking strike action in time for July 4 holidays.
Such an appeal would likely begin to address the real issues of democratic rights at stake in the more than a decade long persecution of Assange, which the US government and British courts have largely contrived to exclude from proceedings.
The union has ridden roughshod over its membership in collusion with management.
The working class—in the US and internationally—must be warned of the ongoing danger of dictatorship and mobilized in time to stop it.
Seeking to avert a social explosion, the police have refused to release footage of the initial police stop or the immediate aftermath of the killing of Walker.
The unprecedented global outbreak of monkeypox is deepening throughout the world, raising concerns among scientists and physicians internationally that another pandemic is now unfolding alongside the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Met Opera banned Netrebko in early March following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, claiming she had not done enough to disassociate herself from the Putin regime.
The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) organized an online discussion event at Humboldt University (HU) in Berlin last Monday, in which about 60 students participated.
Kenosha far-right vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse announces a shooter video game targeting media organizations
Following his elevation to cult-like status within far-right circles, Rittenhouse is cashing in with fascistic propaganda.
Ukrainian ambassador to Germany Andrey Melnyk defends Nazi collaborator and anti-Semite Stepan Bandera
The German government's silence on Melnyk's recent remarks is not simply a scandal. It is part of a deliberate campaign to rehabilitate fascism and ultimately Hitler himself.
A vigil for Joseph Nagle was held by family and friends on the evening of June 30 at the location where he was shot and killed by an Allegan County Sheriff’s deputy on June 16.
In June, an average of almost 46 COVID-19 deaths were reported each day, a rate not seen since February.
Starbucks workers in Chicago carried out a three-day strike over the weekend in opposition to severe understaffing problems. The Starbucks baristas, many of whom got COVID-19 while working, complained about low pay and unsafe conditions during the pandemic.
“We sleep in our cars trying to get work”: Casual worker at San Diego docks speaks out on working conditions
A casual dockworker describes desperate situation facing roughly half the workforce, speaks against the ILWU for preventing the strike needed to improve conditions.
The planned action includes a repeat of Friday’s 24-hour ban on operating “fourth generation” trains, which reduced the capacity of Sydney’s passenger railways by around 70 percent.
Interest rate hikes are hitting financial operations which depended on the continuation of the Fed’s ultra-easy monetary policies which sent interest rates to historic lows as central banks pumped trillions of dollars into the financial system.
During its first six weeks in office, the Labor government has given its full commitment to the US-led confrontations with Russia and China, which threaten nuclear war.
Any proposed attempt to define rigid racial distinctions among India’s 1.4 billion people, even if honestly undertaken, would quickly run counter to well-established scientific research that has demonstrated the immense diversity of India’s population, as well as the world’s population as a whole, with respect to genetics, language, and culture.
This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.
July 19 will be the first anniversary of what Conservative government Prime Minister Boris Johnson dubbed “Freedom Day”, as he tore up almost all COVID safety measures. Since then, almost 45,000 more have died from COVID.
The deadliest violence since near weekly mass protests began last October over the military’s ouster of the interim government of Dr Abdulla Hamdok brings the total number killed since the coup to 114, including 18 children.
“I am constantly looking for casuals. There are times when I have to cold call 40 different people to cover a class. I’m not looking at their CVs anymore, if they have approval to teach, that is good enough.”
“We were really confronted with the question, who would replace Gotabhaya [Rajapakse] but we cannot accept [opposition SJB leader] Sajith Premadasa.” – Imasha, post-graduate law student
The global war being initiated by the Biden administration is at the same time a war against the working class of the United States.
Nothing is publicly known about the contents, stipulations or purpose of the 40 secret orders-in-council the federal Liberal government has adopted since the beginning of 2020.
Oregon Nurses Association announces new tentative agreement for Providence St. Vincent nurses to avoid strike
The union has claimed a "NURSE VICTORY" but has yet to provide the full text of the new agreement to the rank-and-file.
With staggering hypocrisy, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern presented NATO as a bastion of peace and democracy, even as the military alliance openly prepares for nuclear war against Russia and China.
The new system has been imposed at the direct behest of big business.
The US-led “Partners in the Blue Pacific” is part of the escalating diplomatic and military offensive by local and major powers, including NATO, to confront China in the Pacific.
In his video statement announcing the campaign, Lehman stressed that he was calling for an end to the UAW bureaucracy and fighting to develop a movement of rank-and-file workers in the US and in other countries.
Anticipating mass outrage ahead of the public release of portions of body camera footage on Sunday, the Democratic mayor of Akron has canceled Fourth of July celebrations in the city.
“Any self-respecting nurse would run screaming from HCA”—Pennsylvania nurse describes her experience working for Healthcare Corporation of America
The World Socialist Web Site received a letter from a nurse with several decades of experience working for the Healthcare Corporation of America, the world’s largest private hospital owner.
Following a hung jury in their first trial last April, Adam Fox and Barry Croft are scheduled to begin retried on August 9 to face kidnap conspiracy charges in US District Court for the Western District of Michigan in Grand Rapids.
As nurses' contract expires, Michigan Medicine demands 101 concessions and refuses to grant step raises
The contract for 6,200 nurses at the University of Michigan hospital and medical school expired on Thursday night with the union taking no measures to advance the fight against the provocative posture of management and the intolerable working conditions that are making patient care unsafe.
The BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants are fueling a new surge in global COVID-19 cases. The WHO director-general warned that our ability to track infections is threatened because testing and sequencing have been drastically reduced.
LAUSD high school valedictorian rips into the erosion of public education in graduation speech, sparking mass support
Reporters with the World Socialist Web Site spoke with Axel Brito about his impassioned speech which has been viewed nearly 3 million times on social media.
A $60 million tax handout to Gilbert and $100 million state of Michigan “incentive” to Ford are evoking anger under conditions of mounting hardship for workers in Detroit and statewide.
President Biden indicated that his primary concern following the Dobbs decision is its impact on the ability of Washington to maintain NATO unity in conducting the widening war against Russia and confrontation with China.
A former Caterpillar worker in the Peoria, Illinois area spoke out against the company's unsafe working conditions, punitive treatment by management and the indifference of the UAW.
Since May, the police, local and state officials have changed their account of what happened inside Robb Elementary and what police did for over an hour as the 18-year-old gunman mowed down children and teachers.
The COVID-19 pandemic is on the rise again in Turkey, where the Health Ministry recently confirmed the first official case of monkeypox.
Kimberly Potter was one of the falsely accused nursing home workers. All charges against her were dismissed.
The crackdown is a continuation of the attempt by the Ukrainian regime at “ethno-cultural cleansing” of Russian literature, of any period or political persuasion.
China: Teachers in Yantai City strike over salary cuts; India: Delhi rural childcare workers protest illegal sackings; Sri Lankan health workers strike over fuel shortages and public transport shutdown; Shell threatens to lock out offshore LNG platform maintenance workers in Western Australia
Philadelphia’s Democratic Party government votes unanimously for massive increase in city police budget
The vote to increase the Philadelphia Police Department’s budget by almost $30 million comes after massive protests against police violence in 2020.
40,000 BT workers in UK vote to strike, but Communication Workers Union pledges no “knee jerk reaction”
The mood of workers to fight means that as soon as the unions move to sabotage one dispute, another breaks out.
With the working class in the UK coming into struggle against the Johnson government, and amid the NATO war against Russia in Ukraine, the pro-austerity, pro-war SNP advances a nationalist policy of divide and rule.
Frustration builds among West Coast dockworkers as ILWU keeps them on the job past contract expiration
Twenty-two thousand West Coast dockworkers are being kept on the job after their contract expired at midnight Friday morning without a new deal.
The most aggressive response to what ECB president Christine Lagarde said was a “massive geopolitical shock,” leading to high and rising inflation, was delivered by US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.
Nurses and other health care workers across the nation are rising up in a growing wave of strikes and protests against understaffing, lack of crucial supplies, exhausting workloads and the erosion of their living standards by the sharp rise in inflation.
US Steel announced plans to lay of nearly a thousand workers at its Granite City Works mill in Illinois while it reports massive profit gains and enters into contract negotiations with the United Steelworkers.
With tensions among educators at “boiling point,” union bureaucrats desperately attempted to channel workers’ anger into plaintive appeals to the state government.
NATO has adopted a new strategy document outlining plans to militarize the European continent, massively escalate the war with Russia, and prepare for war with China.
New facts as well as old ones point incontrovertibly to the reality that Donald Trump and his accomplices attempted to wipe out the results of a national election and bring down the US government and Constitution on January 6, 2021, seeking to establish a presidential dictatorship.
The Socialist Equality Party calls on workers, students and professional people to attend its online meeting on Sunday July 10, at 3 p.m. AEST to mobilise to defend and free Julian Assange.
In a 6-3 decision split along ideological lines, the conservative majority on the court has taken a provocative and reactionary action defending the interests of the fossil fuel industry.
As described by a veteran lab worker from St. John Hospital in the Detroit area, the deal between Ascension Health and Labcorp means that hospital technicians are being terminated and they must reapply for their jobs with the laboratory services contractor.
Education workers are determined to resist the government’s push for contracts that will further slash workers’ real wages, enshrine billions in planned budget cuts, and keep schools open for in-class instruction amid continuing waves of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Germany commits tens of thousands of soldiers, combat aircraft and ships in the deployment against Russia
Germany is playing a central role in NATO's preparations for war against Russia and China.
Ignoring warnings from the Director of Public Prosecutions, Lisa Wilkinson’s speech highlights the contempt of #MeToo campaigners towards presumption of innocence and other basic legal rights.
At their Wednesday press conference, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, raised concerns over the state of the globe.
Taiwan has removed nearly all virus mitigation measures in line with the demands of global finance capital.
Lehman declared his support for the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees, which he said was a “growing movement to unify workers across plants, industries and countries.”
This letter, written by David North to a Trotskyist in Russia, reviews the historical and political foundation of the ICFI's opposition to the US-NATO war against Russia.
Were the NEU serious about opposing the government’s onslaught in education, they would have long ago mobilised the largest membership of any teaching union in Europe of over 460,000 members.
Even when faced with attempts to prosecute its own officials, the GMB—the third largest union in the country with a membership of 600,000—sits on its hands.
Massive strike wave of airport and airline workers continues across Europe, with cabin crew, mechanics, baggage handlers, air traffic controllers in dispute over job losses and workloads; UK Post Office staff to strike again over pay as Royal Mail postal workers ballot for action against a similar pay offer, and Royal Mail managers vote to strike over job cuts; Danish construction workers walk out in wildcat strike demanding pay parity for Polish migrant workers; South African power station workers in wildcat strikes over pay and conditions after talks break down, unions distance themselves from the dispute
UAW Vice President Terry Dittes had earlier ordered autoworkers to scab on their fellow workers if a strike by GM Subsystems workers began at four Michigan plants Thursday.
On the eve of the NATO summit focusing on war against Russia in Ukraine, as well as confronting China, top officials from Turkey, Sweden and Finland made an agreement allowing Stockholm's and Helsinki’s entry into the military alliance.
The exposure of Trump’s plan to go to the Capitol and lead the mob assault on Congress raises critical issues about the threat to democracy in America.
Republicans and Democrats respond to San Antonio immigrant deaths by pledging further crackdown on migration
Events in the United States continue to demonstrate that the capitalist political system is so thoroughly dominated by the forces of extreme political reaction that it is impossible to address urgent social problems or protect basic democratic rights except through a revolutionary social struggle against the entire establishment.
Thousands of Delta pilots are protesting today over exhausting schedules, eroding pay and staff shortages, primarily caused by Covid illnesses and fatigue.
Despite the commonality of the struggles by educators, nurses and other public sector workers, the unions are desperately seeking to divide workers and suppress discussion of the political issues they all confront.
“We’re constantly working extra hours now. There are not enough staff and not enough beds. Its impacting on patient safety. It’s been like this for years, but it’s gotten worse with COVID.”
US President Joe Biden has announced a sweeping increase in US troop deployments to Europe as part of a plan by NATO to militarize the continent for its ongoing war with Russia and escalating conflict with China.
Sri Lankan government declares virtual national lockdown! Fight for a socialist program to end the social calamity
As the SEP has explained, there is no solution within the capitalist system for the workers and the poor, nor is there a national solution to the economic and social crisis.
Albanese directly linked the US-NATO proxy war against Russia, triggered by goading Moscow into a reactionary invasion of Ukraine, to the mounting campaign by the US and its allies to ignite a similar war against China over Taiwan.
New Zealand’s National Party leader Christopher Luxon, who could become the next prime minister, has equated abortion to murder, underscoring the fact that abortion and other social rights are under threat internationally.
For years, government and railroad officials ignored local farmers’ warnings that the crossing where Monday’s deadly collision occurred was dangerous.
In the midst of the escalating NATO proxy war in Ukraine, which increasingly poses the direct threat of a third world war, the Left Party has abandoned its rhetorical criticism of NATO and stepped forward as a party of war.
The primary elections in Illinois further consolidate the Republican Party into a right-wing extremist party, which was given critical assistance by the Democrats.
Immigrant detainee workers strike at California detention centers to protest low pay and hazardous conditions
Workers, who are defined as “housing porters,” reported cleaning bathrooms and dormitories for the nominal wage of $1 a day, despite the $15 an hour minimum wage in California.
The years following the 2008 global financial crisis were marked by speculative parasitism escalating to stratospheric heights. Neumann’s grotesque, New Age company arose within these conditions.
Stop the closure of the Ford Saarlouis plant! Stop the works council manoeuvres! No step-by-step job reductions! For the international unity of all Ford workers in defence of all jobs!
Our closest allies are our fellow Ford workers in Valencia, Cologne, Craiova, Istanbul, the USA, and, above all, India. The most important step in mounting a principled defence of the Saarlouis plant is to build our rank-and-file action committee.
The UAW has been compelled to call a strike vote, but it will be held either July 6 or 7, an entire week after the expiration of the current deal.
Extreme social inequality exacerbated by spiraling inflation, especially food and gas prices, triggered a social explosion in Ecuador.
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