Over 5,000 arrests, police violence against transport strikers in India’s Telangana state

By Kranti Kumara, 11 November 2019

Despite the transport workers' courage and resiliency, the strike is in great danger, due to the treacherous union leadership's appeal to the right-wing, Hindu chauvinist BJP national government to intervene.

With ruling on razed mosque
India’s Supreme Court validates Hindu supremacist violence

By Keith Jones, 11 November 2019

The Supreme Court’s ruling attests to the extent to which India’s state institutions have become infused with Hindu communalism and India’s ruling elite is breaking with the most elementary democratic principles.

Facebook and YouTube remove posts naming CIA impeachment whistleblower

By Kevin Reed, 11 November 2019

Facebook and YouTube have taken the extraordinary step of censoring social media content on their platforms that mention the name of the CIA whistleblower behind the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

The Democrats’ campaign for internet censorship: Who is to determine what are “lies”?

Twitter’s ban on political advertisement: A new move to censor the internet

Chicago Ford workers denounce UAW contract: “They want to monitor you every minute, every second”

By Marcus Day, 11 November 2019

Anger is growing since workers have learned that the deal would allow Ford to deploy the high-tech surveillance methods increasingly perfected by Amazon.

Amidst growing opposition
UAW-Ford contract gives green light for video monitoring of workers

The expanding UAW corruption scandal and the case for rank-and-file committees

UAW officials try to bully workers for opposing Ford deal at Michigan meeting

Lessons of the GM autoworkers strike

More on autoworkers struggles »

Impeachment crisis: Democrats, Trump maneuver ahead of televised hearings

By Patrick Martin, 11 November 2019

The line-up of witnesses for the first week of televised hearings is remarkable since it consists entirely of State Department officials who still work for the Trump administration testifying publicly against their own boss.

Billionaire ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg takes steps to run for Democratic nomination

White House appears increasingly isolated in impeachment crisis

Comparing two impeachments

No to American fascism! Build a mass movement to force Trump out!

For a kinder, gentler assault on immigrants
Bernie Sanders unveils immigration plan

Fascistic Vox party surges in Spanish election as hung parliament emerges

By Alex Lantier, 11 November 2019

The rise of the fascistic right follows a reactionary election campaign oriented around all the major parties’ support for police crackdowns on mass protests in Catalonia.

Spanish election candidates denounce socialism, back repression in TV debate

Trump rules out rollback of China tariffs

By Nick Beams, 11 November 2019

Trump’s remarks were in response to a statement by Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng that the two sides had agreed to reduce tariffs on each other’s goods as part of any agreement.

China-led trade bloc inches forward at Asian summit

By Mike Head, 11 November 2019

The formation of the RCEP would be a blow to Washington and its drive to isolate, militarily encircle and subjugate China.

Beijing looks to end Hong Kong protest movement

Ultra-right Lieberman holds balance of power in Israeli coalition talks

By Jean Shaoul, 11 November 2019

The head of Yisrael Beiteinu is demanding a new governmentexcluding the conservative religious parties.

US seizure of oil fields escalates tensions in Syria

German defence minister calls for expansion of foreign military interventions

By Peter Schwarz, 11 November 2019

In a keynote address, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer declared, “there is broad agreement that, given the strategic challenges, Germany must ... “do more to defend our values and interests.”

Macron warns Economist magazine of world war, collapse of NATO alliance

German Christian Democrats call for collaboration with the far-right AfD

German imperialism’s new drive for world power

UK workers see 2 pence an hour average wage increase, while pay of richest skyrockets

By Margot Miller, 11 November 2019

Since 2016, pay has increased from £58.73 an hour to £63.18 for the top income earners, compared to a tiny increase from £12.71 to £12.73 an hour for those on average pay.

UK’s Royal Mail seeks legal action to prevent postal strike

A tale of two UK Labour MPs—Chris Williamson and Tom Watson

Britain set for December 12 general election

Eleven thousand scientists warn of climate emergency

By Daniel de Vries, 11 November 2019

Forty years of climate negotiations among capitalist governments have done nothing to alter the trajectory towards environmental and humanitarian catastrophe.

Northern Virginia transit workers vote to strike as walkout by Metrobus contract workers enters third week

By Nick Barrickman, 11 November 2019

The strike vote by 600 Northern Virginia transit workers expresses the desire by workers for united struggle in the Washington D.C. area against the attacks on living standards and services.

Steel layoffs in US mount due to falling production and trade war

By Samuel Davidson, 11 November 2019

Growing layoffs at US Steel and other major US steel producers over the past three months, point to a further slowdown in manufacturing and the impact of Trump’s trade war.

California police arrest woman for delivering stillborn baby with drugs in its system

By Dan Conway, 11 November 2019

California police arrested 25-year-old Chelsea Cheyenne Becker on a charge of 1st degree murder last week after she delivered a stillborn baby with methamphetamine in its system.

US-backed Colombian military kills eight children in bombing, attempts cover-up

By Andrea Lobo, 11 November 2019

The brazenness of military repression to defend the highest levels of inequality in the world is the result of over a century of imperialist oppression.

Australian Labor Party review covers up causes of federal election debacle

By Oscar Grenfell, 11 November 2019

The real reason for Labor’s defeat is that it is incapable of making a credible appeal to workers and young people, after decades of having imposed the dictates of big business.

Australia: All Sydney bus services to be privatised within two years

9 November 2019

Defying their unions, Dutch teachers stage countrywide one-day strike

By Harm Zonderland and Parwini Zora, 9 November 2019

Massive vote in favour of strike by Ontario elementary school teachers

By Jake Silver and Roger Jordan, 9 November 2019

Leaked video reveals ABC News suppressed Jeffrey Epstein story since 2015

By Kevin Reed, 9 November 2019

Massachusetts: Buffalo Wild Wings worker dies after inhaling toxic fumes

By Jessica Goldstein, 9 November 2019

Measles epidemic spreads from New Zealand to Pacific Islands

By John Braddock, 9 November 2019

New in Norwegian

Demokratenes kampanje for internettsensur: Hvem skal avgjøre hva som er «løgn»?

Andre Damon, 11. november 2019

Mens demokratenes kampanje for internettsensur er svøpt inn i demagogiske formuleringer som beskylder Facebook for å «tjene penger» på «desinformasjon» er den rettet inn mot å kneble politisk opposisjon og dissens.

Tretti år etter Berlinmurens fall

Peter Schwarz, 11. november 2019

Berlinmurens fall for tretti år siden markerte slutten for DDR. Vi publiserer her igjen artikkelen Peter Schwarz skrev for fem år siden, publisert på WSWS den 8. november 2014 med tittelen «25 år siden Berlinmurens fall».

Macron advarer magasinet Economist om verdenskrig og kollaps av NATO-alliansen

Alex Lantier, 11. november 2019

Macron, som skisserte eskalerende konflikter innen NATO, innrømmet at alliansen gjennom tiår har angrepet land og veltet deres regimer, uten folkelig støtte.

New in Spanish

La campaña demócrata de censurar el internet: ¿quién determina qué son “mentiras”?

Andre Damon, 11 noviembre 2019

Mientras se maquilla con demagogia acusando a Facebook de “lucrar” de la “desinformación”, la campaña de los demócratas de censura en línea busca silenciar la oposición y disensión políticas.

Treinta años desde la caída del muro de Berlín

Peter Schwarz, 11 noviembre 2019

Hace treinta años, la caída del Muro de Berlín marcó el final de la RDA. Estamos publicando aquí un artículo de Peter Schwarz que apareció por primera vez en el WSWS hace cinco años, el 8 de noviembre de 2014, bajo el titular, "25 años desde la caída del Muro de Berlín".

Ante mayor oposición
Contrato del UAW y Ford da luz verde a control de trabajadores por video

Shannon Jones, 11 noviembre 2019

El contrato le da a la gerencia el derecho de grabar y monitorear los movimientos para aumentar la productividad y disciplinar a los trabajadores.

Las elecciones del 10 de noviembre en España y la lucha contra el autoritarismo

Alejandro López, 11 noviembre 2019

El domingo, España celebrará sus cuartas elecciones generales en otros tantos años, a seis meses de las últimas elecciones en abril pasado.

Macron advierte a la revista Economist sobre la guerra mundial, el colapso de la alianza de la OTAN

Alex Lantier, 11 noviembre 2019

Delineando los conflictos crecientes dentro de la OTAN, Macron admitió que durante décadas ha estado atacando países y derrocando sus regímenes sin ningún apoyo popular.

El “Comité Internacional” de los Socialistas Democráticos de América denuncia la retirada “imprudente” de las tropas estadounidenses en Siria

Genevieve Leigh, 11 noviembre 2019

La respuesta del DSA a la retirada de tropas anunciada por Trump de Siria es indistinguible de la del Partido Demócrata y los críticos de Trump dentro del aparato militar y de inteligencia.

New in German

US-Demokraten fordern Internetzensur
Wer soll entscheiden, was im Netz „Lüge“ ist?

Andre Damon, 11. November 2019

Die Kampagne der US-Demokraten für Internetzensur zielt darauf ab, politische Opposition und Dissens zum Schweigen zu bringen. Das Ganze wird in demagogische Vorwürfe gegen Facebook verpackt, mit „Desinformation“ Profit zu machen.

Macron warnt im Economist vor Weltkrieg und dem Zusammenbruch der Nato

Alex Lantier, 11. November 2019

Macron schilderte die Konflikte innerhalb der Nato und gab zu, dass sie für ihre Angriffe während der letzten Jahrzehnte keinen Rückhalt in der Bevölkerung hatte.

Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei
Erfolgreiche Veranstaltung zum Jahrestag des Mauerfalls

unseren Korrespondenten, 11. November 2019

Zum Jahrestag des Mauerfalls führte die Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei (SGP) in Berlin eine Versammlung durch. Die Sprecher gingen auf den Zusammenbruch des stalinistischen Regimes vor 30 Jahren und auf die tiefe Krise des Kapitalismus ein, die sich seither entwickelt hat.

„Die Ungewollten“ – 80 Jahre seit der Irrfahrt der St Louis

Verena Nees, 11. November 2019

80 Jahre nach der Irrfahrt der St Louis mit über neunhundert jüdischen Flüchtlingen, die von Kuba, den USA und Kanada abgewiesen wurden, hat die ARD einen neuen Fernsehfilm von Ben von Grafenstein ausgestrahlt.

Niederländische Lehrer treten gegen den Widerstand der Gewerkschaften in eintägigen Streik

Harm Zonderland und Parwini Zora, 11. November 2019

Der Streik der Lehrer war die jüngste Aktion im „Herbst der Unzufriedenheit“.

New in Arabic

راديكالية الشبيبة العالمية والنضال من أجل الاشتراكية

٢٩ تشرين الأول أكتوبر ٢٠١٩

في جميع أنحاء العالم ، في بلدان مختلفة ثقافياً مثل الإكوادور ولبنان وفرنسا وألمانيا والولايات المتحدة والعراق وتشيلي وهايتي ، دخل جيل جديد من شباب الطبقة العاملة في ساحة المعركة من النضال الطبقي العالمي.

New in Russian

Партия Социалистического Равенства примет участие во всеобщих выборах в Великобритании: Нет мерам жесткой экономии, милитаризму и войне! Свободу Джулиану Ассанжу! За классовую борьбу и социалистический интернационализм!

Партия Социалистического Равенства (Великобритания), 9 ноября 2019 г.

Партия Социалистического Равенства выставит кандидатов на всеобщих выборах в Великобритании 12 декабря, чтобы вести политическую борьбу против политики жесткой экономии, авторитарного правления, милитаризма и войны.

Эта неделя в истории
75 лет назад: Отчет о конференции троцкистов в оккупированной нацистами Европе

9 ноября 2019 г.

4 ноября 1944 года газета Militant, орган американской Социалистической рабочей партии, в то время троцкистской партии США, опубликовала сообщение о конференции, которая была проведена пятью европейскими троцкистскими партиями в феврале того года во Франции. На первой странице был опубликован отчет о конференции под заголовком «Только что получены воодушевляющие новости о февральской встрече во Франции, находящейся в условиях нацистского террора».

New in French

Les candidats aux élections espagnoles dénoncent le socialisme et soutiennent la répression dans un débat télévisé

Alex Lantier, 9 novembre 2019

Alors que Podemos et les sociaux-démocrates soutiennent l'austérité, le nationalisme et le militarisme, la classe dirigeante crée les conditions pour que le parti fascisant Vox se développe rapidement.

Le scandale montant de la corruption du syndicat UAW et la nécessité de comités de la base

Tom Hall, 9 novembre 2019

Le syndicat UAW essaye actuellement de faire passer en force un accord de reculs sociaux chez Ford suite à la fin de la grève chez GM, alors même que son président est sur le point d’être inculpé de vol des cotisations des travailleurs.

New in Turkish

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi Britanya seçimlerine katılıyor: Kemer sıkmaya, militarizme ve savaşa hayır! Julian Assange’a özgürlük! Sınıf mücadelesi ve sosyalist enternasyonalizm için!

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi (Britanya), 9 Kasım 2019

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi (SEP), kemer sıkmaya, otoriter yönetime, militarizme ve savaşa karşı siyasi bir mücadele yürütmek için Britanya genel seçiminde adaylar çıkarıyor.

Sri Lanka devlet başkanlığı seçiminde SEP adayı Pani Wijesiriwardena’ya oy verin
Emperyalist savaşa, kemer sıkmaya ve diktatörlüğe karşı sosyalist bir hareket inşa edin

Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi (Sri Lanka), 9 Kasım 2019

Sri Lanka’daki, Güney Asya’daki ve dünya genelindeki işçileri, gençleri ve aydınları, seçim kampanyamızı mümkün olan her yolla desteklemeye çağırıyoruz.

ABD’nin petrol sahalarına el koyması Suriye’deki gerilimleri tırmandırıyor

Bill Van Auken, 9 Kasım 2019

Washington’ın ya da Moskova’nın niyetleri ne olursa olsun, ABD emperyalizminin Suriye’deki ve daha geniş bölgedeki pervasız ve provokatif faaliyetleri, daha büyük bir savaşı, hatta bir dünya savaşını tetikleme tehlikesi yaratıyor.

Hamburg senatosu, öğrencilerin Nazi protestosuna karşı polisi görevlendirdi

Christoph Vandreier ve Johannes Stern, 9 Kasım 2019

Hamburg’daki yüzlerce öğrenci, geçtiğimiz iki haftadır, aşırı sağcı Almanya İçin Alternatif’in (AfD) kurucusu Bernd Lucke’nin üniversitelerine geri dönmesini protesto ediyor.

75 yıl önce: Troçkistlerin Nazi işgali altındaki Avrupa’da düzenlenen konferansının haberi

9 Kasım 2019

Avrupa Troçkist hareketi, Nazilerin korkunç baskısı altında hayatta kaldı. Dört yıllık Nazi terörü döneminde, Avrupalı yoldaşlarımız ve fikirdaşlarımız, emperyalist sansürün demir duvarını yarıp geçtiler.

New in Portuguese

Peronismo retorna ao poder na Argentina em meio a enorme revolta social

Andrea Lobo, 2 Novembro 2019 2019

Apesar de sua demagogia populista vazia, Fernández já deixou claro que imporá brutalmente as exigências do capital financeiro.

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Perspective

In Berlin Wall speech, Pompeo advances crusade against Russia and China

11 November 2019

In a hypocritical address invoking a worldwide crusade for “freedom,” Pompeo escalated US threats of global war.

Earlier Perspectives »

History

David North introduces Turkish-language edition of In Defense of Leon Trotsky at Istanbul Book Fair

By our reporter, 11 November 2019

Mehring Yayıncılık announced the publication of five major works by the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI) at its Istanbul Book Fair stall, including two authored by David North.

Thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall

By Peter Schwarz, 9 November 2019

Thirty years ago, the fall of the Berlin Wall marked the end of the GDR. Republished below is an article by Peter Schwarz that first appeared on the WSWS five years ago, on November 8, 2014, under the headline, “25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.”

The “Irrepressible Conflict:” Slavery, the Civil War and America’s Second Revolution

By Eric London, 9 November 2019

The following is the second in a series of three lectures delivered in response to the New York Times’ “1619 Project,” which presents a falsified, racialist interpretation of American history.

Socialist Equality Pary (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka: Pseudo-left NSSP promotes UNP presidential candidate

By Vilani Peiris and K. Ratnayake, 11 November 2019

The NSSP and its presidential candidate are trying to tie the working class to the United National Party and capitalist rule.

Build a mass movement to free class-war prisoners Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

By SEP (Sri Lanka) presidential candidate Pani Wijesiriwardena, 9 November 2019

An appeal from Pani Wijesiriwardena, SEP (Sri Lanka) presidential candidate
Defend the striking transport workers in Telengana, India

8 November 2019

Sri Lankan SEP holds presidential election meeting in Hatton

By our correspondents, 6 November 2019

Why the Sri Lankan Tamil parties appeal to the UNP and SLPP presidential candidates

Vote for SEP candidate Pani Wijesiriwardena in the Sri Lankan presidential election
Build a socialist movement against imperialist war, austerity and dictatorship

Eightieth birthday tribute to Sri Lankan Trotskyist Nanda Wickremasinghe

By David North, 26 October 2019

Commentary

One year since the Northern California Camp Fire
An accounting of a crime

By Toby Reese, 11 November 2019

November 8 marked one year since the outbreak of the Northern California Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive fire in the state’s history.

The New York Times’ obsession with race expands to its food commentary

By Trévon Austin, 9 November 2019

Spain’s November 10 elections and the fight against authoritarian rule

By Alejandro Lopez, 9 November 2019

Democratic Socialists of America “International Committee” denounces “reckless” withdrawal of US troops from Syria

By Genevieve Leigh, 9 November 2019

Washington Post and New York Times incite racist campaign against Chinese-Americans

By Andre Damon, 5 November 2019

Arts Review

Filmmaker Errol Morris provides the extreme-right’s Stephen Bannon a platform in American Dharma

By David Walsh, 11 November 2019

All in all, Morris treats Bannon with kid gloves.

Jojo Rabbit: A misguided comedy about Nazis
Edward Norton’s neo-film noir, Motherless Brooklyn

By Joanne Laurier, 8 November 2019

Pain and Glory from Spain’s Pedro Almodóvar

By David Walsh, 6 November 2019

Judy: Singer-actress Judy Garland’s sad fate brought to the screen
And Harriet: A film biography of abolitionist Harriet Tubman

By Joanne Laurier, 4 November 2019

Free Assange and Manning

Australian Greens member demands party leader defend Julian Assange

7 November 2019

Public meetings in Australia and New Zealand
Stop the US extradition of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange! Free Assange and Manning!

28 October 2019

Concert for Assange outside UK Home Office demands “No extradition!”

By Laura Tiernan, 6 November 2019

Julian Assange calls for workers to organise in his defence

By Oscar Grenfell, 5 November 2019

UN rapporteur Nils Melzer warns: Julian Assange may die in a British prison

By Oscar Grenfell, 4 November 2019

More on the campaign to Free Assange and Manning »

25 years ago: Memoirs of Soviet Left Oppositionist Nadezhda Joffe published in English

On November 15, 1994, the US Trotskyist publishing house Labor Publications released Back In Time: My Life, My Fate, My Epoch, the memoirs of Soviet Left Oppositionist Nadezhda Joffe. The daughter of Adolf Abramovich Joffe, a leading figure in the October Revolution and close friend of Leon Trotsky, Nadezhda herself was a partisan of the Left Opposition and an active participant in the struggle against the Stalinist bureaucracy.

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50 years ago: Massive demonstrations against the Vietnam War

On November 15, 1969 over 500,000 people gathered in Washington DC to march against the Vietnam War. Demonstrations were held in other cities. Collectively the “Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam” protests constituted the largest political rallies in US history up to that point, with a total of about two million joining. They followed by one month a demonstration in Washington DC that drew 250,000.

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75 years ago: German troops ousted from Greece

On November 11, 1944, the last German troops in Greece were evacuated, marking the end of the Nazi occupation of the country that had claimed roughly 400,000 lives and provoked mass resistance.

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100 years ago: IWW member Wesley Everest lynched in Centralia, Washington

On November 11, 1919, Wesley Everest, a worker and a member of the revolutionary syndicalist Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies), was lynched by members of the American Legion in Centralia, Washington.

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Socialist Equality Party (UK)

Socialist Equality Party to stand in UK general election: No to austerity, militarism and war! Free Julian Assange! For class struggle and socialist internationalism!

Socialist Equality Party (UK), 6 November 2019

The Socialist Equality Party will stand candidates in the December 12 UK general election to wage a political struggle against austerity, authoritarian rule, militarism and war.

Workers Struggles

Honda motorcycle and Kerala state transport workers strike in India; Pakistan health workers oppose privatisation
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

9 November 2019

The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.

Flight attendants to take further strike action at Lufthansa

Vote “no” on the tentative teachers' contract! Form rank-and-file committees to defend public education in Chicago!

By Alexander Fangmann, 7 November 2019

With voting set to begin on the tentative agreement, teachers and other educators in Chicago are approaching a critical juncture in the fight to defend public education.

Chicago teachers denounce union’s sellout agreement as Bernie Sanders, Democrats claim “victory”

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot’s budget: Increased policing and austerity on behalf of the financial aristocracy

The way forward in the Chicago teachers strike
The defense of public education and the fight for socialism

India: 48,000 striking Telangana transport workers defy back to work order

By Kranti Kumara, 7 November 2019

Chicago Ford workers reject UAW agreement

Former UAW-GM VP Joe Ashton charged in corruption scheme

How Ford and the UAW plan to cut autoworkers’ health care

“Teachers, autoworkers, everybody in this country, should go on strike”
New York City bus and subway workers speak out against concession demands

By a WSWS reporting team, 6 November 2019

Feds may have secretly recorded UAW President Gary Jones ordering cover-up of embezzlement of union funds

Australia: Mobilise students, staff and academics against the closure of Macquarie University’s human sciences faculty

By the Committee for Public Education, 7 November 2019

UK: Tens of thousands of university and college staff vote to strike
Ballot follows strike votes by postal workers, railway conductors, airline pilots, NHS staff

Little Rock teachers set to strike against privatization and segregation threats

Wildcat strike by sanitation workers against CHP administration in Maltepe, Turkey

Unifor’s attempt to impose concessions contracts on Saskatchewan workers meeting widespread opposition

The New York Times' 1619 Project

SEP and IYSSE meeting series in the United States
Race, Class and the Fight for Socialism: Perspectives for the Coming Revolution in America

This meeting series will refute the historical falsifications advanced in the New York Times “1619 Project,” explain their underlying political motivations and present the strategy for socialist revolution in America today.

Slavery and the American Revolution: A Response to the New York Times 1619 Project

By Tom Mackaman, 1 November 2019

This is the text of the lecture delivered by Tom Mackaman at the University of Michigan on October 22, 2019 as part of a series on the New York Times' "Project 1619."

An interview with the author of The Free State of Jones
Historian Victoria Bynum on the inaccuracies of the New York Times 1619 Project

By Eric London, 30 October 2019

“1619” and the myth of white unity under slavery
Book review: Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South by Keri Leigh Merritt

The New York Times’s 1619 Project: A racialist falsification of American and world history

Socialist Equality Party

Video: 70 years after the Chinese Revolution—How the struggle for socialism was betrayed

31 October 2019

Introduction to the 1955 SWP resolution “The Third Chinese Revolution and its Aftermath”

From the archives
SWP resolution: The Third Chinese Revolution and its Aftermath

Introduction to the 1951 report to the Fourth International by Chinese Trotskyist Peng Shuzhi

From the archives
The Causes of the Victory of the Chinese Communist Party over Chiang Kai-Shek, and the CCP’s Perspectives

International Youth and Students for Social Equality

IYSSE meetings in Germany: Stop the shift to the right at the universities!

By our correspondents, 6 November 2019

Stop the censorship of socialist views by the University of Leipzig student council

Germany: Humboldt University student parliament supports lawsuit against far-right Professor Baberowski

Mehring Books

Mehring Yayıncılık publishes new ICFI books for İstanbul Book Fair

By Ulas Atesci, 29 October 2019

Preface to the Turkish edition of The Russian Revolution and the Unfinished Twentieth Century

By David North, 2 September 2019

Preview the new publication from Mehring Books
Author’s introduction to Bolsheviks Against Stalinism 1928-1933: Leon Trotsky and the Left Opposition

By Vadim Z. Rogovin, 30 August 2019

Now available from Mehring Books
Bolsheviks Against Stalinism 1928-1933: Leon Trotsky and the Left Opposition by Vadim Z. Rogovin

Obituary

Detroit Democrat John Conyers, long-standing fixture in Congress, dies at 90

By Patrick Martin, 30 October 2019

Featured Commentary

Drawing the lessons of the ICFI split—International Strategy and National Tactics: The change in the ICFI’s approach to national liberation movements

By Deepal Jayasekera, 30 September 2019

This lecture was delivered to the Socialist Equality Party (US) Summer School on July 25, 2019 by Deepal Jayasekera, Assistant Secretary of the Socialist Equality Party in Sri Lanka

Introduction to the Turkish language edition of In Defense of Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky’s four fateful years in Prinkipo: 1929-1933

By David North, 23 September 2019

The ICFI and the Crisis of Stalinism

The World Capitalist Crisis and the Tasks of the Fourth International: An analysis of the ICFI Perspectives resolution of 1988

The International Committee’s response to the “End of History”: The March 1992 Plenum of the ICFI

The Dissolution of the USSR and the Unipolar Moment of US Imperialism

China: Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square massacre

The Political Origins and Consequences of the 1982–86 Split in the International Committee of the Fourth International

The 2020 US Elections

Joe Biden: A familiar face, a deeply reactionary record

By Patrick Martin, 23 September 2019

Amy Klobuchar: The favorite Democrat of Senate Republicans

By George Gallanis, 19 August 2019