Trump budget gives top priority to new generation of nuclear weapons

By Patrick Martin, 11 February 2020

The budget document issued Monday reveals that the Pentagon views the use of nuclear weapons as a practical necessity.

Trump outlines massive cuts in Medicaid and Medicare in 2021 budget plan

Mother and six children killed in Mississippi house fire, only father survives

By Kate Randall, 11 February 2020

Between January 1, 2019 and February 10, 2020, there were 2,479 home fire fatalities in the US. Incidents with multiple fatalities accounted for 744 of these deaths.

Thousands of students affected by New Zealand’s anti-Chinese travel ban

By Tom Peters, 11 February 2020

A student who spoke to the WSWS described the travel ban, ostensibly aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus, as a “dream come true” for the NZ First Party and other right-wing nationalists.

Australian coronavirus travel ban blocks thousands of Chinese students

Chinese authorities try to contain discontent over handling of coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus to have deep impact on global economy

Sri Lanka: former northern chief minister seeks to divert campaign over “disappeared persons” to appeals to major powers

By S. Jayanth, 11 February 2020

Like the Colombo establishment, the TPA, TNA and other Tamil groups are terrified of unified struggles, since they would open the way to the independent mobilisation of the working class.

Russian-Belarusian energy talks fail as Minsk moves closer to the US, NATO

By Clara Weiss, 11 February 2020

The recent flaring up of tensions is taking place as the US is aggressively escalating its push toward drawing Minsk into its orbit.

Woman who killed UK teenager Harry Dunn was a CIA spy

By Thomas Scripps, 11 February 2020

The Dunn family’s legal spokesman, Radd Seiger, explained it is “high time that the nation can see with full transparency whether or not the government prioritised protecting the identity of the Sacoolas family over the welfare and rights of Harry’s family.”

UK government carries out deportation of around 20 Jamaican nationals

By Robert Stevens, 11 February 2020

The men on board were among 700 immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers being held at two immigration detention removal centres near Heathrow Airport—Colnbrook and Harmondsworth.

“I fear for the future of democracy in Britain”
Protesters speak out at demonstration against Tory government deportation plans

By our reporters, 11 February 2020

WSWS reporters spoke with those attending Monday night’s demonstration outside Downing Street in London demanding an immediate halt to all deportation flights.

Salvadoran soldiers invade Congress as president warns of imminent “social explosion”

By Andrea Lobo, 11 February 2020

President Bukele’s plan is aimed at preparing to violently crush opposition against the poverty and inequality that gives rise to gangs.

As Brazilian oil workers’ strike grows, Labor Court rules it “abusive”

By Gabriel Lemos, 11 February 2020

The Brazilian ruling elite fears that the strike at the state-owed oil giant Petrobras will spread to other sections of public and private sector workers.

Ford shakes up management, prepares for more cuts after 99 percent profit decline

By Marcus Day, 11 February 2020

Ford’s falling profits and management reshuffling herald an acceleration of the company’s years-long turnaround plan and attacks on workers globally.

Net draws closer around Dennis Williams and Gary Jones
Former UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson signs plea deal

GM workers denounce forced overtime imposed with UAW collusion

BorgWarner buys Delphi as mergers in global auto industry slash thousands of jobs

Dozens of San Diego teachers receive “excess” notices as mass layoffs loom

By Evelyn Rios, 10 February 2020

Most of the excessed teachers have been told they will receive pink slips layoff notices on March 15 due to their lack of seniority in the district.

John Deere announces layoffs at Iowa plant

By George Gallanis, 11 February 2020

Since announcing plans last August to cut costs and boost profits as part of its drive for “organizational efficiency,” Deere has laid off 220 workers at plants across Illinois and Iowa.

Quebec court rejects petition to stay anti-democratic provisions of CAQ’s “secularism” law

By Louis Girard, 11 February 2020

All three Appeal Court judges found that the CAQ law is causing “serious and irreparable harm” to religious minorities—especially Muslim women. Nevertheless, the court ruled that the “will” of the National Assembly must prevail.

10 February 2020

On eve of New Hampshire primary
Growing attacks on socialism in Democratic presidential race

By Patrick Martin, 10 February 2020

After impeachment debacle and Iowa chaos
Hillary Clinton launches new attack on Sanders

Democrats seek to suppress Sanders victory in Iowa

UK: Vigil remembers Errol Graham, pays tribute to family’s fight for justice

By our reporters, 10 February 2020

Germany: Trial in Hamburg for former SS security guard at Stutthof concentration camp

By Elisabeth Zimmermann, 10 February 2020

Sinn Féin general election win reflects leftward shift in Ireland

By Steve James, 10 February 2020

At urging of provincial Moe government, police attack locked-out Saskatchewan refinery workers

By Carl Bronski, 10 February 2020

US retail giant Macy’s announces closure of 125 stores and 2,000 job cuts

By Dan Conway, 10 February 2020

Police crackdown on sacked workers after Sri Lankan president’s “Independence Day” speech

By Saman Gunadasa, 10 February 2020

Further slush fund revelations intensify political crisis in Australia

By Mike Head, 10 February 2020

New in German

Das Überwachungsnetz der Trump-Regierung

Niles Niemuth, 11. Februar 2020

Die massive Verletzung des Rechts auf Privatsphäre, die zunächst von Präsident Bush unter dem Deckmantel des „Kriegs gegen den Terror“ gerechtfertigt und dann unter Präsident Obama ausgeweitet wurde, wird nun in Trumps faschistischem Krieg gegen Immigranten ausgenutzt.

Kurz vor der Vorwahl in New Hampshire:
Demokraten weiten Angriffe auf den Sozialismus aus

Patrick Martin, 11. Februar 2020

Laut aktuellen Umfragen könnte Senator Bernie Sanders (Vermont) bei der Vorwahl der Demokraten in New Hampshire die meisten Stimmen erhalten. Als Reaktion darauf konzentrierten Sanders' Gegner ihre Angriffe auf seine öffentliche Erklärung, er sei ein „demokratischer Sozialist“.

New in Norwegian

Tysk styringsklasse markerer minnet om frigjøringen av Auschwitz med planlegging av nye kriger og forbrytelser

Johannes Stern, 10. februar 2020

Bare ei uke etter de offisielle seremoniene som markerte 75-årsjubiléet for frigjøringen av Auschwitz har Forbundsdagspresident Wolfgang Schäuble oppfordret til at Tyskland igjen påtar seg «byrden» av å utkjempe kriger i utlandet.

Thüringen i Tyskland: Ministerpresidenten valgt av AfD trekker seg

Peter Schwarz, 10. februar 2020

24 timer etter at han ble valgt til ministerpresident i Thüringen med stemmene fra AfD, CDU og FDP, kunngjorde FDP-politikeren Thomas Kemmerich at han trakk seg.

IYSSE-talsmann melder administrativ klage mot den høyreradikale professoren Baberowski

Sven Wurm, 10. februar 2020

Med følgende brev til administrasjonsledelsen ved Humboldt Universitet i Berlin meldte Sven Wurm, talsmann for HU-universitetsgruppa International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE), en administrativ klage mot professor Jörg Baberowski for hans fysiske angrep på ham.

NATO-øvelsen Defender 2020: Tyskland tjener som militærbase for oppbygging mot Russland

Martin Nowak, 10. februar 2020

For første gang i alliansens historie øver NATO utplassering fra USA til Øst-Europa av en hel divisjon på 20 000 soldater.

Republikansk senator Lindsey Graham fremmer lovproposisjon som truer ende-til-ende kryptering

Kevin Reed, 10. februar 2020

Dette angrepet på ende-til-ende kryptering er del av det pågående statlige pådrivet for å sensurere og regulere internettinnhold.

New in French

Après la débâcle du procès en destitution et le chaos de l’Iowa
Hillary Clinton lance une nouvelle attaque contre Sanders

Barry Grey, 10 février 2020

La direction du parti démocrate est déterminée à passer sous silence la question de l’inégalité sociale dans la campagne 2020, de peur d’encourager la croissance de l’opposition sociale et du sentiment anticapitaliste.

La classe dirigeante allemande commémore la libération d'Auschwitz en préparant de nouvelles guerres et de nouveaux crimes

Johannes Stern, 10 février 2020

Une semaine seulement après les cérémonies officielles marquant le 75e anniversaire de la libération d'Auschwitz, le président du Parlement fédéral, Wolfgang Schäuble, a appelé l'Allemagne à reprendre le «fardeau» des guerres à l'étranger.

Allemagne: en Thuringe le ministre-président élu avec les voix de l’AfD d'extrême-droite annonce sa démission

Peter Schwarz, 10 février 2020

Vingt-quatre heures après avoir été élu, avec le soutien du parti d'extrême droite AfD, CDU et FDP, ministre-président de l’État de Thuringe, l’homme politique du Parti libéral-démocrate Thomas Kemmerich a annoncé sa démission.

Le coronavirus aura un impact profond sur l'économie mondiale

Nick Beams, 10 février 2020

La Réserve fédérale américaine a averti que les «retombées possibles des effets du coronavirus en Chine ont présenté un nouveau risque pour les perspectives».

Bhaskar Sunkara de Jacobin se positionne sur les primaires de l'Iowa: ne perdez pas confiance dans les démocrates

Andre Damon, 10 février 2020

L'arrêt expliqué du processus de dépouillement des votes lors des primaires du Parti démocrate dans l’Iowa pour la candidature à la présidentielle cette semaine a conduit des millions de travailleurs et de jeunes à se demander si l'establishment politique démocrate truquait l’élection primaire de l’Iowa au détriment de Bernie Sanders.

Saman Ratnapriya, dirigeant d'un syndicat sri-lankais, récompensé par un siège au Parlement

Rohantha De Silva, 10 février 2020

Le Parti national uni a récompensé Ratnapriya pour ses services traîtres au précédent gouvernement Wickremesinghe, et pour sa défense de plus de 20 ans du pouvoir capitaliste au Sri Lanka.

Le filet se resserre autour de Dennis Williams et Gary Jones
L'ancien directeur de la région 5 de l'UAW, Vance Pearson, signe une entente de plaidoyer

Shannon Jones, 10 février 2020

Avec le témoignage de Pearson, l'enquête fédérale sur la corruption se rapproche d'un procès pour escroquerie et de la possible prise de contrôle du syndicat par le gouvernement fédéral.

Les poursuites contre Julian Assange, la destruction du Droit et la montée de l’État national sécuritaire

Richard Hoffman, 10 février 2020

L’attaque politique et juridique contre Assange représente une nouvelle qualité dans l’intensification du démantèlement des droits fondamentaux et, en fait, du Droit même en tant que mode de domination bourgeois.

New in Spanish

La clase gobernante alemana conmemora la liberación de Auschwitz planificando nuevas guerras y crímenes

Johannes Stern, 10 febrero 2020

Justo una semana después de las ceremonias oficiales que marcan el 75 aniversario de la liberación de Auschwitz, el presidente del Parlamento federal, Wolfgang Schäuble ha llamado a que Alemania asuma nuevamente la “carga” de combatir guerras en el extranjero.

Después de la debacle de juicio político y el caos de Iowa Hillary Clinton lanza un nuevo ataque contra Sanders

Nick Beams, 10 febrero 2020

El liderazgo demócrata está decidido a suprimir el tema de la desigualdad social en la campaña 2020 por temor a alentar el crecimiento de la oposición social. y sentimiento anticapitalista.

El coronavirus tendrá un profundo impacto en la economía global

Nick Beams, 10 febrero 2020

La Reserva Federal de EEUU advirtió que "las posibles repercusiones de los efectos del coronavirus en China han presentado un nuevo riesgo para las perspectivas".

Una respuesta a la defensa de la American Historical Review sobre el Proyecto 1619

David North y Tom Mackaman, 10 febrero 2020

La falta de respeto expresada por el editor Alex Lichtenstein hacia los principales historiadores revela hasta qué punto la mitología racialista, que ha proporcionado la base "teórica" de la política de identidad de la clase media, ha sido aceptada, e incluso adoptada, por una parte sustancial de la comunidad académica como una base legítima para la enseñanza de la historia estadounidense.

Mi respuesta a Alex Lichtenstein con respecto al proyecto 1619

Victoria Bynum, 10 febrero 2020

La historiadora Victoria Bynum ha sido atacada por los defensores del Proyecto 1619 por su entrevista crítica con el WSWS en octubre y una carta al editor enviada el mes pasado a la revista New York Times solicitando correcciones a las falsificaciones históricas sobre las cuales se basa el proyecto. basado, que firmó junto con los profesores James McPherson, James Oakes, Sean Wilentz y Gordon Wood.

Terry Jones (1942-2020): de Monty Python a Geoffrey Chaucer

Paul Bond, 10 febrero 2020

Junto con su rol en el desarrollo de la comedia británica, Terry Jones, escritor y director de Monty Python, que falleció a los 77 años, realizó contribuciones importantes a la erudición chauceriana y la historia medieval.

Entrevista con la modelo internacional Andreja Pejic
“Creo que todos deberíamos estar detrás de Assange y Manning”

Sue Phillips y Will Marshall, 10 febrero 2020

El WSWS habló con Andreja Pejic sobre la campaña para liberar a Julian Assange y Chelsea Manning y los temas políticos más amplios.

New in Turkish

Aşırı sağcı AfD Almanya eyalet seçiminde belirleyici rol oynadı

Christoph Vandreier, 8 Şubat 2020

Üçüncü Reich’ın sona ermesinden beri ilk kez, bir eyalet başbakanı aşırı sağcı, faşist bir partinin, Almanya İçin Alternatif’in (AfD) oylarıyla seçildi.

New in Russian

Партия Социалистического Равенства номинирует Джозефа Кишора и Нориссу Санта-Крус на президентских выборах в США

Партия Социалистического Равенства (США), 8 февраля 2020 г.

Альтернатива, стоящая перед американским и международным рабочим классом в 2020 году: капиталистическое варварство или международный социализм. Партия Социалистического Равенства (США), заходящаяся в политической солидарности с Международным Комитетом Четвертого Интернационала, будет использовать эту кампанию для развития борьбы рабочего класса против капитализма.

Эта неделя в истории
25 лет назад: Российские шахтеры бастуют

8 февраля 2020 г.

8 февраля 1995 года более 600 тысяч шахтеров устроили однодневную забастовку по всей России, остановив работу на шахтах от Сахалина на востоке страны до бассейна реки Дон.

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Perspective

The coronavirus pandemic: A global disaster

11 February 2020

The coronavirus contagion has become a disaster and a tragedy for the tens of thousands infected and the tens of millions who remain under quarantine.

Earlier Perspectives »

Arts Review

2020 Academy Awards: Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite from South Korea wins major awards

By David Walsh, 11 February 2020

Parasite deserved to win the most serious awards, being markedly superior to every other film up for consideration. Bong’s effort is a complex, troubling work.

On the eve of the Academy Awards ceremony
New York Times’ Wesley Morris complains that eight of the films nominated for Best Picture “are about white people”

By David Walsh, 8 February 2020

American film actor Kirk Douglas (1916–2020)

By David Walsh, 10 February 2020

Douglas, one of the leading film actors in the post-World War II era, is also credited with helping to end the anti-communist blacklist by hiring blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo on Spartacus (1960).

Interview with film historian Joseph McBride: For Kirk Douglas, life was “like a war—you have to fight all the time”

By David Walsh, 10 February 2020

The WSWS spoke last week to Joseph McBride, film historian and educator, and the author of more than 20 books, including a valuable biography of Kirk Douglas.

Staff, students and freedom of expression at Nashville art school threatened in takeover by religious university

By Warren Duzak, 6 February 2020

Election 2020

SEP presidential candidate Joseph Kishore addresses IYSSE election campaign meeting at Berlin’s Humboldt University

By our reporters, 1 February 2020

Socialist Equality Party to run Joseph Kishore for president, Norissa Santa Cruz for vice president in 2020 US elections

The alternative confronting the working class is clear: capitalist barbarism or international socialism. The Socialist Equality Party, in political solidarity with the International Committee of the Fourth International, will use this campaign to advance the struggle of the working class against capitalism. Sign up today to get involved!

“The time is now to fight for genuine socialism and an end to capitalist exploitation”
SEP presidential candidate Joseph Kishore opens 2020 campaign with address to students and supporters in Michigan

By our reporters, 29 January 2020

Free Assange and Manning

Dr. Lissa Johnson calls for workers and young people to rally in defence of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

11 February 2020

“Everyone who recognises the need, before it is too late, to take a stand against gross injustice and for fundamental democratic rights should attend the rallies.”

Australian pseudo-left seeks to cover up its abandonment of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

By Patrick O’Connor, 10 February 2020

Socialist Alternative’s article, “The betrayal of Julian Assange,” is a crude attempt to cover up its own role in the “betrayal” of the WikiLeaks publisher.

Interview with international model Andreja Pejic: “I think standing behind Assange and Manning is where we should all be”

By Sue Phillips and Will Marshall, 7 February 2020

Don’t Extradite Assange meeting in London: The political issues

By Laura Tiernan and Chris Marsden, 6 February 2020

Sydney rally tomorrow livestreamed on Facebook
Rallies in Australia and NZ to demand freedom for Assange and Manning. No to US extradition!

By the Socialist Equality Party Australia and SEG (NZ), 28 January 2020

Socialist Equality Party Public Meeting in London:
Free Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning! No US extradition!

28 January 2020

More on the campaign to defend Julian Assange »

International Youth and Students for Social Equality

IYSSE spokesperson submits disciplinary complaint against right-wing extremist professor at Humboldt University in Berlin

By Sven Wurm, 10 February 2020

Following a physical attack by Professor Jörg Baberowski on Sven Wurm, the IYSSE spokesperson at Humboldt University, Wurm filed an official disciplinary complaint with the university administration.

Right-wing extremist Professor Jörg Baberowski physically assaults socialist student

By our reporters, 5 February 2020

Take up the fight for international socialism! Join the IYSSE!

By the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (Australia), 5 February 2020

Workers Struggles

Strike by Mexican Autonomous University staff in Oaxaca
Workers Struggles: The Americas

11 February 2020

Staff at the Benito Juárez Autonomous University at Oaxaca have been on strike since February 1 over salaries, retirement and other issues.

India: One million public sector bank workers strike for higher pay and against privatisation

By Arun Kumar, 6 February 2020

Unifor praises Saskatchewan premier as he demands police action against locked out refinery workers

By Carl Bronski, 6 February 2020

Germany’s IG Metall union offers to collaborate in restructuring the steel and electronics industries

By Ulrich Rippert, 6 February 2020

Washington DC transit authority proposes cuts in services in wake of 84-day bus drivers’ strike

By Nick Barrickman, 4 February 2020

The Trump administration’s surveillance dragnet

By Niles Niemuth, 10 February 2020

The massive breach of the right to privacy, first justified by President Bush in the guise of the “war on terror,” then expanded under President Obama, is now being utilized in Trump’s fascistic war on immigrants.

Featured Commentary

German ruling class commemorates liberation of Auschwitz by planning new wars and new crimes

By Johannes Stern, 8 February 2020

Trump gloats over impeachment, but popular opposition mounts to his administration

By Andre Damon, 7 February 2020

Accuser Jessica Mann’s testimony in the Weinstein trial: A Journey to the End of the Night

By David Walsh, 7 February 2020

Jacobin’s Bhaskar Sunkara on the Iowa caucuses: Don’t lose faith in the Democrats

By Andre Damon, 7 February 2020

25 years ago: US House of Representatives moves to eliminate welfare

On February 15, 1995, the human services subcommittee of the Republican-led House Ways and Means Committee approved provisions to cut as much as $40 billion from welfare spending over five years.

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50 years ago: US Senate debates school segregation amendment

The week of February 10 saw debates in the US Senate regarding a proposed amendment aimed at blocking efforts to withhold federal education funds from southern schools that had not yet been desegregated.

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75 years ago: Allies begin murderous firebombing of Dresden

On February 13, 1945, British and American warplanes began a series of raids targeting Dresden, the densely populated capital of the German state of Saxony.

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100 years ago: Polish military celebrates outlet to Baltic Sea

On February 10, 1920, the military of the new nationalist regime in Poland performed a “wedding to the sea” ceremony to symbolize the acquisition of territory along the Baltic coast.

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The New York Times' 1619 Project

A reply to the American Historical Review’s defense of the 1619 Project

By David North and Tom Mackaman, 31 January 2020

The disrespect expressed by editor Alex Lichtenstein toward leading historians reveals the extent to which racialist mythology, which has provided the “theoretical” foundation of middle-class identity politics, has been accepted, and even embraced, by a substantial section of the academic community as a legitimate basis for the teaching of American history.

My Response to Alex Lichtenstein Regarding the 1619 Project

By Victoria Bynum, 31 January 2020

The 1619 Project and the falsification of history: An analysis of the New York Times’ reply to five historians

Commentary

Over 1.5 million homeless students in the US

By Trévon Austin, 6 February 2020

Amidst growth of class struggle, union membership in US falls to historic lows

By Jerry White, 4 February 2020

The right-wing record of Jacinda Ardern’s government in New Zealand

By the Socialist Equality Group (New Zealand), 3 February 2020

Britain leaves the European Union: Against nationalism, For the United Socialist States of Europe!

Statement by the Socialist Equality Party (UK), 31 January 2020

Swiss newspaper raises important questions about the Harvey Weinstein trial
Why will no one in the American media do the same?

By David Walsh, 30 January 2020

The decade of socialist revolution begins

By David North and Joseph Kishore, 3 January 2020

Book Review

An examination of the anti-immigrant campaign in early 20th century America
The Guarded Gate, by Daniel Okrent (Scribner, 2019)

By Fred Mazelis, 3 February 2020

A century after the imposition of racist immigration quotas in the US, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and racism are once again on the rise in the US and around the world.

Science

Latest UN plan to address catastrophic decline in biodiversity—more empty platitudes

By Philip Guelpa, 1 February 2020

Earth faces the sixth mass extinction of life on the planet, and all the capitalist system can provide is another toothless document.

History

An interview with Auschwitz survivor Esther Bejarano

By the editorial board, 27 January 2020

Seventy-five years since the liberation of Auschwitz

Seventy-five years after World War II: The ideological preparations for fascism and war
IYSSE holds second meeting in campaign for student parliament elections at Berlin’s Humboldt University

By our reporters, 28 January 2020

No to war against Iran! For an international movement against capitalism and war!
IYSSE holds first meeting in campaign for student parliament elections at Berlin’s Humboldt University

The New York Times' 1619 Project

Martin Luther King Jr. and the fight for social equality

By Tom Mackaman and Niles Niemuth, 23 January 2020

The New York Times’ “1619 Project”
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Shell Oil and mass killings in Africa

By Trévon Austin and Bill Van Auken, 18 December 2019

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

By Niles Niemuth, Tom Mackaman and David North, 6 September 2019

“The saddest part of this is that the response of the Times is simply to defend their project”
An interview with historian Clayborne Carson on the New York Times’ 1619 Project

1619 Project director speaks at New York University
Nikole Hannah-Jones, race theory and the Holocaust

By Eric London and David North, 26 November 2019

More on the New York Times’ 1619 Project »

Mehring Books

New pamphlet from Mehring Books on the 1619 Project

24 January 2020

The response of David North and Eric London to the New York Times’ rebuff of five eminent historians’ objections to the 1619 Project is now available as an illustrated pamphlet.

Vadim Rogovin’s Bolsheviks against Stalinism 1928–1933: Leon Trotsky and the Left Opposition
A magnificent account of Stalin’s opponents in the USSR

By Andrea Peters, 21 December 2019

Stalin’s rise was neither foreordained nor a natural outgrowth of the October Revolution. The Great Russian chauvinist and bureaucrat secured power in ferocious conflict with the proletariat, peasantry and cadre of the revolutionary socialist movement.

Socialist Equality Party

UK Public Meetings:
The election of Boris Johnson and the failure of Corbynism

28 December 2019

Socialist Equality Party used UK general election to put forward a socialist perspective

Autoworkers Struggles

GM workers in Mexico thank Australian workers for support

By the WSWS Autoworker Newsletter, 10 January 2020

GM workers in Mexico thank US workers for donating to their defense fund

More on autoworkers struggles »

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

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 Rogovin, 30 August 2019

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

History of the ICFI

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