3 December 2018

Support grows for December 9 Detroit meeting
Autoworkers say fight necessary to stop GM plant closings, UAW betrayal

By Jerry White, 3 December 2018

Momentum is growing for this Sunday’s meeting to mobilize workers against the shutdown of five plants in the US and Canada and the elimination of more than 14,000 hourly and salaried jobs.

“The union and Lear must think we are stupid”
Indiana Lear auto parts workers vote down UAW sellout contract second time

By Marcus Day, 3 December 2018

The vote is a courageous act of defiance against the union’s attempts to ram through a pro-company deal and is an indication of the growing determination to fight in the working class.

G20 papers over differences as economic conflicts intensify

By Nick Beams, 3 December 2018

It is a measure of the state of relations between the world’s major economic powers that the summit was labelled a limited success because it avoided open conflict.

As G20 summit opens, US political establishment brays for trade war and military escalation

Trump cancels G20 meeting with Putin amid rising tensions

Third “yellow vest” protest in France defies government crackdown

By Anthony Torres, 3 December 2018

As protests spread across Europe, after the most violent police crackdown in downtown Paris in a half century, a historic political crisis is erupting.

Andrés Manuel López Obrador inaugurated as new president of Mexico

By Alex González and Don Knowland, 3 December 2018

Popular illusions in promises by the new president to end decades of poverty and oppression in Mexico will crash against his limited, bourgeois program.

Mexico’s Lopez Obrador embraces military on eve of presidential inauguration

Sri Lanka: Factional deadlock remains in lead up to Supreme Court ruling

By Pani Wijesiriwardena, 3 December 2018

President Sirisena has failed in his attempts to secure a parliamentary deal with the opposition UNP and TNA aimed at ending the country’s continuing political crisis.

The political crisis in Sri Lanka: Its lessons for the international working class

German prosecutor’s office raids Deutsche Bank

By Johannes Stern, 3 December 2018

The spokesperson for the investigating authority said that, due to the extent of material, an additional search of the bank’s offices was necessary.

United Steelworkers push through sellout contract at ArcelorMittal

By Jessica Goldstein, 3 December 2018

Two weeks after pushing through the same concessions contract at US Steel, the United Steelworkers forced through a sellout deal on steelworkers at ArcelorMittal USA.

Locked-out ABI aluminum workers demonstrate in downtown Montreal

At ABI workers’ protest, USW officials accost and threaten WSWS supporters

Public health expert speaks on the crisis of American healthcare
Cases like Hedda Martin’s heart transplant denial “will continue to happen”

By Nancy Hanover, 3 December 2018

Workers and young people nationwide decried Martin's callous treatment, donating generously out of their own pockets, after Spectrum Health's Richard DeVos Heart and Lung Transplant Clinic told her to make “a fundraising effort of $10,000.”

Plead for charity or die: A blunt message from the American health care system

Former Dallas cop indicted for murder of neighbor

By Trévon Austin, 3 December 2018

Guyger’s indictment marks the second Texas officer to be charged or found guilty of murder this year.

Electrical problems likely cause of Indiana house fire that killed six

By Jessica Goldstein, 3 December 2018

It was reported that there were no fire hydrants in the area of the fire—pointing to the lack of funding for fire prevention and safety measures in rural areas.

Bank of England warns “no-deal” Brexit would be worse than 2008 crash
Labour pledges to rescue British capitalism

By Robert Stevens, 3 December 2018

The "worst case" scenario presumes there would be custom checks on the UK’s border for goods, with the UK unable to reach new trade deals with the EU or other countries until 2023.

German trade union federation defends Hartz IV

By Ulrich Rippert, 3 December 2018

The SPD is concerned only with cosmetics and a possible change of name, because Hartz IV is now associated with mass poverty, state harassment, cheap wages and social inequality.

Australia: Newcastle participants in high school climate strike speak out

By our reporters, 3 December 2018

IYSSE campaigners stressed that the danger of climate change could only be resolved through the socialist re-organisation of the world.

Thousands of Australian high school students join climate change strike

New in Turkish

Ukrayna’nın Azak Denizi’ndeki provokasyonu

Clara Weiss ve Andre Damon, 3 Aralık 2018

Emperyalist savaş kışkırtıcılarının ve onların Doğu Avrupa’daki aşırı sağcı maşalarının olağanüstü pervasızlığı, yalnızca, ABD ve dünya kapitalizminin derin krizi ve sınıf mücadelesindeki yükseliş ile açıklanabilir.

Trump, Putin ile G20 görüşmesini iptal etti

Andre Damon, 3 Aralık 2018

Dünya önderleri G20 zirvesinde toplanırken, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri, Rusya, Çin ve Avrupa ile anlaşmazlıklarını yoğunlaştırıyor.

New in French

La 3e manif des “gilets jaunes” brave la répression à travers l’Europe

Anthony Torres, 3 décembre 2018

Après la plus violente répression policière à Paris depuis Mai 68, le mouvement des “gilets jaunes” fait tache d’huile à travers l’Europe.

Un million de morts par suicide et par overdoses de drogues depuis 2007
Les victimes de la contre-révolution sociale en Amérique

Eric London, 3 décembre 2018

La « crise de la mortalité » est le produit des politiques de contre-révolution sociale menées par les Démocrates et les Républicains en collaboration avec les syndicats.

A l’ouverture du sommet du G20, l’establishment politique américain hurlent à la guerre commerciale et à l’escalade militaire

Andre Damon, 3 décembre 2018

Le voyage de Trump au sommet du G20 en Argentine a été précédé de demandes de guerre commerciale et d’escalade militaire contre la Russie et la Chine.

Ukraine : Porochenko déclare la loi martiale pour réprimer l’opposition politique et sociale

Jason Melanovski et Clara Weiss, 3 décembre 2018

L’armée a été placée en alerte élevée et la présence de la police fortement renforcée dans les villes principales.

Merkel soutient les provocations ukrainiennes contre la Russie

Andre Damon, 3 décembre 2018

La chancelière, Angela Merkel, a vivement attaqué la Russie lors du Forum économique germano-ukrainien, déclarant que Poutine est pleinement responsable du conflit actuel.

La crise de la mortalité américaine : un rapport sanitaire fait état d’une baisse extraordinaire de l’espérance de vie

Trévon Austin, 3 décembre 2018

Le pays n’avait pas connu une telle période de déclin prolongé de l’espérance de vie depuis qu’il a été frappé par la Première Guerre mondiale et la grippe espagnole en 1918.

Le syndicat Unifor met de l’avant ses positions nationalistes face à la fermeture de l’usine GM d’Oshawa

Carl Bronski, 3 décembre 2018

Après le débrayage des travailleurs d’Oshawa, les représentants d’Unifor ont ordonné un retour au travail et cherché à faire diversion en appelant Trudeau et Trump à imposer des tarifs contre le Mexique.

New in Spanish

Un millón de muertes por suicidio y sobredosis desde 2007
Víctimas de la contrarrevolución social en Estados Unidos

Eric London, 3 diciembre 2018

La “crisis de mortalidad” es producto de las políticas de contrarrevolución social impuestas tanto por demócratas como republicanos en colaboración con los sindicatos.

Migrantes centroamericanos se enfrentan al horror en la frontera de Estados Unidos

Bill Van Auken, 3 diciembre 2018

El confinamiento deliberado de miles de hombres, mujeres y niños refugiados bajo condiciones desesperadas es un crimen contra la humanidad.

Huelgas y manifestaciones sacuden Francia
La indignación de los trabajadores automotores crece con el cierre de plantas de GM

Alex Lantier, 3 diciembre 2018

Las luchas plantean la necesidad de organizar a los trabajadores y jóvenes independientemente de los sindicatos y partidos que defienden a Macron.

Ucrania: Poroshenko declara ley marcial para reprimir la oposición política y social/a>

Jason Melanovski y Clara Weiss, 3 diciembre 2018

El ejército ha sido puesto en alerta máxima y la presencia de la policía ha aumentado sustancialmente en las principales ciudades.

Tres muertos, ocho heridos en persecución a alta velocidad por la Patrulla Fronteriza de EUA en el sur de California

Meenakshi Jagadeesan, 3 diciembre 2018

Esta última tragedia debe verse en el contexto del ataque fascistizante de la Administración de Trump contra los inmigrantes.

López Obrador en México acoge al ejército en vísperas de la inauguración presidencial

Don Knowland, 3 diciembre 2018

Las políticas que han sido articuladas por el presidente entrante y su equipo develan lo que será un Gobierno burgués plenamente derechista.

New in German

Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei geht rechtlich gegen Beobachtung durch den Verfassungsschutz vor

der Sozialistischen Gleichheitspartei, 3. Dezember 2018

Die SGP geht rechtlich gegen die Beobachtung durch den Verfassungsschutz und ihre Nennung im Verfassungsschutzbericht vor. Am Donnerstag reichte der Anwalt der SGP, Dr. Peer Stolle, einen offiziellen Schriftsatz beim Bundesamt ein.

Verteidigt die Arbeitsplätze bei der Bayer AG! Stoppt den Ausverkauf durch die Gewerkschaft IG BCE! Für unabhängige Betriebskomitees und eine internationale Strategie des Widerstands

Sozialistischen Gleichheitspartei (SGP), 3. Dezember 2018

Die Ankündigung der Bayer AG, weltweit 12.000 Arbeitsplätze abzubauen, ist Bestandteil einer internationalen Offensive der großen Konzerne und Banken gegen die Arbeiterklasse.

Eine Million Tote durch Suizide und Drogenüberdosen seit 2007
Opfer der sozialen Konterrevolution in Amerika

Eric London, 3. Dezember 2018

Die „Sterblichkeitskrise“ ist das Ergebnis einer Politik der sozialen Konterrevolution. Verantwortlich sind sowohl die Demokraten als auch die Republikaner und die Gewerkschaften.

David North stellt in Sydney Neuauflage von Das Erbe, das wir verteidigen vor

unserem Reporter, 3. Dezember 2018

North führte aus, weshalb die Geschichte der Vierten Internationale für den heutigen weltweiten Aufschwung von Arbeiterkämpfen von immenser Bedeutung ist.

Italienische Justiz ordnet Beschlagnahmung des Seenotrettungsschiffes „Aquarius“ an

Martin Kreickenbaum, 3. Dezember 2018

Die Staaten der EU sind nicht bereit, einige Tausend Flüchtlinge pro Jahr aufzunehmen. Sie lassen die Flüchtlinge eher ertrinken oder misshandeln, als ihnen einen Zugang nach Europa zu ermöglichen.

Diskriminierung von Roma in Sachsen-Anhalt

Tino Jacobson, 3. Dezember 2018

Nach einer widerwärtigen Kampagne gegen Roma in Magdeburg hat die Regierung von Sachsen-Anhalt ein Gesetz verabschiedet, mit dessen Hilfe Roma und andere arme Familien schneller aus ihren Wohnungen vertrieben werden können.

New in Russian

Провокация Украины в Азовском море

Клара Вайс и Андре Деймон, 30 ноября 2018 г.

Украинские военные при поддержке высокопоставленных фигур американского государства спровоцировали крупнейший международный кризис в преддверии саммита G20 на этой неделе.

New in Norwegian

«Alle – Ford, Chrysler, GM – må gå ut i streik, med en gang»Bilproduksjonsarbeideres raseri vokser over nedleggingen av GM-fabrikkanlegg

Jerry White, 29. november 2018

GM-arbeidere på de truede fabrikkanleggene i Lordstown, Ohio og Detroit-Hamtramck og andre produksjonsarbeidere uttalte seg mot nedleggelsen av fem fabrikker i USA og Canada.

Ukrainas provokasjoner i Azovhavet

Clara Weiss og Andre Damon, 29. november 2018

Det ukrainske militæret, med støtte fra høyt plasserte individer i USA, har bygd opp under en stor internasjonal krise foran denne ukas G20-toppmøte.

USA signaliserer betingelsesløs støtte til det saudiske regimet mens Senatet stemmer over Jemen-krigen

Bill Van Auken, 29. november 2018

Etter vitnesbyrd fra utenriks- og forsvarsministrene stemte Senatet for å fremme en resolusjon som krever en slutt på amerikansk støtte til den saudi-ledede krigen i Jemen.

New York Times: Vår forbrytelse var å fortelle sannheten

Andre Damon, 29. november 2018

Times og Washington Post argumenterer for at ved publiseringen av sann informasjon om politisk korrupsjon begikk den amerikanske pressen det som utgjør forræderi.

Etter Trumps bruk av tåregass mot innvandrerbarn
Sanders erklærer at karavanemedlemmer mangler «troverdig» krav på asyl

Barry Grey, 29. november 2018

Spurt om han mente innvandrerne som flykter fra fattigdom og vold i Mellom-Amerika «alle har et troverdig krav på asyl», sa senatoren: «Nei, det gjør jeg ikke.»

New in Dutch

Nederland: 10.000 protesteren tegen pro-zakelijk overheidsbeleid

Harm Zonderland, 17 november 2018

Op zaterdag 10 november protesteerden 10.000 mensen tegen het pro-zakelijke beleid van de liberaal-conservatieve regering van premier Mark Rutte (VVD), die nu één jaar aan de macht is. De regering heeft al de vennootschapsbelasting verlaagd, en is van plan om de belastingen te verhogen op basisbehoeften, zoals voedingsmiddelen en medicijnen.

Other Languages

Perspective

The mass protests in France: A new stage in the international class struggle

3 December 2018

This weekend’s anti-austerity demonstrations in France have shown the working class to be not just an oppressed class, but a revolutionary class.

Earlier Perspectives »

Commentary

A “kinder, gentler” imperialist butcher, dead at 94
Media, political establishment laud George H. W. Bush

By Patrick Martin, 3 December 2018

Few people in recent American history have participated in the crimes of American imperialism in so many ways.

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren glorify the late President Bush

By Genevieve Leigh, 3 December 2018

Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren are among the leading “progressive” Democrats glorifying the late Bush Sr. as a “patriot” and “humble servant.”

One million dead from suicide, drug overdoses since 2007
Casualties of the social counterrevolution in America

By Eric London, 1 December 2018

Socialist Equality Party

Resolution of the SEP (UK) Fourth National Congress
The resurgence of the class struggle and the tasks of the Socialist Equality Party (UK): Part One

By the Socialist Equality Party (UK), 3 December 2018

This resolution was unanimously adopted by the Fourth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party in Britain, which was held October 27-30, 2018. It is being published in three parts. This is the first part.

Arts Review

“Well-paid journalists have become gormless cyphers of the propaganda of war”
John Pilger discusses his “The Power of the Documentary” film festival

By Richard Phillips, 3 December 2018

Veteran journalist and filmmaker John Pilger spoke with the WSWS last week about his film festival and the political issues confronting serious journalists today.

I object—Ian Hislop’s search for dissent: An exhibition that eradicates socialist ideas and revolutionary action
At the British Museum, London

By Paul Mitchell, 1 December 2018

International Commitee of the Fourth International

Attentive audience at David North’s Sydney launch of The Heritage We Defend

By our reporter, 1 December 2018

David North explained the relevance of the history of the Fourth International for today’s worldwide eruption of struggles by the working class and young people.

Meetings in Australia and New Zealand to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Fourth International

The meetings will take place in Sydney on Sunday, December 2, in Melbourne on Thursday, December 6, and in Wellington, New Zealand on Sunday, December 9.

25 years ago: Christian Democrats suffer political collapse in Italy

Millions of voters shifted their support both to the neo-fascist right and the Party of the Democratic Left, the successor organization to the Italian Communist Party.

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50 years ago: Vietnam peace talks to be resumed

Changing its decision in early November to leave the Paris Peace Talks, the government of South Vietnam announced on December 7, 1968 it would re-join the negotiations.

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75 years ago: Italian Jews deported to Auschwitz

On December 6, 1943, 246 Jews were shipped by train from Milan and Verona to Auschwitz.

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100 Years Ago: Constantinople under Allied military rule

Following the defeat of Turkey and its World War I allies, Germany and Austria-Hungary, by the Allied imperialists, the Turkish capital Constantinople was placed under the joint military administration of the victorious powers.

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The fight against mass layoffs at GM

Video: Attend the December 9 meeting in Detroit to oppose the GM plant closures!

GM’s planned closure of five plants in the US and Canada would be a death sentence for Detroit, Youngstown, and Oshawa, Ontario. But workers are organizing a fight back.

Canadian and US autoworkers call for a united struggle against GM’s assault on jobs

By Will Morrow, 1 December 2018

Industry publication boasts: GM plant closures aimed at extorting more concessions from autoworkers

By Jerry White, 30 November 2018

“Everybody—Ford, Chrysler, GM—needs to strike right now”
Autoworkers’ outrage grows over GM plant closings

General Motors worker on job cuts: “This is all about corporate greed”
Detroit-Hamtramck autoworkers want to fight against plant closures

A call to action to fight the GM plant closings and mass layoffs

Form rank-and-file committees
Reject the UAW-Lear sellout contract! Unite with GM and other autoworkers in a common fight!

By the WSWS Autoworker Newsletter, 28 November 2018

In run-up to contract vote
UAW intensifies campaign of intimidation against Indiana Lear workers

More on the attack on immigrants »

UAW negotiates secret deal with Columbia University to block strike action by graduate students

By Alexander Fangmann, 26 November 2018

More on autoworkers issues »

Science

Last light for the Kepler space telescope

By Bryan Dyne, 1 December 2018

The first and most productive space telescope designed to find planets beyond our Solar System has been retired after exhausting its fuel supply.

NASA InSight mission successfully lands on Mars

By Bryan Dyne, 28 November 2018

The Campaign to Free Julian Assange

SEP meeting and livestream on December 16: What next in the fight to free Julian Assange?

By the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), 28 November 2018

The meeting will discuss the Socialist Equality Party’s political perspective to mobilise and lead the defence of Julian Assange.

Special counsel, Democrats step up pressure on Trump over Russia, Assange

By Barry Grey, 1 December 2018

Guardian newspaper spearheads new accusations against Assange and WikiLeaks

By James Cogan, 28 November 2018

Workers Struggles

India: Contract health workers remain on strike in Bihar; South Australian teachers strike over pay and conditions
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

1 December 2018

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

UK: Cammell Laird shipyard workers strike against redundancies, Iran sugar and steel strike continues against pay arrears, South Africa’s Sibanye gold miners reject company/union pay deal
Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa

1 December 2018

Workers at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, England have launched a series of strikes over redundancies while workers at the Tappeh Sugar Cane mill in Iran are continuing a walkout and gold miners in South Africa are continuing a series of job actions marked by employer violence.

Around 100,000 Sri Lankan plantation workers walk out again for pay rise

By our correspondents, 30 November 2018

‬Greyhound axes bus service across Western Canada

By Penny Smith, 29 November 2018

Trudeau government illegalizes Canada Post strike

By Roger Jordan and Keith Jones, 27 November 2018

Canada Post workers need socialist strategy to defy and defeat Liberals’ back-to-work law

California Wildfires

Rainstorm ends California wildfires, but threatens to cause flash flooding

By Evan Blake, 23 November 2018

Photo Essay: The social cost of the Camp Fire

Refugees from Paradise

The WSWS spoke to some of the thousands who lost everything in the Camp Fire disaster in northern California. Many blame energy monopoly PG&E.

The fire in Paradise, California: From natural disaster to social catastrophe

Mehring Books

Mehring Books launches holiday sale
Most titles 10 to 50 percent off!

By Mehring Books, 23 November 2018

Our annual holiday sale is a great opportunity to introduce friends to socialism and to expand your Marxist library.

David North in conversation with Nick Beams
Book launch of The Heritage We Defend in Sydney, Australia

Why are they back?
New title from Mehring Books explains resurgence of fascism in Germany

New In Arabic

Arabic translation of “Eighty Years of the Fourth International: The Lessons of History and the Struggle for Socialism Today”

We are publishing here the Arabic translation of a lecture delivered by World Socialist Web Site International Editorial Board chairman, David North in Colombo to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Fourth International and the 50th anniversary of the Socialist Equality Party in Sri Lanka.

History

The centenary of the “Spanish Flu”—Lessons for today
Part two

By Benjamin Mateus, 20 November 2018

This is the second part of a two-part series. The first part was posted on November 19.

The centenary of the “Spanish Flu”—Lessons for today
Part one of a two-part series

History of the Fourth International

“Eighty Years of the Fourth International” series continues with meetings in California and Oregon

By our reporters, 17 November 2018

Taking place in the backdrop of the rising death toll from the California fires and the rise of the far-right, the meetings attracted broad audiences of youth, students and workers across the West Coast.

Growing interest in socialism at Chicago meeting on 80th anniversary of Fourth International

By the IYSSE at University of Illinois at Chicago, 14 November 2018

David North lecture tour
Nearly 100 attend meeting in New York City on the 80th anniversary of the Fourth International

David North lecture tour
More than 100 attend meeting at MIT on anniversary of the Fourth International

David North begins US speaking tour in Michigan to mark 80 years of the Fourth International

Eighty Years of the Fourth International: The Lessons of History and the Struggle for Socialism Today

By David North, 9 October 2018

Large Colombo audience hears David North’s lecture on the history of the Fourth International

On the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Fourth International

By David North, 3 September 2018

Security and the Fourth International

The origins and findings of the Security and the Fourth International investigation

By Eric London, 14 November 2018

This is the text and audio of a lecture delivered by Eric London in Detroit, Michigan reviewing the monumental investigation conducted by the International Committee of the Fourth International titled Security and the Fourth International, which exposed the infiltration of the movement by agents of the FBI and Stalinist GPU.

SEP 2018 Election Campaign

Significant vote for SEP candidate Niles Niemuth in Michigan’s 12th district

By our reporters, 8 November 2018

Final campaign meeting for Niles Niemuth reviews experiences from campaigning

By our reporters, 7 November 2018

Vote Niles Niemuth, Socialist Equality Party, for US House of Representatives in Michigan’s 12th district!

Democratic Party mailer removes SEP candidate Niles Niemuth from sample ballot

Campaign website »

Socialist Equality Party (Australia)

Watch: Two Hundred Years Since the Birth of Karl Marx

By Nick Beams, 31 October 2018

Nick Beams delivers successful lectures on the contemporary relevance of Karl Marx at Australian universities

By our reporters, 31 October 2018

Science

World vertebrate populations have fallen 60 percent since 1970

By Bryan Dyne, 1 November 2018

The latest Living Planet Report demonstrates the far-reaching implications of human activity on both the climate and the degradation of the natural environment.

Book review

DSA covers for unions and Democrats in new book on walkout by West Virginia teachers
55 Strong, Inside the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

By Nancy Hanover, 18 October 2018

A new book promoted by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is centered on the lie that the West Virginia teachers’ strike, which set off the series of strikes nationally last spring, was a “victory” in which the unions played a heroic role.

International Committee of the Fourth International

Resolution of the SEP (US) Fifth National Congress
The Resurgence of Class Struggle and the Tasks of the Socialist Equality Party

8 August 2018

This resolution was unanimously adopted by the Socialist Equality Party Congress, held from July 22–27, 2018.

Opening report to the Fifth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (US)

By David North, 4 August 2018

The 50th anniversary of the founding of the SEP (Sri Lanka)
The lessons of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party’s Great Betrayal

By Rohantha De Silva and Vilani Peiris, 24 September 2018


PART ONE | PART TWO | PART THREE

Support the Socialist Equality group in Turkey!
Statement of the SE group, in sympathy with the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI), on the snap elections in Turkey

Security and the Fourth International

An “Exemplary Comrade”: The Socialist Workers Party’s 40-year-long cover-up of Stalinist spy Sylvia Callen: Part one

By Eric London, 14 August 2018

This is the first part in a four-part series examining the cover-up by the Socialist Workers Party beginning in 1947 of information exposing the role of Sylvia Callen, the personal secretary of long-time party leader James P. Cannon, as a Stalinist agent.

Part two | Part three | Part four

Seventy-eight years since the assassination of Leon Trotsky

By Eric London and David North, 21 August 2018

On August 21, 1940, Leon Trotsky, the founder of the Fourth International and the co-leader of the Russian Revolution, died from wounds inflicted the day before by an assassin, the Stalinist GPU agent Ramon Mercader.

WSWS 20th Anniversary

Twenty years of the World Socialist Web Site: 1998–2018

By David North and Joseph Kishore, 14 February 2018

As the WSWS marks its 20th anniversary of daily posting, it is taking the lead in exposing the conspiracy by governments and corporations to censor the Internet as the ruling class prepares for war and domestic repression.

Lenin, Trotsky and the Marxism of the October Revolution

By David North, 19 March 2018

David North, chairperson of the International Editorial Board of the World Socialist Web Site and of the Socialist Equality Party (US), delivered this lecture at the University of Leipzig on March 16.