Sweden drops investigation into bogus sexual misconduct allegations against Julian Assange

By Patrick Martin, 19 November 2019

The action confirms that the incessant media claims of “rape” and “sexual assault” by the WikiLeaks founder are a politically motivated fraud.

UN special rapporteur exposes Swedish sexual misconduct frame-up of Assange

Julian Assange appears in court via video link: Legal rights denied by judge

By Thomas Scripps, 19 November 2019

The British ruling class has no intention of providing even the appearance of a fair trial of Assange, after which they intend to railroad him to his persecutors in the United States.

US declares Israeli settlements no longer illegal

By Jean Shaoul, 19 November 2019

The US ruling is a green light for an escalation in the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from East Jerusalem and the annexation of Palestinian land.

United States has the highest child detention rate in the world

By Niles Niemuth, 19 November 2019

A UN report released Monday finds that the United States leads the world in depriving children of liberty, particularly through immigration detention.

As second week of public hearings begins
Pelosi doubles down on anti-Russia politics of impeachment inquiry

By Barry Grey, 19 November 2019

Pelosi once again defined as the sole issue in the Democrats’ case for impeachment the charge that Trump endangered US “national security” and strengthened Russia.

Obama joins effort to push Democratic primary campaign to the right

The Trump impeachment and US policy in Ukraine

Seeking to cultivate fascistic base, Trump pardons two war criminals and promotes a third

France to host “peace summit” with Germany, Ukraine and Russia

By Clara Weiss, 19 November 2019

The summit is part of the effort of French and German imperialism to play a bigger role in Eastern Europe as tensions with the US are rising.

Hong Kong police lay siege to university occupied by demonstrators

By Ben McGrath, 19 November 2019

The ramping up of police violence is a precursor to even more violent methods of suppressing the months-long protest movement.

Iranian regime shuts down internet following protests over gas price hikes

By Keith Jones, 19 November 2019

The Islamic Republic has been shaken by mass protests against a steep hike in gasoline prices precipitated by the US sanctions war on Iran.

Protests in Chile continue in opposition to promises of new Constitution

By Andrea Lobo, 19 November 2019

The proposal for a referendum is an effort by the political establishment to channel protests behind Chilean capitalism without making any real concessions on social questions.

With national strike set for November 21, political crisis intensifies in Colombia

By Evan Blake, 19 November 2019

In response to the looming strike, the Duque administration has begun to prepare a brutal crackdown by the military and police.

Mass protests in Prague against Czech government

By Markus Salzmann, 19 November 2019

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the so-called Velvet Revolution, hundreds of thousands demonstrated on Saturday against the corrupt right-wing government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Saturday.

Venice sees second worst flooding in recorded history

By Allison Smith, 19 November 2019

Massive flooding last week brought Venice, Italy to its knees, with local authorities estimating that more than 85 percent of the city is under water.

Labour Party candidates pledge to ignore Corbyn’s Brexit policy and campaign for Remain

By Thomas Scripps, 19 November 2019

An alliance between Labour and the Remain parties, and possibly some strongly pro-European Union Tories, is seen by sections of the ruling elite as an option for cancelling Brexit without handing power to a Corbyn-led Labour government.

Germany: Volkswagen pays works council members millions

By Dietmar Gaisenkersting, 19 November 2019

The public prosecutor’s office in Braunschweig has now brought charges against four VW managers, accused of paying excessive salaries and bonuses to five works council representatives.

US Steel job cuts continue as it lays off workers in Indiana

By Jessica Goldstein, 19 November 2019

The recently announced layoffs are further proof that trade war measures are ultimately aimed against the working class around the world.

Protests as Trump labor board moves to restrict grad student unions

By Michael Walters, 19 November 2019

The Trump-appointed National Labor Relations Board proposed a rule that would deny the right of graduate students to organize.

Michigan judge throws out state charges against Flint water consultants

By James Brewer, 19 November 2019

Claims of professional negligence and public nuisance against private water companies advising the City of Flint were dismissed by a circuit court judge on November 8.

Australian establishment up-in-arms after Beijing bans visit by two MPs

By James Cogan, 19 November 2019

The hypocrisy of the latest anti-China outburst is underscored by the Australian government refusal to allow Chelsea Manning, the American whistleblower and defender of democratic rights, to travel to the country.

Trial begins over 2015 anti-government protest on Nauru

By John Braddock, 19 November 2019

The trial of fifteen activists and former politicians involved in an anti-government protest has been condemned as a sham.

18 November 2019

Former top military official wins Sri Lankan presidential election

By K. Ratnayake, 18 November 2019

Chinese soldiers appear on Hong Kong streets for first time since protests began

By Ben McGrath, 18 November 2019

Louisiana governor wins re-election in blow to Trump

By Patrick Martin, 18 November 2019

Protesters at London’s Trafalgar Square speak out to demand freedom for Julian Assange

By our reporters, 18 November 2019

World Socialist Web Site reporters spoke to some of the protesters who attended Saturday’s demonstration to demand the freedom of the WikiLeaks founder.

Federal court strips citizenship from US-born woman held in Syrian detention camp

By Tom Carter, 18 November 2019

Google’s Project Nightingale: The largest transfer to date of private medical data to the tech giant

By Benjamin Mateus, 18 November 2019

Fiat Chrysler workers face battle as FCA and UAW seek to maintain lowest labor costs

By Jerry White, 18 November 2019

Chicago Teachers Unions pushes through austerity contract, paving way for school closures

By Kristina Betinis, 18 November 2019

School closures threatened as Chicago teachers vote on widely-hated tentative agreement

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

Union-backed Chicago Sun-Times attacks Chicago teachers

As contract vote approaches, DSA defends sellout by Chicago Teachers Union

German army recruits swear war oath in front of Reichstag building

By Gregor Link, 18 November 2019

Germany: Left Party parliamentary group elects new leadership

Fire devastates student accommodation block covered in combustible cladding in Bolton, England

By Barry Mason, 18 November 2019

Australian bushfire crisis continues as political fallout intensifies

By Mike Head, 18 November 2019

Young FedEx worker killed in latest industrial death at Memphis World Hub

By Warren Duzak, 18 November 2019

New in German

Das Impeachmentverfahren gegen Trump und die US-Politik in der Ukraine

Patrick Martin, 18. November 2019

Die öffentlichen Anhörungen zum Amtsenthebungsverfahren haben eine bittere Schlammschlacht innerhalb der herrschenden Elite der USA ans Licht gebracht, die durch das Scheitern ihrer antirussischen Politik in der Ukraine ausgelöst wurden.

Ehemaliger US-Außenminister Kissinger warnt vor „katastrophalem“ Konflikt zwischen den USA und China

Nick Beams, 18. November 2019

Der ehemalige US-Außenminister Henry Kissinger warnt vor einem unausweichlichen „Konflikt“ zwischen den USA und China, der „schlimmer sein wird als die beiden Weltkriege, die die europäische Zivilisation zerstört haben“.

Massenproteste gegen Regierung in Prag

Markus Salzmann, 18. November 2019

Unmittelbar vor dem 30. Jahrestag der sogenannten „Samtenen Revolution“ haben in der tschechischen Hauptstadt Prag am Samstag erneut Hunderttausende gegen die rechte, korrupte Regierung von PremierministGs$P9me5er Andrej Babiš demonstriert.

Politische und wirtschaftliche Unruhen im Libanon eskalieren

Jean Shaoul, 18. November 2019

Laut Weltbank könnte eine weitere Entwertung des libanesischen Pfunds die Hälfte der sechs Millionen Einwohner des Landes unter die offizielle Armutsgrenze drücken.

New in Norwegian

Impeachment av Trump og amerikansk politikk i Ukraina

Patrick Martin, 18. november 2019

De offentlige høringene i riksrettgranskningen har brakt for dagen bitre gjensidige anklager innen den amerikanske styringseliten, utløst av fiaskoen for deres antiRussland bestrebelser i Ukraina.

Tidligere utenriksminister Kissinger peker på faren for «katastrofal» konflikt mellom USA og Kina

Nick Beams, 18. november 2019

USAs tidligere utenriksminister Henry Kissinger advarte mot en uunngåelig «konflikt» mellom USA og Kina, som «vil bli verre enn verdenskrigene som ruinerte europeisk sivilisasjon».

Trump benåder to krigsforbrytere og forfremmer en tredje, i bestrebelser på kultivering av en fascistisk base

Evan Blake, 18. november 2019

Trumps uhørte benådning av krigsforbrytere fremhever hans administrasjons autoritære karakter.

Morales’ parti MAS i samtaler med kuppregimet i Bolivia om å få stagget uro

Bill Van Auken, 18. november 2019

Enigheten om å gå i diskusjon kom samtidig med at masser av arbeidere og småbønder fortsetter å strømme inn i La Paz, med krav om den selvutnevnte «midlertidige presidentens» fall.

Politiske og økonomiske rystelser eskalerer i Libanon

Jean Shaoul, 18. november 2019

I følge Verdensbanken kan en ytterligere devaluering av det libanesiske pundet skyve opptil halvparten av landets seks millioner innbyggere under den offisielle fattigdomsgrensa.

New in French

La résistance populaire monte contre le coup d'État bolivien

Andrea Lobo, 16 novembre 2019

Des milliers de travailleurs et paysans sont descendus dans les rues de la capitale La Paz et dans le quartier avoisinant d’El Alto et dans Cochabamba, défiant la répression de l’armée et de la police.

«Il peut toujours m’appeler»: une députée néo-démocrate propose de se joindre au gouvernement libéral du Canada

Roger Jordan, 16 novembre 2019

L’offre de la députée de l’Alberta de joindre le cabinet de Trudeau s’inscrit dans la continuité de la campagne électorale du NPD, lequel désirait former une alliance gouvernementale avec les Libéraux pro grande entreprise.

Un entretien avec l'auteure de The Free State of Jones
L'historienne Victoria Bynum sur les inexactitudes du Projet 1619 du New York Times

Eric London, 16 novembre 2019

Bynum est une experte de l'attitude des pauvres et des paysans blancs du Sud envers l'esclavage.

New in Spanish

La crisis electoral española y la traición de Podemos

Alex Lantier, 16 noviembre 2019

Con sus políticas antiobreras, el partido “populista de izquierda” Podemos permitió que los neofascistas crecieran presentándose como la única oposición a la corrupta élite política.

Aumenta la resistencia popular contra el golpe en Bolivia

Andrea Lobo, 16 noviembre 2019

Miles de trabajadores y campesinos en la capital Boliviana, La Paz, en el vecino distrito de El Alto y en Cochabamba se han volcado a las calles desafiando la represión policial y militar.

"La oposición a la esclavitud también ha sido un tema importante en la historia de Estados Unidos"
Una entrevista con el historiador James McPherson sobre el Proyecto 1619 del New York Times

Tom Mackaman, 16 noviembre 2019

El WSWS habló recientemente con James McPherson, profesor emérito de historia de la Universidad de Princeton, sobre el Proyecto 1619 del New York Times.

Los demócratas comienzan audiencias de juicio político con denuncias de Rusia

Barry Grey, 16 noviembre 2019

El primer día de audiencias públicas y televisadas demuestra que en el conflicto de impeachment dos facciones de derecha de la clase dominante están luchando sobre diferencias sobre la política exterior.

Decenas de palestinos muertos en ataques israelíes en Gaza

Bill Van Auken, 16 noviembre 2019

La escalada contra Gaza sirve las necesidades políticas de Netanyahu, que está buscando desesperadamente un “gobierno de unidad” para evitar ser echado del poder y enfrentarse a un proceso criminal.

Correos electrónicos filtrados revelan que el asesor de Trump, Stephen Miller ayuda a la política fascista

Trévon Martin, 16 noviembre 2019

Los correos electrónicos muestran que Stephen Miller, asesor principal de la Casa Blanca a cargo de la política de inmigración, patrocinando puntos de vista racistas y publicaciones supremacistas blancas y neonazis.

El New York Times incluye su obsesión racial en comentarios culinarios

Trévon Austin, 16 noviembre 2019

Las ideas reaccionarias del artículo de Eligon están vinculadas a la insistencia del Times y de los otros elementos que giran alrededor del Partido Demócrata en que las identidades raciales, sexuales y de género son las principales divisiones en la sociedad estadounidense.

Autoridades de Missouri rastrearon los períodos menstruales de las mujeres en un esfuerzo por cerrar el último proveedor de aborto del estado

Jessica Goldstein, 16 noviembre 2019

Una hoja de cálculo del estado contenía información confidencial no médica, como los nombres de los pacientes y los números de identificación médica, los cuales le permitían al estado utilizarlos para identificarlos y localizarlos, espiando así efectivamente a los pacientes.

New in Russian

Одиннадцать тысяч ученых предупреждают о чрезвычайной климатической ситуации

Даниэль де Врис, 15 ноября 2019 г.

Сорок лет переговоров по поводу изменения климата между капиталистическими правительствами не сделали ничего для того, чтобы изменить траекторию движения в сторону экологической и гуманитарной катастрофы.

New in Turkish

Bolivya’da ABD destekli darbe

Bill Van Auken, 14 Kasım 2019

Güney Amerika’nın en yoksul ülkesi Bolivya, Pazar günü Devlet Başkanı Evo Morales’in,ve hükümet yetkililerinin istifasına yol açan ABD destekli darbenin ardından bir iç savaşın eşiğinde bulunuyor.

Almanya’daki Sosyalist Eşitlik Partisi, Berlin Duvarı’nın yıkılmasının yıldönümü üzerine toplantı düzenledi

Muhabirlerimizden, 14 Kasım 2019

Gerçekte Demokratik Alman Cumhuriyeti’nin kurulması, sosyalizmin gerçekleştirilmesi ile ilgili değil, Batı’da kapitalizmin istikrara kavuşturulması ile ilgiliydi

New in Arabic

يتنافس خمسة مرشحين على الانتخابات الجزائرية في 12 كانون الأول / ديسمبر وسط معارضة جماهيرية

قمران آيرة, ٦ تشرين الثاني نوفمبر ٢٠١٩

وسط احتجاجات جماهيرية مستمرة ضد المؤسسة الحاكمة الجزائرية والانتخابات الرئاسية في 12 كانون الأول / ديسمبر ، أعلنت الهيئة الانتخابية الجزائرية أن خمسة مرشحين يخوضون الانتخابات.

New in Bengali

ভারতে মাদারসন মোটরগাড়ি শ্রমিকদের ধর্মঘটকে মাওবাদী ইউনিয়ন নেতৃত্ব ক্রমাগত বিচ্ছিন্ন করে রাখছে

মোসেস রাজকুমার ও শশী কুমার, ২৫ অক্টোবর ২০১৯

মাসারসন অটোমোটিভ টেকনোলজিস অ্যান্ড ইঞ্জিনিয়ারিং (এম-এ-টি-ই বা মেট)-এর শ্রমিকদের দ্বারা সংগঠিত অনির্দিষ্টকালের ধর্মঘট এখন তৃতীয় মাসে পড়ল।

মার্কিন ফ্যাসিবাদকে এক বলিষ্ট না! ট্রাম্পকে গদিচ্যূত করতে গণআন্দোলন গড়ে তুলুন!

সোশ্যালিস্ট ইকুয়ালিটি পার্টি-র রাজনৈতিক কমিটি, ১৪ অক্টোবর ২০১৯

সন্দেহের ওপর ভিত্তি করে যে তদন্ত কংগ্রেস শুরু করেছিল তার পরিপ্রেক্ষিতে রাষ্ট্রপতি ডোনাল্ড ট্রাম্পের প্রতিক্রিয়া প্রকাশ্যেই সম্পূর্ণ ফ্যাসিবাদী চরিত্রের। গত সপ্তাহে মিনিয়াপোলিস, মিনেসোটা ও লেক চার্লসে ট্রাম্প প্রকাশ্যে বিদেশীদের প্রতি আতঙ্ক, জাতিগত বিদ্বেষ এবং ইহুদি-বিদ্বষের স্বপক্ষে কথা বলেছে।

New in Portuguese

O golpe na Bolívia apoiado pelos EUA

Por Bill Van Auken, 14 Novembro 2019

Apoiado por Washington, o violento golpe na Bolívia foi facilitado pela covardia política e traição do governo de Morales e seu partido MAS.

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Perspective

The bloodbath in Baghdad

19 November 2019

The US media has remained largely silent as more than 330 unarmed demonstrators have been killed in the streets of the Iraqi capital.

Earlier Perspectives »

Arts Review

J’accuse (An Officer and a Spy): Roman Polanski’s masterpiece on the Dreyfus Affair

By Alex Lantier, 19 November 2019

Director Roman Polanski’s J’accuse recounts the 12-year struggle to clear Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish officer unjustly convicted of spying for Germany in 1894.

Michael Winterbottom’s Greed: A searing indictment of the super-rich

By Thomas Scripps, 18 November 2019

Parasite: An unusual director with his antenna attuned to social class
The Lighthouse: A gothic horror film

By Joanne Laurier, 16 November 2019

Harbor (Jeter l’ancre un seul jour): A young refugee in need finds allies

By David Walsh, 15 November 2019

“Vietnam was the first and last war with no censorship”
Veteran photojournalist Tim Page discusses his “21” exhibition

By Richard Phillips, 14 November 2019

New manuscript discovered of The Tale of Genji, the 11th century Japanese novel

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

Obituary

On the death of Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky (1942–2019)

By Clara Weiss, 19 November 2019

An understanding of Bukovsky’s life and role in politics over the past half century must be placed within the broader context of the development of the October Revolution of 1917 and the Stalinist reaction against it.

Workers Struggles

India: The indefinite strike by 48,000 Telangana transport workers at crossroads

By Kranti Kumara, 19 November 2019

Despite the immense courage displayed by the workers for over six weeks into their indefinite strike, the struggle is in imminent danger because of the rotten strategy adopted by the union.

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

Unifor imposes concessions contracts on Saskatchewan Crown Corporation workers

By Carl Bronski, 19 November 2019

Governments across Canada have initiated a new austerity wave, targeting public services and the jobs and wages of the workers who administer them.

Strike looms at Canadian National Railway
Workers Struggles: The Americas

19 November 2019

Some 3,000 conductors, trainspersons and yard workers were poised to strike Tuesday as contract talks between the Teamsters and Canadian National Railway reached an impasse over the weekend.

UK High Court bans strike by 110,000 Royal Mail postal workers

By Robert Stevens, 14 November 2019

Strike against Asarco copper enters second month

By Samuel Davidson, 16 November 2019

Socialist Equality Party (UK)

Socialist Equality Party announces candidates in UK general election

By our reporter, 18 November 2019

The SEP is waging a political struggle against austerity, authoritarian rule, militarism and war.

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

The New York Times' 1619 Project

An interview with historian James Oakes on the New York Times’ 1619 Project

By Tom Mackaman, 18 November 2019

“Opposition to slavery has also been an important theme in American history”
An interview with historian James McPherson on the New York Times’ 1619 Project

By Tom Mackaman, 14 November 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

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.

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

By Eric London, 9 November 2019

Commentary

Wall Street Journal investigation confirms Google operates censorship blacklist

By Andre Damon, 18 November 2019

Leaked emails reveal Trump aide Stephen Miller’s fascist politics

By Trévon Austin, 15 November 2019

Former US Secretary of State Kissinger points to danger of “catastrophic” conflict between US and China

By Nick Beams, 16 November 2019

Morales’ MAS in talks with Bolivia coup regime on how to quell unrest

By Bill Van Auken, 16 November 2019

The Spanish election crisis and the treachery of Podemos

By Alex Lantier, 15 November 2019

The Spanish elections and the rise of the fascistic Vox party

Democrats begin impeachment hearings with denunciations of Russia

By Patrick Martin, 14 November 2019

Record low numbers participate in 24-hour stunt strike at University of California schools and health system

By Evelyn Rios, 15 November 2019

The Socialist Equality Party Election Campaign in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan presidential election: Workers must prepare to fight moves towards police-state rule

By K. Ratnayake, 16 November 2019

Calls by the major candidates for “strong government”—code-words for the development of dictatorial methods—are a response to the growing opposition of workers and the poor to government austerity.

Vote for Pani Wijesiriwardena in the Sri Lankan presidential election! Rally to fight for international socialism!

By Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), 12 November 2019

More on the 2019 Sri Lankan SEP election campaign »

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.

Free Assange and Manning

Roger Stone conviction affirms he lied about having connections with WikiLeaks

By Kevin Reed, 16 November 2019

Petition calling for Julian Assange’s freedom tabled in Australian parliament

By James Cogan, 15 November 2019

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

Australian workers and youth speak-out in support of Julian Assange

By our reporters, 13 November 2019

More on the campaign to Free Assange and Manning »

Autoworkers Struggles

United Auto Workers declares sellout Ford contract ratified amidst widespread opposition

By Tom Hall, 16 November 2019

Acting UAW chief unveils bogus “anti-corruption” reforms

Ford workers complain of extreme temperatures in Chicago plants amid record-setting freeze

Ford workers describe UAW’s intimidation tactics to pass Ford contract

Ford Kentucky Truck workers speak out against contract: “The people on the floor don’t trust the UAW”

From the archive of the WSWS
What is the UAW?

By Shannon Jones, 12 November 2019

Former UAW-GM VP Joe Ashton charged in corruption scheme

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

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

Science

Social inequality in Early Bronze Age Europe

By Philip Guelpa, 12 November 2019

25 years ago: Hurricane Gordon dissipates after two weeks of destruction

On November 21, 1994, Hurricane Gordon dissipated over South Carolina after nearly two weeks of destruction throughout the Atlantic and Caribbean. The hurricane hit parts of Central America, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, the Turks and Caicos islands, the Bahamas, and the southeastern US coast for nearly two weeks.

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50 years ago: Native American group begins occupation of Alcatraz island

On November 20, 1969, a group of about 90 Native Americans led by Richard Oakes sailed small boats across San Francisco Bay and began an occupation of Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, which had closed in 1963.

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75 years ago: Allied forces capture German town

On November 19, 1944, the British Second Army secured control of Geilenkirchen, a German town in North Rhine-Westphalia, near the border with the Netherlands. The successful offensive, aimed at establishing a base of operations for further incursions into Germany, underscored the military crisis of the Nazi regime and heightened the anticipation of a full-scale Allied invasion.

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100 years ago: US Senate fails to ratify Treaty of Versailles

On November 19, 1919, The United States Senate failed to secure the two-thirds majority needed to ratify the Treaty of Versailles, which had been negotiated by the Allied imperialist victors of World War I at the Paris Peace Conference that June.

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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