World Health Organization warns of “alarming” resurgence of COVID-19 in Europe

By Alex Lantier, 18 September 2020

With over 300,000 weekly infections, European authorities are now confirming more COVID-19 cases each week than they did prior to the lockdowns this spring.

France imposes return to school without protections against COVID-19

British government and universities pursue reckless return to higher education under pandemic conditions

By Simon Whelan, 18 September 2020

Students now face a limit on socialising under the government’s arbitrary limiting of gatherings to six, yet can go to work and to campuses.

Over one million UK children kept off school in face of government threats and propaganda

By Harvey Thompson and Tania Kent, 18 September 2020

By Thursday evening, 1,118 schools had been hit by coronavirus infections, forcing many to close partially or fully.

Oppose the unsafe reopening of UK schools and universities! Attend Online Educators Rank-and-File Committee meeting

18 September 2020

We urge educators and students in Britain to register and participate in the online forum being held on Saturday, September 19 at 2 p.m.

New York City Democratic mayor delays school opening a second time

By our reporters, 18 September 2020

Bill de Blasio, the “progressive” mayor of New York City, announced a new date for a ‘’phased reopening” of the city’s public schools.

Brazilian teachers call strikes against back-to-school drive

By Tomas Castanheira, 18 September 2020

Brazil’s fascistic President Bolsonaro declared: “We are the country with the highest number of days of lockdown of schools. This is absurd.”

Democrats engineer removal of Green Party presidential candidates from Pennsylvania ballot

By Kevin Reed, 18 September 2020

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court kicked the Green Party off the November presidential ballot on Thursday on the basis of undemocratic procedural considerations.

Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks Green Party presidential campaign from 2020 ballot

Historic US job losses continue with another 860,000 unemployment claims

By Jacob Crosse, 18 September 2020

Over 61 million unemployment claims have been filed in the last 6 months, with the pandemic plunging the country into a protracted economic crisis not seen since the Great Depression.

New York yellow cab drivers block bridges to demand debt relief

By Shuvu Batta, 18 September 2020

Battered by crippling debt and collapsing demand for taxis, drivers staged a protest Thursday calling for relief from their enormous debt burden

Boston-area colleges and universities report COVID cases and outbreaks despite testing programs

By Andrew Timon and Will McCalliss, 18 September 2020

Colleges and universities across the Greater Boston area have made the reckless, profit-driven decision to reopen their campuses, endangering the lives of not only university students, faculty and staff, but area residents.

More on the back to school drive »

Record wildfires continue to rage across US West Coast

By Peter Ross, 18 September 2020

The devastation caused by the 2020 fire season, like the COVID-19 pandemic, is a direct consequence of the criminal policies pursued by the American ruling class.

West Coast fires and evacuations expected to fuel the spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 “long-haulers” publish patient-led research paper drawing attention to chronic illness

By Katy Kinner, 18 September 2020

COVID-19 survivors who continue to experience symptoms weeks to months after initial infection have organized themselves online, seeking to understand the phenomenon of their extended illness.

Missouri among top five US states with COVID-19 infections

By Cole Michaels, 18 September 2020

This week Missouri saw 100,000 coronavirus cases and a recent spike of infections and deaths, including in rural counties.

New details of union corruption emerge as GM files lawsuit against former UAW VP Joe Ashton

By Shannon Jones, 18 September 2020

GM has provided further details of alleged UAW corruption in a lawsuit targeting former UAW Vice President Joe Ashton that is aimed at reviving its claims against rival carmaker Fiat Chrysler.

Unite US, Canadian, and Mexican workers against all concessions and job cuts!
A call to action to Canadian Detroit Three autoworkers: Oppose Unifor’s nationalist pro-company strategy!

By WSWS Autoworker Newsletter, 18 September 2020

With their contracts set to expire next Monday, the urgent task before the 17,000 workers employed by the Detroit Three in Canada is to take the struggle into their own hands by building rank-and-file committees independent of the pro-company Unifor.

US Democrats warn UK Tories no trade deal if Good Friday Agreement threatened by hard Brexit

By Robert Stevens, 18 September 2020

Whatever the parliamentary arithmetic, Johnson is carrying out measures that can only deepen geopolitical fault lines.

Germany: Local elections in North Rhine-Westphalia express growing opposition to official politics

By Peter Schwarz, 18 September 2020

Half of all eligible voters stayed at home. Many saw no point in voting between parties that work together and pursue similar right-wing, anti-working-class policies.

Network of Action Committees for Safe Education holds first online meeting
Stop the dangerous “routine operation” of schools in Germany! Prepare a nationwide general strike!

By our reporters, 18 September 2020

In his report to the meeting, SGP deputy leader Christoph Vandreier noted that infections have already been reported at over 1,000 schools and 300 childcare facilities across Germany.

OSHA fines meatpacking industry $30,000 after 203 COVID-19 deaths and 18,000 infections

By Cordell Gascoigne, 18 September 2020

The two fines amount to less than $2,500 for each worker who died at the JBS and Smithfield plants in Colorado and South Dakota

Washington D.C. transit system announces budget cuts and layoffs due to ridership drop off amid pandemic

By Harvey Simpkins, 18 September 2020

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has seen a nearly 90 percent ridership drop-off since the beginning of the pandemic.

Myanmar sees major coronavirus outbreak after a month of zero cases

By Owen Howell, 18 September 2020

The military-dominated government, fronted by Aung San Suu Kyi, is continuing its campaign of repression in the western state of Rakhine, under conditions of rapid COVID-19 transmission.

New Zealand: Auckland University backs away from resuming classes after mass student opposition

By John Braddock, 18 September 2020

More than 10,000 Auckland University students have signed petitions opposing the resumption of lectures and classes amid ongoing community transmission of COVID-19.

Australia: Mentally-ill man in coma after brutal Victorian police assault

By Martin Scott, 18 September 2020

The man was rammed by a police car before he was pepper-sprayed and kicked in the head.

17 September 2020

Trump repeats threats of post-election military repression as Barr calls for charging protesters with “sedition”

By Patrick Martin, 17 September 2020

House report on Boeing 737 Max crashes: Corporate criminality, FAA complicity, but no accountability

By Barry Grey, 17 September 2020

Slow-moving Hurricane Sally makes landfall along Alabama-Florida border

By J. L’Heureau, 17 September 2020

Fed toes the line on Wall Street’s demands

By Nick Beams, 17 September 2020

No charges in Missouri police murder of 25-year-old Hannah Fizer

By Jacob Crosse, 17 September 2020

American Federation of Teachers shuts down University of Michigan graduate student strike

By our reporters, 17 September 2020

Big Ten universities announce football will resume

By Andy Thompson, 17 September 2020

“We’re going to keep fighting”
Opposition mounts as thousands of University of Illinois at Chicago nurses and workers continue strike

By Kylie Rose, 17 September 2020

Trump’s China tariffs ruled illegal by World Trade Organisation

By Nick Beams, 17 September 2020

Australian police raids seized copies of Chinese diplomatic communications

By Mike Head, 17 September 2020

Students return to UK universities: Build campus safety committees!

By Danny Knightley, 17 September 2020

Manchester Go North West bus drivers vote overwhelmingly to strike

By Dennis Moore and Robert Stevens, 17 September 2020

Strikes mount as COVID-19 breaks out in hundreds of Spanish schools

By Alice Summers, 17 September 2020

Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee calls for plantwide shutdown to guarantee safety during pandemic

By Faurecia Gladstone Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 17 September 2020

Surge in COVID-19 infections as in-person classes resume at many Illinois college campuses

By Fabian Salgado, 17 September 2020

University of Wisconsin-Madison and La Crosse quarantine students after infections

By Brian Green, 17 September 2020

COVID-19 outbreaks force switch to online learning at New Jersey schools

By Erik Schreiber and Robert Milkowski, 17 September 2020

New York City ruling elite warns Mayor de Blasio of “widespread anxiety”

By Fred Mazelis, 17 September 2020

New in German

200.000 Corona-Tote in den USA
Trump tritt offen für Herdenimmunität ein

Andre Damon, 18. September 2020

„Herdenimmunität“ ist das Leitprinzip, das Trumps Pandemie-Politik von Anfang an bestimmte. Das ist der Grund, warum der US-Präsident das Virus verharmlost, das Testen sabotiert und alles tut, um Arbeiter schnellstmöglich zurück an die Arbeit zu schicken.

Rechtsextremes Netzwerk in NRW-Polizei huldigt Hitler und den Nazis

Jan Ritter, 18. September 2020

Die rechtsextremen Netzwerke in der deutschen Polizei sind umfassender als bisher bekannt. In Nordrhein-Westfalen waren mindestens 29 Polizisten in rechtsradikalen Chat-Gruppen aktiv.

Profit statt Kindeswohl: Kita-Erzieher und Kinder werden täglich vermeidbaren Gefahren ausgesetzt

Martin Nowak und Christoph Vandreier, 18. September 2020

Erzieherinnen und Erzieher gehören zu den Berufsgruppen, die ein besonders hohes Risiko für eine Infektion mit dem Coronavirus aufweisen. Verantwortlich dafür sind die Sparmaßnahmen der letzten Jahre und eine rücksichtslose Politik der völlig ungesicherten Rückkehr zum Regelbetrieb.

Spanien: Covid-19-Ausbrüche an hunderten Schulen befeuern Streikbewegung

Alice Summers, 18. September 2020

Die Gewerkschaften weigern sich, die Bildungsbeschäftigten für einen gemeinsamen Kampf gegen die Wiedereröffnung der Schulen zu mobilisieren, und beschränken sich stattdessen auf kurzfristige Proteste.

Londoner Busfahrer gründen Sicherheitskomitee zum Kampf gegen Covid-19-Bedrohung

Sicherheitskomitee der Londoner Busfahrer, 18. September 2020

In der Resolution des Sicherheitskomitees der Londoner Busfahrer heißt es: „Wir sind kein Vieh, und wir werden uns nicht für die Profite der Konzerne und Banken opfern lassen, die sich während der Pandemie finanziell bereichert haben.“

Londoner Busfahrer fordern Freiheit für Julian Assange

Sicherheitskomitee der Londoner Busfahrer, 18. September 2020

Nach der Gründung ihres Sicherheitskomitees nahmen die Busfahrer am 13. September als erstes diese Resolution zur Verteidigung des WikiLeaks-Gründers Julian Assange einstimmmig an.

New in Chinese


作者: Joseph Scalice, 2020年9月14日

8月26日,Joseph Scalice博士在新加坡的南洋理工大学举行了这场讲座。这场讲座的内容是:菲律宾共产党(CPP)及跟随其政治路线的各路组织在2016年对菲律宾总统罗德里戈·杜特尔特的支持。

New in Portuguese

As eleições de guerra civil

Declaração do Comitê Político do Partido Socialista pela Igualdade (EUA), 16 Setembro 2020

As eleições nos Estados Unidos, marcadas para daqui a menos de dois meses, estão entrando nas suas etapas finais sob condições de crise social, econômica e política sem precedentes.

New in French

«Je pensais que c’était comme un camp de concentration expérimental»
Une infirmière allègue des stérilisations forcées et des malversations médicales dans un centre de détention pour immigrés en Géorgie

Niles Niemuth, 17 septembre 2020

Ce compte-rendu effrayant fournit des preuves supplémentaires des abus sadiques commis par le gouvernement Trump dans sa guerre fasciste contre les immigrants.

États-Unis :Trump incite à la violence fasciste à l’approche des élections

Joseph Kishore — candidat du SEP à la présidence des États-Unis, 17 septembre 2020

Lors de cette élection, les grands problèmes auxquels font face les travailleurs ne peuvent être résolus sur la base d’une stratégie électorale. Ils ne peuvent l’être que par le mouvement révolutionnaire de la classe ouvrière et la conquête du pouvoir d’État.

Covid-19: Révolution Permanente (NPA) s’aligne sur la rentrée scolaire voulue par Macron

Anthony Torres, 17 septembre 2020

Malgré ses critiques tactiques, cette fraction du NPA soutient tacitement une rentrée scolaire en pleine pandémie qui met en danger des millions de vies.

Révélations de Woodward: l'élite politique canadienne impliquée dans la minimisation par Trump de la menace représentée par la COVID-19

Omar Ali et Roger Jordan, 17 septembre 2020

Considérant le partenariat militaire et stratégique que le Canada entretient avec Washington, il est inconcevable que le gouvernement Trudeau n’ait pas été mis au fait des renseignements que Trump et les dirigeants démocrates ont reçus sur la pandémie.

Des témoins expliquent qu’Assange risque la prison à vie dans un procès à motivation politique

Thomas Scripps, 17 septembre 2020

Les deux experts témoins partagent l’opinion selon laquelle l’accusation d’Assange est politiquement motivée — ce qui, si cela s’avérait exact, empêcherait son extradition.

Les chauffeurs de bus londoniens résolus à se battre pour la liberté d’Assange

le comité de sécurité des chauffeurs de bus de Londres (London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee), 17 septembre 2020

La première action du comité de sécurité des chauffeurs de bus londoniens nouvellement formé a été d'adopter une résolution appelant à la défense du fondateur de WikiLeaks emprisonné, Julian Assange.

Les travailleurs indiens s’expriment contre Modi, les syndicats et sur la pandémie de COVID-19

Sasi Kumar et V. Gnana, 17 septembre 2020

Les reporters de WSWS ont interviewé des travailleurs de l’État du Tamil Nadu, dans le sud de l’Inde, sur la situation à laquelle font face les travailleurs indiens pendant la pandémie.

Les chauffeurs de bus de Londres lancent un comité de sécurité de la base pour combattre la nouvelle menace du COVID-19

comité de sécurité de la base de chauffeurs de bus londonniens, 17 septembre 2020

« Nous ne sommes pas du bétail et nous ne serons pas sacrifiés pour protéger les profits des grandes entreprises et des banques qui ont fait fortune pendant la pandémie », déclare la résolution adoptée par le comité de sécurité de la base de chauffeurs d’autobus de Londres

New in Spanish

Crece la resistencia de la clase obrera a la campaña de regreso al trabajo

Por Jerry White, 16 septiembre 2020

El lunes, casi 4.000 trabajadores de servicios en la Universidad de Illinois detuvieron sus laborales, uniéndose a las huelgas de 800 enfermeros en el hospital de dicha universidad en Chicago y casi 2.000 instructores-estudiantes de posgrado de la Universidad de Michigan.

Nuevo récord de casi 308.000 casos diarios de COVID-19 en el mundo

Por Benjamin Mateus y Patrick Martin, 16 septiembre 2020

La cifra de casos nuevos de COVID-19 alcanzó su máximo diario de casi 308.000 a nivel mundial, llevando el total global a casi 30 millones de casos y 930.000 muertes. Estados Unidos pro sí solo alcanzará las 200.000 muertes para mediados de esta semana.

Bloomberg dona $100 millones según Wall Street impulsa la campaña de Biden

Por Patrick Martin, 16 septiembre 2020

El anuncio de Bloomberg es solo la donación más grande de la oligarquía financiera a la campaña demócrata.

Miles duermen a la intemperie tras incendio de campo de refugiados Moria en Lesbos

Por John Vassilopoulos, 16 septiembre 2020

Imágenes impactantes muestran a refugiados de todas las edades durmiendo en las calles y colinas, rodeados por sus escasas pertenencias.

"Prácticamente todos los niños, de una u otra manera, serán afectados"
El gobierno español demanda que se abran las escuelas mientras aumentan las muertes por COVID-19

Por Alice Summers, 16 septiembre 2020

El gobierno del PSOE y Podemos está implementando deliberadamente una política temeraria y criminal que llevará a una explosión de casos y muchas muertes innecesarias.

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Trump’s Middle East deal and the dead end of bourgeois nationalism

18 September 2020

The so-called “peace” agreements between Israel and two Arab monarchies signed on the White House lawn Tuesday are only the latest in the long record of betrayals of the Palestinian people.

Earlier Perspectives »


Announcing the Relaunch of the World Socialist Web Site on October 2, 2020
A statement by David North, chairman of the International Editorial Board

David North, 18 September 2020

On Friday, October 2, 2020, the World Socialist Web Site will be relaunched with an entirely new design and with vastly enhanced functionality.

Featured Commentary

As US death toll hits 200,000, Trump calls for herd immunity

By Andre Damon, 17 September 2020

Trump incites fascistic violence as US election approaches

By Joseph Kishore—SEP candidate for US president, 16 September 2020

The coronavirus conspiracy: What did they know, and when did they know it?

By Andre Damon, 11 September 2020

No to a Greek-Turkish war in the eastern Mediterranean!

International Committee of the Fourth International, 12 September 2020

The Persecution of Julian Assange

Iraq Body Count co-founder: WikiLeaks exposed mass civilian casualties to a global audience

By Thomas Scripps and Laura Tiernan, 18 September 2020

John Sloboda said that the Iraq War Logs had been brought “to the largest global audience of any single release.” There have been no comparable revelations in the last decade.

Former CIA director Leon Panetta: We are prosecuting Assange to intimidate others

By Oscar Grenfell, 18 September 2020

Panetta’s comments confirmed the mafia-character of the US-pursuit of Assange, its politically-motivated nature and flagrant disregard for international laws.

Former Der Spiegel journalist exposes US government lies that Assange “failed to redact” and “put lives at risk”

By Laura Tiernan, 17 September 2020

Assange exposed “a very serious pattern of actual war crimes,” Daniel Ellsberg tells extradition hearing

By Thomas Scripps, 17 September 2020

Journalist Andrew Fowler: If Assange is extradited, the same can happen to any of us

By Oscar Grenfell, 17 September 2020

Assange faces life imprisonment in politically motivated trial, witnesses argue

By Thomas Scripps, 16 September 2020

London bus drivers resolve to fight for Assange’s freedom

By the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 16 September 2020

Assange would not have fair US trial, witness tells Old Bailey

By Thomas Scripps, 15 September 2020

More on the campaign to defend Julian Assange »

Defend Dr. Joseph Scalice against Stalinist slanders

SEP (Sri Lanka) condemns Philippines Maoist party’s slanders against historian Joseph Scalice

Statement of the Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), 18 September 2020

Sri Lanka is one of the countries, like the Philippines, where groups following Maoism brought one disaster after another to workers, young people and rural poor.

Letters from Australia, the US and New Zealand defending Philippine historian Dr. Joseph Scalice

By our reporters, 17 September 2020

Stalinist leader Joma Sison doubles down on Big Lie that the CPP never supported Philippine President Duterte

By Tom Peters, 15 September 2020

Watch: Lecture exposes role of Communist Party of the Philippines in propping up Duterte regime

WSWS publishes Chinese translation of Dr. Joseph Scalice’s lecture exposing the betrayals of the Communist Party of the Philippines

Arts Review

Charlie Kaufman’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things: A neglected man neglected again

By Joanne Laurier, 18 September 2020

In Kaufman’s latest film, a high school janitor, presumably in the moments before his final mental collapse and physical self-destruction, has his life—or, rather, for the most part, a fantasy version of his life—flash before his (and our) eyes.

British actress Diana Rigg (1938-2020)

By Paul Bond, 17 September 2020

An interview with Michael Fitzgerald, producer of Waiting for the Barbarians

By David Walsh, 16 September 2020

Waiting for the Barbarians: “You are an obscene torturer. You deserve to be hanged!”

International Youth and Students for Social Equality

Military research at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

By Gregor Link, 18 September 2020

As Germany again takes up aggressive great power politics, German universities are once more serving the needs of war and dictatorship, just as they did before the First and Second World Wars. A major centre of German weapons research is the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Workers Struggles

Retail workers continue protests in Ireland and UK; South African and Nigerian health workers walk out; union sells out Zimbabwe nurses’ strike
Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa

18 September 2020

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

London bus drivers launch rank-and-file safety committee to fight renewed threat from COVID-19

By the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee, 16 September 2020

The political significance of the London Bus Drivers Rank-and-File Safety Committee: “Change is coming in the working class”

By our reporters, 16 September 2020

80 Years Since the Assassination of Leon Trotsky

Trotsky’s Last Year
Part six

By David North, 8 September 2020

An appraisal, on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination, of the work of the great theoretician and strategist of World Socialist Revolution during the final year of his life.

Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five

Socialist Equality Party (Australia)

Australian ruling elite moves to junk coronavirus safety measures—the working class must intervene to answer the pandemic threat!

By the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), 17 September 2020

Attend SEP (Australia) online forum: The COVID-19 pandemic, the crisis of capitalism and the way forward for health workers

15 September 2020

Book Review

Book Review
Wilmington’s Lie: The 1898 white supremacist coup in North Carolina
David Zucchino, Atlantic Monthly Press, 336 pages

By Fred Mazelis, 17 September 2020


Suppression of wages in US at centre of widening social inequality

By Nick Beams, 16 September 2020

Working-class resistance mounts to back-to-work campaign

By Jerry White, 15 September 2020

Bernie Sanders offers left gloss to Biden’s right-wing campaign

By Jacob Crosse and Barry Grey, 15 September 2020

The California wildfires, climate change and capitalism

By Bryan Dyne, 14 September 2020

Trump, Roger Stone call for violence and repression after Election Day

By Patrick Martin, 14 September 2020

NYU’s Center for Social Media & Politics: A think tank for a frightened ruling class

By Elliott Murtagh, 12 September 2020

Two decades of US “war on terror” responsible for displacing at least 37 million people and killing up to 12 million

By Jacob Crosse, 9 September 2020

Once more: What has happened to the #MeToo witch-hunt?

By David Walsh, 8 September 2020

SEP (US) Congress resolution
The global pandemic, the class struggle, and the tasks of the Socialist Equality Party

1 August 2020


The precedents for disease eradication through international cooperation
Part two

By Frank Gaglioti, 16 September 2020

The precedents for disease eradication through international cooperation
Part one

The US Election

The Civil War Election

Statement of the Socialist Equality Party (US) Political Committee, 9 September 2020

University of Michigan graduate students take a stand for life against profit

By Joseph Kishore - Socialist Equality Party candidate for US president, 11 September 2020

Supreme Court refuses to hear SEP challenge to Michigan ballot access denial

By Kevin Reed, 9 September 2020

The politics of oligarchy: Federal appeals court blocks SEP challenge to anti-democratic ballot access laws in California

By Joseph Kishore—Socialist Equality Party candidate for US President, 8 August 2020

Oppose Trump’s mass arrest of 2,000 immigrants!

By Norissa Santa Cruz—SEP candidate for US vice president, 4 September 2020

The socialist answer to the paltry $600 million Flint settlement

By Joseph Kishore—SEP Presidential Candidate, 24 August 2020

Socialist Equality Party

Stop the dangerous “routine operation” of schools in Germany! Prepare a nationwide general strike!
Set up independent action committees for the safety of teachers, pupils and parents!

By the Action Committees for Safe Education, 14 September 2020

“It’s not safe for my kids but they are forcing me to send them to school”
UK Educators Rank-and-File Committee holds initial meeting

By our reporter, 9 September 2020

Socialist Equality Group in Turkey condemns attack against TİP deputy after threats from interior minister

By Sosyalist Eşitlik, 3 September 2020

25 years ago: Clinton, Congress “end welfare as we know it”

On September 19, 1995, the United States Senate voted 87-12 to terminate the federal assistance program, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, and to slash $70 billion from Food Stamps and other welfare programs.

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50 years ago: 344,000 General Motors workers go on strike

On September 15, 1970 about 344,000 General Motors auto workers went on strike after the previous contract expired.

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75 years ago: Allied powers hold first trial of Nazi war criminals

On September 17, 1945, the Allied powers, in the wake of their victory over Germany and Japan in World War II, began the first of several trials that would reveal some of the war crimes and atrocities carried out over the preceding years.

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100 years: Bomb kills 36 on Wall Street

On September 16, 1920, a powerful bomb exploded at noon outside the headquarters of the leading American banker, J.P. Morgan.

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The lessons of the 1953 mass uprising (hartal) in Sri Lanka

By Saman Gunadasa, 2 September 2020

Socialist Equality Party (Australia)

The coronavirus pandemic, the crisis of capitalism and the tasks of the SEP

By the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), 26 August 2020

Build the International Youth and Students for Social Equality!

Free Julian Assange! Defend Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden!

SEP (Australia) holds successful fifth national congress

Socialist Equality Party (US)

Now available
The Fourth International and the Perspective of World Socialist Revolution: 1986–1995

12 August 2020

The paperback edition of this critical book on the history of the Fourth International is now available.

Internet Censorship

Open Letter from WSWS Chairman David North to Alphabet Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai

31 July 2020

An open letter to Google: Stop the censorship of the Internet! Stop the political blacklisting of the World Socialist Web Site!

25 August 2017

Google suppressing World Socialist Web Site content in its search results for the New York Times’ 1619 Project