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Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to southern border as Trump postpones tariffs

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
No faction of the American or Mexican ruling class offers any genuine opposition to the assault on immigrants and democratic rights.

US-backed Saudi regime tortures dissidents on eve of threatened beheadings

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
Among those slated for execution is Murtaja Qureiris, arrested at age 13 for participating in a peaceful protest against the monarchy.

Australian police chief links media raids to US-led “Five Eyes” spy network

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
Gaughan’s statement points to the targeting of journalists in order to cover up Washington’s preparations for wars and mass political surveillance.

US and Russian warships nearly collide in the Philippine Sea

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
In an encounter coinciding with a visit to Russia by Chinese President Xi Jinping, a US warship nearly collided with a Russian destroyer on Friday in the Philippine Sea.

Australian media workers denounce police raids

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
ABC workers spoke of their shock and alarm at the arrival of federal police in their building.

A letter to the New York Times on the resurgence of anti-Semitism in Germany

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
World Socialist Web Site International Editorial Board Chairman David North sent this letter to journalist James Angelos in response to his recently published article “The New German Anti-Semitism.”

Ford to close Bridgend engine plant in Wales, eliminating 1,700 jobs

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
Workers at the plant were given no notice. They were sent home Thursday after receiving a letter saying they will lose their jobs in phases by September 25, 2020.

Teachers struggles erupt across Latin America

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
The response by the ruling class to the resistance led by teachers has been the same everywhere: the claim that there is “no money” and police state repression.

Costa Rican teachers speak out against antistrike laws

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
While teachers express the need to wage an international struggle, the APSE trade union is preparing a new betrayal by letting off steam through “intermittent strikes.”

Trump ends federal funding of fetal tissue research

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
The ban is the Trump administration’s latest attack on science and reproductive rights.

UE union and Wabtec reach wage-cutting deal at Pennsylvania locomotive plant

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
The agreement will create a two-tier pay system, allowing the company to keep newer hires “in progression” at a fraction of standard pay.

Far-right Alternative for Germany wins European election in eastern Germany

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
Voters in eastern Germany showed their strong opposition to the established political parties in the European elections held May 26.

Students at Dresden School of Art protest against the far-right AfD

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
The trigger for the protests was the candidacy of library director Barbara Lenk for the AfD in a local election

Social Democrats return to government in Denmark with xenophobic programme

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
The Social Democrats want to limit immigration from non-Western states and set up reception centres for asylum seekers outside the country.

Alberta’s UCP government attacks workers, rewards business with tax cuts

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
The path to power for Alberta’s new hard-right government was paved by the previous trade union-backed NDP administration.

Revisiting the Central Park Five case in the #MeToo era

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
Thirty years after the New York Times and Washington Post helped railroad five innocent teenagers to prison, these newspapers continue to wage a campaign against the presumption of innocence.

Six months of AMLO: Jacobin defends the Mexican president

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
Jacobin claims that Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s “progressive agenda” is being restrained by opposition parties and finance capital.

Free Reis Morris! Grenfell Tower campaigner imprisoned while those guilty of social murder walk free

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
Morris’s jailing is a vicious act of class justice aimed at suppressing opposition and protecting those responsible for 72 deaths in the Grenfell Tower inferno two years ago.

The Tiananmen Square massacre, 30 years on

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
What was lacking in the 1989 protests was not determination, audacity and courage, nor numbers, but revolutionary leadership—the essential problem facing the international working class in the 20th century.

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

Sat, 2019-06-08 12:00
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