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Deadly heat wave hits central and eastern US

March 7
Years of attacks on living standards have left Detroit and areas of the Midwest and East Coast vulnerable to deaths from extreme heat events.

Nepal’s prime minister steps down

July 27
Oli’s resignation was largely driven by India’s determination, working closely with the US, to undercut Beijing’s growing influence in Nepal.

Immigrants in Los Angeles denounce police repression worldwide

July 13
Workers and youth from El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico expressed opposition to state violence, poverty and social inequality.

An interview with Professor Marc Edwards on the Flint water crisis

July 2
The Virginia Tech University professor responsible for revealing the Flint water crisis to the world speaks about the complicity of government agencies in concealing dangerous levels of lead in public drinking water.

US Navy to continue Black Sea incursions, brushing aside Russian demands

June 6
Rather than countering “Russian aggression,” the breakneck militarization of the Black Sea is rooted in the drive by the US and European powers to control the Eurasian landmass.

Number of London homeless sleeping on the streets tops 8,000 nightly

October 26
More than 8,000 people "sleep rough" in London each night, and for these vulnerable citizens the average life expectancy is just 47 years.

Slowdown in growth of trade highlights global economic stagnation

18 hours 45 min ago
Both the World Trade Organisation and the International Monetary Fund warned of an increase in protectionist measures alongside a fall in the rate of world trade growth.

Corbyn’s capitulation to the right wing and the lessons of the UK Labour leadership contest

18 hours 45 min ago
Corbyn’s defence of the Labour Party’s grip on the working class and his continued opposition to any struggle against the right wing is a vindication of the political stand taken by the Socialist Equality Party.

US threatens Russia with end to cooperation in Syria as fighting rages in Aleppo

18 hours 45 min ago
Kerry’s blunt warning to Lavrov that the US is considering ending all bilateral cooperation with Russia in Syria shows how close the situation is to all-out war.

SPD, Left Party and Greens commence coalition talks after Berlin election

18 hours 45 min ago
The task of a “red-red-green” coalition will be to step up the right-wing policies of boosting state powers, attacking refugees and slashing social programs.

Sanders stumps for Clinton at University of New Hampshire

18 hours 45 min ago
Sanders evidently believes the American people are infinitely gullible and cannot see through a “political revolution” that consists of supporting the favored candidate of the financial aristocracy and the CIA.

Police kill 30-year-old mentally ill man in El Cajon, California

18 hours 45 min ago
The killing of Alfred Olango one week after the killing of Keith Lamont Scott has sparked demonstrations in the impoverished San Diego suburb.

Pittsburgh residents demand their water be tested for lead

18 hours 45 min ago
Belated lead-in-water testing by Pittsburgh authorities showed dangerously high levels of lead in 43 percent of homes.

Walmart to cut 7,000 back-office jobs in the US

18 hours 45 min ago
The announcement of mass layoffs at the largest employer in the US comes amid a wave of cuts in the retail industry.

Canadian autoworkers denounce contract sellout

18 hours 45 min ago
Workers at Canadian plants operated by the Detroit Three auto companies spoke to the WSWS Autoworkers Newsletter of their opposition to contract concessions and the pro-company policies of Unifor.

After Kashmir attack, US media threaten to support India in war with Pakistan

18 hours 45 min ago
Washington’s anti-China “pivot to Asia” is fueling war tensions between Pakistan and India, which have escalated since Islamist militants attacked an Indian military base in Kashmir.

Vienna refugee conference reaffirms Europe’s closed-border policy

18 hours 45 min ago
The conference has underscored the inhumane and reactionary content of German Chancellor's Merkel’s refugee policy.

British Medical Association sells out struggle of UK junior doctors

18 hours 45 min ago
The isolation and defeat of the doctors' struggle is the result of the collective efforts of the entire labour and trade union bureaucracy.

Workers’ strikes spreading throughout South Korea

18 hours 45 min ago
The South Korean working class is fighting against government-led attempts to cut wages in public and private businesses.

Ex-Australian Labor minister calls for deregulation of university fees

18 hours 45 min ago
Dawkins appealed for Labor and the Coalition government to develop a bipartisan policy to further slash education spending and deny access to working class youth.