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New Snowden documents detail political and corporate espionage by US, UK

July 3
The NSA has carried out systematic surveillance against more than 100 heads of state.

US backs Saudi airstrikes against Houthis in Yemen

22 hours 33 min ago
In addition to airstrikes on Houthi positions, Saudi Arabia has positioned heavy artillery on its southern border amid reports that Yemeni President Hadi has fled the advance of the rebels.

The firing squad returns to America

22 hours 33 min ago
The revival of execution methods most people had long considered relics of a more barbaric past expose the real state of class relations in America.

Clash of oligarchs shakes Ukrainian regime

22 hours 33 min ago
The confrontation between President Petro Petroshenko and oligarch Igor Kolomoisky has laid bare the real social base of the US-backed regime in Kiev.

Bowe Bergdahl, former POW critical of war in Afghanistan, charged with desertion

22 hours 33 min ago
Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network for nearly five years, could face life in prison if convicted.

Canada plans dramatic expansion of its role in Mideast war

22 hours 33 min ago
The expansion of Canadian bombing raids to Syria is a new act of aggression and a major step towards Canada’s participation in a war for regime change in Damascus.

The Germanwings Airbus crash: What is the state of airline safety?

22 hours 33 min ago
In light of the latest tragedy, which killed 150 people, it is necessary to examine the state of safety conditions in the international airline industry.

Ultra-right Texas senator is first official US presidential candidate

22 hours 33 min ago
Senator Ted Cruz announced his presidential campaign at Liberty University in Virginia, a Christian fundamentalist college founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell.

UAW president insists auto workers must “face the facts” of global competition

22 hours 33 min ago
Facing demands from workers for a significant improvement of wages, the UAW reasserted its commitment to maintaining the competitiveness and profitability of the US automakers.

BP workers in Indiana denounce USW isolation of oil workers strike

22 hours 33 min ago
Workers at BP’s Whiting, Indiana plant and a handful of other refineries remain on strike, as the USW works to quickly end the walkout at Shell, Tesoro and other companies.

The California drought: Water-rationing plan leaves corporate interests untouched

22 hours 33 min ago
Last week, the state passed emergency legislation targeting residential “water wasters,” while giving free rein to the agricultural giants to continue their overuse of groundwater.

New York State budget proposals intensify attack on public education

22 hours 33 min ago
The plan from Governor Cuomo and the state legislature continues the drive to dismantle public education through the expansion of charter schools and attacks on teachers.

Former Massey CEO Don Blankenship pleads not guilty to updated charges

22 hours 33 min ago
It is nearly five years since the April 2010 explosion at Upper Big Branch killed 29 West Virginia miners in the worst US mine disaster in nearly four decades.

UK police watchdog justifies killing of Mark Duggan

22 hours 33 min ago
Duggan, a 29-year-old father of six, was unarmed when he was shot twice in Tottenham, north London by an armed police officer on August 4, 2011.

Australian property bubble could be heading for a bust

22 hours 33 min ago
Australian household debt has reached a record high, fuelled by low interest rates.

Australian trade unions spearhead slashing of wage penalty rates

22 hours 33 min ago
The agreement sends a wider signal: the unions and the Labor Party are ready to enforce an all-out assault on wages and working conditions.

Opposition parties promote anti-immigrant New Zealand First

22 hours 33 min ago
This chauvinist campaign dovetails with US moves to incorporate New Zealand more fully into its anti-China operations.

Quebec Liberals respond to student anti-austerity strike with repression and threats

22 hours 33 min ago
Their greatest fear and concern of the Canadian ruling class is that the student protests could trigger an eruption of mass working-class struggle.

The Quebec student strike and the fight against austerity: A socialist perspective is necessary

22 hours 33 min ago
To prevent a defeat like in 2012, students must reject the nationalist-protest politics of ASSE and the Spring 2015 committee.

Syriza leader Tsipras meets with Left Party leaders in Berlin

22 hours 33 min ago
The Left Party is firmly backing Tsipras precisely at the point when he is uncritically accepting the line of the German government and the austerity policy of the European banks.

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