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The NSA has carried out systematic surveillance against more than 100 heads of state.
The oil rig disaster has unfolded in the midst of Mexico’s accelerating privatization of its state-owned oil firm, PEMEX.
A report released this week documents nine separate instances in which workers, merchants, pregnant women and children were either killed or wounded by American airstrikes.
The rampant financial corruption within football’s ruling body is being utilised by the US primarily as a propaganda weapon against Russia, chosen by FIFA to host the 2018 World Cup.
The Obama administration appears to have already accepted that its proposal for a slowdown in deportations will be shelved until at least 2016.
The report that a US military lab sent live samples of anthrax, a deadly bioweapon, to facilities in nine US states and to a US military base in South Korea, raises many questions.
The special meeting on Indian Ocean refugees today in Bangkok will do nothing to ease the plight of thousands of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis fleeing persecution.
Over 200,000 Burmese Rohingya live in scores of refugee settlements in Bangladesh.
The rapid fall in business investment has shattered the scenario on which official economic policy has been based.
The obscene photograph underscores the increasingly criminal and misanthropic outlook of police in the United States.
The move by the US state takes place amid growing popular opposition to capital punishment following a string of gruesome “botched” executions.
Donald Megge, a 53-year-old skilled trades worker at the Jefferson North plant in Detroit was crushed to death May 5 while performing maintenance on a filter press.
Should the NDP form Canada’s next government, it will uphold the interests of the Canadian bourgeoisie no less ruthlessly than the Conservatives or Liberals.
The imposition of the reform by decree underscores official contempt for the working class, public opinion and the struggle for high quality education.
Sirisena has refused to set a poll date, breaking his promise to dissolve parliament on April 23 and call an election.
While the lack of health care funding causes scenes reminiscent of Greece, the Puerto Rican government is preparing a budget that will impose drastic cuts.
The anti-immigrant agitation is aimed at diverting attention from the disastrous impact of the pro-capitalist policies pursued by the ANC and its partners since coming to power in 1994.
An article in the Wall Street Journal this week has pointed to the growing role of share buybacks as a source of profit accumulation.
The weekly paper Junge Freiheit, mouthpiece of the New Right, has declared its support for the campaign against critical students at Berlin’s Humboldt University.
In this video, James Cogan, national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), calls on readers to help the WSWS continue its exposure of the provocative US-led confrontation with China in the South China Sea.