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The methods used in the Detroit bankruptcy are being repeated in Michigan’s most populous county to loot pensions, slash benefits, and privatize services.
Amazon’s white-collar employees are routinely expected to work 80 hour workweeks and are penalized for any lost productivity, including from pregnancy or serious illness.
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.
The lectures outlined the contemporary political significance of the struggle waged by Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks against the carnage of World War I.
If the UAW can blackmail 11,000 Deere workers into accepting this, the Solidarity House leadership thinks it will bolster its efforts to beat back the resistance of Fiat Chrysler, Ford and GM workers.
The recessionary trends and falling commodity prices gripping the global economy are having a growing impact on the United States.
The killing of nine students in Oregon on Thursday is the latest in a wave of mass shootings that reflects something deeply dysfunctional in American society.
The demand that Moscow confine its airstrikes to ISIS targets amounts to a tacit defense of the Al-Nusra Front, the main fighting force against the Assad government.
Both the UAW and Fiat Chrysler are scrambling to find some way to push through a pro-company deal in the face of overwhelming opposition from autoworkers.
The WSWS urges John Deere workers to reject what can only be a rotten sellout and join forces with autoworkers in a joint struggle against the corporations and the UAW.
The intensified combat operations come just days after the Pentagon announced plans to station at least 10,000 US troops in Afghanistan through 2017.
The execution of Alfredo Rolando Prieto came as Oklahoma suspended executions over lethal drug mix-up. Executions are also planned in Missouri and Texas.
The total net worth for the multi-billionaires on the list set new records, displacing last year’s all-time high of $2.29 trillion.
Rousseff’s political strategy is to win support for her government’s austerity program and forestall her own impeachment by turning even further to the right.
Should an Ontario Superior court not rule in its favor, the steel company has threatened that it will shut down the entirety of its operations in Canada by the end of this year.
IG Metall, which is directly integrated into management, is fully aware of and tacitly accepts the practice.
The US and its European allies are engaged in a ferocious struggle with China for control of the oil resources in the Horn of Africa region.
The state-wide strike in Kerala followed an angry walkout by thousands of estate workers against a sell-out deal involving the unions, employers and the state government.
The state-owned coal mining company has agreed to a “gradual” sell-off that threatens over 700 workers.