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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.

Detroit emergency manager hands tens of millions of dollars to consulting firms

November 23
Even as Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is imposing brutal cuts in city workers’ pensions and health benefits, he is handing out at least $62 million in city revenues to private consultants.

Thirteen thousand hospital operations cancelled in Wales

October 2
A Welsh government spokesman hypocritically declared, "We are committed to reducing the number of cancelled operations across Wales.”

Washington DC faces shortage of emergency response vehicles

September 6
A recent audit of the city’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department has revealed that many of the agency’s vehicles are inoperable or unfit for service.

Obama combines sequester cuts with demagogy

August 27
The unstated agenda is to deliberately create a crisis atmosphere in order to claim that the only way out is an assault on the basic social “entitlement” programs.

New anti-Gaza war marches held in Paris and across France

20 hours 33 min ago
While supporting Israeli mass murder in Gaza, the Socialist Party, with the help of pseudo-left parties, seeks to control anti-war protests.

Arizona man dies in horrific two-hour execution

20 hours 33 min ago
Joseph Wood was executed by lethal injection Wednesday in a botched process that took nearly two hours during which Wood was constantly gasping.

US talks ceasefire as Israel intensifies Gaza slaughter

20 hours 33 min ago
Secretary of State Kerry shuttled between Egypt and Israel promoting a ceasefire proposal that amounts to an unconditional surrender by Gaza’s Palestinian population.

What are the politics of the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17?

20 hours 33 min ago
The response of the American media and state to the crash of flight MH17 follows a modus operandi US imperialism has repeatedly used to railroad the population into war.

French Socialist Party government attacks anti-Gaza war protests

20 hours 33 min ago
The PS government is attacking protests against the mass murder being carried out by Israel in Gaza.

Dozens killed in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine

20 hours 33 min ago
More than 400 people have been killed and over 1,000 wounded since the right-wing regime in Kiev launched its attack on separatist rebel forces.

German media steps up pro-war agitation

20 hours 33 min ago
A host of media demagogues are pushing for a confrontation with Russia without considering the consequences.

MH17 crash provokes fresh crisis for Malaysian government

20 hours 33 min ago
The government is desperate to absolve its financially troubled airline of blame and deflect public distrust and anger.

From El Salvador to the United States: An immigrant teenager’s story

20 hours 33 min ago
The WSWS spoke with an individual who as a teenager escaped poverty and violence in El Salvador.

European Union backs Israel’s Gaza offensive

20 hours 33 min ago
Ever since the Balkan wars of the 1990s, the EU has taken part in wars for regime-change in the name of “human rights.”

Arkansas Denies Life-Extending Drug to Medicaid Recipients

20 hours 33 min ago
Chloe Jones, a fourteen-year-old cystic fibrosis patient, has been denied the use of a life-extending drug by the state of Arkansas.

US pressures Balkan countries to cut ties with Russia

20 hours 33 min ago
The push for a renewed offensive in the Balkans to counter Russian influence will be stepped up at a top-level conference next month on the integration of the Balkans into the EU.

New York City police sought to cover up use of chokehold in death of Eric Garner

20 hours 33 min ago
The police officers who filed a report on the choking death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner omitted crucial information.

Spanish and Portuguese imperialism join the new scramble for Africa

20 hours 33 min ago
Spanish and Portuguese officials are calling for stepped-up imperialist intervention in the oil-rich Gulf of Guinea region.

San Diego City Council passes token minimum wage increase

20 hours 33 min ago
The increase in the minimum wage is an attempt to provide political cover for the Democratic Party.

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