Recent perspectives from the World Socialist Web Site

The international socialist movement and the working class are the decisive force in the fight for Assange’s freedom and all democratic rights.
The abolition of the agencies responsible for mass deportations, workplace raids and the separation of families is a life or death question for the working class.
The near genocidal war against the impoverished people of Yemen represents one of the greatest war crimes since the end of World War II.
The refusal of the ruling elite to pursue the real criminals guilty of the Grenfell atrocity is in stark contrast to their determination to silence anyone fighting to establish the truth about events.
The meeting between Trump and Kim heralds not a new era of peace in Northeast Asia, but rather the continuing shakeup of the global geopolitical order that is paving the way to war.
The move marks a major milestone in the efforts of the US intelligence agencies, technology monopolies, and both political parties to undermine free speech.
The acrimonious breakdown of the G7 summit gave jarring expression to the tensions ripping apart the crisis-ridden world geopolitical order.
The bitter denunciations of America’s trade war measures by its closest allies are just one manifestation of the divisions ripping apart the world geopolitical order.
State repression against immigrant workers is an attack on the democratic rights of the entire working class.
Unlike the hysteria generated over the fake gas attack in Douma earlier this year, the revelations of massive US war crimes in Raqqa have been treated as a non-event by the media.
The events of 1968 marked the effective end of any prospect for liberal reforms under American capitalism.
In two separate decisions, the US Supreme Court set back rights for immigrants, the right to abortion, and protections for gay and lesbian couples.