Recent perspectives from the World Socialist Web Site

With the people of America and the world facing ever worsening social conditions and the looming threat of world war, the top priority of the US political establishment is to hand over trillions more to the financial elite.
The arguments put forward to try to blackmail the French people into voting for Macron, the preferred candidate of finance capital, against the neo-fascist Le Pen are a combination of sophistries and lies.
The entire US Senate will go to the White House today to be briefed by military officials on preparations for a possible military strike against North Korea.
The world looked on in horror last night as two death row inmates were put to death in the first double-execution since 2000.
Pledges to “resist protectionism,” long included in statements issued by the world’s major global economic institutions, are now regarded as too controversial.
As tens of millions of voters prepare to go to the polls Sunday, an intervention by elements in the French state machine is underway to swing the elections to the right.
Secretary of State Tillerson made clear that Tehran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement would do nothing to prevent US military aggression.
Hundreds of thousands of scientists and other professionals, together with students and working people, will take part this Saturday in the worldwide March for Science.
Events in Britain are unfolding at a time of a build-up to a possible US war against North Korea and unending anti-Russian propaganda.
Statements from US officials have laid bare the recklessness of the tactics being pursued by Washington, threatening a war on the Korean peninsula involving the use of nuclear weapons and the deaths of millions.
Not since the height of the Cold War has the danger of a nuclear war been so great.
The first-ever use in combat of the most destructive nonnuclear weapon in the US arsenal evoked no significant protest from either the media or the political establishment in the US and Europe.