Recent perspectives from the World Socialist Web Site

The unspoken cost of the booming stock market and soaring corporate profits is the wreckage of workers’ lives shattered by workplace deaths and injuries.
While working people are looking for an alternative to the reactionary policies of the Trump administration, they will not find it in the Democratic Party.
The Democratic Party’s elevation of Ford’s allegation against Kavanaugh is a political operation aimed at driving the entire political establishment further to the right.
The Times regurgitates unsubstantiated claims that Russia “hijacked” the 2016 election and carried out a “stealth cyberage Pearl Harbor” to further an agenda of criminalizing domestic dissent and censoring the internet.
As the victims of Hurricane Florence were told no government money was available to help them rebuild their homes, the Senate quietly forked over $675 billion to the US military.
The New York Times, Washington Post, leading Democrats and other establishment figures are attempting to derail Kavanaugh’s nomination on the grounds of an unsubstantiated allegation of sexual assault.
The world’s two largest economies have entered a rapidly-escalating trade war with vast global consequences.
The appearance of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Air Force Association’s annual conference embodies the fusion of America’s technology monopolies with the apparatus of state repression.
September 15, 2008 marked a milestone in the eruption of the most far-reaching and devastating crisis of the capitalist system since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
While the Trump administration is preparing for a massive expansion of immigrant internment camps, the Democratic Party has abandoned the issue.
Trump’s self-congratulation for his response to last year’s devastation of Puerto Rico, even as Carolina residents brace for one of the worst Atlantic storms in history, sums up the callousness and criminality of the American ruling class.
On the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, Washington is on the verge of launching a massive new Syrian offensive in defense of Al Qaeda-linked forces.