Recent perspectives from the World Socialist Web Site

The pretext that the motive of the US in Syria was to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has been cast aside.
The Global Risk Report released in advance of the World Economic Forum in Davos exposes mounting anxiety in ruling circles over the threat of war and social revolution.
The Vermont senator issued an appeal to oppose mounting global inequality that makes no mention of capitalism, socialism, war or the class struggle.
The terror unleashed upon the population of Hawaii cannot be understood outside of the myriad exercises being conducted by the Pentagon in preparation for an invasion of North Korea.
A false warning of impending nuclear attack terrorized millions on Saturday.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the world’s largest social network will deprioritize news content, part of a coordinated effort to block access to information online.
There is something “American” about the treatment of Deyshia Hargrave, who had the temerity to protest pay raises for school officials while teachers and students are starved of resources.
The “untenable” conditions under which the WikiLeaks founder remains confined are the product of an unrelenting drive by the US and British governments to punish him for exposing the crimes of imperialism.
Behind the backs of the population, the ruling class is working to install the most right-wing government in Germany since the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich.
This barbaric action will split up tens of thousands of families and threaten countless deaths among those forced to return to the killing fields of Central America.
The Democrats, once again, avoid any appeal to popular opposition to the right-wing policies of Trump and the Republicans.
Technology companies and governments all over the world have kicked off the New Year with a massive assault on freedom of expression on the Internet.