Recent perspectives from the World Socialist Web Site

While there have been divergences at previous G7 meetings, this year the participants were unable to paper over their differences in the final communiqué.
South Asia is becoming more and more geo-politically polarized between an India allied with US imperialism and a Pakistan backed by Beijing.
The first trip by US President Donald Trump to Europe has exposed the deep rift in the transatlantic alliance.
It took less than 24 hours for Prime Minister May’s claim that Manchester suicide bomber Salman Ramadan Abedi was known to British intelligence only “up to a point” to be exposed as a lie.
It has already been confirmed that the suicide bomber, Salman Ramadan Abedi, was known to security services but supposedly not considered a threat.
The budget proposal marks a new stage in the bipartisan assault on what remains of programs to fight poverty and hunger and provide health care for millions of workers.
The two newspapers have served as the main mouthpieces for opposition to Trump within the military-intelligence apparatus.
The entire affair was aimed at discrediting and paralyzing WikiLeaks and creating conditions under which Assange could be extradited or abducted to the US, to be executed or condemned to a lifetime in prison.
Amid the deepening factional struggle gripping Washington, sections of the political establishment are calling for the military to step in.
Manning’s seven-year imprisonment at the hands of the US military was the most draconian sentence ever served for leaking classified documents.
A conflict is unfolding across the United States of a very different character than the crisis gripping Washington—a conflict between the working class and the capitalist class.
The cyberweapons created by the NSA are aimed not only against the geopolitical targets of US imperialism, but the populations of the United States and the entire world.