7 December 2012
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By Johannes Stern, 7 December 2012
Fearing mass protests, the Mursi regime deployed the army around the Presidential Palace in Cairo.
By Bill Van Auken, 7 December 2012
Amid an escalating drumbeat about a supposed threat that Syria is preparing to use chemical weapons, Washington has deployed a naval armada off the country’s coast.
By Peter Symonds, 7 December 2012
Corporations are desperate to deny responsibility in order to protect their public relations image and profits, and avoid potential legal action.
By Alex Lantier, 7 December 2012
On Monday night euro zone finance ministers approved a bailout requested for Spain’s banking sector.
By David Brown and Andre Damon, 7 December 2012
A 73-year old Alabama woman visiting relatives in Taylor, Michigan burned to death in a mobile home Thursday morning in a fire rescuers believe could have been ignited by a space heater.
By Shannon Jones, 7 December 2012
The WSWS and SEP condemn the police attack on workers protesting Michigan’s right-to-work legislation.
By Trent Novak and Nick Barrickman, 7 December 2012
An examination of the personnel behind the charterization of the Washington, D.C. school system reveals private profit as the motive.
By Dave Hyland, 7 December 2012
Six by-elections in England have underscored the hostility of broad layers of working people to the bourgeois political setup.
By Oliver Campbell, 7 December 2012
Ranking schools by NAPLAN literacy and numeracy test results is part of the Labor government’s regressive education agenda.
New in German
Von Bill Van Auken, 7. Dezember 2012
Die US-Regierung, die Syrien wegen angeblicher Chemiewaffen mit Intervention droht, arbeitet in erschreckender Weise mit al-Qaida-Kräften zusammen.
Von Johannes Stern, 7. Dezember 2012
Die Islamisten versuchen mit stillschweigender Unterstützung durch Washington, Streiks und Proteste niederzuschlagen und eine neue Diktatur in Ägypten aufzubauen.
7 December 2012
The announcement that Kate Middleton, wife of Britain’s Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, is expecting a baby has produced unseemly squeals of delight from the American media and establishment generally.
By Christoph Dreier, 7 December 2012
A class gulf separates workers from the affluent political operators who gathered at the Left Party youth congress in Cologne, Germany and took Greece’s pro-austerity SYRIZA party as a model.
By Johannes Stern, 6 December 2012
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By Michael Stapleton, 7 December 2012
Sixteen months into a lockout, workers at American Crystal Sugar Company rejected the company’s contract demands for the fourth time.
7 December 2012
The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.
By our reporter, 6 December 2012
Auto Workers Struggles
By the World Socialist Web Site, 6 December 2012
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By Fred Mazelis, 6 December 2012
American composer Elliott Carter reflected the trajectory of Western classical music in the past century.
By Nick Barrickman, 5 December 2012
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Socialist Equality Party
By David North, 27 November 2012
We are publishing here the opening report to the Socialist Equality Party (US) Second National Congress, given July 8, 2012 by SEP National Chairman David North.
Socialist Equality Party (Britain) South West NHS Fightback
By Mark Blackwood, 4 December 2012
29 November 2012
Mehring Books is proud to offer for sale a new book, Russian Revolutionary Posters: From Civil War to Socialist Realism, From Bolshevism to the End of Stalinism by David King (Tate Publishing).
This Week in History: December 3-9
A thousand students marched in Beijing on December 8, 1987, protesting the murder of a fellow student three days earlier.
On December 5, 1962, former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson delivered a speech to the Army Academy at West Point that singled out the United Kingdom for sharp criticism.
At noon December 9, 1937, Japanese aircraft dropped leaflets over the capital of China's Jiangsu province, Nanking, demanding an unconditional surrender of the city.
On December 8, 1912, the military and civilian leaders of Germany met in Berlin to hold an informal conference dubbed the German Imperial War Council.