imageBrazilian General Strike Against Privatization & Bolsonaro Government On 6/14/19
by Labor Video Project
Millions of workers and students in Brazil went on strike against privatization and the Bolsonaro government....
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:54PM
textArchbishop, Evangelical Leader and Head of Catholic Charities Call for Puerto Rico Pension by Kate Zeller
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Archbishop Roberto González, the Secretary General of the Puerto Rico Bible Society Reverend Heriberto Martínez and the island's Catholic Charities head, Reverend Enrique Camacho released a statement calling for support of pension agreements and debt and disaster relief for the island on Friday....
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:37PM
imageThe Olympics, Fukushima, Creative Reconstruction & Capitalism
by Labor Video Project
Professor George Wright discusses how the Japanese Abe government was able to bring the 2020 Olympics to Japan and organize the baseball games and Para Olympics at Fukushima. The Abe government has said that Fukushima has been "decontaminated" and although this is not the case, the Olympic committee officials have accepted this whitewashing of the dangers of Fukushima....
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:43PM
textFinancial Transparency Legislation Clears House Financial Services Committee by Kate Zeller
The bill would create a database of the real "beneficial owners" of American companies, potentially unmasking the true owners of thousands of shell companies....
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:41AM
imageDemocratic candidates demand the US prepare to fight the “wars of the future”
by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Democratic Party presidential contenders former Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg vie to "out-hawk" President Donald Trump in their race to win support from Wall Street and the US Military-Intelligence communities....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:23AM
textWhy an “Apology Tour” Is Needed: An Open Letter to Joe Biden by Norman Solomon
The Pretenses Are Unsustainable...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:47AM
textFrom Enlightenment to Counter-Enlightenment by Stephan Schulmeister
Brilliant minds elevated "the market" into a "higher being" of the post-modern age to which we must submit. The primacy of the market replaced the primacy of politics. Dr. Schulmeister is an economic researcher in Vienna whose latest book is "The Road to Prosperity." His articles here include "Ten Theses on the Crisis and its Solution" and "Good intentions but Shipwreck."...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:45AM
imageBernie Sanders uses NY Times op-ed to reassure big business
by Tom Hall (WSWS Repost)
What was the Democratic candidate for president Bernie Sanders hiding in an op-ed he just wrote for the New York Times? Tom Hall tells us in this article from the World Socialist Web Site....
Posted: Fri Jun 7, 2019 10:58AM
textPresident Signs Disaster Aid Package with Billions in Relief For Puerto Rico by Kate Zeller
President Trump signed a disaster relief bill Thursday that will provide of $1 billion in aid to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 1:36PM
imageDon't Call Latest Abortion Bans 'Heartbeat Bills,' Doctors Say
by Julia Conley
Doctors warn of medically inaccurate right-wing talking points. Via Common Dreams under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Photo of No Bans Demonstration in Palo Alto by Stephanie Stilwell, Stilwell Photography....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 12:26AM
textAustralian police powers risking the criminalisation of public interest journalism by GetUp!
This is unprecedented. As I write, the Australian Federal Police are crawling through the headquarters of our national broadcaster. Accessing private emails. Scouring hard-drives. Rounding up handwritten notes. They have the power to collect, decrypt, alter and delete whatever they want.1 Why? Because the ABC dared to report on allegations that Australian soldiers unlawfully killed children in Afghanistan.2...
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 5:40AM
imageDr. King and Mr. Garrow
by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Patrick Martin at the World Socialist Web Site responds to an incendiary smear campaign against the political legacy of the American civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr....
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2019 11:40AM
textCongress Passes Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories by Kate Zeller
After repeated blocks by Republicans in the House of Representatives, a disaster relief bill is finally on its way to be signed by President Trump....
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2019 6:26AM
textDon't Privatize the VA by Veteran
Join Veterans to Take Action on June 6th to Save Our VA!  On June 5th and 6th, veterans around the country are going to take action to rally in support of the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) and speak out against privatization and the roll out of this dangerous new policy. ...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 2:12PM
textWhy Joe Biden Was Afraid to Face California’s Democratic Party by Norman Solomon
Corporate Joe skips out...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 6:24AM
textThree Mile Island Nuke Finally Shutting Down by Michael Steinberg
The notorious Three Mile Island nuclear plant is finally shutting down for good....
Posted: Sat Jun 1, 2019 4:46PM
image“Jacobin” editor Bhaskar Sunkara makes a fool of himself
by Joseph Kishore (WSWS Repost)
In this article from the World Socialist Web Site, Sunkara's "socialism" is exposed as a fraud....
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 4:15PM
textDisaster Relief Fails to Pass House of Representatives for Third Time by Kate Zeller
The disaster relief bill with support for Puerto Rico fails for a third time. Eric Lecompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, responded....
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 2:05PM
imageCalifornia Safe Schools Honors Earth Day Heroes
by Kathleen Ann Roesch
Honoring Lani Malmberg & Dr. Joseph Lyou for their exceptional efforts to protect human health & Mother Earth!...
Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 8:18PM
imageWhy is the Democratic Socialists of America silent on the persecution of Julian Assange?
by Andre Damon (WSWS Repost)
Having been silent about defending Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning, the Democratic Socialists of America is exposed as imperialist and undemocratic. It is not a true socialist party....
Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 10:18AM