Scottish government prepares to reopen schools as new COVID-19 spikes emerge

The government intends to re-open all primary and secondary schools by August 18, despite COVID-19 outbreaks in call centres, distribution centres, pubs and care homes. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

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Drive to reopen US schools continues despite mounting evidence of deadly consequences

More scientific research shows the immense dangers to the health and lives of teachers, students and parents by reopening schools while the pandemic continues out of control. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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New prosecutor refuses to press charges against cop that killed Michael Brown

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Wesley Bell has announced that no charges would be filed against Darren Wilson, the former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who shot Brown in 2014. World Socialist Web Site More...

By admin On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Ford Dearborn Truck Plant workers launch rank-and-file safety committee to save lives amid COVID-19 pandemic

The committee has appealed to its 5,000 co-workers, who build F-150 pickup trucks, to prepare joint action to fight the coronavirus and save lives. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Federal judge unseals documents from 2015 case against Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell

US District Judge Loretta Preska ruled late Thursday to release documents from a defamation lawsuit brought by one of Epstein’s sexual abuse victims against Maxwell in 2015. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Six months since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global public health emergency

Nearly 700,000 people have succumbed to the pandemic over the past six months. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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Department of Homeland Security assembles intelligence reports on US journalists covering Portland protests

Such reports have been traditionally used to share information regarding wanted criminals or terrorists across federal and local law enforcement agencies. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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US unemployment supplement expires, setting the stage for mass hunger and homelessness

The congressional stalemate over an extension of the unemployment pay supplement, which is certain to result in the total elimination or a major cut in the benefit, is a declaration of war against the entire working More...

By admin On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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The school transportation crisis in the age of coronavirus

School bus drivers in Pennsylvania and New York spoke with the WSWS about the conditions they face amid the escalating campaign to reopen schools. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Hundreds of thousands mobilize on social media to oppose US school reopenings

Over the past month, an explosion of opposition to the unsafe reopening of schools has developed on social media, primarily through dozens of Facebook groups with a combined global membership of well over 300,000. World More...