The impeachment trial begins as Trump escalates fascistic appeals

The Democratic impeachment process will not stop Trump’s increasingly blatant assault on the constitutional foundations of basic democratic rights. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

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By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Hundreds of thousands protest pension cuts in France

Support for the strike and opposition to Macron continue to grow even after the government made a few minor, insincere changes to its proposed cuts. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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US-China trade deal leaves basic conflict festering

The “phase one” pact does not address the core demands issued by Washington for the wholesale restructuring of the Chinese economy. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Mideast war threat overshadows Democratic debate

All six candidates—including the nominal “socialist” Bernie Sanders—criticized Trump’s actions from the standpoint of advocating a more carefully considered strategy to advance the interests of American More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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House forwards impeachment articles, triggering Senate trial of President Trump

The onset of the Senate trial takes place in the context of an explosive political and social crisis and internal warfare within the American state without parallel since the Civil War. World Socialist Web Site More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Kremlin maintains muted response to Suleimani assassination, insists on Iran nuclear deal

An open war against Iran is likely to spread directly to the border of Russia, enflaming not only the entire Middle East but also the South Caucasus. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung defends murder of Suleimani

In reaction to the Middle East crisis, Germany’s ruling circles are enthusing about the criminal methods of Trump while pursuing their own imperialist interests more aggressively. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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European powers move toward scrapping nuclear accord with Iran

Berlin, London and Paris, emboldened by Tehran’s weak response to the US murder of Iranian General Qassem Suleimani, are escalating attacks against Iran. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Australia’s Pine Gap spy base likely involved in the assassination of Qassem Suleimani

No-one within the Australian media and political establishment has raised the question as to whether the Pine Gap spy base in central Australia played a role in the killing. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Iran admits to inadvertently shooting down Ukraine International Airlines jet, killing 176

The felling of Flight 752 came amid a war crisis fomented by Washington’s campaign of “maximum pressure” on Tehran and its January 3 assassination of Suleimani. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...