German President Steinmeier calls for German-European great power politics at Munich conference

In his opening speech at this year’s Munich Security Conference, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) stressed that the ruling class in Germany is determined to promote the return of militarism by all means. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

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US threatens Europe over Huawei at Munich Security Conference

After the UK, France and Germany announced they would not ban Chinese telecommunications company Huawei from their networks, US officials sought to threaten their NATO allies into changing course. World Socialist More...

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Trump nominee in doubt for Federal Reserve position

The Shelton nomination has attracted elevated attention because she is viewed as a potential choice by Trump for the position of Fed chair if he wins re-election and decides to oust the current chair Jerome Powell. World More...

By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Coronavirus cases continue to increase and spread internationally

The World Health Organization is alarmed about the implications of the virus taking hold in areas where the medical system is vastly ill-prepared. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

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Alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower Joshua Schulte on trial in New York

The court hearings, over the Vault 7 leaks exposing mass CIA spying and hacking operations, have been subjected to a near total media blackout. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

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Trump administration’s national counterintelligence strategy focuses on “hacktivists, leaktivists and public disclosure organizations”

A major assault on First Amendment rights of free speech and freedom of the press is being prepared. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

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White House orders militarized border patrol unit to carry out raids in “sanctuary cities”

The new policy was announced as Trump gave a fascistic speech to border patrol agents, pledging to fight the “left.” World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Sanders surge in poll sparks backlash in Democratic establishment

The growing support for a self-styled “democratic socialist” has been met by anti-communist diatribes and media smears. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

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Seven workers burned to death in Indian factory fire

The Nanda Denim workers are among the thousands who die or are maimed each year in the brutally exploitative global garment industry. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Black Democrats endorse Bloomberg after release of racist boasts on “stop-and-frisk”

The immediate response of elected African-American Democrats to the exposure of the billionaire Bloomberg’s racist remarks was to boost him as the only candidate who can defeat President Donald Trump in November. World More...