By our reporters, 2 May 2015
University students and workers in Sydney and Melbourne explain why they will be participating in the Online May Day Rally.
By our correspondents, 25 March 2015
Workers, youth, students and retirees who attended the Socialist Equality Party’s final New South Wales state election rally last Sunday in Sydney spoke to the WSWS about the issues raised at the meeting. For some, it was their first SEP event.
By E.P. Bannon and Tom Hall, 23 March 2015
Workers at the LyondellBasell refinery expressed frustration and anger at the United Steelworkers for deliberately isolating their struggle.
By our reporters, 22 December 2014
Many of those who spoke with the WSWS in Sydney, Newcastle and Melbourne last weekend were deeply suspicious about the state counterterrorism operation.
By a WSWS reporting team, 9 December 2014
Workers in the Brooklyn neighborhood of East Flatbush spoke to the World Socialist Web Site about police violence and social conditions for the working class.
By our reporters, 1 December 2014
Workers and young people discussed a range of political concerns with World Socialist Web Site reporters outside polling booths during Saturday’s Victorian state election ( see: election result article).
By Shannon Jones, 15 November 2014
In contrast to the official celebration by the political and corporate establishment, workers are reacting to the ruling with bitterness and anger
By our reporters, 11 October 2014
The SEP and IYSSE are holding public meetings tomorrow in Hatton and Gampaha against the drive to war.
By a WSWS reporting team, 20 September 2014
Workers at the Chrysler Warren Truck assembly plant in suburban Detroit expressed opposition to the Obama administration’s new war against Iraq and Syria.
“War means the people are losing”
By Seraphine Collins, 19 September 2014
As the US military launches an open-ended war in Iraq and Syria, a broad section of workers and young people say they feel deeply opposed to war, but their views find no reflection in official politics.
By our reporters, 19 August 2014
Workers and young people throughout the United States expressed their outrage at the police killing of the unarmed 18-year old and the militarized response of police to protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
US immigration attorney: “I deal with great numbers of children and young adults fleeing violence and poverty”
By Kevin Mitchell, Alan Gilman and Marc Wells, 4 August 2014
The World Socialist Web Site spoke with a prominent attorney in Los Angeles who specializes in immigration cases.
By our correspondents, 28 July 2014
”Through the meeting’s reports, I understood the root cause of industrial pollution is capitalism.”
By James Brewer, 22 July 2014
In this video, Detroit residents speak out against water shutoffs at a bill payment center and rally against water shutoffs.
By our reporters, 21 July 2014
“If the Palestinian people don’t have a voice, we have to give them a voice.”
“It is inhumane”
By a WSWS reporting team, 10 July 2014
Thousands more Detroit families had their water shut off this week as part of the city administration’s plan to cut service to 150,000 households who are overdue on their water bills.
”I take my elderly aunt four buckets of water a day”
By Muhammad Khan and Shannon Jones, 7 July 2014
The city of Detroit is racing ahead with its plans to shut off water to some 150,000 families who cannot afford to pay their water bills.
By Shannon Jones, 30 June 2014
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is backing a brutal shutoff policy aimed at residents who are behind in their water bills.
By a WSWS reporting team, 23 June 2014
Obama’s announcement that the US will send military “advisors” to Iraq has prompted broad popular opposition.
By Danielle DeSaxe and Nick Barrickman, 7 June 2014
Veterans at the Community Clinic Southeast, which serves the neighborhood of Anacostia, spoke to the WSWS.
By Thomas Gaist, 13 May 2014
Firefighters described the cuts as “nothing short of devastating.”
By Lawrence Porter and Thomas Gaist, 30 April 2014
Ziraldo authored a report finding that fifty-eight percent of those living below the poverty line in the Metro Detroit Area now live in the suburbs.
By WSWS reporters, 1 April 2014
Last week, the city of Detroit announced an aggressive campaign of water shutoffs targeting some 150,000 residents who are behind on their payments.
As retired city workers are forced onto private exchanges
By Lawrence Porter, 24 March 2014
Several hundred workers, retirees and unemployed workers attended a publicly sponsored health care exposition at Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit last Wednesday.
By Sasi Kumar and Moses Rajkumar, 21 March 2014
WSWS reporters visited the town of Neyveli in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to interview the family of 31-year-old worker Rajkumar who was murdered by a paramilitary security guard on Monday, March 17.
By a WSWS reporter, 20 March 2014
Workers at Reliant Bus Company in New York City spoke to the WSWS about the conditions they face.
“The city wants to never have to fund pensions again”
By Thomas Gaist, 20 March 2014
The WSWS spoke with attorney Carole Neville about the historic cuts to pensions and health benefits contained in the plan of adjustment
By Thomas Gaist, 25 February 2014
Anger is building in the working class against the emergency manager’s plan of adjustment, which includes slashing pensions and health benefits.
By our reporters, 13 February 2014
Workers on the London Underground were angry and concerned upon hearing that Tuesday’s scheduled 48 hour strike was called off by the trade unions.
Inquiry gains momentum among workers
By Tim Rivers, 23 December 2013
At a Chrysler plant and Detroit’s Eastern Market, workers denounced the looting of city pensions and the art museum, the mortgage swindle and the disappearance of well-paying jobs.
By Jeff Lusanne, 20 December 2013
Investigator John Hiatt speaks on employee conditions and how railroads are avoiding investment in Positive Train Control.
By Jeff Lusanne, 11 November 2013
As grocery giant Safeway exits the Chicago market, dozens of stores are likely to close, threatening more than 5,600 layoffs on December 28th.
By Julien Kiemle, 8 November 2013
The WSWS interviewed food stamp recipients in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento about the cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program.
By Dan Conway, 4 November 2013
The World Socialist Web Site spoke to workers in the Los Angeles area about the impact of the cuts.
By WSWS reporting team, 2 November 2013
A World Socialist Web Site reporting team found widespread anger over the reduction in food stamp benefits.
By our reporters, 22 October 2013
Bay Area Rapid Transit workers speak about a fatal accident that killed two workers, and why they are on strike.
By our reporters, 16 October 2013
On Tuesday, World Socialist Web Site reporters spoke to residents and workers in southeast Washington, DC about the furloughs of federal workers that have been in place since the beginning of October.
By Tim Rivers, 5 October 2013
Workers and young people spoke to the WSWS about why they had come to the demonstration.
By a WSWS reporting team, 3 October 2013
An SEP and IYSSE campaign team spoke to workers and young people at Detroit’s Eastern Market about the threatened sale of DIA artworks and the ongoing cuts in social services.
By a WSWS reporting team, 3 October 2013
Informed about the threatened selloff of the masterpieces of the Detroit Institute of Arts, visitors at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art responded with shock and voiced support for public access to culture.
By our reporters, 10 September 2013
Voters who spoke to WSWS reporters outside election polling stations last Saturday opposed the impending US-led attack on Syria and Australia’s support for it.
By David Walsh, 26 July 2013
David Walsh interviews the grandson of Orson Welles’ life-long friend and mentor, Roger Hill.
“The entire future of democracy was hanging in the balance”
By Andre Damon, 4 July 2013
In an interview with the WSWS, Civil War historian Allen Guelzo explains the world historical significance of the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln’s subsequent Gettysburg Address.
By Jerry White in Gettysburg, 4 July 2013
Workers and young people visiting the Gettysburg battlefields contrasted the powerful democratic ideals of Lincoln and the Union forces with government spying, war and inequality in contemporary America.
“I’m prepared to go to jail to have my rights”
By a WSWS reporting team, 1 July 2013
Tenants facing eviction from the Griswold Apartments in Detroit spoke to the WSWS.
By Mark Church, 28 June 2013
Professor Mark Taylor explained the implications of his team’s proof that the source of lead contamination in the town is the mine and smelter.
By Mike Head—SEP Senate candidate for Queensland, 18 June 2013
Last week’s Cathedral Place fire in inner Brisbane highlighted the lack of basic fire safety features in residential apartment blocks.
An interview with Robert Meeropol
By Fred Mazelis, 15 June 2013
Robert Meeropol is the younger son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the couple executed by the US government in June 1953 on trumped-up charges of atomic espionage.
By John Burton, 23 April 2013
Paul Hoffman, a partner in the Venice, California law firm of Schonbrun, DeSimone, Seplow, Harris, Hoffman & Harrison, has been representing plaintiffs in cases under the Alien Tort Statute for the last 30 years.
By Dan Brennan, 11 April 2013
Hundreds of high school students in Newark, New Jersey walked out of class Tuesday to protest millions of dollars in education cuts.
By our reporter, 11 April 2013
A kindergarten teacher in the Long Beach Unified School District in Southern California spoke with the WSWS about the impact of the Common Core curriculum.
By a WSWS reporting team, 1 April 2013
WSWS reporters spoke to Detroiters over the weekend about the appointment of Kevyn Orr as emergency manager of the city.