By John Roberts, Peter Symonds, December 22, 2012
The decision to prosecute Abhisit is another indication that the bitter political feuding in the Thai ruling elites has not abated.
By our correspondents, December 22, 2012
Most of those affected are poor farmers, fishermen and workers, who received no official forewarning.
By Ali Ismail, December 20, 2012
Pakistan’s largest city is being ravaged by increasingly bloody ethnic and sectarian violence, as gangs associated with rival establishment political parties fight over turf and criminal rackets.
By Kapila Fernando, K. Ratnayake, Peter Symonds, December 20, 2012
What was unique about Ravi Shankar was the breadth of his interests, willingness to experiment and passion for making classical Indian music available to the world.
By Peter Symonds, December 19, 2012
The right-wing nationalism that pervaded the election campaign signals the determination of the Japanese ruling class to reassert its interests by every means, including military force.
By our correspondent, December 19, 2012
SEP members and supporters attended the memorial ceremony in the Colombo General Cemetery.
By Mike Head, December 19, 2012
The Australian foreign minister announced closer military cooperation in preventing refugees fleeing Sri Lanka and exercising their right to seek asylum.
By International Committee of the Fourth International, December 18, 2012
The International Committee of the Fourth International and the World Socialist Web Site today mark 25 years since the death of Comrade Keerthi Balasuriya, the general secretary of the Revolutionary Communist League, forerunner of the Socialist Equality Party of Sri Lanka.
By John Chan, December 18, 2012
Xi’s trip to southern China replicated Deng Xiaoping’s 1992 “southern tour,” which accelerated the restoration of capitalism.
By Bill Van Auken, December 18, 2012
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told a press conference in Kabul last week that “we are not departing Afghanistan.”
By Peter Symonds, December 17, 2012
The election outcome was not a positive vote for the LDP, but an overwhelming rejection of the ruling DPJ.
By Kranti Kumara, December 17, 2012
Chief Minister Narendra Modi, an unabashed Hindu supremacist, is hoping he can use victory in the Gujarat state elections to catapult himself into the national political arena.