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Hurricane Katrina: Social Consequences and Political Lessons
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On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina devastated the American city of New Orleans and other cities and towns along the Gulf of Mexico. Far from being an “act of God,” the destruction wrought by the storm had its origins in the disregard for human life by the capitalist system, which condemned thousands to death, disease and years of homelessness. The articles gathered in this pamphlet examine the sociological roots of this disaster. Learn More
Industrial Inferno: The Story of the Thai Toy Factory Fire
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This is an extraordinary account of the worst factory fire in history - the 1993 blaze at the Kader Industrial Toy Company outside Bangkok, Thailand. One hundred and eighty-eight people - 174 women and 14 men - perished in the fire. Kader workers earned less than $1 an hour making toys for such corporate giants as Toys 'R Us, Hasbro and Tyco. Those who died were trapped in a building with no fire extinguishers or alarms and no fire escape; management had locked the exits. Learn More
WSWS Perspectives Journal December 2009 (single issue)
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A monthly journal containing the "Perspectives" articles published on the World Socialist Web Site.

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French Workers in Revolt: A New Stage in the Class Struggle, November-December 1995
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On-the-spot report of the strike wave that swept France in November- December 1995 against the attacks on social programs and pensions by the right-wing government of Prime Minister Alain Juppé. Learn More
Hollywood Honors Elia Kazan: Filmmaker and Informer
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Elia Kazan, director of 19 feature films between 1945 and 1976, was one of the most prominent figures to turn informer during the anti-communist witchhunts of the early 1950s. In this eassy David Walsh, arts editor of the World Socialist Web Site, looks at the decision by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to grant Kazan an honorary award in 1999. Learn More
Human BSE: Anatomy of a Health Disaster
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This book contains the record of the Workers Inquiry into the health crisis caused by BSE/CJD, ("mad cow" disease) convened by the Socialist Equality Party of Britain in May 1997. Learn More
A State Murder Exposed: The Truth about the Killing of Joy Gardner
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This book examines the case of Joy Gardner, a Jamaican immigrant, who was killed by police in her home in London in 1993. Learn More
The Truth About the Killing of Daniel Yock
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This book contains the results of the Workers Inquiry into the death of Daniel Yock, an 18-year-old Queensland, Australia Aboriginal youth who died in police custody November 7, 1993. Learn More
Why Is Nato at War with Yugoslavia? World Power, Oil and Gold
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Statement by the World Socialist Web Site on the US led NATO assault on Yugoslavia in 1999. Learn More
Sale Bundle: The ICFI and the Split with the WRP
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The 1985-86 split by the British Workers Revolutionary Party with the International Committee of the Fourth International involved fundamental questions of Marxist program and perspective. This set contains major writings relating to this vital political experience of the Trotskyist movement, including: "Gerry Healy and His Place in the History of the Fourth International"; "How the Workers Revolutionary Party Betrayed Trotskyism"; and "The ICFI Defends Trotskyism". Learn More
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