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‘Cops care more about property than people,’ say Houston activists after Storm Harvey

Tens of thousands of people in Texas are in shelters facing an uncertain future

Chemical leaks threaten poorest suburbs in Houston's danger zones

In the shadow of some of the world’s biggest oil refineries, Storm Harvey’s floodwaters brought dangerous toxins to poor black and Hispanic communities.

Trump pardons sheriff who ran racist ‘concentration camp’

Trump used the cover of Storm Harvey to pardon Joe Arpaio, the racist former Arizona sheriff.

Strike gives hope in Egypt’s textile mills

The Mahalla textile strike shows the potential for Egyptian workers to fight in the face of repression, writes Tom Kay

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks

Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.

In Qatar, Yemen and Gaza, power play of Saudis and Iran brings new danger

An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.

Poor in Houston made to bear the brunt of Storm Harvey floods

The people of Houston have been let down by authorities’ failure to plan for deluge

Spanish Tory government is hounded on its own march

Activists in Barcelona made sure a protest in response to terror attacks opposed war and racism, reports Maria Dantas

Anti-racist movement is new crisis for Trump

Mass protests across the US have forced White House Republicans out the door, reports Alistair Farrow

Two parliaments vie for legitimacy in Venezuela as the US backs the right

Diplomats representing the US, Britain, Spain, Mexico and other countries rallied around the right wing opposition in Venezuela last Saturday.

Nazis outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters across the US

Thousands of US anti-racists came out to oppose a right wing demonstration in Boston yesterday, Saturday.

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack

Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

Thousands organise against Nazis and the far right in US

US anti-racists are organising against the Nazis and far right who have been bolstered by Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn them.

Israeli leader Netanyahu in trouble—but so is Gaza Strip

Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians as they moved to tighten the siege on the Gaza Strip

Trump risks deadly war over rivalry with China

US president Donald Trump has warned that the US military is “locked and loaded” with “military solutions fully in place” in a confrontation with North Korea.

European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route

The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians

Mahalla textile workers in Egypt hold huge sit-in over austerity

The textile factories of Mahalla are once more a frontline of resistance, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Nazi boat is blocked in Mediterranean ports, but refugees face other obstacles

A boat hired by far right activists to stop NGOs from rescuing refugees has been turned away from a series of Mediterranean ports.

Donald Trump backs Republican senators’ plan to slash legal immigration in half

Racist, sexist US president Donald Trump stepped up his assault on ordinary people last week

Military base attacked in Venezuela as right stoke violence against left wing government

A raid on a Venezuelan military base has raised the threat of a military coup or outright civil war

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