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A divided Squad is sign of Democrats’ flaws

A divided Squad is sign of Democrats’ flaws Are cracks appearing in the Squad—the group of left Democratic Party members in the US House of Representatives?

International round-up: Revenge raids escalate after prison escape in Palestine

International round-up: Revenge raids escalate after prison escape in Palestine Israeli soldiers have captured the last two of six Palestinian prisoners who liberated themselves from a high security jail nearly two weeks ago.

Biden ramps up new arms race with China

Biden ramps up new arms race with China Aukus is the agreement by the United States and Britain to supply Australia with the technology to build eight nuclear submarines.

Attica riot 1971—‘We aren’t beasts, we won’t be beaten’

Attica riot 1971—‘We aren’t beasts, we won’t be beaten’ Fifty years ago prisoners in a US jail exploded in revolt. Sam Ord looks at the resistance—and the state’s revenge

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US Hundreds of migrants trapped in southern Mexico protested on Wednesday against the state’s immigration rules.

Why the US right attack abortion

Why the US right attack abortion Abortion rights have been hard fought for in the US. Now some of these rights are under ferocious assault. Isabel Ringrose explores a history of resistance and shows why the right’s view on abortion is complicated

Europe’s imperialism is still reliant on US

07 September 2021
The Western ruling classes’ response to the entirely predictable Taliban victory in Afghanistan is astonishing—combining arrogance, self-deception, and panic.

More die as US state fails those hit by storm

07 September 2021
Far from helping, President Biden is creating conditions that will lead to more disasters, says Sophie Squire

Fury as Texas bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy

01 September 2021
This assault on women's rights is part of a sustained attack across large parts of the United States

Hurricane Katrina—class, race and climate change

31 August 2021
As flash flooding and tornadoes hit the north-east United States, Sophie Squire looks at the lessons from Hurricane Katrina in 2005

Same lies to justify killings in Afghanistan two decades on

31 August 2021
All the lies used to justify the terror the West inflicted on Afghanistan 20 years ago played out over its airstrike on children last week.

US military continued killings of children in Afghanistan

31 August 2021
The United States military left Afghanistan as it arrived—by killing children.

The climate crisis fuels hurricanes

30 August 2021
Hurricane Ida has ­spread panic across the US Gulf Coast as 150 mile an hour winds and torrential rains lashed the state of Louisiana.

Dangerous wounded beasts—the failures of imperialism

29 August 2021
Nick Clark looks at the US's and Britain's huge defeats in Afghanistan

Feminism, bombs and liberation

28 August 2021
Lies are being spun that most Afghan women’s lives improved under the US occupation. Judy Cox explores the reality for Afghan women after 20 years of war

Philips recalls breathing machines in US but not in Britain

26 August 2021
Medical equipment company Philips has recalled millions of machines used to treat sleep apnoea in the United States because of fears of potential serious harm to users.

State tried to derail Black Lives Matter

24 August 2021
Something of an echo of the establishment panic of the late 1960s is reverberating around the seats of power in Britain and the US.

The firms who made a fortune from the slaughter in Afghanistan

18 August 2021
The US paid private contractors £136 billion, over the eight years to 2019.

Key articles on the defeat of imperialism in Afghanistan

18 August 2021
Here are some of our key articles written as the regime in Afghanistan collapsed, a grievous defeat for British and US imperialism

Earthquake causes new devastation across Haiti

17 August 2021
As Haiti is struck by earthquakes, Sam Ord explores the damage that imperialism has done

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