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US workers stage walkouts and protests over coronavirus safety

US workers stage walkouts and protests over coronavirus safety Workers’ action is spreading across the US to stop bosses putting profit ahead of health in the coronavirus crisis. 

Donald Trump’s corona crisis measures are handout for the rich

Donald Trump’s corona crisis measures are handout for the rich Trillions of dollars for a coronavirus aid package in the United States is mainly about protecting profits, writes Gabby Thorpe

Democrats unite against left wing Bernie Sanders

Democrats unite against left wing Bernie Sanders It is now almost certain that Joe Biden will be the Democratic party nominee for president.

LETTERS - Chelsea Manning gives an example of heroic courage

LETTERS - Chelsea Manning gives an example of heroic courage Chelsea Manning, released from prison last week, is a hero.

Bosses’ virus fears are only for profits

Bosses’ virus fears are only for profits “New data paint grim picture of coronavirus fallout,” read a headline in the Financial Times newspaper last week. My heart sank when I saw it. But when I anxiously scanned the article, it wasn’t about the spread of the coronavirus or the deaths it is causing.

U.S. Democrats will not bring real change

U.S. Democrats will not bring real change Time and again radical movements for change have looked to the Democrats to fight for them, but have being bitterly betrayed. Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Gabby Thorpe argue today’s activists must not make the same mistake

Dark Waters - the fight against Dupont

09 March 2020
US chemical company Dupont spent years dumping the acid PFOA in a landfill in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Afghan deal is a blow for West’s imperialism

03 March 2020
When the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, CIA officer Milton Bearden warned it could “end up on the ash heap of Afghan history”.

International round-up - Win for Sanders and First Nation protests in pipeline

25 February 2020
Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner to be the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate after a landslide victory in Nevada last Saturday.

Thanks from super-rich criminals as Donald Trump hands them pardons

25 February 2020
US President Donald Trump pardoned a clutch of super-rich criminals last week including “junk-bond king” Michael Milken.

After Sanders wins New Hampshire, bosses fear ‘idea of socialism is gaining traction’

12 February 2020
Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic US presidential primary. His victory came after he won the highest number of votes in Iowa last week.

International round-up—Protests in Germany beat back right and US elections

11 February 2020
Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics.

WEB DuBois’s graphics challenged racism

07 February 2020
These posters showed that black Americans—and their art, culture and education—were flourishing in just four decades after the civil war that ended slavery

Sanders wins most votes in Iowa with message of change

06 February 2020
With all the votes counted in the Democratic caucus in Iowa, Bernie Sanders has won the highest number of votes.

Trump’s state of the union speech was a celebration of racism and the rich

05 February 2020
Donald Trump gave his state of the union address on Tuesday evening, spurred on by the prospect of unsuccessful attempts by his opponents to impeach him.

Iowa vote launches Democrats into chaos

04 February 2020
Bernie Sanders is proving to be a challenge to the Democratic Party establishment, says Gabby Thorpe

Britain in firing line of US-EU trade war

28 January 2020
China and the United States have agreed to a truce in the trade war they have been waging for the past two years. What is supposed to be “phase one” of a larger trade deal was signed in Washington last week.

Hunger for change feeds Bernie Sanders campaign

26 January 2020
Bernie Sanders’ campaign to be the Democratic Party’s candidate for US president is winning real enthusiasm as the process to choose the nominee begins.

Rage against sexist Trump as tens of thousands join US Women’s Marches

19 January 2020
Up to 10,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Washington DC for the fourth annual US Women's March on Saturday. 

Why Donald Trump can’t win in Iran

14 January 2020
It’s clear who the losers were in the confrontation between the United States and Iran.

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