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No more wars over oil

No more wars over oil Saudi Arabia and the US are driving closer to war with Iran, following drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil plants last Saturday.

Democrats barred from Israel

Democrats barred from Israel Israel barred two prominent US politicians from entry last week because of their support for Palestinians.

After Portland, Trump gives boost to far right protest

After Portland, Trump gives boost to far right protest Anti-fascists in Portland, Oregon, saw off some 100 far right demonstrators last Saturday.

The deep roots of the neoliberal crisis

The deep roots of the neoliberal crisis The crisis of the neoliberal order accelerates by the week.

Resisting the US’s racist president

Resisting the US’s racist president As Donald Trump dramatically escalates his dangerous racist rhetoric and his vicious assaults on migrants, activists in the US spoke about what they’re doing to resist

US activist speaks out about huge victory for socialists in New York

US activist speaks out about huge victory for socialists in New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of the US Democratic Party old guard, Joe Crowley, in an internal party election, a primary, earlier this week. She was endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, a social-democratic party with ties to the Democrats.

End Trump’s racist rule

26 June 2018
As Donald Trump’s policies lock up migrants and their children, we all need to take to the streets when he makes his visit to Britain, writes Alistair Farrow

This Is America is a powerful commentary on racism in the US

14 May 2018
Donald Trump argues it’s safe to carry a gun because that stops you being a victim of knife crime. In that context This is America, the latest single by Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino, is a welcome breath of fresh air.

What’s the deal in Iran?

13 May 2018
Nick Clark looks at how decades of Western rulers’ meddling in Iran have meant coups, repression and war. But recent movements also show potential for resistance

LETTERS: ‘I was made to go through interrogation by the state’

26 February 2018
Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more

Donald Trump’s first twelve months in office - a year of horrors and resistance

16 January 2018
Cowardly, sexist, racist US president Donald Trump has lurched from crisis to crisis since his inauguration a year ago this Saturday. His attacks have been relentless—but the resistance has been inspiring.

Alexander Hamilton—an enemy of the working class

02 January 2018
As the hit musical gets rave reviews in the West End, Anthony Hamilton looks at the truth behind the other Hamilton—a racist and a capitalist class fighter

Socialist candidates have election success as voters turn against Trump

14 November 2017
Donald Trump was elected US president one year ago. In a fitting act of defiance, voters brought in the most left wing candidates on offer in many city and state elections last week.

Trump’s threats over Iran deal can plunge him into new crisis

10 October 2017
Trump is ratcheting up tensions against Iran

Vietnam—a graveyard for the US’s imperial ambitions

26 September 2017
A new ten-part documentary sets itself up as the definitive account of the Vietnam War. It brings out new voices and footage, but obscures the truth

US and its allies rattle sabres in Korea row

25 April 2017
The US and South Korea held their “largest ever” annual joint military exercise last week. The Japanese navy is sending two destroyers to rendezvous with US warship Carl Vinson.

Welcome to America: our vicious border controls just got nastier

11 April 2017
Border guards and immigration cops, boosted by Donald Trump's election, are sowing terror and wrecking lives in south western US states. Migrants and campaigners spoke to Alistair Farrow

War threats flow from logic of imperialism

11 April 2017
The world has moved closer towards a deadly military catastrophe in the last week. It’s an utterly chilling prospect.

Trump’s missiles pour more fuel on the fire

11 April 2017
US president Donald Trump took advantage of the Syrian regime’s latest atrocity last week to launch a major cruise missile attack on the Shayrat airfield.

Who James Baldwin was and why you should see I Am Not Your Negro

11 April 2017
Elizabeth Grant-Campbell reviews I Am Not Your Negro, a new film about radical writer and activist James Baldwin, and Dave Sewell looks at the work and politics of a unique fighter against oppression

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