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Trump campaign tries to stamp on postal service

Trump campaign tries to stamp on postal service The White House hopes that suppressing postal voting will deliver victory for Donald Trump in November’s presidential election.

Letters- 'We are determined to stay on the streets in Portland'

Letters- We are determined to stay on the streets in Portland Our protests In Portland started with the Minneapolis uprising and have continued every day for well over two months.

Atlanta rises up to fight the killer police

Atlanta rises up to fight the killer police Rage at the police killing of another black man has exploded onto the streets of Atlanta, Georgia, in the US. 

‘People want justice, it feels like a revolution is coming’

‘People want justice, it feels like a revolution is coming’ Tanner Herndon was one of a group of people who blocked a freeway in Houston on Saturday during a protest after the killing of George Floyd. He told Socialist Worker what happened.

Racism and revolution in the United States

Racism and revolution in the United States Why 'black faces in high places' has failed to bring change, and what's the alternative

Rebellion against police murder tears through United States

Rebellion against police murder tears through United States A rebellion against police brutality and institutional racism is gaining momentum as it roars across the United States. It is driven by anger at a system filled by inequality and racism.

Uprising grows against racist killings by US police

29 May 2020
A great revolt is taking place in the US. It is against police murders but also about the whole way black people are treated

Protesters demand justice for George Floyd

27 May 2020
Over a thousand furious people have taken to the streets of Minnesota to demand justice over the violent police murder of George Floyd.

Will US hegemony survive pandemic?

20 April 2020
Donald Trump's decision to withdraw United States funding for the World Health Organisation symbolises how the coronavirus pandemic has been dominated by national responses to what is a global problem. 

Bernie Sanders, the Democrats and the fears of the US establishment

29 February 2020
Key elections are coming for the Democratic Party nomination for US president. Can Bernie Sanders win, and what will this signify?

One-state solution is the only way to free Palestine

26 November 2019
The US announced last week that it considers Israeli settlements on Palestinian land to be legal.

The Politician—A satire that struggles to find its feet

08 October 2019
The Politician straddles high school drama and political satire—and does neither successfully until the end.

No more wars over oil

17 September 2019
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

20 August 2019
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

20 August 2019
Anti-fascists in Portland, Oregon, saw off some 100 far right demonstrators last Saturday.

The deep roots of the neoliberal crisis

23 July 2019
The crisis of the neoliberal order accelerates by the week.

Resisting the US’s racist president

20 July 2019
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

28 June 2018
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.

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