United States of America
30 May 2020
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.
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
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.
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.
29 February 2020
Key elections are coming for the Democratic Party nomination for US president. Can Bernie Sanders win, and what will this signify?
26 November 2019
The US announced last week that it considers Israeli settlements on Palestinian land to be legal.
08 October 2019
The Politician straddles high school drama and political satire—and does neither successfully until the end.
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.
20 August 2019
Israel barred two prominent US politicians from entry last week because of their support for Palestinians.
20 August 2019
Anti-fascists in Portland, Oregon, saw off some 100 far right demonstrators last Saturday.
23 July 2019
The crisis of the neoliberal order accelerates by the week.
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
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.
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
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.
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
26 February 2018
Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more
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.
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
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.