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US federal court rejects Trump’s racist travel ban

07 February 2017
US president Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and Muslims was deemed illegal at the beginning of this week. But the thuggish bully immediately hit back.

Millions worldwide reject Trump’s sexist bigotry

24 January 2017
Over 5 million people globally marched for women’s rights and against Donald Trump last Saturday, according to the official Women’s March organisers.

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world

24 January 2017
The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.

Obama must take his share of blame

17 January 2017
Barack Obama departs the US presidency amid a cloud of praise and nostalgia.

Free State of Jones - an American Civil War story that will sting racists with its tale

27 September 2016
A film about Confederate deserter Newton Knight punctures the myth of a South united behind slavery in the American Civil War, writes Charlie Kimber

Hillary Clinton declares victory but the fight for a better society continues

14 June 2016
Hillary Clinton has proclaimed herself the winner of the contest to be the Democratic Party candidate for the US president in November.

After the homophobic massacre in Orlando, don't let the right divide us

14 June 2016
At least 49 LGBT+ people have been killed and scores more wounded by a horrific homophobic attack on the Pulse night club in Orlando, United States in the early hours of Sunday.

Hillary Clinton declares victory but the fight for a better society continues

11 June 2016
Hillary Clinton has proclaimed herself the winner of the contest to be the Democratic Party candidate for the US president in November.

The resistable rise of Donald Trump in US election

05 May 2016
No sensible person can react with anything but horror to billionaire thug Donald Trump becoming the near-certain Republican candidate for US president.

The Tories are in crisis over the EU - don't rescue them, exploit their crises

26 April 2016
It's been pleasant to watch the awkwardness of the right wing Leave campaigners over Barack Obama’s intervention in the Brexit debate.

Bernie Sanders sees "path to victory" after huge wins in three states

28 March 2016
BERNIE SANDERS, who calls himself a socialist, recorded three massive wins in contests last Saturday to choose the Democratic Party candidate for US president.

London protest for Michael Brown

02 September 2014
Protesters gathered outside the US embassy in London on Wednesday of last week to protest against police brutality in the wake of the killing of Michael Brown in Missouri. 

Eyewitness Ferguson - Fear and Fury at Michael Brown's funeral

26 August 2014
Judith Orr reports from the US city where cops murdered black teenager Michael Brown and speaks to its people about race, class and repression.

Walkouts for wages hit fast food chains across the US

10 December 2013
Fast food workers in cities across the US struck on Thursday of last week against poverty pay and for the right to be in a union.

Obama's desperate measures to get support for Syria attack

10 September 2013
Barack Obama is exposing the faultlines of US power as he goes all out to win a vote to attack Syria.

Rich used racism to divide ordinary people

16 April 2013
Martin Luther King was a young minister in the town of Montgomery, Alabama.

Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Freedom now!

16 April 2013
For five weeks television viewers around the world saw non-violent protesters, including young children, attacked by police with dogs and fire hoses. They saw Martin Luther King arrested and jailed. They saw white racist thugs lining up to batter  unarmed black people. And after they had seen all that they asked, how can this be happening in the heart of the “free world”?

The bloody product of a violent society

16 April 2013
The bombing at the Boston marathon last Monday left at least three people dead and many more injured. 

Baha Mousa inquiry verdict is just the tip of the iceberg

31 December 2012
Iraqi Baha Mousa died as a result of his treatment at the hands of British troops, according to a public inquiry. This included "hooding" and being held in stress positions.

Video showing how British soldier treated Iraqi prisoners

08 September 2011
Video from evidence to Baha Mousa Inquiry showing British soldier's treatment of Iraqi prisoners.

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