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The strike that’s driving the resistance in the US

The strike that’s driving the resistance in the US A mass strike over pay and jobs at General Motors has swept across the US— Gabby Thorpe says the dispute could inspire many more workers’ struggles

International round-up—Strike to defend French pensions

International round-up—Strike to defend French pensions Workers across France are set to strike next Tuesday against the government’s assault on pensions.

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

International round up: Trump plan for indefinite detention of migrants

International round up: Trump plan for indefinite detention of migrants Donald Trump unveiled new rules last Wednesday that would allow migrants to be locked up indefinitely

Why the world isn’t populists v centrists

Why the world isn’t populists v centrists World leaders are supposed to present a united face at the annual G7 summit of powerful countries. But for the second year running, Donald Trump made sure their rivalries were on show for all to see.

Capital — built on slavery

Capital — built on slavery A book by Caitlin Rosenthal gives a horrific insight into how slavery played a key role in the birth of capitalist management methods, writes Sadie Robinson

Quentin Tarantino’s love-in with a racist, sexist 1960s

15 August 2019
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is crammed with tributes to a bygone era of film—but director Tarantino is stuck behind the times, writes?Gabby Thorpe

Hundreds of migrants seized by US state

13 August 2019
Nearly 700 immigrants were taken on Wednesday of last week in the biggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) raid since Donald Trump took office. Over 600 Ice agents swept six workplaces across Mississippi.

Trump’s racism inspires El Paso mass shooting in Texas

04 August 2019
Some 20 people were killed and a further 26 injured in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday. 

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

Amazon staff stage strikes in protest at pay and conditions

16 July 2019
Groups of Amazon workers across the world struck on Monday in protest at pay and conditions.

Big US protests over horrific abuses of migrants’ rights

16 July 2019
Thousands of people protested last weekend across the US in defiance of Donald Trump’s horrific treatment of migrants and refugees.

How Moon landings projected US power

16 July 2019
Were moon landings a giant leap forward for humanity, or the culmination of a growing Cold War? Gabby Thorpe boldly goes in search of the legacy of the space race

Britain fuels Iran tension as soldiers seize a tanker

09 July 2019
The British government’s solution to growing tensions between the West and Iran was the seizure of an oil tanker off Gibraltar by Royal Marines last week.

Anti-racist round-up—pressure builds on Trump’s reign of terror

02 July 2019
Anti-racists in the US are organising against Donald Trump’s plan to deport “millions” of undocumented migrants.

Trade and conflict at the G20 summit

02 July 2019
The G20 has become a venue for the struggle between the two giants of the global economy, the United States and China.

US cancels war on Iran—for now

25 June 2019
US president Donald Trump pushed the button for air strikes on Iran last Thursday. He then cancelled 13 minutes before the missiles launched—and that’s according to Trump.

The Troublemaker - All the bombs for the US war with Iran driven up the M4

25 June 2019
If you drove along the M4 motorway on one evening between 15 to 19 May you may have noticed large fleets of lorries.

Donald Trump ramps up savage attacks on migrants

25 June 2019
Donald Trump’s savage war on migrants ramped up on ­multiple fronts last week.

Don’t wait for Labour—take on the Tories

11 June 2019
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s promise to “push back” against Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister exposed the US state’s attitude to democracy.

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