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US school strikes are the best way to fight Trump

US school strikes are the best way to fight Trump The arrogant, racist bigot US president Donald Trump can seem immune to opposition.

Protesters across the US defy Trump’s federal shutdown blackmail

Protesters across the US defy Trump’s federal shutdown blackmail Protesters across the US defied president Donald Trump’s attempt to force politicians to push through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.

Plugging a brewing revolt

Plugging a brewing revolt 100 years ago the sale of alcohol was banned in the US. It’s a story of profit-thirsty booze barons, ruling class paranoia and fermenting anger among workers, writes Alistair Farrow

Donald Trump threatens more government shutdown chaos

Donald Trump threatens more government shutdown chaos The US government is being held to ransom by its racist president. Donald Trump has threatened to declare a state of emergency in order to force through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.

Attack on migrants in US forces workers to go unpaid

Attack on migrants in US forces workers to go unpaid US president Donald Trump is so determined to push forward his racist assault on migrants that he is prepared to stop government workers’ pay.

Turkey gains from isolationist Donald Trump

Turkey gains from isolationist Donald Trump Just before Christmas Donald Trump took an important step towards controlling his own administration. By announcing the withdrawal of US troops in Syria he provoked the resignation of his defence secretary Jim Mattis.

George HW Bush - a killer and a crook

04 December 2018
The fawning praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mass murderer George HW Bush was as predictable as it was tedious.

Trillions of dollars have penta-gone

04 December 2018
The US Department of Defence has been defrauding the federal government for decades

Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship

27 November 2018
The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics

Solidarity with migrant caravan after attacks

24 November 2018
Migrants from Central America fleeing poverty face racist abuse, border controls, and armed troops

Web firms aid Donald Trump’s racist assault

20 November 2018
Technology firms in the US are assisting Donald Trump’s racist assault on migrants

More struggle urgently needed after US elections

07 November 2018
The Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. But the Republicans increased their majority in the Senate.

Donald Trump tells soldiers to shoot migrants arriving at US’s south border

06 November 2018
Racist US president Donald Trump has sent soldiers to the country’s southern border—threatening that they’ll shoot migrants from countries such as Honduras and El Salvador.

Widows is a heist film that pushes at the genre’s limits

05 November 2018
Steve McQueen’s new film couldn’t be more different to his past work. It’s strength is in nuanced, powerful points about US society, says?Julia Ryder

Racism from Donald Trump lies behind attack on synagogue in Pittsburgh

29 October 2018
Eleven people were murdered on Saturday in the deadliest single attack on Jewish people in the history of the US.

Thousands of migrants march on US border

22 October 2018
As many as 8,000 migrants from Honduras in Central America are marching on the US border.

Massacre at the Mexico Olympics

21 October 2018
Fifty years ago this month the Mexican state launched a brutal crackdown on protesting students. The result was carnage but not the end of resistance

Clash between Turkey and Saudi Arabia gives Donald Trump a headache

16 October 2018
We’ve seen again how hard it has become to manage the Middle East in the interests of Western imperialism. The players this time are the US, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

Kavanaugh appointment is an indictment of the system

09 October 2018
There are more battles to come after a vile sexist was appointed to the US Supreme Court

Senate vote brings sexist Brett Kavanaugh closer to supreme court confirmation

05 October 2018
The US Senate cleared the way for confirming Donald Trump ally Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court judge on Friday.

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