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LETTERS - Big business loves Trump’s welfare state for the richest

LETTERS - Big business loves Trump’s welfare state for the richest US president Donald Trump is rightly often criticised as a racist, a sexist and a climate change denier. But we should never forget that he is also a vicious class warrior for the rich.

Don’t send Julian Assange to the US – and don’t trivialise rape allegation

Don’t send Julian Assange to the US – and don’t trivialise rape allegation Julian Assange, who helped to expose Western war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq, faces extradition from Britain to face the wrath of the US state.

The End of the Myth argues racism in the US is tied up in its ‘frontier’ narrative

The End of the Myth argues racism in the US is tied up in its ‘frontier’ narrative For historian Greg Grandin, the story of the frontier is more like Cormac McCarthy’s macabre anti-Western novel Blood Meridian

A blow to the Green New Deal in the US

A blow to the Green New Deal in the US The “Green New Deal” programme of action on climate change gathered no support in the US Senate

Striking teachers in California join growing revolt over pay and funding

Striking teachers in California join growing revolt over pay and funding Around 3,300 teachers in Oakland, California, began their fourth day of strikes on Tuesday.

Venezuelan crisis grows amid border showdown

Venezuelan crisis grows amid border showdown As the right exploits the social crisis, it’s make or break time for left winger Nicolas Maduro, says Alistair Farrow

Democrats won’t stop Trump’s wall

19 February 2019
Racist US president Donald Trump announced a “state of emergency” on Friday of last week in order to get funding to build his anti-migrant border wall.

Arab rulers risk revolt by betraying Palestine

17 February 2019
A summit last week exposed rulers’ disdain for Palestinians—but solidarity could block their plans

More migrant deaths likely at US southern border after Democrats grant Trump funding

13 February 2019
The Democratic Party handed US president Donald Trump a partial victory over funding for his border wall plan

Trump expected in winter

12 February 2019
US president Donald Trump is expected to visit Britain in December this year.

West threatens force to get its way in Venezuela

05 February 2019
Western governments are organising to force out Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Their manoeuvres show up the sham that is democracy under capitalism.

Trump goes nuclear with treaty meltdown

02 February 2019
US president Donald Trump has made another terrifying move that increases the threat of nuclear war. The Tories are helping him.

International round up: Trump's shutdown and Palestinian killed by Israelis

28 January 2019
Racist US president Donald Trump has temporarily backed down from his attempt to use a federal shutdown to force through £5 billion funding for his infamous border wall.

Los Angeles teachers’ strike—a lesson in how to fight

27 January 2019
An inspiring struggle by Los Angeles teachers has shown the power of the US working class to resist Trump and the bosses.

Donald Trump in shutdown war as striking teachers fight back

21 January 2019
US president Donald Trump is looking increasingly desperate over his government shutdown.

Vice—painting a picture of the power behind Bush’s throne

21 January 2019
A new film by director of The Big Short, lifts the curtain on the ‘special relationship’ at the heart of George W Bush’s War on Terror

US school strikes are the best way to fight Trump

15 January 2019
The arrogant, racist bigot US president Donald Trump can seem immune to opposition.

Protesters across the US defy Trump’s federal shutdown blackmail

13 January 2019
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

13 January 2019
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

06 January 2019
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.

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