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More struggle urgently needed after US elections

More struggle urgently needed after US elections 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

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

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

Racism from Donald Trump lies behind attack on synagogue in Pittsburgh 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

Thousands of migrants march on US border As many as 8,000 migrants from Honduras in Central America are marching on the US border.

Massacre at the Mexico Olympics

Massacre at the Mexico Olympics 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.

Brett Kavanaugh case sparks big protests across the US

02 October 2018
Action in solidarity with victims shows that people want to fight oppression, says Alistair Farrow

US rulers are in a deep state of hypocrisy

10 September 2018
The only force stopping Donald Trump pressing the nuclear button is the benign figures at the heart of the US state. That’s according to them, anyway.

Prisoners join strikes and protest across the US

28 August 2018
A wave of action in prisons and detention centres is hitting back at dire conditions, says Alistair Farrow

Aid cuts to Palestine herald more attacks and land grabs

28 August 2018
The US has cut more than £150 million in aid to Palestinians to pressure the Palestinian government to give up more rights.

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman film is a strong call to arms for anti-racists

23 August 2018
There are some problems with Spike Lee’s new film, not least how it portrays the cops, but it redeems itself with its key message, says Antony Hamilton

US court cases bring corruption scandal closer to Donald Trump

22 August 2018
Donald Trump surrounded himself with crooks and thieves during his 2016 presidential election campaign. Two court cases taking place in the US prove it. They give glimpses into the rottenness of the world Trump inhabits and his presidency.

LETTERS - the state will facilitate the far right threat in the US

14 August 2018
Police attacked an anti-fascist demonstration in downtown Portland, Oregon, on 4 August.

Flint—the tale of a city poisoned

07 August 2018
US journalist Anna Clark has covered the Flint water scandal since 2014 and has released a new book, The Poisoned City. She spoke to Alistair Farrow about how racism and poverty combined with greed to create disaster

Greece fire response wrecked by years of austerity

31 July 2018
The Greek government faces outrage over its failures and austerity policies, following huge wildfires that killed almost 100 people

Putin Trump in his place—but he just won’t stay there

24 July 2018
Donald Trump spent last week testing the limits of presidential power—and the contradictions that keep him in place.

The fight for Iraq’s future

22 July 2018
Iraqi people are still suffering as a result of the West’s invasion and the corrupt system it installed. But Phil Marfleet explains that resistance is on the streets

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