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FBI inquiry into Russian involvement in US election piles pressure onto Donald Trump

FBI inquiry into Russian involvement in US election piles pressure onto Donald Trump The pressure on racist, sexist US president Donald Trump was growing as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Lies unravel about US military raid in Niger

Lies unravel about US military raid in Niger The lies peddled by the United States political and military elite about the deaths of soldiers in West Africa are falling apart - as Socialist Worker predicted

Behind Trump's contempt for Myeshia Johnson lies a story of US imperialism

Behind Trumps contempt for Myeshia Johnson lies a story of US imperialism The death of US Sergeant La David Johnson in Niger has exposed the callousness of Donald Trump towards those he orders into battle.

Trump’s Muslim ban is foiled again

Trump’s Muslim ban is foiled again Protesters in the US celebrated a victory as injunctions delayed the implementation of president Donald Trump’s third travel ban on Wednesday of last week.

US repression and plunder lies behind the disaster unfolding in Puerto Rico

US repression and plunder lies behind the disaster unfolding in Puerto Rico Two hurricanes have torn apart Puerto Rico. Some 15,000 people have had their homes destroyed or are living in shelters with little food or water.

Capitalism's nuclear fallout

Capitalisms nuclear fallout We can’t rely on another Henry Kissinger stopping a drunk US president pressing the button, writes Simon Basketter. Removing the nuclear threat requires changing the system

Anger in Missouri after verdict ‘lets cop get away with murder’

18 September 2017
Cop walks free despite evidence that suggests he planted a gun—leading thousands to join angry protests, reports Mark Longden in St Louis

Nato hypocrites are feeding the drive to war

12 September 2017
The conflict is a consequence of the US decision, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to expand Nato

Donald Trump’s showdown with North Korea risks disaster

04 September 2017
Threats against the US’s imperial rivals China and North Korea are reckless and dangerous

‘Cops care more about property than people,’ say Houston activists after Storm Harvey

01 September 2017
Tens of thousands of people in Texas are in shelters facing an uncertain future

Chemical leaks threaten poorest suburbs in Houston's danger zones

31 August 2017
In the shadow of some of the world’s biggest oil refineries, Storm Harvey’s floodwaters brought dangerous toxins to poor black and Hispanic communities.

Trump pardons sheriff who ran racist ‘concentration camp’

29 August 2017
Trump used the cover of Storm Harvey to pardon Joe Arpaio, the racist former Arizona sheriff.

Poor in Houston made to bear the brunt of Storm Harvey floods

28 August 2017
The people of Houston have been let down by authorities’ failure to plan for deluge

War without end in Afghanistan

26 August 2017
After sixteen years of occupation the US is preparing to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Nick Clark argues it could be the graveyard of empire

Western bombs slaughter civilians in Raqqa

26 August 2017
The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.

Anti-racist movement is new crisis for Trump

22 August 2017
Mass protests across the US have forced White House Republicans out the door, reports Alistair Farrow

Nazis outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters across the US

20 August 2017
Thousands of US anti-racists came out to oppose a right wing demonstration in Boston yesterday, Saturday.

Four US-backed coups in Latin America—and two close shaves

20 August 2017
Bloody history shows why and how we need to keep imperialist hands off Venezuela

Thousands organise against Nazis and the far right in US

18 August 2017
US anti-racists are organising against the Nazis and far right who have been bolstered by Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn them.

Trump risks deadly war over rivalry with China

15 August 2017
US president Donald Trump has warned that the US military is “locked and loaded” with “military solutions fully in place” in a confrontation with North Korea.

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