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Assault on Mosul ‘killed 40,000 civilians’ and US allies are still murdering people

Assault on Mosul ‘killed 40,000 civilians’ and US allies are still murdering people The number of civilians killed during the assault on Mosul in Iraq is much higher than earlier estimates from the Iraqi government and the US.

US election deal with Russia comes back to bite Donald Trump after emails leak

US election deal with Russia comes back to bite Donald Trump after emails leak Will new revelations start to unravel US president’s tangled web of lies about lies, asks Simon Basketter

Soul of a Nation exhibition paints a bold picture of Black Power

Soul of a Nation exhibition paints a bold picture of Black Power A powerful new exhibition at Tate Modern brings together the work of black artists from across decades of struggle in the US, writes Harold Wilson

Detroit 1967 - five days of riots against the cops when the motorcity was burning

Detroit 1967 - five days of riots against the cops when the motorcity was burning Fifty years ago Detroit, the Motorcity, exploded in five days of rioting. The uprising marked the end of the Civil Rights era and the birth of Black Power

Tens of thousands join demonstrations against the G20 in Hamburg

Tens of thousands join demonstrations against the G20 in Hamburg "What the G20 is doing is part of a general attack on the working class, we have to take that on."

Riot cops’ repression fails to stop protests against the G20 leaders in Hamburg

Riot cops’ repression fails to stop protests against the G20 leaders in Hamburg Thousands of protesters are back on the streets of Hamburg, Germany, after brutal police assaults on them last night, Thursday.

Mission accomplished? Iraq’s heard that before

03 July 2017
The Iraqi military said it was in the final stages of capturing the city of Mosul from Isis as Socialist Worker went to press.

Trump’s racist Muslim ban is back on

27 June 2017
Donald Trump’s racist Muslim Ban was given the green light by a unanimous vote of the US Supreme Court judges on Monday.

Qatar crisis exposes dangerous tensions

13 June 2017
A campaign of sanctions and threats against Gulf state Qatar showed up tensions among competing Middle Eastern powers—and confusion among the US ruling class.

Did the US use white phosphorus weapons in its attacks on Syria and Iraq?

13 June 2017
US-led forces stand accused of dropping horrific white phosphorus weapons in Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.

Trouble for Trump after top spook Comey's allegations

13 June 2017
Congressional hearing damages the US president

World rulers won’t save the planet from Donald Trump

06 June 2017
Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will pull out of the Paris climate agreement sparked a row between rich hypocrites who don’t care about the environment.

Billion dollar cuts cause crisis for Trump administration

06 June 2017
In the wake of last Saturday’s horrific attack in London “White House sources” have floated the prospect that Donald Trump could visit Britain “in solidarity”.

Feeling the Bern in Brixton

06 June 2017
US politician Bernie Sanders came to south London and spread a message of hope that resonates with Corbyn supporters

Manuel Noriega—the murderous stooge the US betrayed in Panama

06 June 2017
Colonel Manuel Noriega was a dictator and drug-runner. But he was also a bought and paid-for stooge of US imperialism.

Climate change denier Donald Trump takes US out of Paris climate deal

06 June 2017
The US is to pull out of the Paris treaty on climate change, blowing a colossal hole in world governments' environmental strategy.

Nazi threat is growing in Trump's shadow, but meets with resistance

30 May 2017
A shocking series of racist murders and provocations serve as a reminder that the bile pumped out by Donald Trump’s White House has consequences in US society.

Renewed resistance to Trump can wound crisis-ridden bigot

23 May 2017
Pressure on Donald Trump’s rotten presidency increased last week with growing calls for his impeachment.

Deepening divisions in the ruling class over Trump's sacking of James Comey

16 May 2017
The FBI director’s sacking shows splits at the top of society that the resistance should exploit, says Alistair Farrow

US Republicans lead the assault on healthcare with new repeal bill

09 May 2017
Donald Trump’s US government is pushing through healthcare attacks, but mobilising on the streets can beat them back, reports Alistair Farrow

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