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Democrats won’t stop Trump’s wall

Democrats won’t stop Trump’s wall 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

Arab rulers risk revolt by betraying Palestine 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

More migrant deaths likely at US southern border after Democrats grant Trump funding The Democratic Party handed US president Donald Trump a partial victory over funding for his border wall plan

Trump expected in winter

Trump expected in winter US president Donald Trump is expected to visit Britain in December this year.

West threatens force to get its way in Venezuela

West threatens force to get its way in Venezuela 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

Trump goes nuclear with treaty meltdown 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.

Attack on migrants in US forces workers to go unpaid

01 January 2019
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

01 January 2019
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

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