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Four Hours at the Capitol—the strange spectacle of the US far right at large

Four Hours at the Capitol—the strange spectacle of the US far right at large New footage reveals some of what went on when Donald Trump supporters stormed the US capitol. It’s a glimpse into the world of the far right

US billionaires grab over two trillion dollars in pandemic

US billionaires grab over two trillion dollars in pandemic It’s right to demand wealth taxes on the billionaires—but the system that produces them also has to go. 

Don’t mourn expired war criminal Colin Powell

Don’t mourn expired war criminal Colin Powell The “progressive” and “moderate” face of US mass murderers is dead. Colin Powell, who died on Monday, helped to sell the 2003 invasion of Iraq to the world.

International round up: Floods in Greece and India result of ruined ecosystems

International round up: Floods in Greece and India result of ruined ecosystems Devastating damage caused by wildfires in Greece this year has now given way to ­widespread flooding.

It’s right to strike during the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow

It’s right to strike during the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow Groups of workers are preparing to strike in Glasgow during the Cop26 international climate ­conference. They are right to do so.

Rising imperialist tensions and war games over Taiwan

Rising imperialist tensions and war games over Taiwan Taiwan, an island about 100 miles east of China, is at the centre of imperialist rivalries.

Marches for abortion rights in the US, and solidarity in Britain

02 October 2021
Tens of thousands of pro-choice activists were set to join 660 separate mobilisations across the US on Saturday.

Join pro-choice march on US embassy in London

28 September 2021
Supporters of a woman’s right to choose on abortion will demonstrate this Saturday in solidarity with protesters in the US opposing vicious attacks on abortion rights in Texas and other states.

A divided Squad is sign of Democrats’ flaws

28 September 2021
Are cracks appearing in the Squad—the group of left Democratic Party members in the US House of Representatives?

International round-up: Revenge raids escalate after prison escape in Palestine

21 September 2021
Israeli soldiers have captured the last two of six Palestinian prisoners who liberated themselves from a high security jail nearly two weeks ago.

Biden ramps up new arms race with China

21 September 2021
Aukus is the agreement by the United States and Britain to supply Australia with the technology to build eight nuclear submarines.

Attica riot 1971—‘We aren’t beasts, we won’t be beaten’

17 September 2021
Fifty years ago prisoners in a US jail exploded in revolt. Sam Ord looks at the resistance—and the state’s revenge

‘We’re not criminals,’ say protesting migrants trapped in Mexico by US

16 September 2021
Hundreds of migrants trapped in southern Mexico protested on Wednesday against the state’s immigration rules.

Why the US right attack abortion

11 September 2021
Abortion rights have been hard fought for in the US. Now some of these rights are under ferocious assault. Isabel Ringrose explores a history of resistance and shows why the right’s view on abortion is complicated

Europe’s imperialism is still reliant on US

07 September 2021
The Western ruling classes’ response to the entirely predictable Taliban victory in Afghanistan is astonishing—combining arrogance, self-deception, and panic.

More die as US state fails those hit by storm

07 September 2021
Far from helping, President Biden is creating conditions that will lead to more disasters, says Sophie Squire

Fury as Texas bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy

01 September 2021
This assault on women's rights is part of a sustained attack across large parts of the United States

Same lies to justify killings in Afghanistan two decades on

31 August 2021
All the lies used to justify the terror the West inflicted on Afghanistan 20 years ago played out over its airstrike on children last week.

Hurricane Katrina—class, race and climate change

31 August 2021
As flash flooding and tornadoes hit the north-east United States, Sophie Squire looks at the lessons from Hurricane Katrina in 2005

US military continued killings of children in Afghanistan

31 August 2021
The United States military left Afghanistan as it arrived—by killing children.

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