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After Sanders wins New Hampshire, bosses fear ‘idea of socialism is gaining traction’

After Sanders wins New Hampshire, bosses fear ‘idea of socialism is gaining traction’ Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic US presidential primary. His victory came after he won the highest number of votes in Iowa last week.

International round-up—Protests in Germany beat back right and US elections

International round-up—Protests in Germany beat back right and US elections Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics.

WEB DuBois’s graphics challenged racism

WEB DuBois’s graphics challenged racism These posters showed that black Americans—and their art, culture and education—were flourishing in just four decades after the civil war that ended slavery

Sanders wins most votes in Iowa with message of change

Sanders wins most votes in Iowa with message of change With all the votes counted in the Democratic caucus in Iowa, Bernie Sanders has won the highest number of votes.

Trump’s state of the union speech was a celebration of racism and the rich

Trump’s state of the union speech was a celebration of  racism and the rich Donald Trump gave his state of the union address on Tuesday evening, spurred on by the prospect of unsuccessful attempts by his opponents to impeach him.

Iowa vote launches Democrats into chaos

Iowa vote launches Democrats into chaos Bernie Sanders is proving to be a challenge to the Democratic Party establishment, says Gabby Thorpe

Britain in firing line of US-EU trade war

28 January 2020
China and the United States have agreed to a truce in the trade war they have been waging for the past two years. What is supposed to be “phase one” of a larger trade deal was signed in Washington last week.

Hunger for change feeds Bernie Sanders campaign

26 January 2020
Bernie Sanders’ campaign to be the Democratic Party’s candidate for US president is winning real enthusiasm as the process to choose the nominee begins.

Rage against sexist Trump as tens of thousands join US Women’s Marches

19 January 2020
Up to 10,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Washington DC for the fourth annual US Women's March on Saturday. 

Why Donald Trump can’t win in Iran

14 January 2020
It’s clear who the losers were in the confrontation between the United States and Iran.

Iranians take to the streets after a week of war threats

14 January 2020
Protests burst out in Iran last Saturday after the regime admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane.

Trump threatens devastating war after US assassinates an Iranian leader

03 January 2020
In a massive warmongering escalation, a US airstrike murdered general Qassem Soleimani

Opioids in the US - a crisis prescribed by profit

02 January 2020
The US is in the grip of a huge health epidemic so big that it is killing more than 130 people a day.

International round-up—Get Trump out of the White House

16 December 2019
The US House of Representatives was set to vote on whether to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday of this week.

Protesters tell racist bigot Donald Trump he’s not welcome in Britain

03 December 2019
Some 2,000 protesters took to the streets on Tuesday in London to demonstrate against Donald Trump's visit and the Nato warmongers' summit

Twenty years since the great Seattle anti-capitalist revolt

30 November 2019
On 30 November 1999 demonstrations, street occupations and riots at a meeting of the World Trade Organisation signalled the birth of a new opposition to the people at the top of the political and economic system.

Motherless Brooklyn—a feast for film noir fans old and new

26 November 2019
Edward Norton’s new film is an ode to past classics that also takes a fresh look at the inequality and corruption of today

Ukraine shows splits in the US ruling class

26 November 2019
There’s a large element of accident in how Ukraine has come to dominate the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump

The Irishman—an unsettling and melancholy film about age and regret

18 November 2019
The Irishman has everything you’d want from a Scorsese gangster film, writes Simon Basketter, but there’s humour and sadness amid the violence

Cracks in US ruling class are chance to dump Donald Trump

17 November 2019
US establishment figures hope they can impeach Trump over ‘Ukrainegate’. We need to go beyond their narrow differences, writes Gabby Thorpe

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