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Is there a ‘new cold war’ between the US and China?

Is there a ‘new cold war’ between the US and China? As US president Joe Biden goes on a mission to turn the West against China, Nick Clark investigates the competition between the capitalist states

Thousands march for Palestine in London as the G7 meets

Thousands march for Palestine in London as the G7 meets Around 8,000 protesters joined a rally outside Downing Street on Saturday to demand freedom for Palestine.

Volvo strike in US has lessons for everyone

Volvo strike in US has lessons for everyone How can workers fight back as bosses and politicians seek to impose a regime of ­austerity and profits before people?

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos The G7 Summit this week in Cornwall will see the world’s most powerful leaders discuss a response to the environmental emergency. Sophie Squire explores the leaders’ response to the climate crisis that is threatening all our futures

US dockers and campaigners block Israeli ship in solidarity with Palestine

US dockers and campaigners block Israeli ship in solidarity with Palestine One activist said the action sent 'a clear message that Zionism, racism, apartheid and the occupation of Palestine will be met with resistance'

Why the US backs Israel

Why the US backs Israel The US sometimes poses as a friend of Palestinians—but will never end its support for Israel. Sophie Squire explains what’s behind their relationship

Don’t stop protest against the G7 gathering

24 May 2021
The leaders of some of the most powerful states in the world will gather in June in Carbis Bay, Cornwall for the G7 summit.

Why did Biden call on Israel to move to a ceasefire?

23 May 2021
His move was not about preserving Palestinian lives. It was to do with an assessment of the resistance to Israel and satisfying US allies.

One-state is the solution for Palestinian liberation

23 May 2021
As the myth of a two-state solution falls apart, Sam Ord argues why a one-state solution will truly free Palestine and end Israeli occupation

Ceasefire is no victory for Israel, but more resistance is needed

21 May 2021
Israel has declared an end to its latest devastating assault on the Gaza Strip—but its siege and war on Palestinians will continue.

Biden stuck firmly to US backing Israel

18 May 2021
US president Joe Biden made it clear this week that he will continue, like his predecessor Donald Trump, in unwavering support for Israel.

It’s right to resist—Israel’s bloody assault is not ‘self-defence’

16 May 2021
Israel’s latest assault has exposed it as a racist, violent state. Palestinians who resist are challenging that oppression. People who say ‘both sides’ must end violence are really siding with the oppressor

Neoliberalism is alive and useful to rulers

04 May 2021
Is neoliberalism over? This is what many of its defenders are beginning to fear. Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, recently lamented, “The left is winning the economic battle of ideas.”

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

04 May 2021
The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

The Troublemaker — UPS takes spy in the cab to a whole new exploitative level

27 April 2021
A worker for delivery firm UPS has revealed a hellish new surveillance plan from bosses.

Activists in the US speak out—why our fight for justice isn’t over

24 April 2021
There are big questions and debates opening up about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement

Derek Chauvin is guilty, and so is the whole rotten system

20 April 2021
If tens of millions of people had not taken to the streets and defied the cops then Floyd’s case would have been just another scandal covered up by a corrupt system

Biden’s economic shift boosts bosses

20 April 2021
JOE BIDEN, a veteran Democratic Party politician, was generally seen as the continuity candidate when he ran successfully for the presidency of the United States. “Continuity” here means with the previous Democratic administrations of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

Fight killer cops after Floyd trial

19 April 2021
Rage at a racist system and killer cops continued to burn as closing statements were heard on Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin.

US says it will leave Afghanistan—a bitter defeat for warmongers

15 April 2021
But despite the promises, president Joe Biden will still try to keep control in the region

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