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International round-up - US car workers’ strike continues

International round-up - US car workers’ strike continues Bosses at General Motors n the US offered a new contract, as a strike of nearly 50,000 workers entered its fifth week

A history of oppression and revolt in Haiti

A history of oppression and revolt in Haiti As demonstrations again see a revolt in Haiti causing a crisis for the country’s rulers Gabby Thorpe looks at its turbulent history

Donald Trump backs a Turkish invasion of Syria

Donald Trump backs a Turkish invasion of Syria Donald Trump gave the go-ahead for a Turkish invasion of northern Syria on Monday in another betrayal of the Kurdish people.

General Motors workers in the US win global solidarity for their strike

General Motors workers in the US win global solidarity for their strike A strike by nearly 50,000 General Motors (GM) staff across the United States has entered its third week as talks between the company and the United Auto Workers union (UAW) continue.

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump escalates a crisis for the US ruling class

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump escalates a crisis for the US ruling class The political battle going on at the top of US society has reached a new pitch. US speaker of the Senate Nancy Pelosi announced last week that formal impeachment proceedings are set to begin against president Donald Trump.

The strike that’s driving the resistance in the US

19 September 2019
A mass strike over pay and jobs at General Motors has swept across the US— Gabby Thorpe says the dispute could inspire many more workers’ struggles

International round-up—Strike to defend French pensions

17 September 2019
Workers across France are set to strike next Tuesday against the government’s assault on pensions.

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy

17 September 2019
John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

International round up: Trump plan for indefinite detention of migrants

27 August 2019
Donald Trump unveiled new rules last Wednesday that would allow migrants to be locked up indefinitely

Why the world isn’t populists v centrists

27 August 2019
World leaders are supposed to present a united face at the annual G7 summit of powerful countries. But for the second year running, Donald Trump made sure their rivalries were on show for all to see.

Capital — built on slavery

25 August 2019
A book by Caitlin Rosenthal gives a horrific insight into how slavery played a key role in the birth of capitalist management methods, writes Sadie Robinson

Quentin Tarantino’s love-in with a racist, sexist 1960s

15 August 2019
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is crammed with tributes to a bygone era of film—but director Tarantino is stuck behind the times, writes?Gabby Thorpe

Hundreds of migrants seized by US state

13 August 2019
Nearly 700 immigrants were taken on Wednesday of last week in the biggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) raid since Donald Trump took office. Over 600 Ice agents swept six workplaces across Mississippi.

Trump’s racism inspires El Paso mass shooting in Texas

04 August 2019
Some 20 people were killed and a further 26 injured in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday. 

Resisting the US’s racist president

20 July 2019
As Donald Trump dramatically escalates his dangerous racist rhetoric and his vicious assaults on migrants, activists in the US spoke about what they’re doing to resist

Amazon staff stage strikes in protest at pay and conditions

16 July 2019
Groups of Amazon workers across the world struck on Monday in protest at pay and conditions.

Big US protests over horrific abuses of migrants’ rights

16 July 2019
Thousands of people protested last weekend across the US in defiance of Donald Trump’s horrific treatment of migrants and refugees.

How Moon landings projected US power

16 July 2019
Were moon landings a giant leap forward for humanity, or the culmination of a growing Cold War? Gabby Thorpe boldly goes in search of the legacy of the space race

Britain fuels Iran tension as soldiers seize a tanker

09 July 2019
The British government’s solution to growing tensions between the West and Iran was the seizure of an oil tanker off Gibraltar by Royal Marines last week.

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