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Myanmar is fought over by imperialists

09 February 2021
The neoliberal imperialists who have returned to office in Washington with Joe Biden are finding the world has become more complicated since they left with Barack Obama four years ago.

Rulers’ ‘democracy’ a lie

02 February 2021
Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.

Biden’s ‘back to normal’ plans aren’t the change that’s needed

31 January 2021
US bombers flew over the Persian Gulf—close to Iran—last week, while American soldiers are to be sent to new bases in preparation for war.

So who was Trump really?

22 January 2021
Donald Trump has left the White House but debates over his legacy will rage on. Isabel Ringrose looks at how socialists should understand his time in office

Stock market booms as economy suffers

19 January 2021
The most bizarre single feature of capitalism is probably the stock market. It seems to have the ability to defy mere economic reality.

Beware of Biden’s empty promises

19 January 2021
 Joe Biden was set to become US president on Wednesday this week, but don’t think that means ­justice for black people or an end to attacks on workers.

Mike Davis—‘Put forward radical demands and match the mood for socialism’

14 January 2021
US writer and activist Mike Davis spoke at a Socialist Workers Party meeting this week on what the US crisis means for those at the top of society—and for the left

Georgia Democrat wins mark Southern change

11 January 2021
The victory of two Democrat senators in the southern state of Georgia has tipped the scales in Joe Biden’s favour just before he becomes president.

Fascism is more than a racist movement

11 January 2021
A sinister collection of Trump supporters, far right conspiracy theorists and outright fascists were in the crowd that broke in the US Capitol building. There is no doubt Nazis were at the core.

‘We can beat back the fascists,’ says US socialist

09 January 2021
Socialists in the United States are vowing to double down on their efforts to stamp on the fascist and racist threat

Trump has mobilised a dangerous far right movement—it won’t be beaten by the Democrats, the state or the ‘centre ground’

07 January 2021
The mobilisation in Washington DC by far right protesters on Wednesday should be a spur to working class struggle

Project Selborne: military training outsourced to British, US and Israeli firms

06 January 2021
The Boris Johnson government has recently awarded a contract for running the Navy and Marine training establishments to the Fisher Training consortium.

Free Julian Assange

05 January 2021
A court decision on Monday blocked Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.

Trump resorts to threats in bid to cling onto power

04 January 2021
US president Donald Trump is still refusing to concede defeat in last November’s election. 

Joe Biden’s presidency will pollute the planet

02 January 2021
Biden has consistently backed fracking, although he now claims he wants to see it banned on federal land.

Profits from drought. Bosses speculate on water

08 December 2020
 Capitalism has found an untapped market—speculating on water. For the first time in history, bankers and bosses will be able to bet on future water prices on Wall Street.

More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million

03 December 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grisly milestone—1.5 million deaths worldwide.

Flint is harrowing to watch—but there is also hope

01 December 2020
In 2014, Michigan’s state government decided to cut costs by redirecting Flint’s water source from Lake Huron to the river Flint

Conflict grows as Israel murders Iranian scientist

30 November 2020
Israel brutally assassinated a scientist just outside the Iranian capital Tehran on Friday of last week.

Biden picks ‘diverse’ cabinet of warmongers and Wall Street’s friends

28 November 2020
President-elect Joe Biden’s first slate of cabinet choices this week was heralded as inclusive and diverse in the liberal press. 

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