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Reclaim Martin Luther King the radical

10 March 2018
Liberals have tried to sanitise Martin Luther King ever since his death 50 years ago. But, says Yuri Prasad, King was a radical who blamed capitalism for racism, poverty and war

Trump’s trade war means chaos for the ruling class

06 March 2018
Ever since he was elected, there’s been an argument over whether Donald Trump would be more than a conventional right wing Republican president.

West Virginian school strikers vow to stay on the picket lines

04 March 2018
The West Virginia school workers’ strike is set to continue throughout this week after rank-and-file union members rejected a deal recommended by their leaders.

West Virginia school workers reject deal agreed by union leaders and continue strike

01 March 2018
Teachers and other public school workers in the US state of West Virginia have rejected a pay and conditions deal designed to get them back to work

Striking teachers defy the law in the US

27 February 2018
Around 20,000 teachers and school workers in all 55 districts of the US state of West Virginia struck on Thursday and Friday of last week over pay and healthcare costs

Guns, mass killings and a society soaked in violence

24 February 2018
The horrific Parkland school shooting has raised questions about gun laws—and wider US society

Backlash at school shooting feeds into rage against Trump

19 February 2018
National school walkouts have been organised by students in the wake of the horrific massacre in Parkland, Florida

Imperialist tensions lie behind North and South Korean peace negotiations

13 February 2018
Many Koreans were delighted to see North and South Korean athletes marching as part of one delegation at the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony last Friday.

Donald Trump uses his state of the union address to fight for survival

06 February 2018
US president Donald Trump used his state of the union address last week to attack migrants, ethnic minorities and women.

Watches, guns and parties in corrupt car union scam

06 February 2018
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) executive Alphons Iacobelli approved spending more than £22,000 on a party for former UAW union vice president Norwood Jewell

Mass demos mark the end of Trump’s first year as the bigot in chief

23 January 2018
Hundreds of thousands of people came onto the streets across the US to mark one year since racist, sexist US president Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Vietnam's blow to US empire

22 January 2018
In January 1968 Vietnamese resistance fighters inflicted a shattering defeat to US prestige. The Tet Offensive sent shockwaves across the world, writes Alistair Farrow

Protesters ‘knock down the racist wall’ on Donald Trump anniversary

20 January 2018
A year after Donald Trump became US president, protesters with Stand Up To Racism staged a “knock down the racist wall”’ stunt outside the new US embassy in south London

Donald Trump’s first twelve months in office - a year of horrors and resistance

16 January 2018
Cowardly, sexist, racist US president Donald Trump has lurched from crisis to crisis since his inauguration a year ago this Saturday. His attacks have been relentless—but the resistance has been inspiring.

Victory for anti-racists as Trump cancels his visit to Britain - now take on Tillerson

12 January 2018
US president Donald Trump has confirmed he won’t be coming to Britain to open the new US embassy in February.

Trump attacks migrants and the planet - and increases the nuclear threat

10 January 2018
The explosive revelations of The Fire and the Fury book on US president Donald Trump has dominated headlines over the past week.

US housing predators ready for Britain

09 January 2018
US housing investment firm Blackstone is set to enter the social housing sector in Britain.

The Cotton Famine

09 January 2018
This new pamphlet tells the story of how textile workers in Lancashire came to support the abolition of slavery in the US.

Iran in revolt - Iranian socialists on what sparked the protests and why they matter

05 January 2018
Nick Clark spoke to two Iranian socialists, Nima Soltanzadeh and Massoud, about what lies behind the recent protests—and what they mean for the struggle

Victory as anti-Trump inauguration protesters walk free

22 December 2017
Six people arrested during protests on Donald Trump’s inauguration day have been acquitted of rioting and destruction of property.

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