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New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing

03 July 2018
The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a US Democratic Party internal election last week reflects a mood to resist Trump, writes Alistair Farrow

New York victory shows we need to ‘organise to fight back’ says US socialist

29 June 2018
Socialist Worker spoke to Sam Dean, a member of the Los Angeles branch of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). He said Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory can act as a focus for resistance.

US activist speaks out about huge victory for socialists in New York

28 June 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of the US Democratic Party old guard, Joe Crowley, in an internal party election, a primary, earlier this week. She was endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, a social-democratic party with ties to the Democrats.

Democratic socialist unseats political establishment in New York in stunning victory

27 June 2018
A major upset has rocked the US Democratic Party. Democratic Socialists of America-backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a primary—an internal party election—against all the odds.

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders

19 June 2018
Horrifying images and footage have shown the true face of the US border regime.

Ten crimes of Trump that show why you should protest against him on 13 July

19 June 2018
Bigot-in-chief Donald Trump will descend on Britain on Friday 13 July. He is a warmonger, racist and sexist who is admired by the far right. Alistair Farrow looks at the reasons to join the protests against this dangerous reactionary

Reject Trump’s bigotry, not just his trade deals

05 June 2018
Tory prime minister Theresa May was “deeply disappointed” at her friend Donald Trump this week.

Left candidate leads polls ahead of Mexico election

28 May 2018
Elections set to take place in Mexico on 1 July could deliver a left wing president in the shape of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Donald Trump will be hounded when he visits Britain in July - join the protests

22 May 2018
With only 50 days to go until the bigot-in-chief arrives, we must plan protests, writes Alistair Farrow

Trump threatens to escalate dangerous tensions in Middle East

07 May 2018
US president Donald Trump is threatening a return to direct confrontation with Iran—amid growing tensions and the threat of war in the Middle East

Koreas are pawns in a much bigger game

24 April 2018
Is Donald Trump about to have a “Nixon in China” moment? The signs are that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may actually deliver a diplomatic success instead of descending into a disastrous war between the two countries.

Racist violence grew from Vietnam war, says new book

24 April 2018
From US racist shooter Dylan Roof to Norwegian Nazi Anders Breivik, terror attacks by whites are portrayed as “inexplicable acts carried out by one or a few actors”.

Teachers stay out in Oklahoma after union leaders tell them to end their strikes

17 April 2018
Teachers and other education workers in Oklahoma, US, are continuing strikes and protests for better pay—despite union leaders’ attempts to sell them out.

Syria strike shows the callousness of our rulers

17 April 2018
Missiles were launched against Syria as all the imperial powers jockey for their position in the carve up

The attacks on Syria will only bring more horror

14 April 2018
The US, Britain and France have launched missile strikes on Syrian targets.

British intervention in Syria could lead to a war between Iran and Israel

13 April 2018
Donald Trump and his hangers on Theresa May and French president Emmanuel Macron have paused attacking Syria—for now. 

Teachers’ pay rebellion spreads across Oklahoma with second week of strikes

10 April 2018
Teachers in the US state of Oklahoma began their second week of walkouts on Monday. They are striking for more pay and better education funding.

Welcome to strike country - inside the spreading US teachers' strikes

27 March 2018
An inspirational fight by West Virginia teachers has inspired teachers and other public sector workers

John Bolton - the latest threat from Trump

27 March 2018
Donald Trump has appointed warmonger John Bolton as his national security adviser.

Big anti-gun demos rage at the violence, racism and poverty in US society

27 March 2018
Marches of hundreds of thousands of people show fury at racism, police and poverty, reports Alistair Farrow

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