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United States


The revolt runs deep—take it to its most radical conclusions

08 June 2020
The power is in the streets. It’s not enough to write to your congressman or circulate a petition anymore

Historic US rebellion is an inspiring challenge to the system

08 June 2020
The magnificent uprising taking place across the US is historic. Mass demonstrations following the police murder of George Floyd have now continued for more than two weeks. The rebellion is the most significant in decades.

Trump opens a rift with US ruling class

08 June 2020
Many in the US ruling class may be beginning to wonder whether Trump is worth the trouble

United States—a history of revolts against racism

08 June 2020
Alongside a terrible history of vicious racism in the US, there is a tradition of militant anti-racism. Yuri Prasad looks back at when black and white people have fought back together against the system

Rage against racism fills streets of London

06 June 2020
“Black Lives Matter” was the urgent call to arms ricocheting off government buildings in Whitehall, central London, on Saturday. 

Ten days that may have changed the world

06 June 2020
Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, gives his analysis of the momentous US events

‘We are rebelling against the system that allows racism to exist,’ say US protesters

04 June 2020
As repression and resistance rage on the streets of US cities more than a week after George Floyd’s murder, Socialist Worker spoke to eyewitnesses on the protests

Thousands across Britain take the knee in solidarity with George Floyd

03 June 2020
People across Britain “took the knee” at 6pm on Wednesday to protest against the police murder of George Floyd.

This militant movement shows we can fight back

02 June 2020
An inspirational movement against police violence has taken on our rulers and terrified them. 

‘My son was murdered’—two decades of racist killings

02 June 2020
 A revolt is exploding over George Floyd’s racist murder at the hands of the cops. Socialist Worker looks at a horrific history of killings in the United States—and the inspiring resistance to them

US cops use racist violence to protect racist, violent system

01 June 2020
The police form a racist, violent institution that works to crush ordinary people and uphold the interests of the powerful.

Riots are an act of rage against an unequal and oppressive society

01 June 2020
Those in power denounce riots and looting, and the media is quick to seek out and blame a fringe minority of “extremists”.

‘We can’t wait—we need to fight now’ say Black Lives Matter protesters in London

31 May 2020
The movement against police brutality burst onto the streets of Britain on Sunday, as at least 5,000 people marched through central London declaring that Black Lives Matter.

‘People want justice, it feels like a revolution is coming’

31 May 2020
Tanner Herndon was one of a group of people who blocked a freeway in Houston on Saturday during a protest after the killing of George Floyd. He told Socialist Worker what happened.

Racism and revolution in the United States

31 May 2020
Why 'black faces in high places' has failed to bring change, and what's the alternative

Rebellion against police murder tears through United States

30 May 2020
A rebellion against police brutality and institutional racism is gaining momentum as it roars across the United States. It is driven by anger at a system filled by inequality and racism.

Uprising grows against racist killings by US police

29 May 2020
A great revolt is taking place in the US. It is against police murders but also about the whole way black people are treated

Protesters demand justice for George Floyd

27 May 2020
Over a thousand furious people have taken to the streets of Minnesota to demand justice over the violent police murder of George Floyd.

Migrants are at the forefront of unofficial safety strikes in the US

18 May 2020
Unofficial strikes have spread across the US as a result of unsafe conditions and unfair dismissals during the coronavirus outbreak

More die at home from other illnesses due to virus crisis

11 May 2020
More than 8,000 more people have died at home since the start of the coronavirus crisis than would have done in normal times.

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