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Biden stuck firmly to US backing Israel

18 May 2021
US president Joe Biden made it clear this week that he will continue, like his predecessor Donald Trump, in unwavering support for Israel.

It’s right to resist—Israel’s bloody assault is not ‘self-defence’

16 May 2021
Israel’s latest assault has exposed it as a racist, violent state. Palestinians who resist are challenging that oppression. People who say ‘both sides’ must end violence are really siding with the oppressor

Neoliberalism is alive and useful to rulers

04 May 2021
Is neoliberalism over? This is what many of its defenders are beginning to fear. Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, recently lamented, “The left is winning the economic battle of ideas.”

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

04 May 2021
The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

The Troublemaker — UPS takes spy in the cab to a whole new exploitative level

27 April 2021
A worker for delivery firm UPS has revealed a hellish new surveillance plan from bosses.

Activists in the US speak out—why our fight for justice isn’t over

24 April 2021
There are big questions and debates opening up about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement

Derek Chauvin is guilty, and so is the whole rotten system

20 April 2021
If tens of millions of people had not taken to the streets and defied the cops then Floyd’s case would have been just another scandal covered up by a corrupt system

Biden’s economic shift boosts bosses

20 April 2021
JOE BIDEN, a veteran Democratic Party politician, was generally seen as the continuity candidate when he ran successfully for the presidency of the United States. “Continuity” here means with the previous Democratic administrations of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

Fight killer cops after Floyd trial

19 April 2021
Rage at a racist system and killer cops continued to burn as closing statements were heard on Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin.

US says it will leave Afghanistan—a bitter defeat for warmongers

15 April 2021
But despite the promises, president Joe Biden will still try to keep control in the region

US protesters face down cops after killing of Daunte Wright

14 April 2021
More than 60 people were arrested at angry protests in and around Minneapolis on Tuesday after US police shot dead Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center just outside the city.

Furious protests after cops kill black man Daunte Wright near Minneapolis

13 April 2021
Protesters raged on the streets of Brooklyn Center just outside Minneapolis on Sunday after cops murdered a black man.

How the Syrian revolution was lost

04 April 2021
A decade on from the beginning of mass protests in Syria, Nick Clark investigates how murderous state repression and Western imperialism drowned resistance

Protests erupt following racist murders in the US

23 March 2021
Thousands of people have joined protests across the US and Canada to show their rage following the shooting of eight people in Atlanta, Georgia, six of whom were Asian women.

Protests and rallies mark worldwide day of action against racism

20 March 2021
Anti-racist protests, rallies and online events were scheduled in at least 19 countries this weekend for the #WorldAgainstRacism days of action.

Rage at racism as trial of cop involved in George Floyd killing begins

08 March 2021
US authorities were braced for protests as the jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a cop involved in the death of George Floyd.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars

01 March 2021
US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

LETTERS—India’s vaccine rollout driven by power politics, not need

23 February 2021
The Serum Institute of India is the world’s largest producer of vaccines, with the ability to produce 1.5 billion doses per year.

The Black Panthers and the revenge of the revolution

21 February 2021
In a packed hall in downtown Chicago in 1969 Black Panther founder Bobby Seale stood alongside local leader Fred Hampton. He was making a speech to a newly established district of the party.

Climate chaos leaves millions of people in Texas without water or power

19 February 2021
Millions of people in Texas, US, face water shortages after a deadly Arctic storm damaged water pipes and treatment plants.

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