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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

The Troublemaker - US spy in charge of torture means Brit secrets stay safe

20 March 2018
When the US spy Gina Haspel was presented to the queen at Buckingham Palace, she introduced herself as “minister-counsellor for co-ordination affairs” at the US embassy in London.

US pay fight spreads after West Virginia teachers’ strike wins

13 March 2018
Powerful action by workers in West Virginia has inspired others to fight back

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.

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