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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.

Trump Takes On the World gives an insight into how he ruled

17 February 2021
The second episode of Trump Takes On the World airs this week. It’s a glimpse inside the ruthless workings of US imperialism

How Trump escaped in the Senate trial over Capitol riot

16 February 2021
Former US president Donald has once again been acquitted following an impeachment trial by the Senate.

Myanmar is fought over by imperialists

09 February 2021
The neoliberal imperialists who have returned to office in Washington with Joe Biden are finding the world has become more complicated since they left with Barack Obama four years ago.

Rulers’ ‘democracy’ a lie

02 February 2021
Western politicians love to demand democracy—but only where it suits them.

Biden’s ‘back to normal’ plans aren’t the change that’s needed

31 January 2021
US bombers flew over the Persian Gulf—close to Iran—last week, while American soldiers are to be sent to new bases in preparation for war.

So who was Trump really?

22 January 2021
Donald Trump has left the White House but debates over his legacy will rage on. Isabel Ringrose looks at how socialists should understand his time in office

Stock market booms as economy suffers

19 January 2021
The most bizarre single feature of capitalism is probably the stock market. It seems to have the ability to defy mere economic reality.

Beware of Biden’s empty promises

19 January 2021
 Joe Biden was set to become US president on Wednesday this week, but don’t think that means ­justice for black people or an end to attacks on workers.

Mike Davis—‘Put forward radical demands and match the mood for socialism’

14 January 2021
US writer and activist Mike Davis spoke at a Socialist Workers Party meeting this week on what the US crisis means for those at the top of society—and for the left

Georgia Democrat wins mark Southern change

11 January 2021
The victory of two Democrat senators in the southern state of Georgia has tipped the scales in Joe Biden’s favour just before he becomes president.

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