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Donald Trump’s shooter comments show how racism comes from the top

01 September 2020
President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.

Black Lives Matter protests in US demand justice

29 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter movement continues to inspire millions of Americans to take action. Thousands of marchers descended on Washington’s National Mall on Friday to demand racial justice and to mourn black Americans killed by racist police.

Protests rage across US following shootings

27 August 2020
Protests have swept Kenosha, Wisconsin, after a far right gunman shot down protesters against police violence.

Challenge the system to fight for black lives

25 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.

Letters—Scrapping our public health body is all about deflection

23 August 2020
Scapegoating is behind the Tory decision to scrap Public Health England (PHE), growing support for Scottish independence, plus more.

Trump campaign tries to stamp on postal service

23 August 2020
The White House hopes that suppressing postal voting will deliver victory for Donald Trump in November’s presidential election.

California wildfires show need for climate action

21 August 2020
Wildfires have caused devastation across northern California with a state of emergency declared across the US state.

Betrayal of Palestine will aid Israel and US

17 August 2020
For decades Arab rulers’ betrayals have allowed Israel to grab more Palestinian land under the guise of a “peace process”.

Joe Biden’s coronation will not bring real change 

16 August 2020
As Democrats pick corporate favourite Joe Biden as their presidential candidate to face Donald Trump,  Sophie Squire says hope lies outside the party machine 

Scottsboro—A case that put racism on trial

15 August 2020
When nine black teenagers were falsely accused of raping two white women in the US Deep South in 1931, most expected they’d suffer the death sentence. But, says Judy Cox, they’d reckoned without the Communist Party

Stokely Carmichael —‘What we gonna start saying is Black Power’

07 August 2020
 He said, “This is the twenty-seventh time I have been arrested. I ain’t going to jail no more. What we gonna start saying now is ‘Black Power’.”

Court in the constitution—the lawyers taking on Trump

04 August 2020
The American Civil Liberties Union is the focus of the resistance to Trump in documentary The Fight. But it can’t overcome its limitations

Protests take fight to Trump

03 August 2020
Donald Trump is ­stepping up his right wing threats as he tries to secure his presidency.

Governments’ failures mean coronavirus accelerates across the world

02 August 2020
The World Health Organisation recorded the highest daily number of new cases globally on Saturday. 

Florida teachers resist unsafe return to school

28 July 2020
The biggest teaching union in Florida has filed a lawsuit to challenge an order to reopen schools next month.

US federal forces rampage to put down BLM risings

28 July 2020
Protesters in Portland, Oregon, have night after night fought back against repression by Donald Trump’s federal troops.

Global spread of coronavirus is a warning of the threat from reckless Tory policies

25 July 2020
Coronavirus continues to sweep across the globe, with underfunded and understaffed health services struggling to provide care. 

Anti-racist protesters face repression in Portland - but refuse to be cowed

22 July 2020
Anti-racist protesters in Portland, Oregon are continuing their battles against police and federal troops sent in by US president Donald Trump.

Black Lives strike hits 160 cities across US

21 July 2020
Workers’ action on Monday showed the anger at racism and poor conditions, says Sophie Squire

Ida B Wells, a writer who exposed the racist terror of lynching

12 July 2020
'Tell the world the facts,' said Wells as she unmasked US racism

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