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Trump goes nuclear with treaty meltdown

02 February 2019
US president Donald Trump has made another terrifying move that increases the threat of nuclear war. The Tories are helping him.

International round up: Trump's shutdown and Palestinian killed by Israelis

28 January 2019
Racist US president Donald Trump has temporarily backed down from his attempt to use a federal shutdown to force through £5 billion funding for his infamous border wall.

Los Angeles teachers’ strike—a lesson in how to fight

27 January 2019
An inspiring struggle by Los Angeles teachers has shown the power of the US working class to resist Trump and the bosses.

Donald Trump in shutdown war as striking teachers fight back

21 January 2019
US president Donald Trump is looking increasingly desperate over his government shutdown.

Vice—painting a picture of the power behind Bush’s throne

21 January 2019
A new film by director of The Big Short, lifts the curtain on the ‘special relationship’ at the heart of George W Bush’s War on Terror

US school strikes are the best way to fight Trump

15 January 2019
The arrogant, racist bigot US president Donald Trump can seem immune to opposition.

Protesters across the US defy Trump’s federal shutdown blackmail

13 January 2019
Protesters across the US defied president Donald Trump’s attempt to force politicians to push through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.

Plugging a brewing revolt

13 January 2019
100 years ago the sale of alcohol was banned in the US. It’s a story of profit-thirsty booze barons, ruling class paranoia and fermenting anger among workers, writes Alistair Farrow

Donald Trump threatens more government shutdown chaos

06 January 2019
The US government is being held to ransom by its racist president. Donald Trump has threatened to declare a state of emergency in order to force through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.

Attack on migrants in US forces workers to go unpaid

01 January 2019
US president Donald Trump is so determined to push forward his racist assault on migrants that he is prepared to stop government workers’ pay.

Turkey gains from isolationist Donald Trump

01 January 2019
Just before Christmas Donald Trump took an important step towards controlling his own administration. By announcing the withdrawal of US troops in Syria he provoked the resignation of his defence secretary Jim Mattis.

George HW Bush - a killer and a crook

04 December 2018
The fawning praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mass murderer George HW Bush was as predictable as it was tedious.

Trillions of dollars have penta-gone

04 December 2018
The US Department of Defence has been defrauding the federal government for decades

Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship

27 November 2018
The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics

Solidarity with migrant caravan after attacks

24 November 2018
Migrants from Central America fleeing poverty face racist abuse, border controls, and armed troops

Web firms aid Donald Trump’s racist assault

20 November 2018
Technology firms in the US are assisting Donald Trump’s racist assault on migrants

More struggle urgently needed after US elections

07 November 2018
The Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. But the Republicans increased their majority in the Senate.

Donald Trump tells soldiers to shoot migrants arriving at US’s south border

06 November 2018
Racist US president Donald Trump has sent soldiers to the country’s southern border—threatening that they’ll shoot migrants from countries such as Honduras and El Salvador.

Widows is a heist film that pushes at the genre’s limits

05 November 2018
Steve McQueen’s new film couldn’t be more different to his past work. It’s strength is in nuanced, powerful points about US society, says?Julia Ryder

Racism from Donald Trump lies behind attack on synagogue in Pittsburgh

29 October 2018
Eleven people were murdered on Saturday in the deadliest single attack on Jewish people in the history of the US.

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