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Trump’s Muslim ban is foiled again

24 October 2017
Protesters in the US celebrated a victory as injunctions delayed the implementation of president Donald Trump’s third travel ban on Wednesday of last week.

US repression and plunder lies behind the disaster unfolding in Puerto Rico

30 September 2017
Two hurricanes have torn apart Puerto Rico. Some 15,000 people have had their homes destroyed or are living in shelters with little food or water.

Capitalism's nuclear fallout

26 September 2017
We can’t rely on another Henry Kissinger stopping a drunk US president pressing the button, writes Simon Basketter. Removing the nuclear threat requires changing the system

Anger in Missouri after verdict ‘lets cop get away with murder’

18 September 2017
Cop walks free despite evidence that suggests he planted a gun—leading thousands to join angry protests, reports Mark Longden in St Louis

Nato hypocrites are feeding the drive to war

12 September 2017
The conflict is a consequence of the US decision, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to expand Nato

Donald Trump’s showdown with North Korea risks disaster

04 September 2017
Threats against the US’s imperial rivals China and North Korea are reckless and dangerous

‘Cops care more about property than people,’ say Houston activists after Storm Harvey

01 September 2017
Tens of thousands of people in Texas are in shelters facing an uncertain future

Chemical leaks threaten poorest suburbs in Houston's danger zones

31 August 2017
In the shadow of some of the world’s biggest oil refineries, Storm Harvey’s floodwaters brought dangerous toxins to poor black and Hispanic communities.

Trump pardons sheriff who ran racist ‘concentration camp’

29 August 2017
Trump used the cover of Storm Harvey to pardon Joe Arpaio, the racist former Arizona sheriff.

Poor in Houston made to bear the brunt of Storm Harvey floods

28 August 2017
The people of Houston have been let down by authorities’ failure to plan for deluge

War without end in Afghanistan

26 August 2017
After sixteen years of occupation the US is preparing to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Nick Clark argues it could be the graveyard of empire

Western bombs slaughter civilians in Raqqa

26 August 2017
The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.

Anti-racist movement is new crisis for Trump

22 August 2017
Mass protests across the US have forced White House Republicans out the door, reports Alistair Farrow

Nazis outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters across the US

20 August 2017
Thousands of US anti-racists came out to oppose a right wing demonstration in Boston yesterday, Saturday.

Four US-backed coups in Latin America—and two close shaves

20 August 2017
Bloody history shows why and how we need to keep imperialist hands off Venezuela

Thousands organise against Nazis and the far right in US

18 August 2017
US anti-racists are organising against the Nazis and far right who have been bolstered by Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn them.

Trump risks deadly war over rivalry with China

15 August 2017
US president Donald Trump has warned that the US military is “locked and loaded” with “military solutions fully in place” in a confrontation with North Korea.

Grief and anger after anti-racist killed in US—Trump has blood on his hands

15 August 2017
President Donald Trump’s racism has fuelled the far right violence on the streets, writes Alistair Farrow

Detroit exposes the racism of US society in the 1960s

15 August 2017
The racism that caused the 1967 Detroit riots is honestly documented in Kathryn Bigelow’s new film and makes painful viewing

Murder in Charlottesville—car ploughs into protesters in far right-inspired attack

13 August 2017
A woman has died and at least 19 other people injured after a far right-inspired attack on anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the US.

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