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Opioids in the US - a crisis prescribed by profit

02 January 2020
The US is in the grip of a huge health epidemic so big that it is killing more than 130 people a day.

International round-up—Get Trump out of the White House

16 December 2019
The US House of Representatives was set to vote on whether to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday of this week.

Protesters tell racist bigot Donald Trump he’s not welcome in Britain

03 December 2019
Some 2,000 protesters took to the streets on Tuesday in London to demonstrate against Donald Trump's visit and the Nato warmongers' summit

Twenty years since the great Seattle anti-capitalist revolt

30 November 2019
On 30 November 1999 demonstrations, street occupations and riots at a meeting of the World Trade Organisation signalled the birth of a new opposition to the people at the top of the political and economic system.

Motherless Brooklyn—a feast for film noir fans old and new

26 November 2019
Edward Norton’s new film is an ode to past classics that also takes a fresh look at the inequality and corruption of today

Ukraine shows splits in the US ruling class

26 November 2019
There’s a large element of accident in how Ukraine has come to dominate the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump

The Irishman—an unsettling and melancholy film about age and regret

18 November 2019
The Irishman has everything you’d want from a Scorsese gangster film, writes Simon Basketter, but there’s humour and sadness amid the violence

Cracks in US ruling class are chance to dump Donald Trump

17 November 2019
US establishment figures hope they can impeach Trump over ‘Ukrainegate’. We need to go beyond their narrow differences, writes Gabby Thorpe

California wildfire chaos wrecks lives

05 November 2019
In California, the mansions of the rich are better protected against climate catastrophe than ordinary people. Changing that means challenging the logic of profit, writes Sarah Bates

General Motors strike ends with dodgy deal

29 October 2019
A strike by nearly 50,000 General Motors (GM) workers ended last Friday, as the UAW union ratified a new contract with the firm.

GM auto strikers debate new deal, while Chicago teachers take action

22 October 2019
Workers at General Motors (GM) plants and factories across the US are voting on a tentative deal

International round-up - US car workers’ strike continues

15 October 2019
Bosses at General Motors n the US offered a new contract, as a strike of nearly 50,000 workers entered its fifth week

International round-up: Trump keeps up attacks on migrants

08 October 2019
Trump keeps up attacks on migrants

A history of oppression and revolt in Haiti

08 October 2019
As demonstrations again see a revolt in Haiti causing a crisis for the country’s rulers Gabby Thorpe looks at its turbulent history

Donald Trump backs a Turkish invasion of Syria

08 October 2019
Donald Trump gave the go-ahead for a Turkish invasion of northern Syria on Monday in another betrayal of the Kurdish people.

General Motors workers in the US win global solidarity for their strike

30 September 2019
A strike by nearly 50,000 General Motors (GM) staff across the United States has entered its third week as talks between the company and the United Auto Workers union (UAW) continue.

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump escalates a crisis for the US ruling class

28 September 2019
The political battle going on at the top of US society has reached a new pitch. US speaker of the Senate Nancy Pelosi announced last week that formal impeachment proceedings are set to begin against president Donald Trump.

The strike that’s driving the resistance in the US

19 September 2019
A mass strike over pay and jobs at General Motors has swept across the US— Gabby Thorpe says the dispute could inspire many more workers’ struggles

International round-up—Strike to defend French pensions

17 September 2019
Workers across France are set to strike next Tuesday against the government’s assault on pensions.

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy

17 September 2019
John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

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