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Renewed resistance to Trump can wound crisis-ridden bigot

23 May 2017
Pressure on Donald Trump’s rotten presidency increased last week with growing calls for his impeachment.

Deepening divisions in the ruling class over Trump's sacking of James Comey

16 May 2017
The FBI director’s sacking shows splits at the top of society that the resistance should exploit, says Alistair Farrow

US Republicans lead the assault on healthcare with new repeal bill

09 May 2017
Donald Trump’s US government is pushing through healthcare attacks, but mobilising on the streets can beat them back, reports Alistair Farrow

Thousands strike and march in the US for migrants’ rights on May Day

02 May 2017
The movement against Donald Trump’s crackdown on migrants leapt forward on Monday.

Mass protests in the US will mark 100 days of Donald Trump

02 May 2017
In the 100 days since Donald Trump came to office he has clashed with sections of the political establishment and, crucially, faced opposition on the streets and in workplaces.

Donald Trump’s row with North Korea could prove deadly

18 April 2017
Warmongering US president Donald Trump is ramping up tensions across the world to assert the US’s global dominance.

Donald Trump - the war president will crash into reality

18 April 2017
Missiles in Syria, a mega-bomb in Afghanistan, a potential nuclear confrontation in Korea—what happened to the Donald Trump who ran as a critic of US foreign wars?

Air strike in Syria escalates tensions between the US and Russia

11 April 2017
A major US missile strike against the Russian-backed Syrian regime has brought the world’s biggest superpowers closer to military confrontation.

Workers come last in the first of US president Donald Trump's budgets

21 March 2017
Attacks on workers could be trouble for Trump—if the movement stays strong enough, says Alistair Farrow

Trump suffers setback over second Muslim ban

21 March 2017
US president Donald Trump’s latest Muslim ban has suffered a sharp legal reverse

Big protests in Ireland, the US and across the world mark International Women's Day

14 March 2017
Protests for abortion rights and against sexist governments took place across the world to mark International Women’s Day

Cheap credit helps keep Trump afloat

07 March 2017
As Donald Trump careens from one crisis to another, one thing buttressing his presidency has been the surging stock market. Investors have been pushing up share prices since he was elected last November.

‘US migrants are scared to go out’ as Trump's assault steps up

07 March 2017
Donald Trump’s assault on migrants stepped up a gear last week with intensified round-ups and evidence of forced labour for people awaiting deportation.

Trump, Obama and Watergate—how struggle from below can force crisis at the top

07 March 2017
US president Donald Trump has accused former president Barack Obama of bugging his home in the penthouse of Trump Tower during the presidential election campaign

Racist raids rise as US movement faces tests

28 February 2017
Union leaders are wrong to back Trump and should join the fight against him, writes Alistair Farrow

Thousands take action across the US as problems mount for Donald Trump

19 February 2017
US president Donald Trump is facing serious problems. He has not yet been able to fill key positions and the protests against him are deepening.

Attacks on abortion in the US meet resistance

14 February 2017
Activists are fighting Donald Trump’s new attacks on abortion rights, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer

Smash this dam system

14 February 2017
The Oroville dam in California is a grotesque metaphor for US capitalism. The dam—the largest in the US—is ready to burst.

Mass protests after Trump's deportation raids

14 February 2017
Raids on immigrants by border guards provoked big protests across the US

Resistance spreads on US campuses as Trump plans fresh attacks

10 February 2017
US activists are celebrating the decision by a panel of judges that continues the suspension of President Trump's Muslim ban. But there are many more battles to come.

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