26 October 2020
As people brace themselves for the latest election night episode of the American horror story, we all hope for Trump’s exorcism from the White House. But, argues Sophie Squire, the real alternative lies with the mass movements, not Joe Biden, the Democrats and the neoliberal centre
18 October 2020
After the appointment of anti-choice judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court, Sarah Bates looks at why opposing abortion is a defining issue for the right
12 October 2020
There are three things to understand about Donald Trump at present. The first is that he may be incoherent and self-obsessed, but he’s not a fool.
09 October 2020
The star-studded drama can’t quite decide what kind of film it wants to be. But Simon Basketter says it’s enjoyable watching it try to work it out
09 October 2020
The US government is helping farm bosses to cut their workers’ wages in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
05 October 2020
Isabel Ringrose looks at Donald Trump’s four years in the White House, and examines the way in which his every move has been met with a fight from below
29 September 2020
US Black Lives Matter protesters continue to take to the streets over the decision not to charge the cops with the murder of Breonna Taylor.
27 September 2020
The US is the richest country in the world, but has one of the worst responses to coronavirus. Sarah Bates looks at how a a broken system killed over 200,000
24 September 2020
Protests have erupted across the US after the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor in March were not charged for her death.
22 September 2020
It’s always been a mistake to underestimate Donald Trump. This is especially true now, when he’s fighting ferociously to stay in the White House. Not underestimating him means taking him seriously as a political operator, but also as an ideologist.
21 September 2020
Are women held in a US immigration detention centre in Georgia being forced to have unnecessary hysterectomies?
21 September 2020
The US state prepared to use live fire against anti‑racist protesters in Washington, a congressional inquiry has heard
20 September 2020
The debate over who will replace United States Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg after her death on Friday has already begun
12 September 2020
Human and ecological catastrophe is raging through the western United States.
10 September 2020
Ordinary people in the US face rampant coronavirus, mass unemployment, and reduced wages. But for those at the top it’s boom time
07 September 2020
All of Donald Trump’s November re-election hopes are pinned on a scaremongering, racist campaign against the Black Lives Matter movement
06 September 2020
Rapper Akon plans to build a new city where black people can escape racism. But, as Yuri Prasad writes, any system based on riches for a few means oppression will remain
05 September 2020
QAnon followers have been egged on by a president who promised them vengeance against their enemies and never followed through
01 September 2020
President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.
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.