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The US and Israel split over how to keep up the racist occupation

03 January 2017
The fake two-state solution used to co-opt Palestinian organisations is wearing thin, argues Nick Clark

Anti-choice bigots launch new attack on abortion rights after Trump's election

13 December 2016
We are already feeling the effect of Donald Trump’s election in the US. The war on women’s rights has started.

Chi-Raq—an entertaining but superficial look at gun violence in US

06 December 2016
Spike Lee’s new film Chi-Raq takes a swipe at the gun industry and stereotypes of black people but it is not always clear cut, writes Moyra Samuels

How Standing Rock protesters stood up to the US state

06 December 2016
Native Americans have won their struggle at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Alistair Farrow looks at how they defied police violence, corruption and cronyism to defend their water supply

Donald Trump's school chief funds calls to revive child labour

29 November 2016
Donald Trump last week appointed an education secretary who helps to run and fund a think tank that proposed bringing back child labour.

John Pilger's film The Coming War On China exposes US brutality in Pacific Ocean

29 November 2016
Veteran left wing filmmaker John Pilger turns the tables on US scaremongering about Chinese military expansion by exposing the imperialist history of the US in the Asia-Pacific region.

It’s time to delete alt-right

29 November 2016
The movement of bigots that Donald Trump has brought off the web forums into the White House tries to look edgy, but Nazis are at its heart

Mobilise against Trump

22 November 2016
US president-elect Donald Trump is putting together a vicious team of reactionaries around him (see page 17). He has also started outlining some of his policies, pretending that they will help US workers.

Donald Trump's bad dream team

22 November 2016
In New York’s Trump Tower, a vile presidential transition team is putting together a cabinet and filling over 1,000 senior posts. Tomáš Tengely-Evans gets to know our new overlords

'The protests are getting bigger,' say anti-Trump activists in the US

18 November 2016
The protests that greeted Trump’s election have grown, spreading across the US.

Eyewitness from New York—'The movement against Trump is growing'

15 November 2016
In New York and Los Angeles this weekend we saw the largest demonstrations so far. Tens of thousands took to the streets in what was the largest protests yet.

‘The protests have made us feel less fearful’—anti-Trump protesters take their anger to the streets

15 November 2016
The election of right wing Republican Donald Trump as US president has led to shock—and sparked protests. Activists across the US spoke to Alistair Farrow about the result, the aftermath and how they are fighting back

Who voted for Donald Trump?

15 November 2016
We offer a breakdown of the US presidential election results—and look at what they tell us

Hundreds join protest outside US embassy in response to Trump's election

15 November 2016
Hundreds of people turned outside the US embassy in London last night, Wednesday to protest against Donald Trump's election as US president.

We don't want Trump—but neither do the bosses

15 November 2016
Donald Trump's victory is the result of—and a reaction to—more than thirty years of neoliberalism, writes Alex Callinicos

Why did Trump win?

15 November 2016
How has Donald Trump, a thuggish racist billionaire who boasted of sexual assaults on women, won the US presidency? It is a result that sends shockwaves across the world. It must be met by increased resistance.

How Trump won—and who is to blame

15 November 2016
Charlie Kimber gives five reasons why the unthinkable happened—and why we should take action

US elite rallies behind the foul president it created

15 November 2016
A racist, sexist thug and billionaire will be the next leader of the world’s foremost imperialist power.

We can win if left can offer a way forward

08 November 2016
Politics in 2016 have apparently been bad enough to trigger a “Brexistential crisis”

Behind the American nightmare—an interview with Gary Younge

08 November 2016
Journalist and author Gary Younge spoke to Socialist Worker about racism, class, violence and the turmoil in US society—and what the election campaign means

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