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New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing

New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a US Democratic Party internal election last week reflects a mood to resist Trump, writes Alistair Farrow

New York victory shows we need to ‘organise to fight back’ says US socialist

New York victory shows we need to ‘organise to fight back’ says US socialist Socialist Worker spoke to Sam Dean, a member of the Los Angeles branch of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). He said Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory can act as a focus for resistance.

US activist speaks out about huge victory for socialists in New York

US activist speaks out about huge victory for socialists in New York Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of the US Democratic Party old guard, Joe Crowley, in an internal party election, a primary, earlier this week. She was endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, a social-democratic party with ties to the Democrats.

Voting suppression in the US while Trump gives "alternative facts"

Voting suppression in the US while Trump gives alternative facts Millions were not allowed to vote in the US presidential elections. There is a long history of rigged elections and voter suppression and it's designed to target the working class.

Obama must take his share of blame

Obama must take his share of blame Barack Obama departs the US presidency amid a cloud of praise and nostalgia.

US candidates exposed by their own words

US candidates exposed by their own words Two of the least popular presidential candidates in US history had words they hoped would never be heard exposed in leaks last week.

Old cronies reunite for presidential debate where everybody is the loser

27 September 2016
Eleven years after Hillary Clinton sat in the front row at Donald Trump’s wedding, the two US presidential candidates met again for a debate on Monday night.

There is no ‘lesser evil’ in the US election

02 August 2016
Now that Hillary Clinton has been confirmed as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate the usual arguments are being mobilised to brigade the left behind her. The most important one stresses not the positive qualities of the Democratic candidate but the negative qualities of their Republican opponent.

The resistable rise of Donald Trump in US election

05 May 2016
No sensible person can react with anything but horror to billionaire thug Donald Trump becoming the near-certain Republican candidate for US president.

Sanders wins two out of three US states by big margins

23 March 2016
 BERNIE SANDERS won overwhelmingly two of the three states that voted yesterday, Tuesday, to choose the Democratic Party candidate for US president. Sanders, who calls himself a socialist, is still finding a big audience for his message that the political and economic system is broken and needs to change.

International news round-up

22 March 2016
Protests against Donald Trump in the US elections continue, as does Israel's brutal repression and violence against the Palestinians

Socialist wins Seattle elections

19 November 2013
Kshama Sawant became the first socialist in decades to win a seat on a US city council last week. She beat the Democratic candidate in Seattle who had been in the seat for 16 years.

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