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Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women This week in Scotland marked a victory for grassroots campaigners who have fought a long battle for free and fair access to menstrual items.

More Jerusalem settlements planned

More Jerusalem settlements planned  Israel has announced plans to build over 1,000 new settlement buildings in occupied East Jerusalem. It wants to break up Palestinian life in the city.

Joe Biden’s cabinet will be a boost for the bosses

Joe Biden’s cabinet will be a boost for the bosses The message from the early appointments to Joe Biden’s new cabinet is that it will be a collection of pro-business warmongers.

Voices from the US—‘I’m cheering, but we need to put pressure on’

Voices from the US—‘I’m cheering, but we need to put pressure on’ In the wake of the Joe Biden's election win, activists and trade unionists in the US spoke to Socialist Worker about what the election means - and what the tasks are for activists now.

Joe Biden win has galvanised us... now the key is to build struggle

Joe Biden win has galvanised us... now the key is to build struggle A win for Joe Biden has meant that liberals and progressive groups were galvanised.

Celebrations at Trump’s defeat, but Biden is not the answer

Celebrations at Trump’s defeat, but Biden is not the answer People in the US and other parts of the world have protested against him from the moment he won four years ago. Now, he is on his way out.

The left in Britain and the US after two earthquakes

06 November 2020
Win or lose, Donald Trump has upended the politics of the United States.

Class struggle is the only alternative to an unfair system

04 November 2020
The US political system is rotten and offers nothing to ordinary people. This is the main conclusion from this week’s election.

Trump’s Republicans at odds with big business

04 November 2020
Amid all the uncertainties of this week’s US presidential election, one thing’s for sure. The Republican Party’s relationship with its social base is cracking apart

Joe Biden refused to tap into the power that can win change

04 November 2020
Inspiring mass ­movements of struggle and resistance have sprung up repeatedly under Donald Trump’s reign.

Joe Biden’s failures let Trump try to grab victory

04 November 2020
Racist, warmonger Donald Trump declared victory in the US presidential election—while results were still coming in—as Socialist Worker went to press on Wednesday

‘We’re learning that our power is stronger together‘ —Activists in the US speak out

03 November 2020
As millions of people submit their votes in the US presidential election, Socialist Worker spoke to activists about the election and how to win real change

Joe Biden can’t contain the deep bitterness that exists in the US

26 October 2020
It was one of Bill Clinton’s advisers who coined the slogan, “It’s the Economy Stupid!” But this has been Donald Trump’s recipe for getting re-elected.

US election—an American horror story

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

The Troublemaker—For Serco test failures the profits are still world-beating

20 October 2020
Outsourcing firm Serco has announced its profits are set to soar after being paid to operate NHS Test and Trace in England.

Why the right want to control women’s bodies

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

The sickness coming from the White House

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.

Donald Trump’s four years of horror

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

Anger in the streets as killer cops in US let off

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. 

How Trump and privatised health care left US exposed

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

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