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Why the US right attack abortion

Why the US right attack abortion Abortion rights have been hard fought for in the US. Now some of these rights are under ferocious assault. Isabel Ringrose explores a history of resistance and shows why the right’s view on abortion is complicated

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

The three phases of Biden’s presidency

The three phases of Biden’s presidency Six months into Joe Biden’s presidency, I would say attitudes towards him have gone through three phases—relief, surprise, and increasingly, disappointment.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

Trump Takes On the World gives an insight into how he ruled

Trump Takes On the World gives an insight into how he ruled The second episode of Trump Takes On the World airs this week. It’s a glimpse inside the ruthless workings of US imperialism

How Trump escaped in the Senate trial over Capitol riot

How Trump escaped in the Senate trial over Capitol riot Former US president Donald has once again been acquitted following an impeachment trial by the Senate.

Biden’s ‘back to normal’ plans aren’t the change that’s needed

31 January 2021
US bombers flew over the Persian Gulf—close to Iran—last week, while American soldiers are to be sent to new bases in preparation for war.

Letters—Tory MP should pay for his wealth having slavery roots

24 January 2021
Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, is the richest parliamentarian in Britain.

So who was Trump really?

22 January 2021
Donald Trump has left the White House but debates over his legacy will rage on. Isabel Ringrose looks at how socialists should understand his time in office

Beware of Biden’s empty promises

19 January 2021
 Joe Biden was set to become US president on Wednesday this week, but don’t think that means ­justice for black people or an end to attacks on workers.

The Troublemaker—Tories criminalise Travellers who have no place to go

18 January 2021
Travellers will bear the brunt of a new discriminatory law from the Tories.

The social media bosses are not on our side

17 January 2021
With Donald Trump banned from social media Sarah Bates asks what are the implications of such measures for the left

Mike Davis—‘Put forward radical demands and match the mood for socialism’

14 January 2021
US writer and activist Mike Davis spoke at a Socialist Workers Party meeting this week on what the US crisis means for those at the top of society—and for the left

Fascism is more than a racist movement

11 January 2021
A sinister collection of Trump supporters, far right conspiracy theorists and outright fascists were in the crowd that broke in the US Capitol building. There is no doubt Nazis were at the core.

Trump has mobilised a dangerous far right movement—it won’t be beaten by the Democrats, the state or the ‘centre ground’

07 January 2021
The mobilisation in Washington DC by far right protesters on Wednesday should be a spur to working class struggle

Trump resorts to threats in bid to cling onto power

04 January 2021
US president Donald Trump is still refusing to concede defeat in last November’s election. 

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

27 November 2020
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

16 November 2020
 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

16 November 2020
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’

09 November 2020
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.

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