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Donald Trump


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

Trump is escalating an ideological war

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.

Cummings’ PR mates keep getting lucrative contracts

07 September 2020
A lobbying and PR firm co-founded by an ally of Dominic Cummings has been given two government contracts without competitive tenders during the pandemic.

QAnon conspiracy theorists are important for Trump—and they’re dangerous

05 September 2020
QAnon followers have been egged on by a president who promised them vengeance against their enemies and never followed through

Donald Trump’s shooter comments show how racism comes from the top

01 September 2020
President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.

Letters- 'We are determined to stay on the streets in Portland'

07 August 2020
Our protests In Portland started with the Minneapolis uprising and have continued every day for well over two months.

Black Lives strike hits 160 cities across US

21 July 2020
Workers’ action on Monday showed the anger at racism and poor conditions, says Sophie Squire

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