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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.

Afghanistan—a bloody failure for US imperialism

Afghanistan—a bloody failure for US imperialism With the last US troops set to leave Afghanistan, Socialist Worker looks at how president Joe Biden is dealing with their defeat

Heatwave driven by climate change smashes temperature records

Heatwave driven by climate change smashes temperature records The death toll is rising as a heatwave continues to sweep parts of the US and Canada.

Letters—Johnson plays a dangerous game with our health

Letters—Johnson plays a dangerous game with our health The government is putting profit before health—again. This time it’s to prioritise football matches.

Biden tries to pull Russia into his battle with China

Biden tries to pull Russia into his battle with China Presidents Putin and Biden met last week for a summit. Socialist Worker investigates what the outcome means for imperialism

Biden injects billions into Big Pharma to compete

Biden injects billions into Big Pharma to compete The US government spent more than £13 billion last year funding multinational drugs firms to make Covid-19 vaccines and treatments.

Is there a ‘new cold war’ between the US and China?

14 June 2021
As US president Joe Biden goes on a mission to turn the West against China, Nick Clark investigates the competition between the capitalist states

G7 vaccine plan is a death sentence for millions

13 June 2021
A few billion doses far into the future mean billions will be left to infections and to die

Don’t stop protest against the G7 gathering

24 May 2021
The leaders of some of the most powerful states in the world will gather in June in Carbis Bay, Cornwall for the G7 summit.

Why did Biden call on Israel to move to a ceasefire?

23 May 2021
His move was not about preserving Palestinian lives. It was to do with an assessment of the resistance to Israel and satisfying US allies.

Biden stuck firmly to US backing Israel

18 May 2021
US president Joe Biden made it clear this week that he will continue, like his predecessor Donald Trump, in unwavering support for Israel.

Neoliberalism is alive and useful to rulers

04 May 2021
Is neoliberalism over? This is what many of its defenders are beginning to fear. Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, recently lamented, “The left is winning the economic battle of ideas.”

Climate activists celebrate court success as world leaders’ pledges fall short

24 April 2021
Six Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists were acquitted of criminal damage charges in a landmark verdict at Southwark Crown Court

Biden’s economic shift boosts bosses

20 April 2021
JOE BIDEN, a veteran Democratic Party politician, was generally seen as the continuity candidate when he ran successfully for the presidency of the United States. “Continuity” here means with the previous Democratic administrations of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

US says it will leave Afghanistan—a bitter defeat for warmongers

15 April 2021
But despite the promises, president Joe Biden will still try to keep control in the region

Protests erupt following racist murders in the US

23 March 2021
Thousands of people have joined protests across the US and Canada to show their rage following the shooting of eight people in Atlanta, Georgia, six of whom were Asian women.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars

01 March 2021
US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

Letters—Keir Starmer is showing his right wing agenda in Liverpool

01 March 2021
The scrapping of the Labour Party list of candidates for the Liverpool mayoral election by Keir Starmer has caused outrage in the city and nationally.

LETTERS—India’s vaccine rollout driven by power politics, not need

23 February 2021
The Serum Institute of India is the world’s largest producer of vaccines, with the ability to produce 1.5 billion doses per year.

How Trump escaped in the Senate trial over Capitol riot

16 February 2021
Former US president Donald has once again been acquitted following an impeachment trial by the Senate.

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