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

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

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.

Myanmar is fought over by imperialists

Myanmar is fought over by imperialists The neoliberal imperialists who have returned to office in Washington with Joe Biden are finding the world has become more complicated since they left with Barack Obama four years ago.

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

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

So who was Trump really?

So who was Trump really? 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

Beware of Biden’s empty promises  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.

Georgia Democrat wins mark Southern change

11 January 2021
The victory of two Democrat senators in the southern state of Georgia has tipped the scales in Joe Biden’s favour just before he becomes president.

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

Joe Biden’s presidency will pollute the planet

02 January 2021
Biden has consistently backed fracking, although he now claims he wants to see it banned on federal land.

Biden picks ‘diverse’ cabinet of warmongers and Wall Street’s friends

28 November 2020
President-elect Joe Biden’s first slate of cabinet choices this week was heralded as inclusive and diverse in the liberal press. 

Biden heralds return to US ‘forever wars’

23 November 2020
Donald Trump's decision last week to cut back US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq was roundly denounced by what Barack Obama called the “blob”— the mainstream national security establishment, whether Republican or Democratic.

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.

Joe Biden’s win won't bring justice to the Middle East

09 November 2020
He claims to support some Palestinian rights, but the president-elect is certainly no friend to ordinary people in the region, says Nick Clark

Kamala Harris will prop up the US state

09 November 2020
What role will vice president-elect Kamala Harris play in the new government?

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.

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

09 November 2020
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

08 November 2020
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.

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.

The US left needs a new strategy

04 November 2020
Most of the left backed Joe Biden’s campaign. Most groups abandoned their criticism of the Democrats and fell into step with their campaign.

Democrats offered no hope to US electorate

04 November 2020
Joe Biden’s failure to ride easily into the White House on the back of a wave of anger against Trump is damning. 

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