Donald Trump

Biden, the Climate Crisis and the Paris Agreement

Capitalism and climate change.

Tim Nailsea  ·  24 January 2021

Statement on Trump’s fascist provocation

Despite the ignominious collapse of the putsch, its significance is two-fold.

Workers Power  ·  07 January 2021

Expiring Trump Administration declares Israeli land grabs “legal”

Mike Pompeo gives the green light to Israeli settlements.

Dave Stockton  ·  24 November 2020

US Elections: Democrat president, divided congress

International Secretariat, League for the Fifth International Joe Biden looks certain to be the next President of the USA but, despite a record turnout of some 160 million voters, this was no “blue tidal wave”. On the contrary, the Democratic party failed to win the Senate and even lost seats in the House of Representatives. […]

Workers Power  ·  06 November 2020

Election Day: US democracy faces crisis of legitimacy

Millions of US citizens vote today in an election which the whole world is watching.

Workers Power  ·  03 November 2020

USA: Trump toys with a Police State

Donald Trump has been trialling a presidential coup d’etat.

Dave Stockton  ·  22 July 2020

Democratic contest heats up

Millions of Americans hoping to evict Donald Trump from the White House have turned to the Democratic Party’s contest to determine their next presidential candidate for the 2020 election. While Trump has been blocked from enacting many of his pledges, he has done tremendous damage from the Oval Office: detention prisons locking up immigrant children […]

Workers Power  ·  23 October 2019

Donald Trump: The great destabiliser

By Dave Stockton The US President’s State visit comes at a time when Britain’s version of him – Nigel Farage – is basking in the glory of his European elections triumph. Back in 2016, while still campaigning for the presidency, Trump jumped for joy at the Brexit vote and welcomed Farage and Boris Johnson to […]

Workers Power  ·  29 May 2019

Why socialists oppose Trump’s ban on Trans soldiers

It is vitally important that we prevent LGBT+ individuals from being forced out of public life by discriminatory policies that seek to invalidate anyone that dares transgress society’s gender norms.

Rob Schofield  ·  06 March 2019

Trump visits UK, calls for hard Brexit

By Dave Stockton US PRESIDENT Donald Trump flew in fresh from provoking his Nato Allies in Brussels to a Britain he said was “in somewhat turmoil” (sic) and promptly went on to make things even worse for his hapless host. Throwing himself into the Brexit controversy wracking the Conservative Party, he made clear whose side […]

Workers Power  ·  13 July 2018

Trump claims “victory” at Nato summit

By Dave Stockton Donald Trump claimed victory over his European allies at the Nato heads of government conference in Brussels on July 11-12. Though he avoided reducing it to the total shambles of the June G7 Summit in Canada, he once again showed his scorn for the multilateral diplomacy that hitherto disguised US dominance over […]

Workers Power  ·  26 June 2018

We need to resist the rise of the far right

By KD Tait DONALD TRUMP’S long anticipated UK visit will take place on 13 July, immediately after a consultation with his alienated Nato allies at a summit in Brussels.  Campaigners are preparing to stage the biggest demonstration since the Iraq war, to give a suitable welcome to a President who threatens to “totally destroy” states […]

Workers Power  ·  18 June 2018

The danger of a global trade war

By Markus Lehner “Trade wars are good” – Donald Trump Though Donald Trump’s tweets often seem mere clowning, the decrees he signed imposing import duties on steel and aluminium, and subsequent threats of further punitive duties on Chinese imports, do have to be taken seriously. The US president has used a loophole that allows him […]

Workers Power  ·  24 April 2018

Oprah for President?

OPRAH WINFREY’S Golden Globes speech aroused many hearts and moved audiences at the 2018 Golden Globes Awards. While accepting the Cecil B DeMille award, Oprah, who became the first Black woman to win the award, praised her mother’s example as a hardworking maid and the women behind the #MeToo movement, declaring that “a new day […]

Workers Power  ·  01 February 2018

USA: Hundreds of thousands march against sexism

HUNDREDS OF thousands took to the streets in cities across the US on January 20 and 21 to mark the anniversary of the huge protests against the inauguration of Donald Trump and the threat he poses to women’s rights. This year authorities estimated that well over 100,000 people attended the New York rally and that […]

Workers Power  ·  01 February 2018

The threat of a new Korean War

By Dave Stockton NORTH KOREA’S Hydrogen bomb test has underlined once again not only the capacity of Kim Jong-un’s regime to achieve its nuclear ambitions, but also the failure of all attempts to stop that with threats. As futile as US President Donald Trump’s bluster has been, however, it ramps up the danger that either […]

Workers Power  ·  05 September 2017

Migrants’ ‘American dreams’ turns into a nightmare

FOR 800,000 DREAMERS the morning of 5 September saw their American Dream turn into a nightmare. Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced the end of Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme. Introduced in 2012, this allowed undocumented migrants under the age of 16 to obtain residence and work permits lasting two […]

Workers Power  ·  01 September 2017

North Korea war threat is a warning to the world

By Dave Stockton US PRESIDENT Donald Trump, so far a spectacular failure in his domestic policies, is compensating for this by exercising his power as the Commander in Chief of the most powerful nation in the world. Having launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase and killed 39 ISIS fighters with the “Mother […]

Workers Power  ·  12 August 2017

Donald Trump: with or without EU?

DONALD TRUMP’S first trip abroad as President saw him launch radical changes in US foreign policy from those pursued by his predecessor

Workers Power  ·  21 June 2017

Arsonist fans flames: Trump’s green light against Qatar and Iran

PRESIDENT DONALD Trump’s 20 May visit to Saudi Arabia, for a summit of the six Gulf Arab states and 49 other Arab and Muslim-majority countries

Workers Power  ·  21 June 2017

Donald Trump’s first 100 days

IN THE US, a president’s first 100 days in office is always a test of the change in direction, if any, from one administration to the next. That’s especially true this year, with the Republican sweep of both houses of the US Congress as well as the Presidency, plus holding on to most of the […]

Workers Power  ·  01 June 2017

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