United States

Battle of Blair Mountain: When miners took on the US state

By Chris Clough One hundred years ago, a five-day bloody battle raged in the US. A million rounds of ammunition were fired, and planes flew overhead dropping bombs and poison gas. This battle, the largest since the Civil War, is rarely mentioned in the history books and the centenary passed by without most politicians even […]

Chris Clough  ·  10 October 2021

Texas abortion ban is a class issue

By Marcus Otono (Nashville, Tennessee) Texas has become the testing ground for a new approach to the nearly 50 year-long battle over abortion rights in the United States. A new law took effect on 1 September which prohibits terminations after the detection of a foetal heartbeat, around six weeks into a pregnancy. There are no […]

Marcus Otono  ·  09 October 2021

Aukus is an escalation of inter-imperialist rivalry

By Alex Rutherford The Aukus security pact between Australia, the UK and the US represents one of the most dramatic moves yet taken by the United States to counter the threat to its interests posed by its largest imperialist rival, China. It also represents a brutal snub to France and by extension to the European […]

Alex Rutherford  ·  09 October 2021

Kids in Cages: Biden’s immigration policy is a return to the status quo

Kids in cages are kids in cages, no matter which party puts them there.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  13 April 2021

Alabama bill threatens trans youth

Alabama denies vital healthcare to trans youth

Millie Collins  ·  11 March 2021

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