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Julian Assange: criminalising journalism

Protest on Day X.

Alex Rutherford  ·  16 October 2023

USA: Auto workers take on Big Three

By Andy Yorke On 14 September 2023, contract talks expired between the United Automobile Workers (UAW) and the traditional Big Three American car manufacturers (General Motors, Stellantis, and Ford Motor Company). Thirteen thousand workers from three major factories, one each from the Big Three, walked out – GM’s Wentzville Missouri assembly plant, the Ford Michigan […]

Andy Yorke  ·  13 October 2023

‘You caan’ mek we shut up’ – Review of Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik

Jeremy Dewar reviews Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik

Jeremy Dewar  ·  18 December 2022

Railroad strike ban: How can US trade unions defeat strike ban?

On 2 December, Biden signed legislation that blocked railroad workers from launching a nationwide strike for better jobs and conditions.

Dave Stockton  ·  18 December 2022

US midterms show need for independent workers’ party

The Red Wave failed to materialise, boosting Donald Trump's candidacy for 2024

Workers Power  ·  01 November 2022

Roe v Wade overturned: women say—’we will not go back!’

International Secretariat, League for the Fifth International Finally, they have done it. On June 24, after fifty years of a limited constitutional right to abortion, American women were robbed of that right. Campaigning under the obscene slogan of ‘the right to life’ and anti-science claims that termination means killing babies, women have been deprived of […]

Workers Power  ·  26 June 2022

US Supreme Court prepares historic attack on abortion rights

By Marcus Otono—Workers Power USA THE RECENT leak of a draft majority opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States repealing the Roe v Wade judgment that legalized abortion rights throughout the United States, has caused an explosion of anger and protests nationwide. The Court will deliver its final ruling in late June or […]

Marcus Otono  ·  31 May 2022

Union victory for New York Amazon workers

By Dave Stockton THE FIRST day of April witnessed an important victory for US workers. An official ballot for union recognition won a majority of workers (2,654 for, 2,131 against) at the huge JFK8 Amazon warehouse on Staten Island, New York City. The first Amazon facility where workers have won union recognition after dozens of […]

Dave Stockton  ·  31 May 2022

Kyle Rittenhouse and Michael Reinoehl: a tale of two shootings

Racist judicial system frees right wing militiaman Kyle Rittenhouse, but murders Michael Reinoehl

Andy Yorke  ·  12 December 2021

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

USA: Daunte Wright’s murder shows police cannot be reformed

Wright’s murder, and the sheer number of such killings over many years, proves the inherently racist character of the police force. Quite simply, they cannot be reformed.

Tom Burns  ·  14 April 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

Joe Biden bombs back better

Biden bombs Syria

Chris Clough  ·  10 March 2021

The return of the USA

Joe Biden declares "the USA is back". What does this mean for the world?

Dave Stockton  ·  10 February 2021

Joe Biden promises to build back better

And analysis of President Biden's programme, and the working class response required

Dave Stockton  ·  09 February 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

Bolivia’s Election: The defeat of the 2019 Coup

The Bolivian working class and indigenous peoples must ensure their electoral victory doesn't end in class collaboration.

Liga Socialista  ·  04 November 2020

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