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USA

"Kill Team" photos epitomise cruel reality of Afghanistan occupation

Photos of dead Afghan civilians, killed by a US military kill team who slaughtered innocent people for fun in Afghanistan reveal the dark heart of this so-called humanitarian mission, writes Phil Dickinson (from workerspower.net) Read more...

Indiana's double-whammy: when union busting isn't enough

As protests against union-busting bills continue in Wisconsin and Ohio, the fire spread further across the plains of the mid-west. Read more...

Thought Wisconsin's anti-union laws were bad? Look what they are doing in Ohio

The Republicans in Ohio are pushing through even worse laws which will target any public sector worker's right to strike and limit the powers of union to negotiate over sick pay and pensions, writes Jeff Albertson Read more...

Wisconsin shows workers can resist: now a general strike can deliver victory

The struggle going on in Wisconsin shows that American workers have an appetite to fight, but how can they win? Read more...

Wisconsin: Public sector workers and youth strike back!

Tens of thousands of young people, students, teachers, and public-sector workers are rallying in Madison, Wisconsin and occupying the State Capitol in opposition to proposed sweeping anti-union legislation.
From the website of Revolution Socialist youth USA - revousa.org Read more...

Shooting crisis exposes rotten core of American politics

The shooting of Democrat Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona by a Right-wing gunman has sent shock waves throughout the US and put Republican Party politicians on the defensive. Read more...

Obama – the disappointment of a generation

Obama's popularity has slumped in the polls and the Democrats are faced with electoral defeat in the midterm elections. The collapse of support for Obama is not the fault of just one man, but part of much deeper fault lines in the USA today. Read more...