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USA

El Paso: White supremacists kill again

On August 3, 22 people were killed and 24 injured when the 21 year old white supremacist Patrick Crusius targeted an El Paso Walmart popular with shoppers from a Mexican background. Read more...

USA: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – A socialist in Congress?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez caused a sensation on June 26, 2018, when, in the primaries for New York’s 14th congressional district, Bronx and Queens, she defeated the chair of the House of Representative Read more...

USA: The Green New Deal - a challenge to both parties

The Green New Deal, GND, resolution introduced by Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, AOC, a New York member of the House of Representatives, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, has been met by widespread enthu Read more...

USA: L.A. Teachers' Victory – An encouragement for US Labor.

By the lights of US labor disputes; the Los Angeles teachers' strike was a victory. The teachers won an immediate 6 percent pay raise of 3 percent for last year and 3 percent for this year. Read more...

USA: Shutdown for the racist border wall 



Since December 22, 800,000 US government employees have not received their pay cheques. Just over half have had to continue working without wages, effectively performing forced labor. Read more...

Trump's Season’s Tweetings - no joy to the World

Donald Trump’s foreign policy descends ever deeper into farce. Or so it could be described, were its consequences not likely to prove extremely tragic for many people in the Middle East. Read more...

USA: A Shift to the Left - and its Limits

Tuesday, November 6, saw the US midterm elections to one third of the seats in the Senate and all of those in the House of Representatives, as well as at the local and state level in many places. Read more...

The Political Contradictions of DSA

Watching the far left in the United States attempt to make sense of the dizzying rise of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) can't help but remind one of the old story of a group of blind men a Read more...

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