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US debt deal: Obama betrays his electorate

The debt deal being passed by Congress may have saved the US government from shut down, but it will destroy the lives of millions of Americans, writes Simon Hardy Read more...

Obama moves right as debt-ceiling talks hit deadlock

Jeff Albertson reports on the political deadlock in the USA over the debt ceiling. With the deadline of 2 August fast approaching whether Obama reaches a deal or not it looks like the working class will pay the price of the economic crisis once again Read more...

Palestine becoming a greater source of worry for US imperialism

Amidst that backdrop of a blossoming Arab spring, the US is deeply concerned about the impact it might have on its longstanding Israeli ally, the Palestinians, and interests in the region. Jafe Arnoldski investigates and points out the baffling contradictions in US policy. Read more...

Obama’s bipartisan blitz threatens historic attack on US working class

Obama is under increasing pressure from a hostile congress and aggressive big business. As usual, the Democrats are on the run, writes Andy Yorke Read more...

"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...

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