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Do Black lives matter in the USA?

By Marcus Otono 6 August 2015 The slaughter of six Black women and three men by 21 year-old Dylann Roof at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on 17 June…

US cops keep killing, keep lying

By Sam Copley Following the massive uprising of youth in Baltimore, US, which forced local officials to charge police with the killing of Freddie Gray, a new upsurge of protest…

Brazil: the left and the PT dilemma

Rico Rodriguez 5 May, 2015 In the face of recent protests and the general political situation, the Brazilian left faces a dilemma. On the one hand, there have been mobilisations…

Racism, repression and resistance in Baltimore

By Marcus Otono 4 May 2015 Just like a horrific version of the film “Groundhog Day”, police killings of African-Americans in the United States repeat themselves endlessly. The latest iteration…

Cuba: in from the cold or into the fire?

6 February 2015 As the US moves to ‘normalise’ relations with Cuba, Jeremy Dewar asks is this the end of the Cuban road to socialism? “These 50 years have shown…

What’s at stake in the Mexican student revolt?

By Rico Rodriguez On 26 September, a protest by students in Iguala, a city of over 100,000 people, in the state of Guerrero in southwest México, was heavily repressed with…

Ferguson: the cops re-arm

By Peter Main November is expected to see a Grand Jury decide not to indict Darren Wilson, a white policeman, for the shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown…

USA: low paid fight for $15

As the fight for a living wage begins to take off here in Britain, Chris Clough takes inspiration from the Fight for $15 campaign in the US Fast food workers…

Racist Cop Murders spark resistance

By Jeff Albertson, Workers Power USA The execution of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson on August 9 has provoked almost two weeks of protest…

Overturn the Hobby Lobby ruling! For the right to birth control of your choice!

By Joy Macready The highest court in the US has dealt a serious blow against women’s rights and our right to control our bodies. On June 30, the Supreme Court…

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