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Obama wins four more years – what does it mean for workers?

By Peter Main Barack Obama has got his “four more years”. That there was any doubt, shows the contrast to four years ago. Rather than maintaining the momentum of his…

Obama’s broken promises

Obama’s broken promises

It seems like only yesterday that America faced the question of whether Barack Obama would be the country’s first black president. In the months running up to the November 2008…

Julian Assange must face justice and be protected from US imperialism

Julian Assange has been granted political asylum by Ecuador, in a move which has divided opinion amongst those who support the work of the Wikileaks website. Is the move a…

Student strikes rock Quebec and Chile

Students in Québec, Canada have been on strike for three months against the government’s attempts to raise university tuition fees, while Chilean students are protesting for reforms in the public…

Ron Paul: a bigoted, reactionary enemy of the 99 per cent

Ron Paul, standing to the be the Republicans presidential candidate, has some support on the left because he is antiwar and anti–bank bailout. Mike Wilhelm examines his actual political message…

Internet sites shut down in protest of SOPA and PIPA acts in US

Several online sites, including Wikipedia and Marxist Internet Archive, have taken its english-language page offline in a protest against a proposed anti-piracy law being debated by the United States’ Congress.…

Radicalising the US workers’ movement

Extract from Workers Power US conference document www.workerspower.net Beginning in late September with only a few dozen activists in New York City (NYC), the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement changed…

Troy Davis: murdered by the state of Georgia

The state of Georgia has carried out a modern day lynching,, writes Jeff Albertson…

Troy Davis: 10 reasons why he should not be executed

Troy Davis, an innocent man on death row in Georgia, USA, has now been executed by lethal injection, in yet another shocking example of the racism that still shames the…

Ten years since 9/11

Rix Bragg reflects on the legacy of 9/11 ten years on. For those who lived through the events of September the 11th 2001, the great majority will find them hard…

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