Tag: United States

Ten Days That Shook the World

In the ten days since George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, an anti-racist uprising has spread across the United States. Across the world, people are taking action in solidarity and mobilising against state racism.

‘Justice for Belly! Justice for George!’

Mass protests have returned to British streets, calling for justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga, and an end to systemic racism and police violence.
The AIDS Quilt memorial laid out in an open square.

Safer sex – lessons from the AIDS crisis

Colin Wilson remembers the community responses to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.

US Presidential election: following the money

As commentators pick over the results from Super Tuesday, Kim Moody walks us through the labyrinth of a US electoral system built on distrust of mass democracy.

Report: The China Question conference

David Brophy reports on The China Question conference in Brooklyn.
No to NATO

Abolish Nato now

As Trump and Erdoğan join other NATO heads of state for its seventieth birthday summit, Pete Cannell argues we should take a hard look at the role of the British state within the alliance.

Video: The decline of America and the rise of China

Charlie Hore, author of The Road to Tiananmen Square and numerous articles about China, talks about the shifting powers in imperialism in the past decades.

revolutionary reflections | Endgames of US petro-imperialism?

Brian Parkin explains some of the contradictions of the energy markets and the process of US imperial decline in an era of climate catastrophe

American Decline and the Rise of China

China is challenging the USA’s global dominance. Trump’s tariff wars have highlighted growing tensions. China’s rise is in part due to America’s decline, but after Tiananmen and Hong Kong, is it any better? Join the discussion, led by Charlie Hore, who has been writing on China for many years.

Review: Chasing the harvest

Jack Pickering reviews a powerful collection of stories of migrant workers in California's agricultural sector.