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oil drilling

Just days after US President Joe Biden called global warming 'an existential threat to human existence', the US proceeded with the nation's largest-ever auction of oil and gas permits, reports Kenny Stancil.

Black Lives Matter

It took a mass civil rights movement to end legal racial segregation in the United States, writes Malik Miah. The same must happen to abolish policing and the corrupt criminal “justice” system.

barbed wire fence

United States President Joe Biden has announced a dramatic expansion of restrictions on people from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico, writes Barry Sheppard.

His Name Is George Floyd book

Malik Miah reviews His Name is George Floyd, a new book that places George Perry Floyd jnr's life and death at the hands of police in the context of the racial history of the United States.

Afghanistan

A new report reveals United States military officials knew that an August 2021 drone strike in Kabul likely killed Afghan civilians including children, but lied about it, writes Brett Wilkins.

Omali Yeshitela APSP

African People’s Socialist Party chairperson Omali Yeshitela discusses the FBI raid on his home and the continuing US government war on the movement for Black liberation and reparations.

Members and supporters of the APSP following the raids in St Louis, Missouri. Photo: APSP

Members of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) in the United States are expecting to be indicted this month over spurious allegations, reports Don Fitz, prompting a grassroots solidarity defence campaign.

B-21 Raider

The United States has unveiled its latest deadly weapon of aggression in the Indo-Pacific, reports Binoy Kampmark.

US gun laws

The United States Supreme Court struck down a state law in June that restricted the carrying of guns in public, reports Barry Sheppard. Since then, 38 states have legislated some form of "open carry" laws.

RWU

The United States House of Representatives has passed legislation blocking a national rail strike planned for December 9, reports Malik Miah.

twit

For the right-wing press, Elon Musk — who backed the Republicans in the recent midterm elections — is a social media saviour, writes Ari Paul.

Protest against the overturning of Roe v Wade outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

The right to abortion became a deciding factor in limiting the predicted Republican “sweep” in the United States midterm elections, writes Barry Sheppard.

Cuba

For the 30th year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly condemned the United States’ embargo on Cuba and called on Washington to end its wide-ranging punitive sanctions, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Migrants suchiate by Jose Luis Granados Ceja

The United States expelled hundreds of Venezuelans to Mexico over October 15–16, reports José Luis Granados Ceja.

Porter Burks

The family of Porter Burks, a young Black man from Detroit, Michigan, who was shot dead by cops, is demanding justice, reports Malik Miah.

Soldier

Cloaked in mesmerising cinematography and flashy special effects, the American production company Marvel has been instrumental in promoting militarism, writes Jessica Buxbaum.

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