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Abortion rights protest in the US

The stake for Black women and the working class in the fight for abortion rights and to become equal and full citizens is existential, writes Malik Miah.

Ketanji Brown Jackson

Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed as the 116th justice of the Supreme Court on April 7, reports Malik Miah. While a victory, racism remains central to politics in the US.

Protest against Amir Locke's murder

The cop who fatally shot Amir Locke during a predawn, “no-knock” raid in February, will not face charges, reports Malik Miah.

Lawsuit at Tesla

Tesla is being sued in a class action in the United States over a shocking racist culture and practice, reports Malik Miah.

US dollars burning

Socialists and anti-war forces in the United States must oppose the United States-NATO economic sanctions against Russia, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Ahmaud Arbery

Malik Miah looks at the significance of the historic guilty verdict in the Ahmaud Arbery hate crime case.

Protesting the war in Washington DC. Photo: @CodePink/Twitter

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine is a violation of that nation’s sovereignty and must be opposed by anti-war forces in the United States, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Justice for Amir Locke

Protesters again took to the streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota — where George Floyd was murdered by cops in 2020 — demanding justice for a young Black man killed by the police, reports Malik Miah.

Donald Trump is aiming to take back the majority in the Senate and the House in November, aided by voter suppression, as stage one of his 2024 presidential re-election campaign, write Barry Sheppard and Malik Miah.

In the United States, John Deere workers began militant strike action in the country’s mid-west in October, reports Malik Miah. They stood up against a powerful employer — and, when necessary, their own national union leadership — and won.

Health care workers protest. Photo: Daniel O'Donnell/Labor Notes

Thousands of workers are on strike in the United States, in what is being dubbed “Striketober”, reports Malik Miah.

Face mask

How should the working class respond to a pandemic and protect workers’ interests at the same time? Malik Miah reports on the situation in the United States.

R&B singer R Kelly's conviction on racketeering and sex trafficking is a victory for Black girls and women, who have not been listened to in sexual assault cases, writes Malik Miah.

Haiti refugees cr Kathy Kojimoto

Nearly 15,000 Haitian migrants camped on the Mexico-Texas border were rounded up by US border patrol agents on horseback, reports Malik Miah.

A mother’s determination, combined with a campaign for racial justice, scored an important victory when three police officers and two paramedics were charged over the death of Elijah McClain, reports Malik Miah.

After the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, United States president George W Bush gained unlimited powers to fight “forever wars”, writes Malik Miah

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