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, and others are preparing to do the same.
The right to abortion became a deciding factor in limiting the predicted Republican “sweep” in the United States midterm elections, writes Barry Sheppard.
The European far right are seeking to capitalise on the crises resulting from Russia's war on Ukraine to mobilise support, argue Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
The blackout that engulfed Puerto Rico when Hurricane Fiona laid bare the impacts of austerity and privatisation carried under United States fiscal control, reports Barry Sheppard.
The FBI raid on former United States President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida has put the spotlight back on the nefarious Espionage Act, reports Barry Sheppard.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed two top government officials for allegedly “turning a blind eye” to “traitors” in their agencies, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
Nearly two months after the May 24 shooting in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, part of the truth has been released, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
United States President Joe Biden's trip to the Middle East was all about re-setting relations with Israel and Saudi Arabia, despite their ongoing state violence and repression, reports Barry Sheppard.
The full implications of the United States Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe vs Wade are just beginning to be understood, writes Barry Sheppard.
In a 6‒3 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled on June 30 against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
The decision by the right-wing of the US Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade is a direct attack on a woman’s right to control her own body, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.
US President Joe Biden is attempting to recreate a unipolar world dominated by the US, first by defeating Russia and then China. Anti-war forces should be demanding a negotiated settlement with Russia now, thwarting Biden’s imperial goals, argues Barry Sheppard.
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across 600 cities and towns in the United States on May 14 in defence of abortion rights, reports Barry Sheppard.
If Elon Musk was in Russia, Western propaganda would call him an “oligarch”, but since he is in the United States he is referred to as a “very successful businessman”, writes Barry Sheppard.
The “leak” of the draft decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs Wade, the 1973 ruling legalising women’s right to abortion, signals that it will probably do so in its final decision on the Mississippi anti-abortion law before it. Barry Sheppard reports.
While Russia’s war against Ukraine was a violation of that country’s sovereignty, US President Joe Biden’s raising of war crimes charges against Russia is the height of hypocrisy, writes Barry Sheppard.