Fires swept through large rural areas of New Mexico in April and May, destroying farms, ranches, homesteads and vast stretches of mountain forest, reports Bill Nevins.
Meltdown: Three Mile Island shows just how close the 1979 accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant came to being a calamity on the scale of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, writes Alex Salmon.
Some claim the fighting in Ukraine is nothing more than a “proxy war” between Washington and Moscow. On this basis, they deny Ukrainians their right to self-determination and self-defence. This view is mistaken, argue Geoff Mirelowitz and Argiris Malapanis.
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.
By any objective measure, the ninth Summit of the Americas, hosted by the United States in Los Angeles from June 6–10, was a failure, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.
The United States is aggressively seeking to revive its waning hegemonic role in the Asia-Pacific. In response, the following joint statement was issued by the Party of the Labouring Masses (Philippines), the Socialist Party of Malaysia and the Working People's Association (Indonesia).
The mass shooting of students and teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas has brought the issue of gun control and racism to the world’s attention again, reports Malik Miah.
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.
The cause of the Buffalo killings is the deep racism endemic in the US, rooted in slavery and the white justification of a false view of inferiority of Black people, writes Malik Miah.
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.
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.
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.
The cop who fatally shot Amir Locke during a predawn, “no-knock” raid in February, will not face charges, reports Malik Miah.
Tesla is being sued in a class action in the United States over a shocking racist culture and practice, reports Malik Miah.
The New Democratic Party’s rightward move was fully cemented recently when it signed a cooperation agreement with the ruling pro-capitalist Liberal party, reports Jeff Shantz.