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Prince Andrew’s car crash interview

“Going to Pizza Express in Woking is an unusual thing for me to do” sneered Prince Andrew as he struggled to contain his disdain for ordinary people. In an astonishing interview with BBC Newsnight last...

US: How socialists defeated Amazon in Seattle

Despite big business and Amazon going all-in behind corporate candidates in all seven city council races, Seattle voters rejected Jeff Bezos’s bid to flip the council to the right. In Seattle’s most-watched, most expensive,...

US: Amazon’s bid to unseat socialist too close to call

The fight to re-elect Kshama Sawant was a powerful, record-setting grassroots campaign. Despite Amazon directing more financial firepower against Kshama Sawant and Socialist Alternative (Socialist Action's sister organisation in the US) than any other...

Is the US behind Hong Kong’s protest movement?

Since Hong Kong’s mass revolt erupted in June, the Chinese dictatorship (CCP) has pumped out propaganda about a ‘colour revolution’ fomented by the US and other western actors. This is straight from the CCP...

US: The ‘squad’ endorses Bernie Sanders

October 16 was an important night for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. His performance at the fourth Democratic Party primary debate showed the continued fire behind his campaign. In a moment that has since gone...

Afghanistan: 18 years of war – still far from peace

After nearly 18 years of devastating war in Afghanistan, the US government has concluded a preliminary settlement with the Taliban which, as a first step, will mean sending home 5,400 US soldiers within 135...

Rojava: No to the Turkish invasion!

A new stage of the war in Syria is now beginning after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Turkish troops are ready to attack and occupy the Kurdish region of Rojava in northern...

Interview: The fight for rent control in the US

Below we carry an interview with socialist and housing activist Kelly Bellin. She talks about the housing crisis in the United States, the problem of homelessness, and the growing movements that are demanding rent...

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