Following an unprecedented string of victories where Bernie Sanders effectively won the first three Democratic party primaries he is now the clear frontrunner to win the nomination. As a result, someone who describes himself as a socialist is already up against the wrath of the billionaire class who dominate US politics, including the Democratic party itself.
The US Democratic Party primary campaign is now getting well underway and the most important issue in this contest, from the point of view of the interests of the US working class, is whether Bernie Sanders can secure the party’s nomination for President.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is proposing that the United States become a global leader in the battle to stop climate change by undertaking a rapid and thoroughgoing economic transformation to drastically reduce US greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years.
The rise of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil represents a terrible blow in the international struggle to prevent runaway climate change. According to the international scientific community, the window of opportunity is rapidly [Read more]
Donald Trump’s former political strategist Steve Bannon has set up a new political organisation to assist the growth of far right forces across Europe and destabilise the European Union.
The current wave of attacks on migrants by governments in the US and Europe underlines the new centrality of racism in current Western politics and the developing links between Donald Trump and Europe’s far-right.