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Soundtracks for the new American century

15 Feb 2007

Gordon Downie listened to BBC Radio's Three Composer of the week (John Adams), February 9

Black face for White House?

15 Feb 2007

'Official anti-racism' has provoked a dialogue over whether the US is ready for a black president. Martin Schreader examines the 'Obama phenomenon', which has caused such confusion among many on the left

Bush ups the ante

11 Jan 2007

Differences over Iraq have been sharply debated in Washington between 'neocons' and 'realists', writes Mike Macnair. On a micro-scale this is paralleled in Britain by a debate within the Alliance for Workers' Liberty

Death of a nationalist

04 Jan 2007

Mike Macnair looks at the death of Saddam Hussein

No choice for most

02 Nov 2006

November 7 sees the United States mid-term elections. David Walters reports from San Francisco

Hands off Lebanon, no war on Iran

03 Aug 2006

Israel's assault is part of broader US war aims, says Eddie Ford

US workers: end of isolation

11 May 2006

View from the US left by Martin Schreader

No to US aggression, no to Iranian regime

16 Mar 2006

The tasks of the anti-war movement are twofold, argues Mehdi Kia, co-editor of Iran Bulletin - Middle East Forum

Try Bush, Blair, and Saddam Hussein

18 Dec 2003

The capture of Saddam Hussein last weekend is being hailed in London and Washington as vindication of Bush and Blair's war. Yet amidst the triumphalism of the US and British governments, there is a note of caution, writes Ian Donovan

Bush, Blair - hands off Iraq!

11 Dec 2003

A campaign of solidarity with the democratic, progressive and secular forces fighting against the occupation is long overdue, argues Ian Mahoney

HQ wrecked

11 Dec 2003

Statement of the Iraqi Federation of Trade Unions (IFTU) protesting against the attack by the US occupation forces

Turkey: Four explosions and a dud

27 Nov 2003

Following the two sets of twin explosions that rocked Istanbul within a week, Turkish and international media had a field day, running wild scare stories.

Impressions of a protest

27 Nov 2003

Thursday November 20 saw some 200,000 demonstrators answer the call of the Stop the War Coalition to show Bush and Blair what they thought of their imperialist war and occupation of Iraq.

America versus Europe

20 Nov 2003

George Bush’s four-day state visit to the United Kingdom has provoked a storm of brilliant protests and tells us something about the state of imperialism, says Jack Conrad

Women on the frontline

12 Nov 2003

One hundred comrades crammed into the library of Conway Hall, London on November 7 to hear Yanar Mohammed of the Organisation of Women's Freedom in Iraq. Andy Hannah reports