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Not the dawn of non-nuclear peace

01 Apr 2010

Eddie Ford warns that the US-Russia agreement on nuclear arms is also about targeting Iran

Obamalaise hits home

28 Jan 2010

James Turley looks at the first year of the Obama presidency

Searing indictment of capitalism spoilt by nostalgia for New Deal

08 Oct 2009

Jim Creegan reviews Michael Moore’s (director) Capitalism: a love story 2009 (no UK release date yet)

Revolutionary traditions and realities of power

22 Jan 2009

Barack Obama invokes the traditions of the first and second American revolutions and the 1960s civil rights movement. As Ted North shows, this has created huge popular expectations

Labor left must develop platform for change

29 Nov 2007

Another member of Bush's 'coalition of the willing' has been unceremoniously dumped. Last weekend's Australian election marks an important turning point, writes Marcus Ström

No imperialist intervention

04 Oct 2007

George Bush and Gordon Brown have been shedding crocodile tears over Burma. But should we demand that they intervene to sort things out? Jim Moody argues that the masses themselves are the solution

Ungreen American

04 Oct 2007

Environmentalists around the world were less than impressed by president George Bush's speech at the major economies' meeting on energy, security and climate change last week. Simon Wells comments

More poverty, more missiles

14 Jun 2007

Ostentatious and pompous as ever, the 33rd G8 summit took place from June 6 to June 8 at the Kempinski Grand Hotel in Heiligendamm on the Baltic. Jim Moody reports

US-Iran talks

11 May 2007

After weeks of anticipation and with the expected media hype, the first official meeting between Iran's Islamic republic and the United States in nearly 30 years took place in Baghdad this week. Yassamine Mather reports

A strategy to finish the new American century

22 Feb 2007

A US in relative decline is striving to retain global hegemony, writes Nick Rogers. The latest threats against Iran emphasise once again the fragility of the current imperialist order and the urgency of communist organisation to oppose it

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