USA

Trump and 2017

November 10, 2016 admin 0

Donald Trump’s electoral victory demonstrates, with stark consequences, that the Democratic Party’s strategy of triangulation has hit a dead end. Hillary Clinton, a personification of the ‘political establishment’ which has so transparently acted against the […]

USA

Rebellion on the Right

October 1, 2015 admin 0

(Originally published in the Weekly Worker.) The opening rounds of the 2016 presidential campaign are clearly demonstrating that the US is far from immune from the political polarisation now taking place across Europe. The expectations of […]

International

U.S. Imperialism and Israel’s Role

June 11, 2015 Editor 0

(Originally published in the Weekly Worker) Let’s start by recalling four recent dates. In December last year Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu engineered a cabinet crisis, well before a general election was due – he […]

USA

Midterm Elections and the Politics of Despair

November 11, 2014 admin 0

The triumphant conservative talking heads and the loud pots-and-pans media banging on about the right-wing midterm results should take a moment to consider the whole picture. November 4th wasn’t so much a Republican victory as […]

USA

Turn Out for… What?

October 14, 2014 admin 0

Rock the Vote’s new viral video1, aimed at boosting turnout for next month’s midterm elections among the so-called millennial generation, is symbolic of how bankrupt modern day U.S. politics have become. “Turn Out for What?” […]