UNITED STATES

Atlanta Killer Cop Gets His Job Back

The Atlanta cop who killed Rayshard Brooks was reinstated to his job because of a legal discrepancy, despite facing murder charges. It’s further proof that the “justice” system prioritizes cops over Black lives.

INTERNATIONAL

Italian Dockers Stop Arms Shipment to Israel in Solidarity with Palestine

After discovering that a shipment of arms destined for Israel was arriving in Italy’s ports, workers organized in one of Italy’s main unions, L’Unione Sindacale di Base, and other workers’ organizations refused to load the ship in support of the Palestinians fighting for their lives against Israeli occupation.

Is This the End for the German SPD?

The laughably garish party congress of the once mighty Social Democratic Party is a perfect metaphor for its continued decline.

CORONAVIRUS

A gloved-hand picks up a Covid-19 vaccine vial from a row of vials

Vaccine Imperialism: Wealthy Countries Are Hoarding Doses

Out of the 39 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered so far, only 25 have gone to the poorest countries in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Wealthy countries and pharmaceutical companies are putting profits before people.

BLACK STRUGGLE

Atlanta Killer Cop Gets His Job Back

The Atlanta cop who killed Rayshard Brooks was reinstated to his job because of a legal discrepancy, despite facing murder charges. It’s further proof that the “justice” system prioritizes cops over Black lives.

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Italian Dockers Stop Arms Shipment to Israel in Solidarity with Palestine

After discovering that a shipment of arms destined for Israel was arriving in Italy’s ports, workers organized in one of Italy’s main unions, L’Unione Sindacale di Base, and other workers’ organizations refused to load the ship in support of the Palestinians fighting for their lives against Israeli occupation.

15 Years of Bread and Roses

Prologue to the English edition of Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism by Andrea D’Atri, published now by Pluto Press.

ECONOMY

ENVIRONMENT

Overhead image of a wildfire burning in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region

2020: One of the Hottest Years Ever

2020 tied 2016 as one of the hottest years ever, with average temperature 1.25°C above the pre-industrial average. To avoid catastrophe, the environmental struggle must be anti-capitalist.

TROTSKYIST FRACTION

Justice for George Floyd: An International Statement of Solidarity

The racist murder of George Floyd in the United States is generating an unprecedented wave of mobilizations throughout the country. In solidarity, we publish here the declaration of the Trotskyist Fraction–Fourth International in reaction to these events.

National Guard members outside the U.S. Capitol

The Capitol Takeover Has Triggered a Crackdown We Should All Fear

The end of the Trump Administration has set the entire political spectrum ablaze in a flurry of responses ranging from desperate outrage to relief to gloating consolidation. The events of January 6th are an external expression of a subterranean churn that will continue to make itself felt long after the transfer of power to the resurgent neoliberal center. What should we expect? Nobody can say — but we can examine the forces at play and the verdict of history on their political precursors.

Incoming CIA direct William Burns wears a suit and stares off camera, smiling slightly.

The Only Good CIA Director Is No CIA Director

Biden’s nominee for CIA director has gotten some relatively good press from some outlets on the “Left.” But William Burns will lead an agency that exists only to help impose U.S. imperialist rule around the world. Nothing’s going to change.

FROM THE SOCIALIST HEALTHCARE COLLECTIVE

FROM MULTIMEDIA

A gloved-hand picks up a Covid-19 vaccine vial from a row of vials

Vaccine Imperialism: Wealthy Countries Are Hoarding Doses

Out of the 39 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered so far, only 25 have gone to the poorest countries in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Wealthy countries and pharmaceutical companies are putting profits before people.

FROM MULTIMEDIA

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