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The unstated agenda is to deliberately create a crisis atmosphere in order to claim that the only way out is an assault on the basic social “entitlement” programs.
FBI Director Robert Mueller’s testimony yesterday marked another step in the effort to justify the Obama administration’s unconstitutional domestic surveillance programs under the banner of the “war on terror.”
Five years after “Obamamania,” it is not enough to merely shed illusions in Obama. There are serious political lessons that must be drawn so that workers and youth will be politically prepared for future developments.
Beijing will quickly dump Edward Snowden if his presence in Hong Kong begins to threaten China’s own police-state measures.
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday the central bank would consider reducing its $85 billion-per-month asset purchasing program later this year.
The film focuses on a few critical years in the life of the German-American writer Hannah Arendt, best known for The Origins of Totalitarianism and her study of the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann.
Management and unions were well pleased with their joint effort to impose attacks on health workers.
Twenty business groups and union federations issued a statement Wednesday calling on protesters to abandon their occupation of Taksim Square.
US negotiators are expected to meet with representatives of the Taliban in Qatar, even as fighting continues in Afghanistan, claiming the lives of another four US troops.
Michael Hastings, the journalist whose article in Rolling Stone led to the removal of General McChrystal from command of NATO forces in Afghanistan, died in a fiery car crash early Wednesday morning.
Wages, adjusted for inflation, have fallen by 15 percent in the UK over the last five years.
The New South Wales budget unveiled further public sector “savings” worth $18 billion over six years.
On June 14, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced the first wave of layoffs—a total of 663 teachers, teaching assistants and aides—as part of the impending closure of 50 schools.
The US Department of Justice, the State of Rhode Island and the city of Providence reached an interim settlement regarding a school for developmentally disabled students who had been forced to work for as little as 14 cents per hour.
The Left Party is endeavouring to arrest the decline of the SPD, and present the SPD-Green ticket as a progressive alternative to the Merkel government.
Billionaire home loan tycoon and real estate investor Dan Gilbert is anticipating a windfall from the potential bankruptcy of Detroit and is rapidly increasing his holdings in downtown Detroit.
While the G8 summit formally agreed to peace negotiations in Geneva next month, behind the scenes the US is making plans for a no-fly zone in Syria.
If the former candidate of “hope” and “change” fears that he is perceived among many who voted for him as the reincarnation of Dick Cheney, it is for good reason.
Monday’s mass protests broadened a wave of smaller protests that were initially launched in response to transit fare hikes.
A meeting of the House Intelligence Committee was convened as a joint effort to attack whistleblower Edward Snowden and downplay the assault on democratic rights that he has made public.