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The NSA has carried out systematic surveillance against more than 100 heads of state.
The oil rig disaster has unfolded in the midst of Mexico’s accelerating privatization of its state-owned oil firm, PEMEX.
Eurozone finance ministers rejected an appeal from Prime Minister Tsipras that would have extended loans to Greece in return for a new proposed list of austerity measures.
The annual report of the Bank for International Settlements has criticised the reliance by central banks on monetary policy, calling instead for “structural reforms.”
Workers interviewed by a WSWS reporting team in Athens, Greece, spoke out against austerity and attacks on democratic rights.
Many demonstrators carried European Union and Greek flags, as well as pro-EU placards, shouting, “Save Democracy, Yes to Euro”.
Turkish and Jordanian military forces are on the brink of intervening in Syria to establish occupation zones in the northern and southern areas of the country.
Despite being touted as a major new policy initiative by the White House, the proposed change to overtime rules would affect just 3.5 percent of US workers.
As the contract expires for 28,000 teachers, the CTU is determined to prevent a struggle that could develop into a broader mobilization of public workers against budget cuts.
The NDP is soliciting advice from a right-wing mandarin involved in formulating sweeping attacks on working people, including the draconian cuts of the Chretien-Martin government.
There is growing public disquiet over the government’s hysterical attack on the ABC and endless rhetoric about terrorism.
The opposition Popular Party (PP), the Catholic Church and military leaders bitterly opposed a statute defining Catalonia as a nation.
IG Metall at Thyssen Krupp is trying to stifle all opposition and erect a sophisticated system aimed at policing workers at the factory.
Labor leader Shorten helped push through a fuel excise increase that will raise $3.6 billion from motorists over the next five years.
The “socialist” senator and Democratic presidential candidate's nationalist appeals are designed to head off the emergence of an independent movement of the working class.
Plantation workers denounce frame-up charges against Deeside estate workers.
Retirees were unable to obtain their pension benefits as a weeklong bank holiday began amid warnings of fuel and medicine shortages.
The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that executions using the sedative midazolam can go forward.
The government of Puerto Rico is looking to impose brutal austerity measures on the working class in order to secure payment to wealthy creditors.
The Supreme Court struck down Environmental Protection Agency regulations that would have sharply reduced airborne toxins from oil- and coal-fueled power plants.