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Opposition grows to GM Canada pattern contract

October 5
Fearing mass rank-and-file opposition to the rotten “pattern” agreement Unifor reached at GM Canada, the local leadership at Ford’s Oakville assembly plant now claim to oppose it.

Deadly heat wave hits central and eastern US

March 7
Years of attacks on living standards have left Detroit and areas of the Midwest and East Coast vulnerable to deaths from extreme heat events.

Philippine president declares “separation from the US” during visit to China

August 21
Duterte’s statements were met with bewilderment and consternation in Washington.

Nepal’s prime minister steps down

July 27
Oli’s resignation was largely driven by India’s determination, working closely with the US, to undercut Beijing’s growing influence in Nepal.

Immigrants in Los Angeles denounce police repression worldwide

July 13
Workers and youth from El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico expressed opposition to state violence, poverty and social inequality.

An interview with Professor Marc Edwards on the Flint water crisis

July 2
The Virginia Tech University professor responsible for revealing the Flint water crisis to the world speaks about the complicity of government agencies in concealing dangerous levels of lead in public drinking water.

US Navy to continue Black Sea incursions, brushing aside Russian demands

June 6
Rather than countering “Russian aggression,” the breakneck militarization of the Black Sea is rooted in the drive by the US and European powers to control the Eurasian landmass.

Terror attack on Pakistani police academy kills more than 60

10 hours 8 min ago
The attack on the Balochistan Police College is said to be the deadliest terrorist attack ever mounted on Pakistan’s security forces.

Flight attendants union calls off strikes at Eurowings airline in Germany

10 hours 8 min ago
The small sectoral union, Ufo, does not represent any alternative to the large service sector union Verdi which collaborates closely with Lufthansa and other companies.

General strike in northern Sri Lanka over police killing of students

10 hours 8 min ago
The death of two Tamil students is a continuation of the police-state methods developed during the war and now increasingly being used against working people throughout the island.

Government announces huge Obamacare premium increases for 2017

10 hours 8 min ago
The premium increases are part of a sea change in the US health care system, in which corporations and the government are burdening working families with rising health care costs.

Civilian toll mounts as Mosul offensive enters second week

10 hours 8 min ago
There are increasing reports that ISIS fighters are being funneled from Mosul across the border into Syria.

Scandal erupts over Pentagon’s forcing California National Guard veterans to repay bonuses

10 hours 8 min ago
A Pentagon program to claw back millions of dollars in reenlistment bonuses has revealed the contempt of the military-intelligence complex for its former soldiers.

Fatal crash near Palm Springs, California leaves 13 dead, 31 injured

10 hours 8 min ago
The accident is one of the deadliest of its kind in California history.

SAG-AFTRA picketers discuss strike, US elections

10 hours 8 min ago
SAG-AFTRA video games actors went on strike Monday for better pay, safety and transparency.

Musicians speak out at concert to support Pittsburgh Symphony strike

10 hours 8 min ago
Members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, together with other musicians and PSO students, played to hundreds of people in person and thousands more online.

BRICS summit riven by geo-political rivalry

10 hours 8 min ago
India’s attempt to use the BRICS summit to isolate Pakistan met with stiff Chinese opposition—underscoring the hardening of the Indo-US and Sino-Pakistani alliances.

Royal Bank of Scotland accused of corrupt practices with small business investors

10 hours 8 min ago
In 2008, Chancellor of the Exchequer Alastair Darling took an 83 percent stake in RBS, pumping in £45 billion of taxpayers’ money to keep the bank afloat.

UK: Durham teaching assistants vote to strike

10 hours 8 min ago
The cuts to education budgets mean thousands of teaching assistants losing their jobs or facing a major reduction in their hours.

US “pivot to Asia” in disarray

10 hours 8 min ago
Far from making a retreat, Washington’s response to its setbacks will be to escalate its diplomatic intrigues and military provocations in the Asia Pacific.