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The NSA has carried out systematic surveillance against more than 100 heads of state.
Recent storms have only partially quenched the state’s worst drought in recorded history.
Obama administration officials described the hacking as a “serious national security matter” that warranted a “proportionate response” by the US government.
Hailed by governments and corporations as a historic turning point, the move to “normalize” US-Cuban ties raises profound historical questions for the working class and the socialist movement.
In a marathon press conference, Putin failed to elaborate any clear measures to address the country’s currency crisis, even as reporters raised the possibility of a “palace coup.”
A new report from the Pew Research Center finds that the median net worth for low-income US families has fallen by nearly 50 percent since 2007.
The government’s “review” seeks to divert attention from its own role in manufacturing a national “terrorism” crisis that ended tragically with three deaths.
The raids have been used to maintain the drumbeat that Australia is under attack by domestic terrorists inspired by ISIS.
The DOJ in New York has filed a motion in federal court to join a suit against New York City over brutality and civil rights violations against youth in the Rikers Island prison complex.
The Abbott government has thumbed its nose at a UN committee report finding that the country’s refugee system could violate the Convention Against Torture.
Basing itself on the US Senate report on CIA interrogations, Physicians for Human Rights finds that health professionals working under the direction of the White House committed war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The Pegida demonstrations are the product of a systematic campaign by politicians and the media.
The naked intervention by the European Commission into the Greek presidential vote is a message from the financial elite that there can be no retreat from austerity anywhere in Europe.
The coming to power of Nidaa Tounes represents an attempt to restore the old Ben Ali regime that the working class toppled in revolutionary struggles nearly four years ago.
Kentucky coal miner Eli Eldridge, who was killed at Patriot’s Highland No. 9 mine, is the 15th coal miner fatally injured this year.
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The three-year drought, forecast to continue in coming years, has depleted cumulative water storage by 11 trillion gallons. Recent storms have only partially quenched the state’s worst drought in recorded history.
The ruling underlines the fact that the German ruling elite will not hesitate to collaborate in Snowden’s arrest and extradition to the US.
The hostage crisis is being exploited by the Abbott government to press ahead with its agenda of support for US wars abroad and new anti-democratic measures at home.