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The NSA has carried out systematic surveillance against more than 100 heads of state.
Even as Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is imposing brutal cuts in city workers’ pensions and health benefits, he is handing out at least $62 million in city revenues to private consultants.
A Welsh government spokesman hypocritically declared, "We are committed to reducing the number of cancelled operations across Wales.”
A recent audit of the city’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department has revealed that many of the agency’s vehicles are inoperable or unfit for service.
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.
While supporting Israeli mass murder in Gaza, the Socialist Party, with the help of pseudo-left parties, seeks to control anti-war protests.
Joseph Wood was executed by lethal injection Wednesday in a botched process that took nearly two hours during which Wood was constantly gasping.
Secretary of State Kerry shuttled between Egypt and Israel promoting a ceasefire proposal that amounts to an unconditional surrender by Gaza’s Palestinian population.
The response of the American media and state to the crash of flight MH17 follows a modus operandi US imperialism has repeatedly used to railroad the population into war.
The PS government is attacking protests against the mass murder being carried out by Israel in Gaza.
More than 400 people have been killed and over 1,000 wounded since the right-wing regime in Kiev launched its attack on separatist rebel forces.
A host of media demagogues are pushing for a confrontation with Russia without considering the consequences.
The government is desperate to absolve its financially troubled airline of blame and deflect public distrust and anger.
The WSWS spoke with an individual who as a teenager escaped poverty and violence in El Salvador.
Ever since the Balkan wars of the 1990s, the EU has taken part in wars for regime-change in the name of “human rights.”
Chloe Jones, a fourteen-year-old cystic fibrosis patient, has been denied the use of a life-extending drug by the state of Arkansas.
The push for a renewed offensive in the Balkans to counter Russian influence will be stepped up at a top-level conference next month on the integration of the Balkans into the EU.
The police officers who filed a report on the choking death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner omitted crucial information.
Spanish and Portuguese officials are calling for stepped-up imperialist intervention in the oil-rich Gulf of Guinea region.
The increase in the minimum wage is an attempt to provide political cover for the Democratic Party.