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Years of attacks on living standards have left Detroit and areas of the Midwest and East Coast vulnerable to deaths from extreme heat events.
Oli’s resignation was largely driven by India’s determination, working closely with the US, to undercut Beijing’s growing influence in Nepal.
Workers and youth from El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico expressed opposition to state violence, poverty and social inequality.
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.
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.
Democrats and Republicans are aiding the privatization of public education by seeking to exemptions for charter schools from state regulations.
The rollout of the new organization founded by Sanders and his campaign makes crystal clear that its purpose is to direct young people and workers into the blind alley of the Democratic Party.
The former French president called for returning to universal military service and imposing measures that would turn France’s Muslim population into second-class citizens.
In an unprecedented attack on freedom of religion and on France’s Muslim community, local police are moving to effectively criminalize the wearing of Muslim headscarves.
The government in Warsaw is promoting a revision of history that downplays Polish nationalist participation in anti-Semitic crimes.
The schools district’s attack on teachers will be accompanied by a November ballot initiative to increase the cap on charter schools across Massachusetts.
More than 5,000 teachers have voted to strike over “performance pay” and other attacks in America’s second poorest big city.
The high cost of living in London is driving a record number of people to turn to renting riverboats.
From the outset, the union had no intention of waging any struggle to mobilise workers to oppose the cost cutting and fight the threat of closure.
More than 100 ex-staff members have risked lengthy jail sentences to protest against the treatment of asylum seekers incarcerated on remote Pacific islands.
Despite its highly conditional pledges, Labour has no intention of reducing ballooning debt and poverty among students.
This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.
According to an International Labor Organization report, the number of unemployed young people ages 15 to 24 will rise to 71 million this year.
One month after the failed coup, the vice president met with Erdogan.
Yellen all but acknowledged that low levels of economic growth and extreme financial instability were permanent features of the US and world capitalist economy.