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New Snowden documents detail political and corporate espionage by US, UK

July 3
The NSA has carried out systematic surveillance against more than 100 heads of state.

Detroit emergency manager hands tens of millions of dollars to consulting firms

November 23
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.

Thirteen thousand hospital operations cancelled in Wales

October 2
A Welsh government spokesman hypocritically declared, "We are committed to reducing the number of cancelled operations across Wales.”

Washington DC faces shortage of emergency response vehicles

September 6
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.

Obama combines sequester cuts with demagogy

August 27
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.

US threatens Russia with “long-term problems” as Snowden applies for temporary asylum

June 7
Democrats and Republicans responded to news that whistleblower Edward Snowden formally applied for asylum in Russia with more threats.

Albuquerque police kill fleeing 19-year-old woman

April 24
A US Department of Justice report excoriating the Albuquerque Police Department’s “excessive force that violates the Constitution and federal law” has not slowed the pace of fatal police shootings.

Germany: 24-hour warning strikes in public sector

April 24
A 24-hour strike on Wednesday saw public sector workers down tools throughout large parts of the state of Hesse.

New York Times propaganda photos on Ukraine exposed

10 hours 16 min ago
A day after claiming that it had proof of Russian military intervention in the east Ukraine protests, the Times has been caught in a flagrant fabrication.

New York Times propaganda photos on Ukraine exposed

10 hours 16 min ago
A day after claiming that it had proof of Russian military intervention in the east Ukraine protests, the Times has been caught in a flagrant fabrication.

Kiev regime orders crackdown as US steps up threats against Moscow

10 hours 16 min ago
Biden’s visit to Ukraine produced an escalation of US threats against Russia and a resumption by the regime in Kiev of the crackdown against its opponents in the east of the country.

The Boston Marathon and the militarization of America

10 hours 16 min ago
The mass police-military operation on display at Monday’s Boston Marathon should serve as a warning of the repressive methods the ruling elite is preparing to defend its class rule.

Global media promote New York Times propaganda photos on Ukraine

10 hours 16 min ago
Photos published by the New York Times, purporting to show Russian Special Forces active in pro-Russian protests in eastern Ukraine have been circulated by media around the world..

German magazine Der Spiegel campaigns for war and rearmament

10 hours 16 min ago
One of the most unmistakable signs of the return of German militarism is the current barrage of war propaganda in the media.

Japan to erect new radar base close to China

10 hours 16 min ago
On the eve of Obama’s visit to Tokyo, the Japanese government announced the strengthening of its military posture in areas adjacent to China.

GM autoworker: “They say ‘safety first’ but it’s really profit that’s first”

10 hours 16 min ago
From 2002 to 2012, GM cut its hourly workforce by 12 percent each year.

General Motors uses bankruptcy to deflect safety responsibility

10 hours 16 min ago
General Motors has filed a suit in federal court to enforce a bar on lawsuits resulting from defective cars sold prior to its bankruptcy in 2009.

South Korean government accused of inaction after ferry disaster

10 hours 16 min ago
In an attempt to divert attention from the government, President Park condemned the actions of the crew as “akin to murder.”

UK Labour Party hires Obama adviser David Axelrod

10 hours 16 min ago
News that Britain’s Labour Party has appointed David Axelrod to head its campaign for the 2015 General Election came as the Trussell Trust reported that the numbers it was helping to feed through its food banks rose by 163 percent last year.

Bouteflika wins fourth term as Algerian president

10 hours 16 min ago
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the National Liberation Front (FLN) declared victory in presidential elections held Thursday, April 17.