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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.
In comments posted on the web site of the Guardian newspaper, Snowden skewered the Obama administration and Democratic and Republican Party officials, while indicating that more revelations are to come.
The Obama administration’s military intervention in Syria in pursuit of geostrategic goals constitutes a wholly criminal act of aggression.
Documents supplied by Edward Snowden prove that the UK spied on delegates attending two G20 summits in London in April and September 2009.
Participants at any mass protest, strike or demonstration could expect to have their photo taken and their identity determined by a cross-reference with drivers license databases.
Relations between Russia and Britain have become overtly hostile, with Russia making clear that its response to the US arming the Syrian opposition would be to continue arming the Assad regime.
In a new escalation of state repression, the Turkish government threatened on Monday to mobilize the army against demonstrators.
Fierce clashes broke out between police forces and platinum miners at an Amplats site in Rustenburg.
The laws are part of a campaign by the Kremlin to appeal to nationalist sentiment and exploit right-wing forces such as the Russian Orthodox Church.
Chronic kidney disease has already killed more than 20,000 people, mainly from poor farming families.
The punitive legislation aims to further militarize the US-Mexican border and provide cheap labor to large corporations.
Prime Minister Abe visited Burma and met with the Indian prime minister last month as part of his “strategic diplomacy” to rebuild Japan as a major power.
Last week’s Cathedral Place fire in inner Brisbane highlighted the lack of basic fire safety features in residential apartment blocks.
Approximately 2,000 New York City school bus workers are facing layoffs next week as the city continues to dismantle job protections.
The World Socialist Web Site is pleased to announce that it is officially launching a daily audio podcast edition, which features a voice recording of the lead article and the Perspective.
Although presented as a “progressive” union by various pseudo-left groups, the California Nurses Association has suppressed the struggles of health care workers while subordinating them to the Democratic Party.
SEP Detroit mayoral candidate D’Artagnan Collier spoke with protestors at Northwestern High School to discuss the nature of so-called “self-governing” schools
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With their proxy forces facing defeat within Syria, US and European officials are calling for an escalation of the imperialist war for regime-change.
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr announced a plan Friday to wipe out the pensions and health benefits of current and retired city workers, condemning nearly 20,000 retirees and their families to poverty and poor health.