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Arturo J. Pérez Saad | The U.S. wanted to criminalize Kayak’s action. The district attorney hoped to give him 90 days in prison. But this hearing came soon after the cowardly assassination of independence fighter Filiberto Ojeda Ríos in Puerto Rico by an FBI hit squad. The Puerto Rican community was angry and activated, and came out in large numbers to the Manhattan court. more... 0 Comments
Chhandasi Pandya | Director Avi Lewis will be on hand at two screenings of "The Take - Occupy, Resist, Produce" to discuss the making of the film - about how "thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this simple act —the take —has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head." (From http://www.nfb.ca/webextension/thetake/)
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Gavin R. Putland | By failing to distinguish between assets that can be
John M. Kelley | The article describes foreign and economic policy issues seldom examined in immigration policy. more... 0 Comments
AUGUST LEPPELMEYER | The former Public School 64 had been used as a community center for many years, until developer Gregg Singer purchased it at a 1998 city auction for $3.15 million. If the Board rules in Singer’s favor, he may finally be able to move ahead with his proposal to construct a 19-story building, with 222 dorm units on the site. more... 0 Comments
Workers World | Little of political significance has emerged so far from the prosecutor. But there have been important indirect revelations in the capitalist media about the way the conspiracy to go to war was executed. more... 0 Comments
Christiana Deckwirth | GATS is not a privatization agreement but its market-opening clauses faciliate the entrance of transnational corporations in intensely regulated areas..With the acceptance of GATS in the world trade system under the WTO, services were first generally recognized as internationally exchangeable goods (first financial services and then education- and health care systems), GATS ecounrages the expropriation of public property through privatizations. more... 0 Comments
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Alexander Jung | People in the southern US are experiencing this today. Gasoline and diesel oil are scarce and expensive. The oil giant Chevron is rationing fuel to its wholesalers.. Around a quarter of US production was lost through the hurricane.. Nevertheless most economists guard themselves from drawing parallels to the price shocks of the past.. What matters most for businesses is the uncertainty about consumer conduct. more... 0 Comments
small WORLD Podcast | Interview with Michael Stanat, author of China’s Generation Y: Understanding the Future Leaders of the World’s Next Superpower. more... 0 Comments
August Leppelmeyer | A ruling on October 19 by New York City’s Board of Standards and Appeals may provide a turning point in the almost decade-long struggle over the fate of the CHARAS building site. Located near Tompkins Square Park, the former Public School 64 had been used as a community center for many years, until developer Gregg Singer purchased it at a 1998 city auction for $3.15 million.
Labor's Militant Voice | The Employers Can Be Stopped Starting With Delphi
Bennett Baumer | Ricci, on trial for corruption and fraud with top International Longshoremen's Association officials, went missing this week. His lawyer fears he may have been murdered. more... 2 Comments
DR | "After her doctor told Sekiko Garrison she was pregnant, in 1995, the top sales executive with a major finance company went to inform her boss of the good news. 'Kill it,' he reportedly said. Ms Garrison, aghast, asked him to repeat himself. 'Kill it,' he repeated. These words, as readers of New York's press now know only too well, were alleged to be those of Michael Bloomberg... more... 6 Comments
Movimiento de Millones, Millions More | Los Temas del Movimiento de Millones: Declaración del Décimo Aniversario de la Marcha del Millón de Hombres
Susan Webb/People's Weekly World | The day after President Bush advised Americans to deal with skyrocketing gas prices by avoiding unnecessary driving, he flew to New Orleans for a photo-op, burning up about 11,437 gallons of jet fuel, worth over $24,000. Apparently, it all depends on what you consider “necessary.” more... 0 Comments
Thomas Fischermann | The German writer for DIE ZEIT describes another scenario for an oil crisis in America that would be similar to past experiences: a sudden price jump on the oil market in an uncertain environment could accelerate the loss of trust in the American economy.. The shopping rage of American consumers has kept the world economy going up to now, more... 0 CommentsPage 8 | Page 6
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