3 December 2012
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By Patrick Martin, 3 December 2012
Leading Democrats have agreed to discuss cuts in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, the biggest federal social programs, as part of ongoing budget talks with congressional Republicans.
By Tom Carter, 3 December 2012
The failure to enforce the most basic rights of Latif, who died in September at Guantanamo, underscores the collapse of democratic legal institutions and the expanding machinery of a police state.
By Christoff Dreier, 3 December 2012
The Left Party is offering to support the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and Greens in the formation of a government.
By Bernd Reinhardt, 3 December 2012
The November 14 resignation of Claudia Schmid was the fifth resignation by a secret service chief over the cover-up of state links to the extreme right in Germany.
By Paul Mitchell, 3 December 2012
Portugal's National Assembly last week approved the country’s harshest-ever budget.
By Bryan Dyne, 3 December 2012
The Doha 2012 climate conference has so far been characterized by national divisions and no serious proposals to address climate change.
By Julie Hyland, 3 December 2012
A new study examines the disastrous impact of current government policy, especially regarding welfare reform.
By Rafael Azul, 3 December 2012
Across Mexico, workers and youth greeted the transfer of power to President Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI with protests.
By Kate Randall, 3 December 2012
Among wide layers of the US population, increasing numbers are putting off parenthood due to poverty, job loss and other economic stresses.
By John Roberts, 3 December 2012
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has played a key role in supporting the government by defusing anger over the project.
By Ben McGrath, 3 December 2012
Ahn Cheol-soo, a wealthy businessman, has thrown his support behind the Democrat in what is now largely a two-person race.
New in Romanian
De Peter Symonds, 3 decembrie 2012
Cel mai grav incendiu din istoria Bangladeshului a izbucnit sâmbătă noaptea într-o fabrică din zona industrială Ashulia şi a expus partea urâtă a capitalismului global.
New in French
Par Antoine Lerougetel, 3 décembre 2012
Le parti gaulliste Union pour un mouvement populaire s'achemine depuis la semaine passée vers une scission, après que François Fillon a annoncé la création d’un groupe parlementaire à part à l’Assemblée nationale.
Par Bill Van Auken, 3 décembre 2012
Le gouvernement d'Obama renforce son intervention dans le cadre d'une stratégie plus large de conquêtes néo-coloniales.
Par John Chan, 3 décembre 2012
Les sept membres du Politburo représentent la nouvelle élite possédante créée par le programme de restauration du capitalisme poursuivi par le régime chinois durant les trois dernières décennies
Premier Congrès national du PES (Australie)
Résolution 1 : La crise capitaliste mondiale et les tâches
Par le Parti de l'égalité socialiste (Australie), 3 décembre 2012
Voici la première de sept résolutions adoptées à l’unanimité lors du premier congrès national du Parti de l’égalité socialiste (Australie) qui s’est tenu du 6 au 9 avril 2012 à Sydney.
This Week in History: December 3-9
A thousand students marched in Beijing on December 8, 1987, protesting the murder of a fellow student three days earlier.
On December 5, 1962, former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson delivered a speech to the Army Academy at West Point that singled out the United Kingdom for sharp criticism.
At noon December 9, 1937, Japanese aircraft dropped leaflets over the capital of China's Jiangsu province, Nanking, demanding an unconditional surrender of the city.
On December 8, 1912, the military and civilian leaders of Germany met in Berlin to hold an informal conference dubbed the German Imperial War Council.
International Youth and Students for Social Equality
Statement of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (Canada), 3 December 2012
Continuing the perspective that resulted in the Quebec student strike being suppressed, the organizers of the Nov. 22nd protest made no mention of the PQ austerity budget
Socialist Equality Party
By David North, 27 November 2012
We are publishing here the opening report to the Socialist Equality Party (US) Second National Congress, given July 8, 2012 by SEP National Chairman David North.
By Hector Cordon, 3 December 2012
Northwest grain terminal operators accede to union's request to postpone contract deadline.
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Auto Workers Struggles
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By Richard Phillips, 3 December 2012
New Australian telemovie falsely marketed as crime drama.
By Joanne Laurier, 29 November 2012
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29 November 2012
Mehring Books is proud to offer for sale a new book, Russian Revolutionary Posters: From Civil War to Socialist Realism, From Bolshevism to the End of Stalinism by David King (Tate Publishing).
By Bryan Dyne, 27 November 2012
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