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30 May 2009
The Socialist Equality Party will be holding a public meeting on Sunday, June 7, in Manchester, England.
By S. Jayanth, 30 May 2009
The Sri Lankan government has refused to lift its state of emergency and the Prevention of Terrorism Act, which allows security forces to continue their arbitrary detention without trial of “LTTE suspects”.
By Patrick Martin, 30 May 2009
The drastic cuts imposed on auto workers at General Motors and Chrysler are not an exception, but the rule. The Obama administration is spearheading an assault by the entire corporate ruling elite in the United States against the jobs, wages and benefits of the working class.
By Tom Eley, 30 May 2009
On Friday, President Barack Obama announced the creation of a “cyber czar” who would oversee the defense of US financial networks. Separately, plans proceeded within the military-intelligence apparatus to develop a Cyber Command that would have offensive-war capabilities.
By Deepal Jayasekera, 30 May 2009
India’s Congress Party-led government, which won re-election in this month’s general election, has rushed to reassure big business that it will do its bidding, accelerating the pace of neoliberal reform and reining in a rapidly escalating budget deficit.
By Ulrich Rippert, 30 May 2009
Irrespective of which takeover bid is successful, all the proposed plans for Opel involve job cuts, wage reductions, cuts in break time and more shift work.
By Andre Damon, 30 May 2009
Visteon, the auto parts supplier, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday. The company, which was spun off from Ford in 1997, is one among dozens of auto parts suppliers facing bankruptcy amid the economic crisis and the downturn in the auto industry.
By Paul Mitchell, 30 May 2009
Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has alleged he was given an immunity deal by US diplomat Richard Holbrooke at the end of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s 1992-1995 war.
By Patrick O’Connor, 30 May 2009
International constitutional lawyer and former Solomon Islands attorney general Julian Moti is challenging statutory rape charges now being heard in the Australian judicial system as trumped-up and politically motivated.
By David Walsh, 30 May 2009
Lymelife, directed and co-written by Derick Martini (along with his brother Steven), takes place in a New York City suburb in the late 1970s or early 1980s. The film has its share of clichés, but it also reveals a certain insight.