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By Barry Grey, 30 July 2009
The corporate response to the erosion of popular support for the Obama health care plan has been to campaign more energetically for its adoption and urge quick action by the Senate Finance Committee.
By John Chan, 30 July 2009
The US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington highlighted the dependence of heavily-indebted US capitalism on China as a major source of financing. At the same time, the forum revealed the increasingly conflicting strategic and economic interests of the two countries.
By Chris Marsden, 30 July 2009
Recent opinion polls have confirmed the deep-seated and growing opposition to the Afghan war amongst the British public. But there is barely any expression of this to be found within official political circles or the media.
By James Cogan, 30 July 2009
Maliki made explicit that the so-called December 2011 “deadline” for the withdrawal of all American forces from Iraq was not worth the paper it was written on.
By David Walsh, 30 July 2009
In the largest tragedy involving Haitian refugees at sea in several years, dozens of people remain missing after a boat on which they were traveling broke up on a reef near the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos
By Alfonso Santana and Joe Kishore, 30 July 2009
California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a budget on Tuesday, using his veto to impose more draconian cuts on top of the $15 billion already agreed by the state legislature.
By Samuel Davidson, 30 July 2009
Due to the state budget crisis, 44,000 Pennsylvania state workers received only two days pay last Friday for a pay period covering two weeks.
By Bill Van Auken, 30 July 2009
In a speech Wednesday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano echoed the terror warnings of her Republican predecessors while making clear that little has changed in the department since the Bush administration.
By Carlos del Rocío, 30 July 2009
In a message to the Cuban nation on the 56th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada Barracks, President Raúl Castro announced a second major cut in public spending.
By Dietmar Henning, 30 July 2009
The German government is eager to give the impression it is working on a “socially compatible solution” for Opel, but evidence is emerging that the government is intent on allowing the auto company to go bankrupt.