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By Kate Randall, 30 September 2009
The overall poverty rate in the US rose to 13.2 percent in 2008 as more workers lost their jobs across all sectors of the economy.
By Justus Leicht, 30 September 2009
The Interior Ministry, currently headed by Wolfgang Schäuble, plans to expand the authority of the German state to spy on its own citizens.
By Sarath Kumara and Subash Somachandran, 30 September 2009
Sri Lankan soldiers last Saturday shot at unarmed Tamil civilians being held in the country’s huge military-run internment camps.
By Jean Shaoul, 30 September 2009
Israel’s 1.4 million Arab citizens are to stage a one-day general strike on October 1 to oppose the racist and discriminatory policies of the government.
By Vicky Short, 30 September 2009
Spanish trade unions are collaborating with the Socialist Party government and employers in preparing a programme of austerity measures.
By John Roberts, 30 September 2009
A major storm struck the Philippines last Saturday killing at least 250 people and causing over 435,000 to flee their flooded homes.
By Hiram Lee, 30 September 2009
Film director Roman Polanski could spend months in a Swiss prison following his September 26 arrest in Zürich. Protests against the detention of the renowned filmmaker continue to mount.
By Jerry White, 30 September 2009
Tuesday was the last day of work for most of the 1,100 workers at the General Motors Pontiac East Assembly Plant, just north of Detroit.
By Bill Van Auken, 30 September 2009
In an editorial published Sunday, the Financial Times of London joined the media onslaught against Iran, calling its rulers “cheats and deceivers” who “cannot be remotely trusted” in relation to the country’s nuclear program.
By Peter Schwarz, 30 September 2009
The results of Sunday’s federal election herald a period of intense social struggles in Germany.