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By Ulrich Rippert, 30 November 2009
Former defence minister Franz Josef Jung (CDU) resigned at the end of last week from his present government post as employment minister, paying the price for the lies used to hush up the Kunduz massacre.
30 November 2009
The CCNY chapter of the International Students for Social Equality will be hosting a showing of the classic documentary From Tsar to Lenin on Tuesday, December 1.
By Patrick Martin, 30 November 2009
A report in Sunday’s New York Times, detailing the sharp rise in food stamp use, gives a much different picture of America at the end of 2009 than the complacent assurances of economic “recovery” voiced by Wall Street and the Obama administration.
By Peter Symonds, 30 November 2009
The IAEA resolution sets the stage for an intensifying confrontation between Iran and the US and its European allies over the coming month.
By John Chan, 30 November 2009
China’s huge stimulus bank lending, combined with the US Federal Reserve Board’s loose monetary policy and US pressure on China to revalue the yuan to the US dollar, is fuelling East Asian property prices and creating new global financial instabilities.
By Jean Shaoul, 30 November 2009
Bank of England governor Mervyn King has revealed for the first time that in October 2008 the Bank had lent Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) £62 billion.
By James Cogan, 30 November 2009
Changes to Iraq’s election law have inflamed the sectarian and ethnic animosities that have been fomented by the US occupation since the 2003 invasion.
By Jordan Shilton, 30 November 2009
On November 14 a “national assembly” was held in Reykjavik, involving approximately 1,500 participants, or 0.5 percent of the population.
By Hector Benoit, 30 November 2009
On October 25, José “Pepe” Mujica, a former member of the Tupamaro guerrilla movement and presidential candidate of Uruguay’s ruling Frente Amplio (Broad Front), won by a wide margin over his nearest rival, ex-president Luis Alberto Lacalle.
30 November 2009
This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.