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By Bill Van Auken, 30 December 2009
Three days after the failed attempt by a Nigerian student to trigger an explosion on a US passenger jet, President Barack Obama threatened to unleash US military power in Yemen and across the globe.
By Markus Salzmann, 30 December 2009
The ruling Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) has pushed a drastic austerity budget through the Greek parliament.
By Alex Lantier, 30 December 2009
An examination of the US role in provoking the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan sheds light on the imperialist motivations behind US policy in Central Asia.
By Jordan Shilton, 30 December 2009
Despite last-minute talks with Dutch sports car maker Spyker on a potential sale, General Motors has confirmed that it will push ahead with its plans to wind down operations at Saab.
By Andre Damon, 30 December 2009
The US Treasury announced Thursday that it will remove a cap on federal support to mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, extending to the firms an unlimited amount of funds for three years.
By Paul Barnes, 30 December 2009
On the same day that a high court judge upheld British Airways’ legal challenge to an overwhelming vote in favour of strike action, the Rail Maritime Transport Workers Union (RMT) suspended a ballot for industrial action over pay at London Midland Railways.
By Tom Eley, 30 December 2009
On December 22, the greeting card and party goods maker American Greetings said it would close its Kalamazoo, Michigan, plant by April, resulting in 225 layoffs.
By Mike Head, 30 December 2009
An Australian government-funded military policy think tank advocates re-opening the option of acquiring nuclear weapons under conditions of waning US power.
By David Walsh, 30 December 2009
This year marked the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, along with Marx’s A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy. The publication of George Eliot’s Adam Bede in 1859 also deserves to be noted.
30 December 2009
The SEP has organised public meetings throughout Sri Lanka as part of its campaign for the January 26 presidential elections.