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By Barry Grey, 30 September 2010
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill giving the executive branch the power to impose punitive duties on exports to the US of any country whose currency is labeled "fundamentally undervalued."
By Peter Schwarz, 30 September 2010
The EU has significantly increased the pressure on highly indebted member states to reduce their deficits through harsh austerity measures.
By Paul Mitchell, 30 September 2010
Nearly 70 percent of Spanish workers—10 million—took part in Wednesday’s general strike. In some sectors such as mining, metal, auto manufacture, electronic, fishing and other industries, participation was nearly 100 percent.
By our correspondent, 30 September 2010
Up to 100,000 took part in a march Wednesday on the European Union buildings in Brussels, Belgium, organised by the European Trade Union Confederation. The Brussels march was the official centre-piece of Europe-wide demonstrations against austerity and cuts.
By Patrick Martin, 30 September 2010
After two years of right-wing rule—bailing out Wall Street, escalating war, and stepping up attacks on democratic rights—Obama returned to the empty slogans of “hope” and “change” before a rally in Madison, Wisconsin.
By Tom Peters, 30 September 2010
Obama’s Wars, the new book by journalist Bob Woodward, reveals that the CIA has been running a private army of 3,000 Afghan mercenaries since 2002, operating in both Afghanistan and Pakistan.
By Jean Shaoul, 30 September 2010
The refusal of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to break off US-brokered talks following Israel’s resumption of settlement construction on the West Bank confirms his role as a pliant tool of Washington.
By I.K. Karlsson and Jordan Shilton, 30 September 2010
In the September 19 election, the nationalist Sweden Democrats increased their support to nearly 6 percent of the vote and claimed 20 seats in parliament for the first time.
By Tom Eley, 30 September 2010
Jess Sundin was one of eight antiwar activists whose homes were raided by the FBI on September 24. She spoke with the World Socialist Web Site about the raid.
By K. Ratnayake, 30 September 2010
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse covered up for war crimes committed during the country’s civil war and appealed for foreign investment.