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Another suicide inside Australia’s refugee detention centres

By Will Morrow, 30 March 2011

The fifth suicide in the past seven months has cast more light on the Labor government’s inhuman treatment of asylum seekers.

Australia: Academics’ union prepares sell-out at Macquarie University

By our reporter, 30 March 2011

Staff members were told that NTEU bargaining representatives had been forced to make undisclosed trade-offs in order to settle an enterprise agreement.

Canadian Labour Congress was ready to support Conservative austerity budget

By Carl Bronski, 30 March 2011

Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti initially called on the social-democratic NDP to support the austerity budget the Conservatives tabled in parliament last week.

London conference plots imperialist carve-up of Libya

By Barry Grey, 30 March 2011

The conference on Libya held Tuesday at London's Lancaster House was a repulsive exercise in hypocrisy and cynicism.

Obama fronts for US nuclear power industry

By Tom Eley, 30 March 2011

In spite of the catastrophe in Japan and mounting evidence of dangerous conditions at American nuclear plants, the Obama administration has made clear its opposition to any change to US nuclear policy.

Poverty, homelessness climb among US schoolchildren

By Debra Watson, 30 March 2011

The government estimates that 25 percent of American children will soon be in poverty and 1.5 million children are homeless.

Reports indicate breach in Japanese nuclear reactor containment vessel

By Patrick O’Connor, 30 March 2011

The Fukushima plant owner, TEPCO, has reportedly admitted for the first time that core pressure containers may be damaged.

The crisis of revolutionary leadership in 2011

By Joseph Kishore, 30 March 2011

The initial upsurge of working class resistance in the first few months of this year has demonstrated that the basic problem confronting workers around the world is the problem of revolutionary leadership.

American media silent on CIA ties to Libya rebel commander

By Patrick Martin, 30 March 2011

The new commander of the rebel military forces is a longtime CIA collaborator named Khalifa Hifter.

Spain takes its place in the imperialist war against Libya

By Alejandro López, 30 March 2011

The Spanish parliament voted last week in favour of Spanish military intervention in Libya with 336 in favour, just 3 against and 1 abstention.