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By Patrick O’Connor, 30 August 2011
This is the process that the unions want extended to the entire manufacturing sector—a never-ending onslaught on jobs and conditions to drive up productivity, and “orderly closures” where that is no longer possible.
By our correspondents, 30 August 2011
Socialist Equality Party conferences discussed the new stage in the breakdown of global capitalism, and the fight for a socialist and internationalist perspective for the working class to answer the intensifying social counter-revolution.
By Peter Symonds, 30 August 2011
Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda yesterday won the leadership of the DPJ but takes over a party deeply divided on fundamental economic and foreign policy issues.
30 August 2011
Every section of the international working class confronts an intensifying assault against their living standards, social conditions and democratic rights.
By Bill Van Auken, 30 August 2011
Tripoli is on the brink of a severe humanitarian crisis, its 2 million residents facing a lack of water, electricity, food and medical care while fighting continues in parts of the capital and elsewhere in Libya.
By Kate Randall, 30 August 2011
The massive power outages resulting from Hurricane Irene serve as a stark reminder of the decrepit state of the US infrastructure.
By Peter Schwarz, 30 August 2011
The German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has come under heavy attack following the conquest of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, by NATO-backed rebels.
By Richard Dufour, 30 August 2011
To understand why the late social-democratic politician Jack Layton is being made into an object of national adulation it is necessary to examine his political record as NDP leader and the state of class relations.
By Nancy Hanover, 30 August 2011
There are a growing number of American young people for whom “going to school” is now logging in at the family computer.
By Hiram Lee, 30 August 2011
Scientists confirm that oil observed in the Gulf of Mexico last week is a chemical match to oil from BP's Macondo well.