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By Will Morrow, 30 December 2011
The suicides are a tragic consequence of the Labor government’s refugee policy of compulsory detention.
By Chris Sadlier, 30 December 2011
The pre-emptive lockout of the Schweppes workers in response to limited industrial action follows similar action recently taken by Qantas management and POAG stevedoring.
By John Chan, 30 December 2011
Industrial action by workers at Shenzhen Hailiang Storage Products is a sign that the recent strikes in China are taking more militant forms.
By Peter Symonds, 30 December 2011
The growing tensions in the Persian Gulf are the result of provocative steps by the US and its European allies towards blocking Iranian oil exports.
By Naomi Spencer, 30 December 2011
A Columbus, Ohio family was killed in a house fire on Christmas Eve after a space heater ignited the mattress they were sleeping on.
By Dietmar Henning, 30 December 2011
Poverty in Germany remained at “a record level of over 14 percent for the past six years”, a new report reveals.
By Robert Stevens, 30 December 2011
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation survey, “Monitoring poverty and social exclusion 2011”, reveals the terrible scale of entrenched poverty in the UK.
By Kate Randall, 30 December 2011
RG Steel handed out pink slips to over 700 workers at its Sparrows Point, Maryland steel mill last Friday as the company suspended its steelmaking operations.
By F. Dubois, 30 December 2011
The National Assembly’s passage on December 22 of a law banning the public denial of the Armenian genocide has provoked a major diplomatic crisis between France and Turkey.
By Barry Grey, 30 December 2011
Today marks the 75th anniversary of a momentous chapter in the history of the American and international working class—the beginning of the Flint sit-down strike.