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By Richard Phillips, 1 March 2012
As nurses continued rolling stoppages, the ANF pledged to call off all action if the Victorian government agreed to “voluntary arbitration,” as proposed by federal workplace minister Bill Shorten.
By Mike Head, 1 March 2012
The Stratfor emails undoubtedly reflect sentiments in the Obama administration to exact revenge on Assange and destroy WikiLeaks for having exposed US war crimes.
By James Cogan, 1 March 2012
A second controversy within a week over who holds the position of Australian foreign minister points to worsening upheaval in the Labor government as US-China tensions intensify.
By Shannon Jones, 1 March 2012
President Barack Obama’s speech before the United Auto Workers legislative conference Tuesday exposed the indifference of both the White House and the union officials to the social disaster facing auto workers.
By Joseph Santolan, 1 March 2012
The decision to cut the prosecution short reflects the rising tide of popular discontent with the trial.
By Eric Marquis, 1 March 2012
Seventy thousand university and college students have joined a two week-old strike against the Quebec Liberal government’s plans to dramatically increase university tuition fees. And thousands more may soon join the strike.
By Ali Ismail, 1 March 2012
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly defended the New York City Police Department’s spying activities against Muslims.
By Sahand Avedis, 1 March 2012
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya delivered a speech in Cairo endorsing Syria’s Western-backed opposition and thereby confirming speculation that the Palestinian Islamist movement has found new patrons among the Middle East’s most reactionary regimes.
By Christoph Dreier, 1 March 2012
Despite modest economic growth, the Polish government led by Donald Tusk is preparing renewed attacks on workers.
By Julie Hyland, 1 March 2012
The scandal surrounding the welfare-to-work firm A4e (Action for Employment) has again exposed how large swathes of public funds have been handed over to private corporations, under both Labour and the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition.