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Police shoot two Aboriginal youth in inner Sydney

By Zac Hambides, 30 April 2012

The growing numbers of deaths and injuries at the hands of police testify to the growing impunity with which they are unleashing potentially deadly force.

Spanish debt crisis pushing global economy to the brink

By Nick Beams, 30 April 2012

Since the near-default of Greece threatened to set off a meltdown late last year, the eye of the financial storm has shifted to Spain.

The downfall of Bo Xilai in China

By John Chan, 30 April 2012

The case of Bo is so politically sensitive because it exposes the staggering levels of corruption at the top levels of the party and state apparatus.

US and allies ramp up plans for military intervention in Syria

By Chris Marsden, 30 April 2012

Accusations that the Syrian government is either wholly or mainly responsible for breaches of the United Nations’ ceasefire are meant to provide a pretext for military intervention by the imperialist powers and their proxies.

Calls for European “growth” policies signal new attacks on workers

By Johannes Stern in Paris, 30 April 2012

Last week leading European officials called for a shift in European economic policies towards more “growth-oriented” measures.

Mass layoffs planned after French elections

By Johannes Stern, 30 April 2012

Politicians and trade union officials in France are discussing plans for a wave of mass layoffs after the May 6 second round of the presidential elections.

New York City closes 24 more schools

By Sandy English, 30 April 2012

New York City’s Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) voted last week to close 24 schools throughout New York City, the largest school district in the Untied States.

Ukraine bombings point to growing political tensions

By Niall Green, 30 April 2012

Explosions in Ukraine point to mounting tensions within the country’s ruling elite.

Who are the German Pirates?

By Martin Kreickenbaum, 30 April 2012

The Pirate Party has rapidly become a tool of Germany’s ruling elite to restrain the country’s increasingly disillusioned population within the framework of bourgeois politics.

Ontario NDP enables savage austerity budget

By Carl Bronski, 30 April 2012

With the backing of the unions, the Ontario NDP has ensured passage of a Liberal austerity budget that attacks public services, jobs, worker living standards, and pensions.