June

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Amidst massive strikes, Greek Parliament votes for austerity

Much of Greece was shut down Tuesday and Wednesday by a general strike by all major union federations, but parliament approved the general terms of a crushing austerity program.

Future still far from rosy as Greek leader gets his vote of confidence

The only thing that is certain is that Greek workers will take a hit and there will be intensified class struggle in the months to come.

Nicaraguan economic trends are positive

Nationally, unemployment dropped from 8.2 percent in January 2010 to the present 6.8 percent, with 325,000 new jobs created.

Socialists punished in Portuguese parliamentary elections

The ruling Socialist Party was severely punished in Portugal's parliamentary elections on June 5.