Chile and indigenous rights; UK and privatization; United Nations and food aid; Gibraltar and worker rights; Afghanistan and stress; Cuba and children.
With U.S. preparing to pull out troops next summer, Iraq heads to key elections, and a drop in violence is spurring an upsurge of social movements.
A growing list of U.S. labor unions is expressing their solidarity with workers of the electric company that serves central Mexico, which is facing repression from the government.
In Mexico, the electricians’ union stands in the way of the government’s attempt to privatize the country’s electrical grid.
American and British trade unionists unite to debunk lies about the UK's National Health Service.
Colombian trade unionists get murdered daily with impunity. Meet a young woman who is trying to stop it.
At a news conference on August 24 in Nagano City, Japanese Communist Party Chair Shii Kazuo made the following comments at the present stage of the election campaign:
The UN has warned that the global financial meltdown has pushed the ranks of the world's hungry to a record 1 billion. UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) officials reported at the weekend that, because of war, drought, political instability, high food prices and poverty, hunger now affects 1.02 billion - up 11 per cent from last year's 915 million.
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Steelworkers from the Fos-sur-Mer Arcelor Mittal plant demonstrate in Marseille, southern France, May 26.