Shenyang, China - population 8 million - was once heavily polluted by blankets of soot and smog. Now, it is transforming itself into a growing center for green technology.
Millions protested at more than 950 demonstrations in 80 countries Saturday, marking a month since the rallies against the global financial system began.
The European Union and European Central bank are forcing European nations saddled with heavy debt loads to cut public services. Spain is among them.
Recent events in Cyprus, occurring in the context of the global capitalist crisis, have led to a sharpening of the class struggle in this small island nation.
Anational strike called by the Workers' United Center of Chile (CUT), massed 400, 000 people in the capital city of Santiago and 200,000 elsewhere.
With less than two years to go before the next presidential election in Iran a power struggle to determine its outcome is in full swing.
Nearly 300,000 Israelis took to the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday, chanting, "The people demand social justice."
Riot-scarred Tottenham began picking up the pieces Sunday from a night of violence that local trade unionists warned could erupt anywhere in Britain due to unemployment and social alienation.
Hundreds of thousands of public-sector workers the length and breadth of Britain defied slurs and threats Thursday to mount one of the biggest walkouts since the country's 1926 General Strike.
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.