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Greek workers stage second general strike in two weeks

Two million Greek workers walked off the job for the second time in two weeks Thursday after the country's Parliament backed slashing of the nation's pension system.

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G-20 fails to do enough for job creation, global labor says

TORONTO (PAI)--The world's top political leaders are failing to meet the global job creation challenge resulting from the Great Recession, global labor leaders charge.

Portugal: Economic struggle goes to the streets

On Wednesday June 2, the Portuguese parliament voted by a thin margin to accept the austerity package presented by Socialist (PS) Party Prime Minister Jose Socrates.

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Greece and Angela Merkel

BERLIN (May 7) - Pity poor Angela! She's caughte between the rock of Greece and its economic woes, and the hard place of the May 9 elections in Germany's largest state.

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May Day message from the Acropolis

Members of the Communist Party of Greece staged a symbolic occupation of the Acropolis May 4, hanging enormous banners bearing the slogan "Peoples of Europe rise up."

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Class inequality widening in Israel

A new report from Tel Aviv highlights growing class inequality in Israel, and the issue is getting national attention.

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World Notes: Greece, Honduras, Western Sahara

Greek workers reject cuts, new U.S. base for Honduras, rights abuses in Western Sahara.

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Brazil hits new record for job creation

Brazil Minister of Labor and Employment announced a historic record for job creation.

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Landmark summit on Latin American integration

Presidents and representatives of 33 Latin American and Caribbean nations met February 23 and 24 to form an organization provisionally called the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.

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Greek workers fight back

The Greek workers and people refuse to bear the burden of financial corporate greed and its consequences.

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