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World Notes: Brazil, Turkey, Laos - and more

Some 80,000 workers stopped work in mid March at hydroelectric plants, refineries, and electric generating facilities in "the biggest social protest by workers in many years," according to upsidedownworld.org.

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Libya and Japan grab Germany’s attention

Elections in an East German state were largely overshadowed by the news from Japan and, far more, from Libya.

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UN chief calls for balanced and sustainable development

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described the world's economic model based on insatiable consumption of resources as  "a global suicide pact."

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Germans get rowdy to stop nuclear waste

A surprising number of people in Germany are leaving their sofas and demonstrating, angry at being ignored by ruling cliques.

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Germans fight nuclear plants, railroad stations, Nazis

In the center of Berlin last weekend over 100,000 people demonstrated against the government's deal with giant atomic energy corporations - and there's more.

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