Because Germany has the biggest economy in the EU, and is at the center of a "core" of wealthy nations that also use the Euro - France, Austria, and the Netherlands - Berlin largely calls the shots.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, of the right-center Revolutionary Institutional Party, has announced long awaited plans for allowing private industry to play a bigger role in the finances of the national oil company, PEMEX.
There's a big bus trundling around London this week, manned by British postal workers - and they're not doing it for fun or to show sights to tourists
The centrist government of Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla is going ahead with a privatization scheme involving the Luis Muñoz Marin airport.
Land takeovers for industrial farming are on a fast track with harmful effects accumulating. And plans are unfolding for manufacturing and trade enclaves under privatized governance.
Colombian students are rejecting a government proposal aimed at privatizing public higher education. Students are demanding an alternative education that's democratic, free, and serves the great majority.
Major media in the U.S. and Europe offer myths to explain Greece's economic crisis.
Nine major trade union federations of India demonstrated together last month on five essential issues that affect a vast majority of Indian people.
In Mexico, the electricians’ union stands in the way of the government’s attempt to privatize the country’s electrical grid.