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  • Chavez nationalises Banco de Venezuela

    Chavez nationalises Banco de Venezuela

    July 6, 2009

    Original source: President Hugo Chavez has made a great leap towards increasing democratic control over the economy by nationalising Venezuela's third-largest bank. The government took over Banco de Venezuela after agreeing to pay Spanish privateer Grupo...

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  • COMMENTARY On racism, Supreme Court rules for status quo

    COMMENTARY On racism, Supreme Court rules for status quo

    July 3, 2009

    Another good reason why Sotomayor should be confirmed The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the New Haven firefighters is not a reason to keep Judge Sonia Sotomayor off the court as some on the right...

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  • New York Pride

    New York Pride

    July 3, 2009

    The demand for full marriage rights was a major theme at the June 28 Gay Pride Parade in New York. The parade route took the marchers past the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar raided by police...

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  • OPINION Lets break mayor-corporate lock on citys schools

    OPINION Lets break mayor-corporate lock on citys schools

    July 2, 2009

    NEW YORK — At 12:01 this morning, the law that enshrined mayoral control of New York City’s public schools formally expired, as the state Senate remained paralyzed by crisis. The city’s old Board of Education was...

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  • Central Asia union support Employee Free Choice Act

    Central Asia union support Employee Free Choice Act

    July 2, 2009

    Leaders of the global union for skills and services, (UNI) affiliates in Kyrgyzstan together with the UNI Moscow delivered a letter to the Ambassador of the USA to the Kyrgyz Republic in support of Free Choice...

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