Monday, April 25, 2011

Latest from World Socialist Web Site, 25 April 2011


UAW sets benchmark for wage-cutting in global auto industry

Having eliminated a quarter of a million jobs in the US over the past decade, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are now planning to hire 35,000 new workers for their American plants by 2015, a leading industry analyst recently reported.

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US senators call for Gaddafi's assassination

Senior leaders of the US Congress yesterday called for the assassination of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and a major escalation of air strikes.

US State Department human rights reports Gulf allies: A record of repression and torture Part 3: Bahrain

Syrian regime extends crackdown on protests

New effort to force Yemeni president from office

Human rights groups condemn crackdown in Bahrain

Democrats and Republicans escalate campaign against health care programs

Britain: Bristol riots provoked by police

Australia: Villawood riot sparks protests at other immigration detention centres

Japan's nuclear evacuees face bleak future

Pakistan: IMF demands brutal restructuring in return for further funding

WikiLeaks' cables reveal: Portugal's intelligence chief accused Australia of "fomenting unrest" in East Timor

Education policy of SPD and Left Party in Berlin: A devastating balance sheet

Britain: Most universities to charge maximum tuition fees

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