Atlanta: Community Applauds Dekalb's Delay of Marine School

ATLANTA – A coalition of anti-war activists, students, and parents on Monday, June 01, 2009, applauded the DeKalb County Board of Education for delaying its plans to open the DeKalb Marine Corps Institute.

DOJ Blocks Discriminatory Voting Practices In Georgia

WASHINGTON – A coalition of voting rights groups and attorneys today praised a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to block the use of flawed and racially discriminatory voter registration practices by Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel.

GM: America's Car Company

We all own General Motors now. The US government will provide about $30 billion and the Canadian government will chip in another $9 billion to keep General Motors (GM) afloat through a bankruptcy process that began June 1st.


US Pursues Closer Economic Ties with China

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is making best of his first Beijing visit to pursue a closer economic ties with China. Geithner will spend Monday in a flurry of meetings with China's top economic team, including Vice Premier Wang Qishan and chiefs of commerce, finance, banking and securities.

Goodbye, GM

I write this on the morning of the end of the once-mighty General Motors. By high noon, the President of the United States will have made it official: General Motors, as we know it, has been totaled.

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