The Cyclical Crisis of Capitalism: Who is to Pay for the “Recovery”?

There is little agreement amongst politicians, economists, business leaders and media commentators on the likely speed of economic recovery.

It’s Time to Break With 'Capitalism Without Rules'

The mass media abroad are watching Japan because they think that such things as karoshi (death from overwork), unpaid overtime and the growth of the working poor are unimaginable in Europe.

Communist Party USA Statement on North Korean Nuclear Test

The Communist Party USA is shocked and appalled at North Korea's recent nuclear test, as well as its subsequent test firing of at least two missiles. We see these acts as incredibly provocative and irresponsible.

North Korea: No way to act

North Korea's recent nuclear test, as well as its subsequent test firing of two missiles, represents a grave threat to peace and stability in the region, the fight to eliminate nuclear weapons from the world and, more generally, the fight for peace and social progress.

China Opposes N. Korean Nuke Test

China was resolutely opposed to the nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the Foreign Ministry said here in a statement Monday.


Japan: Protests Greet Nuclear Fuel Shipments

Two cargo ships carrying recycled nuclear fuel, a combination of uranium and plutonium extracted from spent nuclear fuel, arrived in Japan on May 18 from France for the planned introduction of plutonium-thermal power generation in the fall.

Labor Activists Denounce Aung San Suu Kyi’s Detention

As the trial of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi marked its second day, solidarity activists and workers under the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL), an active member of the Free Burma Coalition-Philippines today held a protest action in front of the Burma embassy in Makati City and denounced the recent arrest and detention of world’s only imprisoned Nobel laureate.

Agent Orange Tribunal Backs Vietnamese Victims

The US government is guilty of crimes against humanity for using Agent Orange in Vietnam according to a ruling by the International People’s Tribunal of Conscience announced in Paris on May 18.

Agent Orange: US Guilty Says Hearing

PARIS – The International People’s Tribunal of Conscience in Paris made its final judgment yesterday, concluding that the use of dioxin by the US military in Vietnam from 1961 to 1971 was a war crime against humanity.


Brazil's President in China for Talks Cementing Partnership

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent his second day in Beijing in meetings with Chinese leaders Tuesday, which analysts said will cement bilateral partnership.

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