Canada: 33 Excellent reasons to Defeat the Harper Tories

The Conservatives have expanded Canada's role in the bloody military occupation in Afghanistan, which is now extended until at least 2011. To date, 97 Canadians and thousands of Afghans have died in this tragic war, which has cost Canadian taxpayers an estimated $8 billion.

PWW Better World Awards, NYC

This year the Better World Awards was held on Saturday June 14, 2008. The event took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium at 1199 SEIU.

A Complete Guide to the Bush-McCain Economic Crisis

The week of September 15, 2008 has been a dramatic and unprecedented period in the world of high finance. The economic crisis is not over despite what some pundits and politicians have claimed. A series of government interventions have changed the map of banking and finance.

Obama Tackles Economic Crisis, Calls for Comprehensive Solution

Linking the financial crisis on Wall Street to the economic struggles of working families, Barack Obama, in a speech today, Sept. 19th, in Miami, Florida, called for 'even bolder and more decisive action' than the Bush administration has been willing to take.


Economic Meltdown: John McCain and the 'Old Boy's Network'

The labor movement sharply criticized the Bush administration's and John McCain's responses to the failure of two major US financial institutions this week.

'It's easy for me to be ... divorced,' says McCain

After weeks of negative campaigning and mud-slinging, John McCain made a stunning admission this week. During a presidential forum Sept. 11th, McCain said, 'It's easy for me to go to Washington and, frankly, be somewhat divorced from the day-to-day challenges people have.'

To Michigan, Former Mexican Pres. Fox Says Get Over Job Losses

Former ultra-conservative Mexican President Vincente Fox took a swipe at Michigan workers this week while appearing to endorse John McCain.

French Postal Workers Issue Strike Call for September 23

The six trade union federations are organizing a joint day of action against the planned privatization of the postal service.

McCain's Record on Killing Jobs in Michigan

As is widely understood, though, economic hardship in Michigan has been driven primarily by so-called free trade policies pushed by the Bush administration and John McCain. But John McCain has also used his vote in the Senate to help companies profit at the expense of taxpayers and working people who need jobs.

John McCain, Sarah Palin and the Politics of Distraction

As moderate elements of the Republican Party melt away from supporting the Bush legacy and John McCain, more and more of the hardcore and extremist forces and voices in the Republican Party have eagerly stepped forward.

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