CEOs Loot the American Economy

AFL-CIO President Trumka Launches 2011 Executive PayWatchand Campaign to Strengthen Wall Street Reform  Searchable Online Data Bank Includes CEO Pay at 299 S&P 500 Companies  www.paywatch.org

A New “Beijing Consensus”?

Original source: People's Democracy

Obama’s Budget and Deficit Plan – and Our Decision Time

The president’s speech, April 13th, on his deficit plan relieved many who had not yet recovered from the ugly compromises Democrats were compelled to make to avoid a government shutdown.

The People of Venezuela and the U.S. Celebrate the Retaking of Democracy

The People of Venezuela and the U.S. Celebrate the Retaking of DemocracyOn the nine-year anniversary of the retaking of democracy in Venezuela, U.S. voices send messages of support to the Venezuelan people and the Bolivarian Revolution.On April 13, 2002, the pressure and protests of the majority of the Venezuelan people returned President Hugo Chávez to office, bringing to an end a 48-hour coup launched by sectors of the Venezuelan political opposition, including its allies in the private media and in the international community.The coup, which began on April 11 and was supported by the administration of President George W. Bush, left 19 people dead and shattered Venezuela’s democratic institutions.

Democratic Process of Planning

Original source: China Daily

March to Stop the Freeloaders

Original source: OurFuture.org