Germany: Arm Sales Scandal Rocks Parliament

Merkel just wouldn’t let the cat out of the bag.

Organic Dimensions of the "Arab Spring"

The protests in the Middle East are sending shockwaves across the Arab world and the autocrats and dictators ruling the region are trembling with fear.

China to Continue Reform, Opening Up – Hu

Original source: XinhuaThe Communist Party of China (CPC) will intensify its efforts to combat corruption, which is crucial in gaining popular support for the Party and ensuring its very survival,  President Hu Jintao said Friday.

Atlanta: Public Workers Fight to Preserve Pensions

Original source: The Atlanta Progressive NewsATLANTA, Georgia, Jun 30, 2011 (IPS) - Municipal workers across the United States are fighting to preserve their pensions amidst a concerted campaign by corporate interests coupled with budget shortfalls facing all urban areas in the current recession.Some of the affected workers include those who work in sanitation, water, public works, police and fire departments.

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