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May Day: workers of the world unite and take over – their factories | The Guardian

by Faiz Ahmed last modified May 01, 2015 09:47 AM
"Countless factories shut their gates. But some workers at perhaps as many as 500 sites across the continent – a majority in Spain, but also in France, Italy, Greece, and Turkey – have refused to accept the corporate kiss of death."

The link address is: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/01/may-day-workers-of-the-world-unite-and-take-over-their-factories

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Canada’s Austerity Consensus

by JBB last modified May 01, 2015 09:17 AM
Since the 1990s, austerity has carried the day in Canada. | by Michal Rozworski | Jacobin

The link address is: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/04/canada-austerity-stephen-harper-conservatives/

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Honor the Vietnamese, Not Those Who Killed Them

by JBB last modified May 01, 2015 09:15 AM
by Michael D. Yates | Monthly Review

The link address is: http://monthlyreview.org/2015/05/01/honor-the-vietnamese-not-those-who-killed-them/

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Cambie Corp. Goes to Court The Legal Assault on Universal Health Care

by JA Cox last modified Apr 29, 2015 06:47 PM
"This report examines recent attempts by private sector advocates to challenge the right to universal public health care in the courts, with a focus on the current Charter challenge before the B.C. Supreme Court, led by Brian Day's Cambie Surgeries Corporation, where plaintiffs are asking the Court to legalize extra-billing, user fees and private insurance. It reviews the evidence on the impact of for-profit providers and payers on wait times and looks at the potential consequences a successfulcould have on Canada's most valued and cherished public program."

The link address is: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/cambie-corp-goes-court

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Why Baltimore Rebelled

by JBB last modified Apr 28, 2015 08:54 PM
by Shawn Gude | Jacobin | The most salient thing in Baltimore isn’t the damage caused by protestors, but the grinding poverty and neglect wrought by capital.

The link address is: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/04/baltimore-freddie-gray-unrest-protests/

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The Future of Solidarity: Toward a New Social Ethic

by JBB last modified Apr 25, 2015 11:29 AM
by Edward Martin and Mateo Pimentel | CounterPunch

The link address is: http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/04/24/the-future-of-solidarity/

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China’s Offering a World Bank Alternative — and U.S. Allies Are Signing Up

by JBB last modified Apr 25, 2015 11:23 AM
Beijing is only too happy to offer an alternative to Western-dominated international finance. What's more surprising is that leading Western economies are signing up. | By Walden Bello | FPIF (via Znet)

The link address is: https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/chinas-offering-a-world-bank-alternative-and-u-s-allies-are-signing-up/

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A New Deal for Greece

by JBB last modified Apr 25, 2015 11:18 AM
By Yanis Varoufakis | Source: Project Syndicate (via Znet)

The link address is: https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/a-new-deal-for-greece/

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WWI and the Armenia Genocide

by JBB last modified Apr 25, 2015 11:14 AM
[April 24, 2015] marks the 100th anniversary of the Ottoman Empire’s attack on Armenians. On April 24, 1915, several hundred Armenian intellectuals were rounded up, arrested and later executed. This was the start of the Armenian genocide, a bloody massacre which was to last until 1917. Here we republish Alan Woods’ article that covers this tragic episode during the First World War. | IMT

The link address is: http://www.marxist.com/wwi-part-seven-turkey-joins-the-war.htm

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The Neoconservative Counterrevolution

by JBB last modified Apr 25, 2015 11:08 AM
In the anti-sixties backlash, neoconservatives were the most formidable intellectual opponents of social progress. | by Andrew Hartman | Jacobin

The link address is: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/04/neoconservatives-kristol-podhoretz-hartman-culture-war/

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