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Two major lawsuits--filed in the United States against multinational
corporations including GM, IBM and Citigroup for aiding and abetting
apartheid--are at a critical juncture.

See also Tim Shorrock's March 2002 story for The Nation
on the Carlyle Group.

As unemployment soars, many workers are rethinking their libertarian views.

Over the past few months, yet another epidemic has come to trouble our
unhappy world. Shortly after SARS was identified, the entire globe was
put on notice.

The best names in Wall Street, who besmirched themselves with
double-dealing stock-market scandals, were finally "punished" recently,
and the miscreants could not contain their glee.

Freshly unearthed documents may force the AFL-CIO to face up to past betrayals.

How 'fighting terrorism' became a bludgeon in Bush's assault on labor.

Even before US troops arrived in Baghdad, looting broke out--in
Washington.

A lot of folks die.
At last the war ends.
The world is made safe
For Dick Cheney's friends.

On April 6, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz spelled it out:
There will be no role for the United Nations in setting up an interim
government in Iraq.

Blogs

More photos and videos are rolling in from US Uncut's national day of protest. Participants stress they're fighting for America's future by demanding corporations pay their fair share in taxes.

March 28, 2011

Video and photos have begun to come in from US Uncut's actions from across the country on Saturday.

March 27, 2011

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is now attempting to implement his anti-union power grab, despite a judge's order blocking the move. But Wisconsin's elected Secretary of State is standing firm for the rule of law.

March 27, 2011

Half a million people marched through London in opposition to the British government's austerity program. But is anyone listening?

March 26, 2011

Today marked US Uncut’s second big nationwide protest. Coast-to-coast, more than 40 cities joined in a day of action protesting the tax dodging practices of massive corporations.

March 26, 2011

US Uncut wants Americans to stop fighting each other and focus on the real enemy: billion-dollar corporate thieves dodging taxation.

March 25, 2011

The US Uncut movement is spreading across the country staging protests to make corporate tax dodgers pay up.

March 24, 2011

Republican fanatics are trying to take the country back to a time when workers had no rights.

March 24, 2011

Wisconsin Secretary of State Doug La Follette has successfully blocked the publication of Governor Scott Walker's anti-labor legislation for almost two weeks. Now, the courts are backing him up.

March 24, 2011

In a lot of the talk about attacks on labor, the focus has been on electoral politics and cash. But doing away with unions does away with one of the only forms of popular education we have. It's person-to-person education that will save us. Organizing. And we need the unions for that.

March 23, 2011