Economic crisis kills people


This video from the USA says about itself:

Marvin E. Schur, 93, froze to death in his Bay City, Michigan home several days after the municipal power company had restricted his access to electricity due to outstanding bills. Local residents have reacted with anger to his death.

The economic crisis continues.

More major layoffs hit US economy: here.

UK: Thousands more workers lose their jobs: here. And here.

French car industry bailout: a new attack on the working class: here.

Insolvency of German microchip manufacturer threatens 12,000 jobs: here.

Men who made £1bn as banks were bailed out: here.

Canada’s 75 Billion Dollar Bank Bailout: here.

1 thought on “Economic crisis kills people

  1. Dear Friends,

    Afro-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization will participate in the activities of the world Social Forum by a delegation consists of Dr. Helmy El Hadidy. The World Social Forum 2009 will be held in Belem – Brazil during the period from 27 January to 1 February 2009.

    AAPSO is going to hold a seminar under the title “The International Financial Crisis”. The Seminar will tackle the following issues: A review of the crisis, its causes and effects, what does this crisis mean in terms of social effects on both the developed and under-developed world, suggestion for the developing world to minimize the effects and probably avoid furthers damage.

    The main speaker in the seminar is Dr. Helmy Elhadidy who will stay in the following hotel:
    Formula 1 hotel
    AV. Jose Bonifacio, 234
    Tel: 559132017600

    Nouri Abdul Razzak Ahmed Hamroush

    Secretary General President

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