This video from the USA is about a single payer health care system.
USA: As state tax revenue continues to fall with no end in sight, lawmakers are responding by deepening cuts to social programs, education, and government jobs. Unlike previous recessions, most cuts enacted now will not be reversed: here.
WE, THE undersigned individuals and organizations, would like to express our solidarity with the college students currently protesting 32 percent tuition hikes at California’s public universities. As activists who believe in young people’s ability to fight for change, this is precisely the kind of civic engagement we strive to achieve: here.
In an extended interview, we speak with former New York governor Eliot Spitzer about the financial crisis and how it was handled by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Bernanke and Geithner “actually built and participated in creating the structure that now has collapsed,” Spitzer says and calls on them to be replaced: here.
The UN warned on Thursday that the world’s poorest states are especially hard hit by the global financial crisis and will feel its impact for years to come: here.
Steamy Text Messages Lands Couple In Dubai JAIL: here.
THEY were intended as the ultimate luxury possession. But ”The World”, the man-made islands off the coast of Dubai shaped like the countries of the globe, are sinking, a property tribunal has heard: here.
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