Hollande Confirms Thousands of Job Slash in Franc’s Military Forces

Hollande Confirms Thousands of Job Slash in Franc’s Military Forces Hollande Confirms Thousands of Job Slash in Franc’s Military Forces TEHRAN (FNA)- French President Francois Hollande confirmed a plan to trim 24,000 jobs in armed forces by 2019 as part of the government’s efforts to tighten public spending crucial to reach healthy finances. “…The defense…

Italy Coalition: Thousands Rally In Rome Against Cuts

Italy Coalition: Thousands Rally In Rome Against Cuts Italian demonstration against austerity on May 18, 2013. In southern Europe the economic crisis of capitalism is worsening every month., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. 18 May 2013 Last updated at 13:40 ET Italy coalition: Thousands rally in Rome against cuts About…

Madrid Metro Workers to Strike on Wage, Job Cuts

Madrid Metro Workers to Strike on Wage, Job Cuts Madrid Metro Workers to Strike on Wage, Job Cuts TEHRAN (FNA)- Commuters in the Spanish capital city of Madrid will have to put up with a further series of Metro strikes starting on Wednesday after workers on the city’s transport system voted to protest against proposed…

Cyprus to Grant Citizenship to Biggest Foreign Bailout Losers lol

Cyprus to Grant Citizenship to Biggest Foreign Bailout Losers lol Cyprus to Grant Citizenship to Biggest Foreign Bailout Losers TEHRAN (FNA)- Cyprus will offer citizenship to foreigners who lost at least €3 million in state banks under the bailout deal, the country’s president announced. The new measure, to a great extent affecting Russians, is expected…

Strike Halts Train, Sea Travel in Greece

Strike Halts Train, Sea Travel in Greece Strike Halts Train, Sea Travel in Greece TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of thousands of travellers were stranded across Greece on Wednesday as seamen and train conductors called a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures. Ferries were moored at ports across the country, and train services were disrupted as employees…

Fiscal Austerity Threatens the U.S. Economy

Fiscal Austerity Threatens the U.S. Economy Fiscal Austerity Threatens the U.S. Economy   Despite claims of an economic recovery, 50,000 people showed up in downtown Detroit seeking applications for assistance with utility bills and mortgage payments. The political leaders in the U.S. have failed to stem the crisis while millions suffer daily., a photo by…

It’s Not a “Fiscal Cliff” … It’s a Descent Into Lawlessness

It’s Not a “Fiscal Cliff” … It’s a Descent Into Lawlessness By Washington’s Blog Global Research, December 26, 2012 It’s Not a Tax or Spending Problem … It’s a Devolution Into Lawlessness The “fiscal cliff” is a myth. Instead, what we are facing is a descent into lawlessness. Wikipedia notes: In many situations, austerity programs…

A Revolutionary Perspective on the Imposition of Greater Austerity Measures in the United States

via Pan-African News Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, at the Central United Methodist Church annual banquet dinner held at the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit. Azikiwe attends the event every year. (Photo: Leona McElvene), a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. A Revolutionary Perspective on the Imposition of Greater…

Occupy Sandy, from relief to resistance

by Yotam Marom Rockaway Park residents volunteering with Occupy Sandy take a break in front of the YANA Community Center. Two weeks ago I was in my hometown of Hoboken, New Jersey, wading waist deep in a murky combination of floodwater, oil and sewage. More than a week later, after finally getting unstuck from New…

Photos: Greek Protesters Clash With Police On Austerity Measures

Protesters clashed with police near the parliament in Athens, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012 during the second day of demonstration against new austerity measures. A crucial parliamentary vote on new spending cuts is the toughest test yet for the country’s fragile four month-old coalition government, which must pass the 13.5 billion euro ($17 billion) package of…

Italian police crack down on protests, injure students

SOURCE Dozens of Italian students are injured in clashes with police during protests against austerity measures introduced by the Italian government. On Friday, thousands of Italian students gathered outside the Education Ministry in Rome to express their anger over education cuts imposed by the country’s Premier Mario Monti where police clashed with protesters. According to…