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Portland’s Austerity Resistance Movement Sparks Changes to City

Portland’s Austerity Resistance Movement Sparks Changes to City
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This article is co-published with Occupy.com. On June 20, Oregon’s Portland City Council unanimously voted to approve a budget that had been one of the most grassroots-contested examples of austerity in recent memory. Weeks earlier, in a vote to approve the framework of this budget on May 29, the City Council’s long-maintained show of consensus […]

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O que explica o silêncio de Obama em relação à nova guerra no Congo?

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A Portuguese translation of Why is Obama Silent Over the New Congo War?   A última Guerra do Congo, que terminou em 2003, matou 5,4 milhões de pessoas – o pior desastre humanitário desde a II Guerra Mundial. A matança foi diretamente possibilitada pelo silêncio internacional sobre o assunto. A guerra foi ignorada e as […]

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Obama ou Romney? Cinco previsões para depois das eleições presidenciais

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A Portuguese translation of Five Easy Post-Election Predictions (No Matter Who Wins). É verdade que Barack Obama e Mitt Romney têm muitas diferenças políticas. Mas também estão de acordo em muitas políticas essenciais; o suficiente para tornar os próximos quatro anos facilmente previsíveis, seja quem for o vencedor. Eis cinco previsões baseadas nas mais importantes […]

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Die Reichen besteuern oder den Staat privatisieren?

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A German translation of Tax the Rich or Privatize the State? Die große Rezession und ihre mögliche Fortsetzung hat die Privatisierung in den Vordergrund der US-Politik gerückt. Den meisten Amerikaner ist dies allerdings nicht bewusst, weil Medien und Politiker das Wort «Privatisierung» nicht in den Mund nehmen. Sie benutzen weniger bedrohliche Ersatzbegriffe, aber das Ziel bleibt: […]

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Nästa steg i förstörelsen av Syrien

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A Swedish translation of The next step in the destruction of Syria. Amerikanska medier har helt klargjort sina avsikter: de så kallade rebellerna som attackerar Syriens regering måste ha mer stöd för att främja Syriens ”revolution”. Det är kontentan av den mycket hypade attacken av Syriens rebeller i landets två största städer, som i västmedier […]

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The Devastating Consequences of a Corporate Health Care Bill

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Introduction by Shamus Cooke, June 28, 2012 Workers Action is re-posting the following health care articles that were written as “Obamacare” was coming into existence. These article show that since day-one, nothing pro-worker was going to emerge out of the Democratic controlled congress. The interests of the health care corporations were placed ahead of everyone else’s interests, […]

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Oregon’s Anti-Teacher Offensive

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Teachers Fight Back Today But What About Tomorrow? An Introduction by Workers Action The brave teachers and community members out at Reynolds School District in the city of Fairview, near Portland, are fighting passionately against a cuts-only contract put forth by the school board. Their strike must be supported and aided by all working people. A key political […]

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Democratas viram à direita

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Na véspera da vitória dos republicanos nas eleições intercalares, foi dito aos trabalhadores que votassem nos democratas para evitarem que o “realmente perigoso” Partido Republicano tomasse o poder. Há um quê de verdade nisto: o Partido Republicano tem virado cada vez mais à direita nas últimas décadas, até chegar ao ponto em que é incapaz de […]

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Wie Firmen den US-Kongress Eigen

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Shamus Cooke A German translation of How Corporations Own Congress Mit den Wahlen im November, die sich schnell nähern, wird die Mehrheit von Amerikanern ein Ding denken: “Wer sorgt sich?” Diese Teilnahmslosigkeit ist nicht wegen der Unerfahrenheit, wie einige beschuldigen. Eher bezieht das Desinteresse der Arbeitsleute im zwei Parteisystem Intelligenz ein: Millionen von Leuten verstehen, dass […]

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The Devastating Consequences of a Corporate Health Care Bill

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Shamus Cooke Wading through the endless debate over health care has exhausted the patience of most Americans — the zigzags, obscure language, and long-winded discussion is inherently repulsive.

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