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*August 24, 2012 [[Greenpeace]] environmental activists occupy a Gazprom drilling platform in the arctic ocean. ([http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/greenpeace-activists-occupy-gazprom-platform-in-arctic/467085.html ''The Moscow Times''] [http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/makingwaves/arctic-action-live-occupying-platform/blog/41855/ "Arctic Action LIVE!"])
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*August 24, 2012 Inventories of unsold consumer goods, automobiles, and other products were reported to be rapidly rising in the [[People's Republic of China]]. ([http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/24/business/global/chinas-economy-besieged-by-buildup-of-unsold-goods.html ''The New York Times''])
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*August 22, 2012 Pedro Garcia, former police chief, was sentenced to 70 years in prison for kidnapping of a student during the [[Guatemalan Civil War]]. ([http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/22/guatemala-jails-former-police-chief ''The Guardian''])
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*August 20, 2012 The 2nd International Trade Fair opened in [[Rasŏn]]. ([http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trade-fair-in-north-koreas-northeastern-tip-gives-locals-and-foreigners-chance-to-make-a-deal/2012/08/21/cb2d2630-eb69-11e1-866f-60a00f604425_story_1.html ''Washington Post''], [http://www.nknews.org/2012/08/rason-city-north-korea-2nd-international-trade-fair-opens/ Video ''NK News''], [http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/north-korea-economic-zone-remains-construction-article-1.1141758 ''New York Daily News''], [http://chosonexchange.org/?p=1702 Images, ''Chosen Exchange''])
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*August 18, 2012 Carlos D’Oliveira of the Revolutionary Steel Worker's Front was dismissed as president of Sidor, the Venezuelan steel company. ([http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/7180 Venezuela Analysis])
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*August 17, 2012 [[Jang Sung-taek]] of the [[Workers' Party of Korea]] met with President [[Hu Jintao]] and Prime Minister [[Wen Jiabao]] of the [[People's Republic of China]] following 6 days of economic negotiations.[http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90883/7915258.html (''People's Daily'')] [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/18/world/asia/influential-north-korean-meets-with-chinese-leaders.html (''The New York Times'')]
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*August 16, 2012 34 workers die during a [[wildcat strike]] at a platinum mine in South Africa. ([http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/72cb0f7c-ec7f-11e1-8e4a-00144feab49a.html ''Financial Times'']) ([http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/17/world/africa/south-african-police-fire-on-striking-miners.html ''The New York Times''])
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*April 30, 2012 [[general strike]] in [[Bangladesh]] enters 2nd day after [[disappearance]] two weeks ago of Elias Ali, an opposition leader. [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/01/world/asia/bangladesh-opposition-activists-charged-as-strike-turns-violent.html "Bangladesh: Opposition Activists Charged as Strike Turns Violent"]
 
*April 30, 2012 [[general strike]] in [[Bangladesh]] enters 2nd day after [[disappearance]] two weeks ago of Elias Ali, an opposition leader. [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/01/world/asia/bangladesh-opposition-activists-charged-as-strike-turns-violent.html "Bangladesh: Opposition Activists Charged as Strike Turns Violent"]
 
*May 1, 2012 [[International Worker's Day]] [http://www.democracynow.org/2012/5/1/no_work_no_shopping_occupy_everywhere "No Work, No Shopping, Occupy Everywhere": May Day Special on OWS, Immigration, Labor Protests] Coverage by ''[[Democracy Now!]]''; by [http://www.thenation.com/blog/167694/may-day-2012-love-hopeless-place Laura Flanders, columnist] for ''[[The Nation]]''
 
*May 1, 2012 [[International Worker's Day]] [http://www.democracynow.org/2012/5/1/no_work_no_shopping_occupy_everywhere "No Work, No Shopping, Occupy Everywhere": May Day Special on OWS, Immigration, Labor Protests] Coverage by ''[[Democracy Now!]]''; by [http://www.thenation.com/blog/167694/may-day-2012-love-hopeless-place Laura Flanders, columnist] for ''[[The Nation]]''

Revision as of 06:21, 20 September 2012

  • Today, the world is ready to listen to Occupy Wall Street and its claim to speak for the 99% against the profiteering 1%. [1] October 18, 2011
  • Barack Obama speaks about the debt ceiling stand-off saying compromise has become a "dirty word".[2] July 25, 2011
  • Philippines: Communist rebels and government meet and agree to continue talks [4] February 22, 2011