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Video: Retired city workers denounce Detroit pension cuts

Australian treasurer calls for “a global age of responsibility”

(Just in case some libertarians are still naive enough to think their opinions are counter-establishment…)

from the WSWS

Speaking in Washington on the eve of World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) meetings, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey this week called for a deep structural assault on retirement pensions, welfare and public services.

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Report: Ukraine Special Forces Refuse to Attack Demonstrators in Donetsk

(It’s no wonder they’re bringing in fascist death-squad mercs from the West)

from RT

… The U-turn comes after Ukraine’s elite Alpha unit reportedly refused to obey an order to besiege protester-held buildings. At a session of law enforcement officials in Donetsk, one of the Alpha commanders said that he and his men are a force intended for rescuing hostages and fighting terrorism and will only act in accordance with the law, local media reported.

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Growing East/West Divide

by Stephen Lendman

US hostility toward Russia is unprecedented. It exceeds the worst of Cold War politics. John Kerry’s Tuesday Senate testimony highlights what’s ongoing. Big Lies substitute for truth.
Kerry hypes one after another. Credibility isn’t his long suit. Or integrity. He represents the worst of imperial arrogance. His style reflects demagoguery, bullying, and bluster.
He’s contemptuous of rule of law principles. He deplores democratic values. He’s committed to war, not peace. He’s vying to become America’s worst ever diplomat.

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Ukraine Media War: Fake content triggers big news



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