Monthly Archives: March 2011

Living Wage Law and New York City: A Referendum for the “Bloomberg Era”?

NEW YORK – On one side stands a coalition of local legislators and activists; on the other, the mayor’s office and developers. The two camps are fighting over a City Council bill called the “Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act” … Continue reading

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Debate Over Possible Wal-Mart Opening in New York City Continues

NEW YORK – Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, known for its megastores in suburbs and smaller towns, has been rebuffed by residents and union activists in New York and other large cities across the United States. But buoyed by a … Continue reading

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Italian-Made Tanks Sold to Qaddafi between 1982 to 1992 Deployed by Libyan Army outside of Benghazi; New York Times, Al Jazeera Show Images of Oto Melara “Palmaria” Self-Propelled Howitzers Destroyed by UN Airstrikes

By Paul Mutter NEW YORK – On March 21, 2011, the New York Times displayed online a photo of several Libyan Army vehicles said to have been destroyed by the multinational coalition enforcing UN Security Council Resolution 1973. Below is … Continue reading

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“This is What Democracy Looks Like!”

Outside the Madison Capitol, a labor protest shirt hangs from the neck of a statue. In Madison, thousands protest Governor Scott Walker’s anti-union bill as the labor movement embraces a new political strategy. By: Juan Victor Fajardo MADISON, Wis.—More than … Continue reading

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