Violence in Venezuela Caused by Opposition, Not Government
The slant of Venezuela's private media and the international media on what is happening in Venezuela is clear: the government is responsible for the violence. In the first place, it is said, government-ordered gunmen are shooting at peaceful demonstrators and the violence generated by the opposition is just a response to the brutality of police and military forces.
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Brazilian Street Sweeper Strike Victorious
Fantastic news has arrived from Brazil, as the striking Garis - who have been engaged in a monumental strike for the last week - will have their demands met.
revolution-news.com | 10 Mar 2014, 4:00pm
Who Was in Kiev's Independence Square?
Now that Viktor Yanukovych has gone, and new elections are promised, we need to assess the political and popular forces that succeeded in overturning Ukraine's political system.
www.counterpunch.org | 10 Mar 2014, 3:00pm
Remarks of the Chief Electoral Officer, on Bill C-23
Bill C-23 is a very important piece of legislation that touches upon practically every aspect of the electoral process. In this regard, it is the most comprehensive reform of the Canada Elections Act since it was completely overhauled in 2000. I would be less than transparent, and I would not do service to parliamentarians, if I did not share the full extent of my concerns with respect to the measures presented in Bill C-23.
www.elections.ca | 10 Mar 2014, 1:00pm
Why Is Stephen Harper Ignoring the UN's Push to Investigate Missing Aboriginal Women?
Over the last thirty years--according to investigations by the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) and the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)--668 aboriginal women have gone missing or were murdered in Canada.
www.vice.com | 10 Mar 2014, 12:00pm
Britain accused of breaching European treaty with austerity cuts to councils
Council of Europe finds local authorities unable to provide essential services - a breach of self-government charter.
www.theguardian.com | 10 Mar 2014, 4:00am