How could Hollywood muscle-man Arnold Schwarzenegger win the California Governor recall election?

Earlier this fall, with healthcare costs spiraling upward and new Census data showing increasing numbers of Americans without health insurance, the Bush administration quietly changed federal regulations to allow hospitals to turn away more low-income patients from their emergency rooms.

There has been a real shift in public opinion against President Bush and his war in Iraq since he declared victory in Iraq on May 1.

PRESIDENT GEORGE W Bush summed it up best during a recent speech when he said: "These are historic times". The last few years have ushered in a new era of poverty, war and frustration for American youth. Everyday life is becoming political. More and more young people are now looking for alternatives to Bush...

Rising tuition pricing students out of education

"I am not saying that the dream is over, but I think I dreamed the wrong dream”. Those were the words of former PT (Workers’ Party) federal deputy from Rio de Janeiro, Fernando Gabeira, who has just announced his resignation from the PT in protest against the Lula government’s environmental policy.

Over the last weeks, a powerful movement of workers, peasants and the indigenous peoples – the poorest people in the poorest country of Latin America – has checked the neo-liberal plans of the Bolivian government and, on 17 October, forced President Gonzalo Sánchez de Losada to resign.

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