Some 80,000 workers stopped work in mid March at hydroelectric plants, refineries, and electric generating facilities in "the biggest social protest by workers in many years," according to upsidedownworld.org.
The new National Security Law would give the military and state security the right to use force on the simple declaration that they constitute a national security threat.
What did America's founders have to say about royalty?
The Ahmadenijed regime appears increasingly detached from the real world, and opposition continues on the streets.
So far 2011 is proving to be an eventful year for Myanmar, formerly known as and still generally called Burma.
The time is overdue for justice-minded people to organize to secure terrorist Luis Posada's extradition to Venezuela.
WikiLeaks has released yet another cache of highly secret, highly controversial documents - this time about the U.S. detention facility at its naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
At the Cuban Communist Party's sixth congress, it was an occasion for remembering and rededication.
In the "democratic" Czech Republic, the government argues that communism is a criminal ideology, just like Nazism.
Two Communist-led states of India, West Bengal, with a population of 90 million and Kerala, with 30 million, are in the midst of tough elections.