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Massive protests shake up Israel

Nearly 300,000 Israelis took to the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday, chanting, "The people demand social justice."

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Tottenham unrest a symptom of Tory Britain

Riot-scarred Tottenham began picking up the pieces Sunday from a night of violence that local trade unionists warned could erupt anywhere in Britain due to unemployment and social alienation.

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750,000 walk off jobs in Britain

Hundreds of thousands of public-sector workers the length and breadth of Britain defied slurs and threats Thursday to mount one of the biggest walkouts since the country's 1926 General Strike.

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British workers stage massive protest against cuts

On the streets of London on Saturday three-quarters of a million people staged the biggest protest yet in the fightback against the Tory-led coalition's brutal cuts program.

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Greek workers stage second general strike in two weeks

Two million Greek workers walked off the job for the second time in two weeks Thursday after the country's Parliament backed slashing of the nation's pension system.

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Economic crises and modern Greek mythology

Major media in the U.S. and Europe offer myths to explain Greece's economic crisis.

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General strike paralyzes Greece

Greece has been brought to a standstill by a general strike, with up to 2 million workers in a 24-hour stoppage against the government's austerity program.