A new R1-trillion [$96 billion] economic and social infrastructure program aims to transform many poor areas by building new roads, rail links, ports, universities and schools.
The author did not embroider what she saw or heard. The result did tend to make me angry, but not because of prejudice or dishonesty; it was because of the story she told.
The owner of Suez Steel is refusing to reopen the plant unless the workers he forced to strike there three weeks ago unconditionally return to their jobs.
Last year, after participating in a Beijing conference on the crisis of capitalism and the future of world socialism, I took the bullet train to Nanjing, 620 miles away.
Mexico, the large U.S. trading partner and southern neighbor, is on a path of "low-wage development," including weakening its labor law and oppressing independent unions.
Storeowners across India shut down their shops to protest the government's decision to allow foreign companies like Walmart access to the nation's retail market.
The lack of coverage of the Trans Pacific Partnership is because of the secrecy in which it's being written.
Canada's government made excessive cuts in its environmental departments, resulting in the firing of many top scientists.
Union leaders, including AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, delivered the strong message that "austerity does not work," and only makes things worse for workers, to the G-20 leaders of the industrialized world, meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico.
After massive layoffs at Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans, leading ocean scientists - and the environment itself - will suffer the consequences.