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June 4, 2009 | (Canada)

Human Rights in the Economic Crisis: A Powerful Amnesty Report

For those who believe that progress on human rights in the world has been adequate, Amnesty International has a sobering and powerful response in their 2009 Report - State of the World's Human Rights...

June 5, 2009 | Washington Times

Immaturity in power

A sign of immaturity - most often found in children and certain politicians - is being in denial or even unaware of the consequences of one's actions...

June 4, 2009 | Telegraph (UK)

No amount of reshuffling will solve the mess Labour has made

As a guide to the scale of Gordon Brown's problems, it is hard to beat the call by Lord Mandelson for Labour MPs to cut out the treachery...

June 3, 2009 | Sacramento Bee

Governor: 'Our wallet is empty'

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger dusted off his first-term playbook Tuesday in a rare legislative budget address...

June 3, 2009 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Systemic trouble

Every day, some businesses fail...

June 2, 2009 | Korea Times

'Recovery Unlikely Until Banks Restore Ability'

A noted economist has claimed the global economy will not see a meaningful recovery until banks' ability to lend to companies and individuals is fully restored, indicating that there might be a "double dip" downturn down the road...

June 2, 2009 | Australian

Is there a calm after the economic storm?

GLOBAL panic subsides, but what's next?...

June 1, 2009 | Weekly Standard

Say It Ain't So, Larry

Ninety years ago the Chicago White Sox intentionally lost--dumped, to you sports fans--the World Series...

June 1, 2009 | Bloomberg

European Nations ‘as Bad as Argentina,’ Ferguson Says

Many European governments’ finances are as risky as Argentina’s were at the height of its worst financial crisis, and the U.K. gives cause to be “extremely nervous,” Harvard University professor Niall Ferguson said...

May 31, 2009 | Times (UK)

Tangle of weeds awaits to strangle US green shoots

America will not go bust...