Public sector unions have called a one day general strike in Portugal this Thursday to protest against the government's draconian austerity measures and its further plans to reduce pay and lengthen working hours in the public services.
A nationwide strike has erupted across Greece following the sudden closure of the state TV channel yesterday. Workers in all key industries and services walked off the job today in protest at the move, bringing the country to a virtual stop.
The English Defence League has been receiving quite some attention from the press recently. In particular, they have had some very favorable publicity in Digital Journal. However, readers may be surprised to know who they really are.
New York -
Major Bloomberg's "stop and frisk" policy in New York has been heralded as the reason for the drastic drop in crime in the city. But the strategy may now be out of control and could be threatening the racial fabric of the city.