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Saturday, 21 April 2012

Suicide Over Greek Pension Cuts. Working For Apple. Bolivia Cancels Highway Contract.

Pensioner kills himself because of pension cuts in Greece. Working conditions for Apple employees in US and China. Bolivian government cancels contract for highway through indigenous land and national park, maintains commitment to project.
"Greece: Public suicide sparks fresh protests against murderous cuts"
by Afrodity Giannakis
Green Left Weekly
www.greenleft.org.au/node/50636

"The Unpalatable Reality of Working For Apple"
by Mark Engler
New Internationalist
www.newint.org/columns/mark-engler/2012/04/01/apple-jobs-human-rights/

"New Twist for TIPNIS Road: Bolivia Cancels Highway Contract"
by Emily Achtenberg
North American Congress on Latin America
www.nacla.org/blog/2012/4/16/new-twist-tipnis-road-bolivia-cancels-highway-contract
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