TUC: Wage stagnation over decades as income gap widens
"People often cite the recession as the source of this income squeeze but a livelihood crisis has been brewing in Britain for decades.
"The financial crash has exposed decades of limp wage growth offset by soaring household debt."http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13663778
In graphics: The eurozone's crisis
EU rules say that countries using the euro are not allowed to have an annual deficit of more than 3% of GDP, but several countries have failed to keep to that rule in recent years.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13366011
WikiLeaks shows bitter Canada-U.S. water tiff
The documents shed new light on the longstanding spat between Canada and the U.S. over Devils Lake in North Dakota, calling it a "prime example of failed diplomacy."
One of the people at the centre of it all — former Manitoba premier Gary Doer — is now Canada’s ambassador in Washington.http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/ ... ables.html
Natural disasters displaced 42 million in 2010
...more than double the number during the previous year.
SUPERPOWER ENVIRONMENTALISMhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011 ... eport.html
5 U.S. troops killed in Iraq
...rocket attack in the Iraqi capital....
The U.S. [The Superpower] currently has roughly 46,000 U.S. troops in Iraq....http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/06/ ... 9206.shtml
>> Chronic unemployment worse than Great Depression
...the chronically unemployed face the hardest road back to recovery, and that while the jobs picture [>] may be improving statistically on a national level, it is not for them. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/06/ ... 9136.shtml
FBI partner InfraGard confirms hack, data theft
...[duh] InfraGard, a public-private partnership....
...[duh] a volunteer organization....http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/06/ ... ?tag=stack
Fuck FBI Friday™ press release http://lulzsecurity.com/releases/