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Chosun Ilbo | 2015-07-06

Greece Defiantly Rejects Europe's Bailout Terms

Greek voters have overwhelmingly rejected a demand by the country's lenders to impose more austerity measures on them in exchange for new bailout loans for the...

The Associated Press | 2015-07-06

Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor and planet

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the poor...

The Washington Post | 2015-07-06

Psst, ever heard of that guy Jerry Garcia?

Musically, it was hard to complain about the Grateful Dead’s farewell, otherwise known as “Fare Thee Well.” Some critics groused, but the seven musicians on...

The Guardian | 2015-07-05

France and Germany intervened over World Cup votes, says Sepp Blatter

The German football body was told to vote for Qatar for ‘economic reasons’, Fifa president tells a newspaper, adding that he is ‘tired of taking the blame’ ...

CNN | 2015-07-05

Russian rocket filled with crew supplies to dock at space station

(CNN)After a series of failed resupply missions, a Russian capsule loaded with crew provisions is expected to dock at the International Space Station early...

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CounterPunch | 2015-07-06

Looking Inside Fukushima Prefecture

Because of Japan’s unconscionable open-ended new secrecy law, it is very likely journalism in the...

CounterPunch | 2015-07-06

A Rebuke to EU-Imposed Austerity

With 90% of the votes counted, the Greek people have voted 61% to 39% against accepting the latest...

CounterPunch | 2015-07-06

Capitalism’s Self-Revealing Practices

Don’t cry for me Argentina (although you might be next), because Greece is at the head of the line....

CounterPunch | 2015-07-06

Could Justice Scalia Be the One to Rescue Labor?

By now everyone who has regularly paid attention to what might optimistically be called the...

CounterPunch | 2015-07-06

Saving the European Idea

It was never going to be the happiest of results. But there was a sense among a good many that this...

CounterPunch | 2015-07-06

Greece Rejects the Troika

Just after 7 PM Greek time on Sunday, I was told that the “No” vote (Gk. Oxi) was winning...