Organizers expect fast-food workers throughout the US to walk off the job on Thursday in a show of solidarity against what they allege are immoral industry practices, and as part of the movement lobbying for a $15 federal minimum wage.
The hauling up of Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger before a panel of MPs like a “naughty school boy” is an attempt by the UK government to deflect the issues raised by Snowden’s leaks and shirk proper debate Glyn Moody, journalist and writer, told RT.
In the first ever public hearing, Europe’s human rights court examined Poland’s role in CIA ‘black site’ prisons and torture of suspects. Poland refuses to share information with the court saying that it could compromise a domestic investigation.
US energy giant Chevron has resumed its search for shale gas in north-eastern Romania after hundreds of riot police reportedly brutally removed a bunch of villagers who had been camping out at the site protesting the company’s plan.
Three African-American high school students claim they were arrested on Wednesday, November 27 while simply waiting for a bus in Rochester, New York, but police say the teenagers were obstructing pedestrian traffic.
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger strongly defended his newspaper’s publication of the Snowden leaks in response to a hostile grilling by a UK parliamentary committee Tuesday, as MPs attempted to show that national security was breached.
The French National Assembly has adopted a bill allowing the authorities to access and gather internet user data without judicial approval. The bill has been slammed by activists as going “against the principles of democracy.”
The United Nations is set to carry out an investigation into the spying activities of the US and UK, a senior judge has said. The probe will examine the espionage programs and assess whether they conform to UN regulations.
A team from the International Trade Union Confederation was shocked by the horrendous conditions migrant workers are forced to toil under in Qatar. ITUC's General Secretary, Sharan Burrow, spoke with RT about the “modern day slave state.”