Daily Archives: June 9, 2013

Record floods reach Budapest


AlJazeeraEnglish

Published on Jun 9, 2013

The river Danube is set to peak in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, where hundreds of thousands of sandbags have been laid to protect the city but some suburbs are already under water. The floods have forced tens of thousands to flee their homes around Central Europe over the past week. The river Elbe in the eastern German city of Magdeburg is also at a record level, higher than had been forecast and thousands of people have been moved to safety after the river flooded and burst through a dam. While the river Elbe threatens Germany, further south, the focus is now on the Danube in Hungary. Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports from Budapest.

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As Greece Erupts, BBC’s Paul Mason on “The New Global Revolutions” over Austerity, Inequality

http://www.democracynow.org/2012/2/22/as_greece_erupts_bbcs_paul_mason

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Why Austerity Kills: From Greece to U.S., Crippling Economic Policies Causing Global Health Crisis

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A People’s Revolt in Cyprus: Richard Wolff on Protests Against EU Plan to Seize Bank Savings

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/3/25/a_peoples_revolt_in_cyprus_richard

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Arianna Huffington on Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream

http://www.democracynow.org/2010/9/10/arianna_huffington_on__third_world

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“Looting Main Street”–Matt Taibbi on How the Nation’s Biggest Banks Are Ripping Off American Cities with Pre datory Deals

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American Fascism: Ralph Nader Decries How Big Business Has Taken Control of the U.S. Government

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/6/4/american_fascism_ralph_nader_decries_how

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