The “transparent government” that President Barack Obama guaranteed during his electoral campaign has become yet another broken promise. The August 14 Huffington Post revealed a memo containing details of “the deal” Obama cut with health care mega-corporations in secret White House meetings.
With the help of Socialist Alliance members in the growing Sudanese community in Australia, Green Left Weekly is proud to publish a regular Arabic language supplement. The Flame covers news from the Arabic-speaking world as well as news and issues from within Australia. The August, 2009 edition can be read at Links, international journal of socialist renewal.