Saturday, May 05, 2007

Alternative news report

The pro-regime news network "CNN" has reported that a violent police crackdown on peaceful protestors has taken place in Los Angeles, a major city on the West coast of the United States of America. The crowds had been protesting for the rights of immigrants to the country when police allegedly began to fire at them with rubber bullets and used batons to disperse the crowds. Though claiming to be a democracy, criticism of the country's economic system, based on an exploitative form of free market economics, is usually harshly dealt with. The protest is the latest spate in a string of events throughout the country's history as poor people and immigrants push for better conditions and recognition.

The Republic, dominated by a two party oligarchic system, has had a history of oppressing it's minorities, only cautiously initiating reforms following the 1960's race riots and protests. These protests, held by the descendants of black people enslaved in Africa and imported to the country a century earlier, are considered a pivotal moment in the country's recent history. However, the "African American" community, as was seen recently in the New Orleans disaster, remain deeply poverty stricken, suffering from one of the highest mortality rates in the country.

The country's economic system, historically dominated by a wealthy minority of Anglo-saxon males, is considered one of the harshest in the world, providing poor health care and benefits to its citizenry, and locking poor people in a vicious cycle of debt and long working hours.

The regime is also known to routinely lure immigrants and poor people to work for it as mercenaries in overseas military ventures, with the promise of a green card and better pay.

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