November

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Honduras election raises questions on turnout, international recognition

Regarding the controversial elections in Honduras on Sunday, November 29, all are agreed on one thing: National Party presidential candidate Pepe Lobo got the most votes.

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World socialists gather in Caracas

If nothing else, the "First International Meeting of Parties of the Left" in Caracas last week was ambitious.

Letter on Honduras urges U.S. to stand firm vs. coup

The following is an open letter sent by peace and social activist Tom Hayden to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis on the situation in Honduras.

World Notes: Cuba, Western Sahara, Afghanistan, Philippines, South Africa, Haiti

Cuba: Children a privileged class In televised comments on the 20th anniversary of the UN adoption of a Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF official José Juan Ortiz indicated that of nine million children dying each year from preventable causes, none are Cuban.

Professor says award should go to Mexico’s electrical union

Professor John Womack, an expert on Mexican labor history, has given up a prestigious prize, asking that it instead be awarded to the embattled Mexican Electrical Workers' Union.

Copenhagen or bust?

Much sheer speculation has been written about the upcoming Copenhagen climate negotiations, and we will see much more over the next few weeks. What is this conference about?

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India farmers stop price freeze on sugar cane

NEW DELHI- Over 12,000 sugarcane farmers demonstrated in New Delhi on Thursday (Nov. 19) to demand higher prices for their crop.

Workers, left parties meet on global economic crisis

NEW DELHI -- There could not be an agenda more significant for the communist and workers parties' 11th international meeting than global capitalism's deep and ongoing economic crisis.

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Rome Food Summit is a flop

There was little good news for the world's billion hungry people at the UN World Food Organization (FAO) Summit held November 16 - 18 in Rome.

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Can Germany's SPD lion add bite to its roar

The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), founded in the 19th Century, is the country's oldest party, and now its saddest one.

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