May

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Spanish Civil War vets’ legacy continues

The Spanish Civil War ended over 70 years ago. But families and supporters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade have never stopped their fight to end wars and crimes against humanity.

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Another Iraq? U.S. aids Saudis in Syria intervention

Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other feudal Persian Gulf states are providing millions of dollars in funding to Syrian opposition forces every month, with U.S. backing and coordination.

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German elections: The good, the bad, and the ugly

In a way, it's a "good news" and "bad news" angle.

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Anti-discrimination law protecting gays passes in Chile

In Chile last week, after a long legislative battle, the country's first all-inclusive anti-discrimination bill became law.

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French Left candidate goes one-on-one with ultra-rightist

Jean-Luc Melenchon, the Left Front's candidate in the recent presidential elections in France, has announced he will run as a candidate.

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Spain's prime minister is banking on a failed past

Mariano Rajoy's promise went the same way as his pledges on not raising tax - in the shredder.

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Austerity goes down to defeat in Europe

Voters rejected political parties that have pushed for austerity, and voted in lawmakers who campaigned for policies of economic stimulus and growth.

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Radical Islamists push agenda in Mali

The West African country of Mali continues to be a source of worry, as radical Islamist rebels try to consolidate their hold on the North.