November

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UK: 2 million strike to save their pensions

Tory attempts to belittle public-sector industrial action rang pathetically hollow.

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UN summit talks global warming

2011 is, so far, the world's tenth warmest year on record, despite the warming being masked by cooling La Nina conditions.

In Britain too, public workers under fire

Chancellor George Osborne careened ahead with disastrous economic policies as he launched a vicious new attack on public-sector workers.

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General strike shuts down Portugal

A general strike called by Portuguese unions against austerity measures imposed by international finance capital practically shut down Portugal last Thursday.

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In a first, U.S. allows Cuban envoy to travel to Ohio

It was first time in 10 years that the U.S. has permitted Cuba's highest ranking diplomat to travel away from the Washington D.C. area.

Uprising against authoritarian regime is renewed in Egypt's streets

Since Mubarak's departure, Egyptians have been frustrated in their desire for a democratic transformation.

Spain: crushing right-wing victory as economy teeters at brink

As expected, the Nov. 20 election to the the Spanish parliament was a massive defeat for the ruling Socialist Workers' Party

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Sandinista landslide in Nicaragua elections

Nicaraguans lined up last weekend to cast their ballot in the nation's first presidential election since the Supreme Court abolished term limits in 2009.

Colombia’s students defend public education, join worldwide movement

Colombian students are rejecting a government proposal aimed at privatizing public higher education. Students are demanding an alternative education that's democratic, free, and serves the great majority.

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Guatemala once more under “hard hand” after election runoff?

The Patriotic Party's General Otto Perez Molina, the one with the hard hand, won with 53.7 percent over the execution-happy businessman.

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