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Venezuela elections a low point in history

It was the first national Bolivarian electoral loss in 17 years, and a palpable sense of betrayal and sorrow has swept over the supporters of Chavez' successor, President Maduro.

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At #COP21, unions lobby hard for human rights and "just transition"

Just transition: discussed, debated and tweeted from Paris by global union, Indigenous, social justice, environmental and women climate activists as well as developing countries.

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ISIS uses religion as a front for racketeering

When some conflate Islam and ISIS, they help legitimize ISIS' claim to be an Islamic group -- but it's an organized crime organization using religion as a front.

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Latin Americans celebrate putting brakes on neo-liberal agenda

The Bolivarian countries have made great advances in fighting poverty, inequality and racial and gender discrimination as well as improving schools, health care and housing for their people.

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Restraint and cooperation needed in the fight against terrorists

It's time for justice, peace, and a heightened appreciation of the preciousness of life.

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Wars and armament sales behind world's refugee crisis

Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and other refuge-seekers are caught in a series of mouse-traps.

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Europe’s elections: a coming storm?

The backdrop for elections in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Ireland is one of deep economic crisis ignited by the American financial collapse of 2007-08.

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Canada's social democrats seek to end decade of Conservative rule

The leaders of Canada's four major political parties participated in the first debate of what will be a long campaign with the potential to make history.

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Interview with Greece PM Alexis Tsipras: “Austerity is a dead end”

On July 29, Sto Kokkino, the radio station politically close to SYRIZA, broadcast a long interview with Greece's Prime Minister.

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Germany's anti-immigrant politicians are today's Know-Nothings

Today, unfortunately, we are blessed with anti-immigrant Know-Nothings in many countries.

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