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First round election results in Brazil leave left hopeful

On Sunday October. 5, Brazil held its general elections, after a campaign that was anything but boring.

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Anger in Mexico over attack on teachers’ college students

Mexicans reacted with anger and indignation to the disappearance and possible murder of 43 young students of a teachers' college near Iguala, in the Southern State of Guerrero.

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Sudan crackdown marks anniversary of repression

The government of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al Bashir is engaged in a crackdown against a nationwide, broad-front opposition movement.

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Why the Berlin Wall fell remains a relevant question today

For millions, the opening of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago resulted in genuine and understandable euphoria.

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Cuba appeals to United Nations on U.S. blockade

The United States wants to "isolate a small country because it defends its sovereignty and its right to freely choose its future."

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Ukraine: Knocking down the Lenin statues

For people in Ukraine, and not only in the East, who don't agree with the right wing policies of Kiev, the situation is still ominous.

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U.S. steps up dangerous bombing campaign in Syria

Already Reuters has reported that U.S. missiles destroyed grain silos in a northern Syrian town, killing civilians but not ISIS fighters.

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Rethinking social antitheses: ISIS and the Islamic State

The previous notion that all forms of social resistance to capitalist hegemony are a good thing is no longer acceptable for the 21st century.

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UN group condemns discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

The text condemns violence and discrimination based on gender identity and welcomes advances in the protection of those rights.

 

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Rep. McDermott: Why I voted against sending arms to Syrian rebels

"I did not arrive at this decision easily. The threat ISIS poses to the people of Iraq and Syria is a serious one. "

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