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Germany: Drones and new tones

On June 11, 5,000 people came by bus, train, car, a few by bicycle, defying nasty weather to circle the Ramstein Air Base and demand it's closing.

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Finnish Communist Party: Make people the purpose of politics

The Finnish Communist Party (SKP or CPF) held its Congress on June 4-5 in Turku, Finland.

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British far right celebrates Brexit vote, Trump offers congratulations

The immediate winners of the Brexit vote appear to be the anti-immigrant right wing in Britain and across Europe.

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U.N. Decolonization Committee lambasts U.S. on Puerto Rico

The UN Special Committee on Decolonization met and discussed the situation of the U.S.-controlled island nation of Puerto Rico. 

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Revolution within the revolution: Vietnam, Cuba move toward LGBTQ equality

Each is a case of governments evolving together, inching toward their socialist aspirations where oppression is relegated to the past.

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France rising up against so-called labor law reform

French government mandates weakening important labor law protections are a key factor in the waves of protests that have rocked the nation.

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Brazilian Left pushing hard for referendum to stop rightward slide

The referendum would authorize new elections for October, but this depends on first defeating the efforts of the right to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office.

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This week in history: Nazis invade Soviet Union 75 years ago

Seventy-five years ago this week, in Operation Barbarossa, German forces suddenly invaded the Soviet Union.

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Continued political instability challenges Spain’s left to unite

A failure by the left to unite will open the door for Europe's resurgent far right, whose xenophobia and racism have gained ground all over the continent.

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Communist Party of France plans to build broad left coalition

French communists pledged that they will have half a million conversations with French voters this fall. 

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