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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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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


What the Greek “no” vote means for American workers

All the workers of the world, I hope, hear the Greek voice, as in ages past they did. Solidarity. Its time is now.


The Bushes, dirty tricks and regime change in nuclear-free Palau

On June 30, 1985, 30 years ago today, Haruo Remeliik, the president of anti-nuclear Palau, had his brains blown out.


Enforcement not the answer to Europe’s immigration problems

International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.


Today in history: Good sex with Dr. Ruth

Today is the birthday of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, born (as Karola Ruth Siegel) in 1928 in Wiesenfeld, Germany.


Yemen war redraws Middle East fault lines

Yemen, the small country tucked into the bottom of the Arabian Peninsula, is shattering old alliances and spurring new ones.

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