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Female Nobel winners are rare: One was a British communist

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani female education activist, shot but never silenced by the Taliban, became the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

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Duvalier: Dead but not gone

Jean-Claude Duvalier, responsible for the death of thousands and theft of millions, who moved openly in the society of Haitian elites, died Oct. 4 a free man.

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Globalization and NAFTA caused migration from Mexico

U.S. trade and immigration policy are linked. They are part of a single system, not separate and independent policies.

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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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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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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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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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Argentina, UN approve a radical move on the “vulture capitalists”

The actions came as a sequel to a long running controversy over the efforts of U.S. hedge funds to make a large profit at the expense of the Argentine people.

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Defending Colombian political prisoner David Ravelo, and others

Ravelo led the fight in Barrancabermeja, his home city, against right-wing paramilitary domination.

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