Antonio Luis Santos da Costa of the Socialist Party, forms a government with the support of the Communist, Ecologist (Green) and Left Bloc deputies in the national parliament.
It was a day to remember, a date for the record books: It marked a surprising development in German politics!
"Unions are multi-cultural organizations that unite people around class issues, such as the abuse of low-pay temp workers,"
The Sept. 6 elections cannot be seen as legitimate because of the multiple scandals concerning violations of campaign laws and the constitution.
A quarter of a million angry voices challenged the government's "dangerous and unjust" spending cuts at the weekend.
Those familiar with the process attribute delays to the complexity of the ballots and a new system of voting and weighing votes.
The new Joint List is now being hailed from the center to the left as the bright spot in the Israeli political scene.
Opinions did differ, but the entire congress gave major blame for the crisis to NATO, the European Union and the German government.
"The horrific news coming from the coal mine near Soma is a punch in the gut for every coal miner everywhere in the world."
The noise is terrific and everyone zooms back and forth, round and round, clashing with everybody else. And there may be no real winner -- except perhaps the man at the cash register.