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German election results reflect rightwing hypocrisy on Berlin Wall

U.S. readers are now probably wondering and/or worrying about their own election results. But, different as they may be, there are similarities between there and Germany.

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Ukraine Elections: Free and democratic?

Sectors of the ultra-right with fascist and Nazi origins were allowed to run riot by the respectable" conservatives who took over the Ukrainian government in February.

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Left biggest winner in Uruguay election, but runoff needed

In Uruguay, the presidential runoff is both a family matter and an ideological confrontation.

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff re-elected in close vote

Rousseff won most of Brazil's  26 states including Minas Gerais, Neves' home state where she was the governor from 2003 to 2010.

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President Morales and Bolivian socialists score big election win

Morales' MAS brought an increase in resources available to the Bolivian people as the result of a burgeoning economy.

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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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Amid Haiti election dispute, ex-President Aristide under house arrest

There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.

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Germany: The votes are in

Political porcelain has been broken, raising questions on what went wrong and, to quote that old Abbott and Costello routine, "Who's on first?" for the next five years.

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Indonesia elects working-class metalhead president

Joko Widodo has become the president of Indonesia after winning 53.13 percent of the vote in the country's 2014 presidential election. He will take office Oct. 20.

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German Social Democrats paying the price of too many deals

Instead of trying to improve its frayed, faded image as a progressive force, this party pays even more attention to "healthy business interests" and thus "encourage the economy."

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