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Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Mayor Kazumi Matsui called on President Obama and other world leaders to visit the city to see the scars of the atomic bombing first hand.

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Tomorrow: Join Google Hangout on “Gaza ceasefire: What now?”

Join People's World co-editor Susan Webb Thursday morning, in a conversation and call to action.

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Fighting intensifies in Eastern Ukraine as Kiev acts against Communist Party

The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.

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Cuba's "Operation Miracle" celebrated throughout Latin America

The U.S. public knows almost nothing about this internationalized project involving the restoration of vision for enormous numbers of people.

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Palestinians and Israelis mourn together but crisis deepens

Hundreds of Israeli Jews visited the mourning family of Muhammad Abu Khdeir in Jerusalem on Tuesday to express condolences over the vicious killing of the Palestinian teenager last week.

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Left, right, and even satirical parties get votes in Germany

In early June, Europe had to digest the results of the European Parliament elections - and choke down some pretty nasty clumps.

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Stuttgart and Sarajevo: lessons from the “Great War”

The lesson for us today is that we must spare no effort to build international working class unity against war, militarism, and imperialism.

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How imperial "Great Loot" shaped Middle East tragedies

As Iraq tumbles into another war, it's important to remember why adding yet more warfare to the current crisis will perpetuate exactly what the "Great Loot" set out to do.

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Why aren’t Nicaragua’s children fleeing to the U.S?

The proactive, preventative, community policing model of Nicaragua's police has helped make Nicaragua one of the safest countries in Latin America.

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Argentina, “vulture” funds, and the U.S. Supreme Court

The high court refused to hear Argentina's appeal of an appeals court decision which forces the South American country to appease predatory "vulture" funds.

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