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Corbyn and Sanders: Socialists surge on both sides of the Atlantic

Sanders denounced what he called the "political cowardice" of Republicans who "scheme to make it harder for people who disagree with them to vote."

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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.

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European left leaders call for “Plan B” for their economies

On the 13th July, the democratic elected Greek government of Alexis Tsipras was brought to its knees by the European Union.

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Bolivarian left in Latin America poses major challenge to capitalism

The possibility of creating all-people's unity against the corporate, imperialist enemy is getting greater.

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Today in Latino history: 25 years since the murder of Myrna Mack

Mack was murdered by a military death squad due to her criticism of the Guatemalan government's treatment of the indigenous Maya.

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Corbyn poised to shift UK’s Labor Party to the left

One of the parties that led international social democracy's turn toward the centrist 'third way' in the 1990s is now poised to elect a new leader from the left.

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In Mexico, a history of struggle drives a dance of resistance

Change and catastrophe produced one of the world's most beautiful dances: The Dance of the Feather.

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Immigrants, welcome and unwelcome in Europe

Desperate families facing ever new obstacles from weather, hunger and thirst to barbed wire fences - these pictures hammer at emotions for one tragic week after another.

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Guatemalan president arrested, trouble looms as election goes to runoff

Otto Perez Molina resigned and was arrested on charges of corruption and accepting bribes; the elections that followed sent a confused message.

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Sen. Wyden positioned to secure rights for Guatemalan workers

"This visit to Guatemala reinforced how important it is to include strong labor protections in our trade deals and to make sure the U.S. follows through with enforcement of those rules."

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