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Germany: Drones and new tones

On June 11, 5,000 people came by bus, train, car, a few by bicycle, defying nasty weather to circle the Ramstein Air Base and demand it's closing.

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This week in history: Nazis invade Soviet Union 75 years ago

Seventy-five years ago this week, in Operation Barbarossa, German forces suddenly invaded the Soviet Union.

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Growth of far right party cause for alarm in Germany

Most alarming, since Germany is the strongest, most central European country, is the strength of its far-right Alternative for Germany.

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French Communists convene international peace conference in Paris

More than a hundred delegates from organizations around the globe gathered here June 1 for the International Conference for World Peace and Progress.

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Ex-dictator, others sentenced in Argentina for "Operation Condor" crimes

A court in Buenos Aires convicted General Reynaldo Bignone and 14 other officers of crimes against humanity committed during the "Dirty War" of 1976-83.

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From the 1945 People’s World archives: Remembering the Holocaust

Milton Howard, a correspondent for the Daily Worker, saw Hitler's death camps. For Holocaust Remembrance Day, we re-publish his account.

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Baiting the bear: NATO and Russia stumble toward new Cold War

U.S. and European leaders say Russia is becoming more "aggressive" lately; with NATO troops on its border, Moscow sees things differently.

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The Vietnam War and Agent Orange are millennials’ problem too

Money alone won't reverse the human and ecological casualties Agent Orange has dealt, but financial reparations would be a step in dealing with a dark part of history. 

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Venezuela elections a low point in history

It was the first national Bolivarian electoral loss in 17 years, and a palpable sense of betrayal and sorrow has swept over the supporters of Chavez' successor, President Maduro.

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Is "pitiless war" the best leaders can offer these days?

A week of horrible carnage, and more pain as the powerful take refuge in clichéd policies that once again turn the wheel of violence.

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