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Ending of anti-Cuba policies moves forward slowly

People who want to see a change in U.S.-Cuba policy should study the details of these bills and check if their own senators are listed as co-sponsors.

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Opposition to repressive Canadian legislation grows

"The NDP has identified several serious problems in C-51, including that the bill will give broad new powers to CSIS without enhancing oversight."

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Judge withdraws from Ukraine Communist trial because cops raided his office

Violent attacks have been launched against Ukrainian Communists that have led to deaths and injuries.

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Peace and justice organizations oppose new authorization of military force

The president's proposal would authorize military operations against the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) for three years.

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Today in people’s history: The Japanese internment

Over 127,000 Japanese Americans were sent to ten concentration camps in remote areas of Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and inland California.

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Venezuela denounces coup attempt

On Feb. 12, the left wing government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that it had nipped in the bud a plan to carry out a coup d'etat.

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Today in people's history: Nelson Mandela released from prison

Today marks exactly 25 years since the day in 1990 when anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela was released from prison to become a free man in South Africa.

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Greece’s Tsipras declares end to austerity, favors jobless over creditors

Alexis Tsipras set his leftist government on a collision course with Greece's creditors, proclaiming an end to the era of austerity and "five years of bailout barbarity." 

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Repression increases against Sudanese left and progressive media

Sudan has been in an increasing state of turmoil since its southernmost part broke off in 2011 and formed the Republic of South Sudan.

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PEGIDA: Horrors and contradictions

In Germany the ultra-right is building bases in towns and villages while the government fears any progress which threatens their austerity policy.

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