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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Today in history: World day of prayer for the environment

In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.


Mass uprising is shaking up Iraq

Iraq has witnessed a growing mass protest movement with demonstrations held every Friday since July 31 at Tahrir Square.


South Africa: miners’ killing marked with call for unity

President Jacob Zuma called on South Africans to remember the 44 people killed at the Marikana platinum mine.


Dissident journalists persecuted in Mexico

Ruben Espinosa was evidently on a special list because of his photojournalism activities, including the investigation of a previous murder of a journalist.

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