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Fascists at the gate in Greece

Golden Dawn - with its Holocaust denial, its swastikas, and Hitler salutes - makes it look like it inhabits the fringe, but it has roots that make it dangerous.

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Greece: debt and memory of war

Memory is selective and therein lies an explanation for some of the deep animosity between Berlin and Athens in the current debt crisis.

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Brazil: Amid coup talk, massive demonstrations for and against Dilma

Mass demonstrations took place Mar. 14 in a number of Brazilian cities in support of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party.

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Rise of Joint List's Ayman Odeh shakes up Israeli politics

A politician who wants to build an Arab-Jewish "alliance of the disadvantaged," has emerged as one of the biggest surprises of Israel's election campaign.

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U.S. sanctions against Venezuela draw objections worldwide

President Obama said the situation in Venezuela represents a danger to U.S. interests; protests against that statement occurred all over the world.

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U.S. escalates tensions with Venezuela

Obama activated sanctions against Venezuela last Monday, which had been approved by Congress and signed by himself.

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American people key to normalization of U.S.-Cuba ties

Those who care deeply about peace and friendship between peoples should be part of every key battle ahead.

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Syriza’s Greece: whispers of battles past

The negotiations between Greece and the EU bring to mind Themistocles, a man who knew when to retreat and when to fight. 

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Women fight an uphill battle in El Salvador

A delegation of women recently paid a visit to El Salvador to see what women are doing there to better their lives.

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Today in women’s history: Rosa Luxemburg born in 1871

Rosa Luxemburg, born on March 5, 1871, in Zamość, Poland, was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish-Jewish descent.

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