May

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Syria at a tipping point

108 civilians were reportedly killed in Houla, a group of Syrian villages. The dead included 49 children and 34 women.

Move to rehabilitate Hungary’s ultra-right “heroes”

A conflict has erupted between the far-right government of Hungary and the new left-center government of neighboring Romania.

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Quebec student strike: Do you hear the noise?

Tonight, I took a casserole [saucepan] and I came timidly out into the street.

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Spanish Civil War vets’ legacy continues

The Spanish Civil War ended over 70 years ago. But families and supporters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade have never stopped their fight to end wars and crimes against humanity.

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Mexico's upcoming elections: The candidates, the issues

On July 1, Mexico will hold elections for president and for the 128 seat Senate and 500 seat Chamber of Deputies.

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Brazil probes dictatorship's human rights abuses

Brazil's government will now investigate human rights violations committed by the right-wing military dictatorship that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985.

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Support grows for striking Quebec students

Police repression coupled with draconian measures to limit peaceful protest have failed to stop a student strike in Quebec.

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U.S. military takes on Honduras

The drug "war" is used to justify U.S. military intervention in Honduras, now a way station for drugs moving from South America to U.S. consumers.

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Try telling John Carlos that sports and politics don’t mix

Star sports editor talks to the 1968 Olympian about his iconic protest, a lifetime of struggle and why athletes are reluctant to make a stand.

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U.S. intransigence on Cuban Five prisoners a high stakes game

With appeals all but exhausted, the only hope for relief of unremitting judicial abuse of the Cuban Five lies with President Barack Obama.

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