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July 26 on the mind, in Cuba and everywhere

Revolutionaries went on to defeat the U. S. supported dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. In doing so, they launched the Cuban project of building a socialist society.

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Brexit or Lexit – the Left has its work cut out

The Brexit represents either a moment of opportunity for the Left to challenge Europe's oligarchy--or a chance for nationalists to poison the UK's politics.

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British Iraq War report is damning for former PM Tony Blair

Report on the UK's role in ginning up the Iraq war is damning, but doesn't go far enough in condemning the killing of Iraqi civilians.

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This week in history: Peoples’ Olympiad protests Berlin Olympics of 1936

Many of the athletes were sent by trade unions, workers' clubs and associations, socialist and communist parties and left-wing groups.

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Solidarity Center documents wage theft in Zimbabwe

Workers in Zimbabwe are seeing their already-low wages stolen at alarming rates.

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Venezuela in crisis, U.S. intervenes

Venezuela's people are suffering the consequences of a parasitic elite, and their economy's over-reliance on oil extraction.

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Bolivarian Venezuela besieged

For over a year, the left-wing Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro has been battling for its life. But it and its "Bolivarian" support base are not giving up.

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European Union goes after Portugal, Spain on austerity

Austerity creates suffering for the people as well as shrinking rather than growing their countries' economies.

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Australia elections: Right-wing Coalition holds onto power

Turnbull's Coalition only secured 42 percent of the popular vote and Labor 35 percent. An unprecedented 23 percent of voters rejected both major parties.

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After Berta Cáceres, another Honduran Indigenous environmental activist murdered

Lesbia Yaneth Urquía protested against mining companies building dams to provide water for their destructive activities.

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