What were the issues culminating in this victory? The Left Democratic Front fought for the wages and living conditions of Kerala's workers and peasants.
A failure by the left to unite will open the door for Europe's resurgent far right, whose xenophobia and racism have gained ground all over the continent.
French communists pledged that they will have half a million conversations with French voters this fall.
A broad left coalition in the Andean nation asked supporters to help defeat a right-wing extremist.
In an authoritarian society, the activists behind Pink Dot walk a fine line.
More than a hundred delegates from organizations around the globe gathered here June 1 for the International Conference for World Peace and Progress.
Two hundred years after Simón Bolívar decreed slavery's end, the modern-day leftist movement named for him appears to be stalling across Latin America.
He claims to be a "socialist" while threatening to kill trade unionists and courting big investors at the expense of the poor in his home city.
The accusation was that Rousseff's government had filled budget shortfalls in 2014 and 2015 by shifting money from the central bank to cover social welfare programs' needs.
Europe today, though not dead, is in deep disarray, heart-rendingly for very many and menacingly for the world.