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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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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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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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Europe on the edge after Brexit vote and Spanish elections

The next few years will be filled with opportunity, as well as danger. Anti-austerity forces are beginning to resist the "troika." But so, too, are parties on the right.

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NATO games 2016: War machine slipping under the radar?

NATO recently wrapped up the largest war games in Eastern Europe since World War II. Some say the alliance's actions are pushing Europe toward a new Cold War.

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“We’re with Corbyn”: Stacey Guthrie’s mass art action in Cornwall, UK

One artist, dozens of messages written in the sands of Cornwall's beaches. What was it about?

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