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Polish president attempts ban of communist symbols

Anticommunist hysteria in Poland crossed the boundaries of common sense long, long ago. Recently it has crossed the boundaries of absurdity.

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World socialists gather in Caracas

If nothing else, the "First International Meeting of Parties of the Left" in Caracas last week was ambitious.

Professor says award should go to Mexico’s electrical union

Professor John Womack, an expert on Mexican labor history, has given up a prestigious prize, asking that it instead be awarded to the embattled Mexican Electrical Workers' Union.

Workers, left parties meet on global economic crisis

NEW DELHI -- There could not be an agenda more significant for the communist and workers parties' 11th international meeting than global capitalism's deep and ongoing economic crisis.

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Rome Food Summit is a flop

There was little good news for the world's billion hungry people at the UN World Food Organization (FAO) Summit held November 16 - 18 in Rome.

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UN Gaza report becomes political football

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution opposing any "endorsement or further consideration" of the UN Goldstone report, but the action is unlikely to have long-term significance.

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UN General Assembly denounces U.S. blockade of Cuba

For the 18th consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday voted to condemn the economic blockade that the United States has maintained against socialist Cuba.

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Iraq blast targets government, elections

Yesterday's  attacks on Iraqi government buildings were widely blamed on remnants of the Saddam Hussein regime and other elements seeking to destabilize the country.

World Notes: Chile, UK, Gilbraltar, UN, Afghanistan, Cuba

Chile and indigenous rights; UK and privatization; United Nations and food aid; Gibraltar and worker rights; Afghanistan and stress; Cuba and children.

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Iraq elections will shape post-occupation direction

With U.S. preparing to pull out troops next summer, Iraq heads to key elections, and a drop in violence is spurring an upsurge of social movements.

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