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Canada's social democrats seek to end decade of Conservative rule

The leaders of Canada's four major political parties participated in the first debate of what will be a long campaign with the potential to make history.

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Interview with Greece PM Alexis Tsipras: “Austerity is a dead end”

On July 29, Sto Kokkino, the radio station politically close to SYRIZA, broadcast a long interview with Greece's Prime Minister.

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Germany's anti-immigrant politicians are today's Know-Nothings

Today, unfortunately, we are blessed with anti-immigrant Know-Nothings in many countries.

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What the Greek “no” vote means for American workers

All the workers of the world, I hope, hear the Greek voice, as in ages past they did. Solidarity. Its time is now.

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The Bushes, dirty tricks and regime change in nuclear-free Palau

On June 30, 1985, 30 years ago today, Haruo Remeliik, the president of anti-nuclear Palau, had his brains blown out.

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Enforcement not the answer to Europe’s immigration problems

International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.

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Today in history: Good sex with Dr. Ruth

Today is the birthday of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, born (as Karola Ruth Siegel) in 1928 in Wiesenfeld, Germany.

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Yemen war redraws Middle East fault lines

Yemen, the small country tucked into the bottom of the Arabian Peninsula, is shattering old alliances and spurring new ones.

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Today in history: The Lusitania is torpedoed and sinks 100 years ago

The British passenger liner Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-boat 18 miles off the Irish coast.

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U.S. sends forces to train Ukraine National Guard, communists repressed

Some 300 U.S. military personnel are carrying out a training program for the Ukrainian National Guard near the city of Lviv.

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