For millions, the opening of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago resulted in genuine and understandable euphoria.
For people in Ukraine, and not only in the East, who don't agree with the right wing policies of Kiev, the situation is still ominous.
The previous notion that all forms of social resistance to capitalist hegemony are a good thing is no longer acceptable for the 21st century.
The actions came as a sequel to a long running controversy over the efforts of U.S. hedge funds to make a large profit at the expense of the Argentine people.
Ravelo led the fight in Barrancabermeja, his home city, against right-wing paramilitary domination.
A significant section of the Iraqi public is not willing to let the country split up.
But it is spurring worries of another misguided U.S. military undertaking, escalating war and chaos, with the people of the region bearing the brunt.
Although we read that Africa is making great strides, most of its countries, particularly those South of the Sahara, are still at the bottom of any measures of human wellbeing.
Join People's World co-editor Susan Webb Thursday morning, in a conversation and call to action.
The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.