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Why the Berlin Wall fell remains a relevant question today

For millions, the opening of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago resulted in genuine and understandable euphoria.

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Ukraine: Knocking down the Lenin statues

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.

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Rethinking social antitheses: ISIS and the Islamic State

The previous notion that all forms of social resistance to capitalist hegemony are a good thing is no longer acceptable for the 21st century.

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Argentina, UN approve a radical move on the “vulture capitalists”

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.

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Defending Colombian political prisoner David Ravelo, and others

Ravelo led the fight in Barrancabermeja, his home city, against right-wing paramilitary domination.

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Is Iraq breaking up?

A significant section of the Iraqi public is not willing to let the country split up.

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War talk re Syria ratchets 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.

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Africa conference pushes corporate interests

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.

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Tomorrow: Join Google Hangout on “Gaza ceasefire: What now?”

Join People's World co-editor Susan Webb Thursday morning, in a conversation and call to action.

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Fighting intensifies in Eastern Ukraine as Kiev acts against Communist Party

The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.

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