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World communist parties debate strategy for the road ahead

Attended by representatives of 75 parties in 63 countries, this meeting featured vigorous discussion about the role and policies of communist parties in today's world.

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Top 14 quotes from Pope Francis, "2013 Person of the Year"

A list of 14 quotes from Pope Francis that help believers and nonbelievers in the quest towards a better world.

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Pope calls church to action to liberate poor

In Pope Francis' document, he denounces the anti-human effects of the "idolatry"of the market and the radical wealth inequality resulting from it, but what is really new is making this issue the center of the Catholic Church's mission.

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The New York Times describes an East German model city -- and is fair!

The author did not embroider what she saw or heard. The result did tend to make me angry, but not because of prejudice or dishonesty; it was because of the story she told.

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Is the world of advertising swallowing Russia?

Moscow seems engulfed by the modern world of advertising; the signs, ads and billboards sometimes remind me of Times Square.

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Former IMF head Strauss-Kahn probed for ties to prostitution, pimping

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been arrested and released again, this time in connection with a prostitution scandal.

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Struggles sharpen in Cyprus

Recent events in Cyprus, occurring in the context of the global capitalist crisis, have led to a sharpening of the class struggle in this small island nation.

Trans-Pacific Trade Pact called new NAFTA

Warning of a new "NAFTA for the Pacific Rim," labor is demanding a new deal being negotiated for the Pacific region include protections for workers rights, health care and the environment.

World unions say jobs first

The leaders of the world's unions are demanding that national leaders put jobs first as the way to get the globe out of its continuing deep recession.

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May Day message from the Acropolis

Members of the Communist Party of Greece staged a symbolic occupation of the Acropolis May 4, hanging enormous banners bearing the slogan "Peoples of Europe rise up."

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