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Prime Minister of Iceland forced out over Panama Papers connection

Thousands of protestors packed the square outside Gunnlaugsson's office and coated the windows with thrown yogurt.

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‘Panama Papers’ to expose global capitalist shell game

The total fallout from the Panama Papers cannot be predicted, but it's already a topic of conversation going into the Russian elections.

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World facing "new extremes" in the widening wealth gap

Wealth inequality will grow, and with it greater instability, continued crisis, and deepening misery for the world's working people.

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Bolivarian left in Latin America poses major challenge to capitalism

The possibility of creating all-people's unity against the corporate, imperialist enemy is getting greater.

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Europe's new barbarians

Austerity as a strategy is more than just throwing a scare into countries, it is also undermining the social contract between labor and capital that has characterized much of Europe for the past two generations.

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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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