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Left victory in Greece breaks new ground

All eyes are on Greece, where left-wing Alexis Tsipras became the new prime minister on Monday, Jan. 26.

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Opposition to militarism spurs big win for Japan’s communists

The Japanese Communist Party scored historic gains in December's parliamentary elections, and most strikingly in Okinawa.

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Socialist-minded people still need to discuss implosion of Soviet socialism

All socialist-minded people should be encouraged to discuss Sam Webb's "Season's Reflections on Socialism."

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Unity worth the effort at world Communist meeting

The 16th Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties was hosted with elegant patience by the Communist Party of Ecuador. 

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Venezuelan Communist youth group attacked, right wingers blamed

The attack followed by three weeks the murder in Caracas of young, charismatic socialist National Assembly delegate, Robert Serra.

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Female Nobel winners are rare: One was a British communist

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani female education activist, shot but never silenced by the Taliban, became the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

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Iraq’s Communist Party condemns ISIS

The Communist Party of Iraq has issued a statement, dated September 2014, regarding the recent barbaric attacks launched in that country by ISIS.

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South Sudan: Communists speak out on crisis

In spite of efforts to get talks going, fighting continues between factions aligned with President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar.

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Chile: Left surges in elections

 Chileans voted November 17 for president, both houses of Congress and some local offices. To nobody's surprise, the left "New Majority" coalition and the Socialist and Communist parties made significant advances.

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Conservatives lose, communists advance in Portugal elections

The people of Portugal had a chance to respond to the austerity policies carried out by the right-wing coalition government of Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho.

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