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Russian Communists make big gains in elections

Results of Russia's Dec. 4 parliamentary elections have upended the United Russia party's dominance of the government. They foreshadow new challenges to current Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

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General strike shuts down Portugal

A general strike called by Portuguese unions against austerity measures imposed by international finance capital practically shut down Portugal last Thursday.

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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.

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Thoughts from China: Socialism, a work in progress

The government in Beijing plans to raise the minimum wage by 15 percent every year for the next five years.

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Chilean communists take a hit as protests mount

A group of 50 self proclaimed, "rebel students" on September 12 attacked the Santiago offices of the Chilean Communist Party's (CP) Central Committee.

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New Nepal PM faces daunting peace task

Nepal elected Maoist Baburam Bhattarai Prime Minister following the brief administration Jhalanath Khanal, who resigned after failing to advance a peace process and new constitution.

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Slovak government on anti-communist rampage

New legislation could end up sending members of the country's Communist Party and other leftists to prison for up to three years because of their beliefs and speech.

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Impunity reigns in Colombia, Piedad Cordoba leaves

In Colombia, wholesale murder and impunity go hand in hand.

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Castro reports progress, criticizes religious discrimination

Raul Castro gave a generally upbeat report on economic and other progress, but sharply criticized the tendency of some officials to allow old habits to become obstacles to change.

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Communists assess India election defeat

India's Communists assess electoral defeats, and renew commitment to democracy and mass struggle.

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