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Canadian election brings historic shifts

Canada's historic federal election shifted the political dynamics of the country and set a new stage of struggle.


Is Myanmar at a crossroads?

So far 2011 is proving to be an eventful year for Myanmar, formerly known as and still generally called Burma.


Czech Communist Party faces repression

In the "democratic" Czech Republic, the government argues that communism is a criminal ideology, just like Nazism.


World's unions call for ending attack on Bahrain labor

Those in the ruling circles intend to complete the transformation of the country into a totalitarian state.


Iraqis wage grassroots fight for democracy

Eight years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the Iraqi people are building a grassroots movement for democracy and an economy that works for them.


Swaziland: Eviction case could pull the rug from under absolute monarchy

The start of a landmark legal challenge to the rule of King Mswati III has boosted the pro-democracy movement in the tiny southern African state of Swaziland.


Honduras powerbrokers beat up on the poor

In the year after Porfirio Lobo became president of Honduras the disaster for the Honduran people has become clear.


Tunisian uprising inspires democracy fight

The North African country of Tunisia exploded with a mass democratic uprising in December 2010 and it is still unfolding today with regional repercussions.


Tunisia: new government already in crisis

The Tunisian transitional government, which held its first Cabinet meeting today, Jan. 20, is already facing protests for keeping within its ranks members of overthrown President Ben Ali's administration.


Thousands of Israelis march against “witch-hunt”

Center and left Israelis, including political parties and human rights organizations, warn that Israel hasn't learned the lessons of the 1950s McCarthyite hysteria in the U.S.

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