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Revolution within the revolution: Vietnam, Cuba move toward LGBTQ equality

Each is a case of governments evolving together, inching toward their socialist aspirations where oppression is relegated to the past.

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LGBTQ equality movement Pink Dot navigates conservatism in Singapore

In an authoritarian society, the activists behind Pink Dot walk a fine line.

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Income inequality nurturing terrorism in the Middle East

U.S. policies have resulted in a small number of Middle East monarchs controlling some 60-70 percent of the region's oil wealth.

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Morena taking steps towards gender equality

Five major cities in Mexico held workshops which are part of an education plan to help women develop politically.

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Disarmament experts agree: U.S. and Russia must cooperate or face catastrophe

The threat of a nuclear disaster has greatly increased since the collapse of the Soviet Union, top Russian and U.S. experts meeting in Washington agreed.

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Progressive voices bind climate conference to world issues

Alongside the UN conference is a people's climate conference of NGOs, environmental and climate activists, trade unionists, scientists, local elected officials on strategies for climate action.

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Turkey's election earthquake shakes things up

Behind the storm that staggered Turkey's ruling party: a grassroots revolt against rising poverty, growing inequality and the AKP's war on trade unions.

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Claudia Jones Communist, anti-racist and feminist

Paying tribute to Claudia Jones, activist and tireless fighter for working-class women.

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An open letter to the leaders of the world

"Let's be clear: the actions we take in 2015 will decide which way the world turns for decades to come; please take the right path."

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: 1918 - 2013

The world mouns the passing of elder statemen and freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela.

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