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From the 1945 People’s World archives: Remembering the Holocaust

Milton Howard, a correspondent for the Daily Worker, saw Hitler's death camps. For Holocaust Remembrance Day, we re-publish his account.

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Ukraine moves ahead with plan to abolish Communist Party

This creates a deplorable situation in Ukraine, and a horrible precedent for the rest of Europe and beyond.

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Today in history: Nazi war crimes indictments read at Nuremberg

The trials formally opened in Nuremberg, Germany, on November 20, half a year after Germany surrendered.

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Ukraine’s communists, under attack, seek solidarity

The Ukraine is now suffering under a totalitarian regime, the head of that country's beleaguered Communist Party said.

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Today in history: Mozambique achieves independence in 1975

The decade 1964-74 marks the wars of independence for Portuguese colonies of Guinea-Bissau, Angola, and Mozambique, and islands of Cape Verde and São Tomé e Príncipe.

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U.S. moves against Venezuela make for rough Summit of the Americas

The possibility of confrontational situations at the summit is now very high, and can only be diffused by the retraction of the anti-Venezuela statement and sanctions.

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Fascists at the gate in Greece

Golden Dawn - with its Holocaust denial, its swastikas, and Hitler salutes - makes it look like it inhabits the fringe, but it has roots that make it dangerous.

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Inside the Auschwitz death camp on Holocaust Remembrance Day

It is estimated that 1.3 million people were killed at the Auschwitz extermination camp, of which 90 per cent were Jews.

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Spanish Civil War vet Almudever is as lively as ever at 95

Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic welcomed one of the very last International Brigade survivors, Joseph Almudever.

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Ukraine fascists turn against right-wing government

The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.

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