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Finnish Communist Party: Make people the purpose of politics

The Finnish Communist Party (SKP or CPF) held its Congress on June 4-5 in Turku, Finland.

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Continued political instability challenges Spain’s left to unite

A failure by the left to unite will open the door for Europe's resurgent far right, whose xenophobia and racism have gained ground all over the continent.

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Peruvian presidential runoff: A squeaker

A broad left coalition in the Andean nation asked supporters to help defeat a right-wing extremist.

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Philippines elects “Trump of the East” as new president

He claims to be a "socialist" while threatening to kill trade unionists and courting big investors at the expense of the poor in his home city.

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Brazil: President Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer names right wing Cabinet

The accusation was that Rousseff's government had filled budget shortfalls in 2014 and 2015 by shifting money from the central bank to cover social welfare programs' needs.

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European activists move in for deathblow on TTIP trade deal after leak

Leaked internal drafts of TTIP show that corporations are still lobbying for the right to sue governments for lost profits.

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"There is hope": Asamblea Morena reaffirms its social movement roots

In its May 10 assembly in Seattle, Mexican left political movement Morena came together to form a plan for unity and solidarity with the immigrants' rights movement.

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SCOTUS decision on DACA, DAPA immigration programs expected soon

The Supreme Court finally heard arguments on the case involving Obama's executive orders protecting non-criminal undocumented immigrants.

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Cuban Communist Party to make changes, protect gains

Cuba's Communist Party held its 7th Party Congress in Havana between April 16 and April 19.

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