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Zuma impeachment rebuffed, but calls for removal intensify

Events commemorating the 23rd anniversary of the assasination of Chris Hani were held throughout South Africa over the weekend.

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Canada’s social democrats drop centrist leader, open debate on left-wing manifesto

Delegates to the federal convention of the New Democratic Party voted to drop their leader Tom Mulcair.

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Republicans plan Detroit-style emergency manager for Puerto Rico

Last year, Puerto Rico's governor announced that the island now has an unpayable debt of about $72 billion.

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Amid political storm, will Brazil drift into oligarchy?

Supporters of the center-left government of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party marched in a score of Brazilian cities to oppose a coup.

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Sanders to Israeli lobby: Peace means security for Palestinians

Sustainable peace "means achieving self-determination, civil rights, and economic well-being for the Palestinian people."

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Irish voters reject austerity, realign political system

If one thing's clear after Ireland's recent election, it's that people no longer buy the myth that austerity is the path to economic salvation. 

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Jamaica government ousted in election; Austerity policies blamed

Jamaica has been experiencing economic decline, sky-high unemployment, and a seemingly intractable crime rate for years.

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Bacardi and the defense of Cuban sovereignty

Bacardi is a multi-national entity, not a U. S. corporation. Its headquarters are in Bermuda, a tax-free haven for corporate profits.

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India’s right-wing government targets student activist

The charges against Kanhaiya Kumar must be understood against the backdrop of the elections to be held in several Indian states. 

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Irish voters to grade austerity

What looked like a smooth path to electoral victory for the Irish government has suddenly turned rocky.

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