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Left government possible in Spain, but social democrats divided

After weeks of political wrangling saw no party win a majority, an arrangement to install a social democratic-led government now appears possible.

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Explosions in Venezuelan capital, ultra-left blamed as tensions rise

Four small explosive devices were detonated, three at a shopping mall and another near the Venezuelan National Assembly building.

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World facing "new extremes" in the widening wealth gap

Wealth inequality will grow, and with it greater instability, continued crisis, and deepening misery for the world's working people.

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Right and left face off in Venezuelan legislature

Since Maduro's United Socialist Party of Venezuela lost its majority in the Dec. 6 legislative election, its battle with right forces has entered a new stage. 

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Israel and Palestine: Occupation, the peace movement, and the international left

The following is the text of a talk at the meeting of the Federal Committee of Die Linke, the left party of Germany.

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Spain’s elections: Establishment parties punished, road ahead uncertain

On Dec. 20, Spaniards went to the polls for elections to the Cortes, the bicameral parliament. 

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Cuba celebrates triumph of its revolution

For Cubans, January 1, 1959, marks the "triumph of the revolution." That day revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro gained state power. 

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South America: The Bolivarians strike back

As 2015 wound down, the left wing Bolivarian "pink tide" in Latin America suffered two serious setbacks, both of which are sobering results that have it reassessing political tactics.

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The presidential elections and foreign policy

We need to be examining the positions and records of the candidates on both domestic and foreign policy.

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Left wins parliamentary elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The "Bolivarian" left has suffered two traumatic electoral defeats in recent weeks.

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