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Once more, Orange and Blue political blocs clash Rob Jones, Moscow That the Ukraine is still far from being a stable parliamentary democracy is demonstrated by the events of the last few days. Last Monday...

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The new right-wing government of Sri Lanka is pushing the country toward civil war by increasing the repression of the Tamil minority. Communal tensions between Tamils and the Sinhalese (Buddhist) majority have long seemed intractable....

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The Ninth World Congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) took place in Belgium in mid-January. Over 130 delegates and visitors, from 25 of the 36 countries in which the CWI organizes, gathered...

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Adam Ziemkowski, Cochabamba, Bolivia Since winning re-election to a third term with a commanding 63% of the vote, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has taken important steps towards fulfilling his campaign promise to take the country’s...

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Newspaper reports this week reveal that General Tommy Franks met with his top officers in August 2002 to review their invasion plan for Iraq. They discussed the post-invasion phases, and reckoned that four years later,...

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The ninth world congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) took place in Belgium in mid-January. Delegates and visitors from 25 of the 36 countries in which the CWI organises, came together against...

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Send letters of protest TODAY! Sectarian violence has been on the rise lately in Sri Lanka, threatening to plunge the country back into all-out civil war. Alarmingly, this violence has recently taken the form of...

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Two weeks of intense mobilisations, protests, and street blockades calling for the resignation of right-wing departmental Prefect (elected head of the regional administration), Manfred Reyes Villa, culminated in a popular assembly on January 16th in...

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Since 1492 the people of Latin America have suffered massive oppression and poverty at the hands of imperialism and capitalism. The last few years, however, have opened up a new period of explosive resistance against...

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The rushed execution of Saddam Hussein has all the hallmarks of desperation. Bush needed some “good” news out of Iraq, particularly as any day now there will be the announcement of the 3,000th US military...

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