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The Left: Big Winner in the German Elections

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The elections in Germany ended in almost total confusion, and forming a ruling coalition will be almost as tough as squaring the circle, but some things are clear. The antisocial policies o

EU wins power to jail citizens

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EU court judgement strikes at heart of national democracy and sovereignty

Displaced New Orleans community demands action and accountability

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Community Labor United (CLU) initiates People’s Hurricane Fund by Curtis Muhammad and Becky Belcore of CLU

Alternative Haitian news agency starts new English language service

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Eye on the Caribbean is a brief review of news from the Caribbean region: politics, economics, the environment, human rights, refugees, and culture.

EP Committees give Ports Directive thumbs down

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The European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs has voted by a convincing majority of 20-11 to reject the Port Services Directive.

Notes From Inside New Orleans

by Jordan Flaherty

An American Socialist considers Katrina and its aftermath

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A member of the Socialist Party USA National Executive and former candidate for President David McReynolds sent us this comment on the destruction of New Orleans.

Immigration story wins US award

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Congratulations to Davod Bacon, whose article 'How US corporataions won the debate over immigration' has been chosen for Project Censored's list of Top 25 Censored News Stories of 2004-05.

Iceland threatens environmentalists with deportation

Twenty-one people from numerous countries who are in Iceland to take direct action against the environmentally-destructive and economically unnecessary Alcoa Dam are under threat of

Financial secrecy common among EU think tanks

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Think tanks are increasingly important players in the Brussels political landscape , but their influence is most often not matched with transparency about sources of funding, according to a

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