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Venezuelan Opposition Divided On Question of Regime Change

February 19, 2014

Steve Ellner: As both sides continue to mobilize supporters, class divisions within Caracas will limit the opposition’s ability to oust the Maduro regime

Visiting Israel’s “Open Prisons” for African Refugees

January 21, 2014

At the end of December the Israeli Ministry of Interior notified asylum seekers it is severely reducing its hours of operations. As a result hundreds of asylum seekers were unable to renew their visas, were picked off the streets by the Border Police and shipped to Israel’s new “open prison” in the Negev Desert. The…

Most Greeks Look to Left for Solutions, but Far Right Gaining Strength

October 24, 2012
Costas Lapavitsas Pt.2: Left party Syriza leads polls but conditions for fascism also developing as crisis deepens

General Strike Solid in Greek Town Chania

October 7, 2012

The first general strike against the new coalition government boosts the confidence of left organisers in the Greek city of Chania