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Marta Harnecker: “Nobody can deny that a new revolutionary subject has been created in Venezuela”
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Marta Harnecker: “Nobody can deny that a new revolutionary subject has been created in Venezuela”

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By: Tassos Tsakiroglou / Source: Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal / The Dawn News / January 27, 2017 The following interview with Marta Harnecker was conducted by journalist Tassos Tsakiroglou for the Greek newspaper Efimerida ton Syntakton prior to Harnecker’s participation in the international conference “150 years Karl Marx’sCapital: Reflections […]

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Noam Chomsky Danny Glover Sign Letter Against Argentina’s Macri

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Argentina’s poverty has become so evident under Macri that he was forced to admit last September that one in three Argentines lives in poverty. Source: TelesurTV / The Dawn News / March 20, 2017U.S. linguist Noam Chomsky and actor Danny Glover joined more than 100 academics, artists and activists to […]

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New Zealand

New Zealand’s Neoliberal Drift

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  In New Zealand, neoliberal reforms have widened inequality and undermined the country’s self-image as an egalitarian paradise.   By: Branko Marcetic / Source: Jacobin Mag / The Dawn News / A few years ago, when the 2008 global financial crisis was just one or two years old, a coworker […]

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Editorial World

Why Socialism?—A highly relevant article by Albert Einstein

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  By: Albert Einstein / Source: Monthly Review / The Dawn News Albert Einstein is the world-famous physicist. This article was originally published in the first issue of Monthly Review (May 1949). It was subsequently published in May 1998 to commemorate the first issue of MR‘s fiftieth year. —The Editors […]

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Editorial

Just 8 People Now Have the Same Wealth as the Poorest 3.6 Billion

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Source: Oxfam / The Dawn News / January 15, 2017 The gap between rich and poor is far greater than had previously been estimated, with big business and the super rich fueling the inequality crisis by dodging taxes, driving down wages, and using their power to influence politics. According to […]

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Bolivia: 10 Years of Sustainable Economy

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By: Hedelberto López Blanch / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / November 20, 2016 When Evo Morales became President, Bolivia had serious problems of hunger, misery and political instability (the country had spent more years ruled by dictatorships than in democracy). Society suffered from poverty, lack of education and […]

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Made in Tunisia: Women textile workers resist poor working conditions
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Made in Tunisia: Women textile workers resist poor working conditions

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Women textile workers are learning that they can be their own bosses despite the challenges Tunisia’s tough economy poses.   CHEBBA, Tunisia –  “I borrow money from friends to buy food,” said 35-year-old Dalel Mdimegh at a coffee shop in Chebba, near the coastal city of Mahdia in east Tunisia. Having free […]

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