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*August 31, 2013 Farmers in [[Columbia]] protest cheap imports (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/americas/colombia-troops-patrol-streets-of-bogota-after-rioting.html The New York Times]'')
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*August 31, 2013 Millions of [[Germany|German]] workers trapped in low paying [[mini-job]]s (''[http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/30/low-paid-germans-mini-jobs The Guardian]'')
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*August 30, 2013 A "sons and daughters" program instituted by JPMorgan Chase to hire young [[Crown Prince Party|princelings]] for positions in its Chinese operations came to light during a bribery investigation by the SEC. (''[http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/08/29/jpmorgan-hiring-put-chinas-elite-on-an-easy-track/ The New York Times]'')
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*August 29, 2013 Fast food workers in the [[United States]] stage one day [[strike]] (''[http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/29/us-fast-food-workers-strike-low-wages The Guardian]'')
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*August 28, 2013 [[Lundbergs school|Elite Swedish boarding school]] closed after torture of students with hot irons (''[http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/28/swedish-school-shut-bullying-claims The Guardian]'')
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*August 26, 2013 Daughter of corrupt Filipina official turns 21 ([http://mrcheapjustice.wordpress.com/2013/07/31/i-wish-i-was-jeane-napoles/ mr. cheap justice's blog] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UX-Ew4mhhUg YouTube])
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*August 24, 2013 Mexico City occupied by the [[National Education Workers Co-ordinating Committee]] (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/25/world/americas/fighting-education-overhaul-thousands-of-teachers-disrupt-mexico-city.html The New York Times]'')
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*August 20, 2013 Hard drives destroyed under the supervision of British intelligence technicians in the basement of ''[[The Guardian]]'' (''[http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/20/nsa-snowden-files-drives-destroyed-london The Guardian]'')
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*August 19, 2013 Factory farming in China ([http://player.vimeo.com/video/57126054 Vimeo])
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*August 19, 2013 Environmental coalition protests fracking in the England (''[http://www.theguardian.com/environment/blog/2013/aug/19/fracking-protests-uk-live-blog The Guardian]'' [[Balcombe drilling protest]])
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*August 16, 2013 Security state nominally directed at Muslim Brotherhood imposed in [[Egypt]] (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/17/world/middleeast/attacks-on-protesters-in-cairo-were-calculated-to-provoke-some-say.html The New York Times]'')
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**“Egypt is fighting terrorism”
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*August 12, 2013 Migrant workers, many Vietnamese, rounded up in Moscow (''[http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2013/08/12/world/europe/20130813-RUSSIA.html The New York Times]'')
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*August 11, 2013 Workers Defense Project, a [[worker center]], represents immigrant construction workers in Texas ([http://www.workersdefense.org/ Workers Defense Project] ''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/11/business/the-workers-defense-project-a-union-in-spirit.html The New York Times]'')
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*August 10, 2013 Farmers in the [[Philippines]] destroy [[Genetically modified organism|genetically modified]] "Golden Rice" (''[http://bulatlat.com/main/2013/08/09/farmers-in-bicol-uproot-golden-rice/ Bulatlat.com]'' [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8DAoh1Xe6mI YouTube])
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*August 8, 2013 Sports Direct sued over [[zero-hour contract]]s (''[http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/aug/07/sports-direct-zero-hour-contracts The Guardian]'')
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*July 29, 2013 Charlatan flees to Hong Kong (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/31/world/asia/success-brings-scrutiny-to-chinese-mystic.html The New York Times] [http://english.people.com.cn/90882/8344735.html People's Daily]'')
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*July 27, 2013 Chinese sweatshops relocating to [[Cambodia]] (''[http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1291466/cambodias-textile-workers-hang-thread-under-chinese-bosses South China Morning News]'')
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*July 23, 2013 Woman Has Baby ([http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/gallery/2013/jul/23/newspapers-royal-baby-duchess-of-cambridge#/?picture=413434995&index=14 Front page of ''Private Eye'' on ''The Guardian''])
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*July 22, 2013 Research shows that taxing the poor heavily keeps them poor ([http://www.equality-of-opportunity.org/ equality-of-opportunity.org] [http://obs.rc.fas.harvard.edu/chetty/website/IGE/Executive%20Summary.pdf Summary])
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*July 21, 2013 "Communism Out Loud" in Confederation Park in Ottawa at 1 PM ([http://www.facebook.com/events/195348140624262/ Facebook])
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*July 17, 2013 IMF analysis shows that much of [[China]]'s trade surplus is being poorly [[investment|invested]] (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/18/business/global/imf-tells-china-of-urgent-need-for-economic-change.html The New York Times] [http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-17/china-downside-risks-increasing-for-economic-growth-imf-says.html Bloomberg]'')
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*July 13, 2013 Plans for a uranium processing plant in Jiangmen withdrawn after public protest out of "respect for public opinion" (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/13/world/asia/rare-china-protest-against-uranium-plant-draws-hundreds.html New York Times] [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/14/world/asia/china-uranium-plant.html New York Times]'')
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*July 10, 2013 [[Patriotic Union]] restored to legal status in [[Columbia]] (''[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23251500 BBC]'')
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*July 8, 2013 Average life span north of the Huai River was reduced by 5 years due to air pollution due to burning of coal (''[http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/07/03/1300018110 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences] [http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=air-pollution-linked-to-health Scientific American]'')
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*July 3, 2013 Mail Isolation Control and Tracking program of the US Postal Service photographs the exterior of all mail processed in the United States (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/us/monitoring-of-snail-mail.html The New York Times]'')
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**"It’s a treasure trove of information"
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*July 2, 2013 U.S. Central Command blocks access to ''[[The Guardian]]'' by US military personnel (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/01/us-military-blocks-guardian-troops The Guardian]'')
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*June 2013 [[Cuba]] opened 118 internet cafes, fee $4.50 per hour ([http://www.samachar.com/Cuba-to-increase-unrestricted-Internet-access-at-new-outlets-nf2xMeihjfi.html Samachar.com], [http://www.cubasi.cu/cubasi-noticias-cuba-mundo-ultima-hora/item/17675-internet-en-cuba-%E2%80%9Cno-sera-el-mercado-quien-regule-el-acceso-al-conocimiento%E2%80%9D Cuba Si] ''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/10/world/americas/salons-or-not-cyberspace-is-still-a-distant-place-for-most-cubans.html The New York Times]'')
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*June 27 to 30, 2013 Socialist conference in Chicago ([http://www.socialismconference.org/ Socialism2013])
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*June 28, 2013 El Chueco sentenced to 11 years in prison in US; after that 22 years of prison in Mexico (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/29/world/americas/former-mexican-governor-gets-11-years-for-taking-drug-bribes.html The New York Times]'')
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*June 28, 2013 Balkan "prince" appointed by the [[Bulgarian Socialist Party]] led coalition to head the State Agency for National Security in [[Bulgaria]] forced to resign after public protests (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/29/world/europe/after-political-appointment-in-bulgaria-rage-boils-over.html The New York Times]'')
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*June 26, 2013 Rebellions popping up all over... ([http://wagingnonviolence.org/feature/from-tahrir-to-taksim-is-it-time-for-a-fifth-international/ Waging NonViolence])
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*June 26, 2013 9,000 Britons monitored by the [[National Domestic Extremism Unit]] in the UK as "domestic extremists." (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jun/25/undercover-police-domestic-extremism-unit The Guardian]'' [http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/undercover-with-paul-lewis-and-rob-evans/gallery/2013/jun/23/peter-francis-undercover-police-spy-in-pictures Transmogrification from police cadet to undercover operative])
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**''[http://www.guardianbookshop.co.uk/BerteShopWeb/viewProduct.do?ISBN=9780571302178 Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police]'' (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jun/24/undercover-police-spy-girlfriend-child The Guardian]'')
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***"Lambert advised him to wear a condom when sleeping with activists"
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*June 19, 2013 Standing still, a form of [[passive resistance]] (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/18/turkey-standing-man The Guardian]'')
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*June 18, 2013 Mass protests continue in [[Brazil]] (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/19/brazil-protests-continue-authorities-scramble The Guardian]'' [http://twitter.com/brunoernica/status/346769241141297152/photo/1 Twitter] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Smu3wkIKMcU YouTube])
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**[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuT8z4V9BDg Video of transit police whipping train passengers]
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*June 15, 2013 [[People's Republic of China]] adopts aggressive [[air pollution]] regulations (''[http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90882/8285492.html People's Daily]'')
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*June 14, 2013 Many members of the United States Congress were unaware of the full extent of NSA espionage (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/14/nsa-partisanship-propaganda-prism The Guardian]'')
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*June 14, 2013 The Death and Rebirth Symphony, in honor of Commander Ernesto Che Guevara, will be presented this week in the Cuban city of Santa Clara (''[http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1505681&Itemid=1 Prensa Latina]'')
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*June 12, 2013 [[One.org]] launches [[agit8]] [[protest song]] website ([http://www.one.org/protestsongs/ agit8])
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*June 10, 2013 La Via Campesina's Sixth Conference, named 'Egidio Brunetto' opens in Jakarta ([http://tv.viacampesina.org/Opening-of-La-Via-Campesina-s?lang=en La Via Campesina TV])
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*June 7 to 9, 2013 [[Left Forum]] 2013 conference at Pace University in [[New York City]] ([http://www.leftforum.org/ Left Forum])
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*May 31 to June 4 [[Xi Jinping]] visits [[Trinidad and Tobago]], [[Costa Rica]], and [[Mexico]] (''[http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-03/china-s-xi-offers-caribbean-nations-3-billion-in-loans.html Bloomberg]'')
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*May 31, 2013 Turtle activist killed by poachers in [[Costa Rica]] (''[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22738304 BBC]'' [http://www.latinamericanseaturtles.org/index_cr.php WIDECAST])
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*May 31, 2013 Marxist-Leninist opinion divided on [[Communist Party of India (Maoist)]] killing of Congress Party official ([http://anti-imperialism.com/2013/05/31/indian-maoists-correct-congress-party-leader-marxist-leninists-defend-reactionary-state/ Anti-Imperialism.Com] ''[http://www.epw.in/editorials/violence-oppressed.html Economic & Political Weekly]'')
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*May 28, 2013 Strikes at [[Walmart]] in Massachusetts and California (''[http://www.thenation.com/blog/174551/walmart-workers-launch-first-ever-prolonged-strikes-today The Nation]'')
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*May 27, 2013 [[New People's Army]] (NPA) conducts successful ambush of [[special forces]] in the [[Philippines]] (''[http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/regions/05/27/13/8-elite-cops-killed-cagayan-npa-ambush ABS-CBNnews.com]'')
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*May 26, 2013 Agreement on rural development announced by [[FARC]] and Columbian government in Havana peace talks (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/27/farc-colombia-peace-talks The Guardian]'')
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*May 23, 2013 Google removes [[FARC]]'s peace talk blog (''[http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1445431&Itemid=1 Prensa Latina]'')
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*May 21, 2013 Use of MOOCs by Universities pose issues for students and teachers (''[http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/mooc-professors-claim-no-responsibility-for-how-courses-are-used/43881 Chronicle of Higher Education] [http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2013/5/23/professors-edx-oversight-fas/ Harvard Crimson]'')
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*May 20, 2013 Global warming conflict heats up as cold front clashes with warm humid air mass in Oklahoma City (''[http://grist.org/news/can-we-blame-climate-change-for-the-tornado-that-took-out-moore-oklahoma/ Grist]'')
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*May 15, 2013 Arctic Council meets to carve up Arctic resources (''[http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-13/melting-ice-opens-fight-over-sea-routes-for-arctic-debate.html Bloomberg]'')
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*May 13, 2013 Lure of export profits drives a frenzy of fracking in the United States (''[http://www.adn.com/2013/05/12/2899523/plans-to-export-us-natural-gas.html The Anchorage Daily News]'')
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*May 13, 2013 Crowd-sourced global inventory of power plants ([http://ventus.project.asu.edu/ The Ventus Project])
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*May 13, 2013 Rumors of economic reform in the [[People's Republic of China]] (''[http://www.theage.com.au/business/china/china-plans-revolution-to-head-off-fiscal-crisis-20130512-2jg5n.html The Age]'')
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*May 13, 2013 Morale falls in [[Bulgaria]] as corruption reigns (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/13/world/europe/bulgaria-elections.html The New York Times] [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/world/europe/a-spate-of-self-immolations.html The New York Times]'')
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*May 12, 2013 [[Keystone Pipeline|Keystone XL]] bulling ahead (''[http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/down-the-line-how-transcanada-fumbled-the-keystone-pipeline-project/article11875208/ Globe and Mail]'')
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*May 10, 2013 ''Little Red Ants'' reviewed (''[http://www.hindustantimes.com/Entertainment/Chunk-HT-UI-EntertainmentSectionPage-Movies/The-revolutionary-ideal-persists-in-India-Sanjay-Kak/Article1-1058157.aspx Hindustan Times]'')
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*May 10, 2013 Broad-based movement focused on worker safety arises after building collapse in [[Bangladesh]] (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/business/global/clothing-retailers-pressed-on-bangladesh-factory-safety.html The New York Times]'' [http://action.greenamerica.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=10773 Green America])
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*May 8, 2013 Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance Action Camp, near Ponca City, Oklahoma (''[http://wagingnonviolence.org/feature/indigenous-resistance-grows-strong-in-keystone-xl-battle/ Waging Nonviolence]'')
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*May 5, 2013 [[Communist Party of Bangladesh]] (CPB) headquarters burned by Islamic fundamentalists. (''[http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2013/05/05/hifazat-men-burn-cpb-office BDNews24.Com]'')
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*May 4, 2013 [[Corruption|Living large]] with [[People's Republic of China|Chinese characteristics]] poses [[public health]] risk (''[http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/chinas-unhealthy-elites-8369 The National Interest]'')
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*May 3, 2013 [[Populism|Populist]] [[Nationalism|nationalist]] United Kingdom Independence Party gains in the [[United Kingdom|UK]] (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/may/03/ukip-changes-local-government-england The Guardian]'')
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*May 1, 2013 [[May Day]] celebrations in [[Venezuela]] (''[http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/8972 Venezuela Analysis]'')
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*May 1, 2013 Fist fight breaks out after protest against gag order in Venezuelan Parliament (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2013/may/01/fight-venezuela-national-assembly-video The Guardian]'')
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*April 26, 2013 #LadyProfeco rejects seating at Maximo Bistrot and shuts restaurant down ([http://twitter.com/search?q=%23LadyProfeco #LadyProfeco] ''[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22348162 BBC]'')
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*April 26, 2013 Presentation by Chinese economist disrupted by Maoists ([http://cmp.hku.hk/2013/04/26/32885/ China Media Project])
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*April 26, 2013 TV news crew warned by police to suppress story of unsafe garment factory in [[Bangladesh]] (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/26/world/asia/bangladeshi-collapse-kills-many-garment-workers.html The New York Times]'')
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*April 20, 2013 Capitalist leaders endow scholarship fund for study by westerners at Tsinghua University in Beijing (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/21/world/asia/us-financier-backs-china-scholarship-program.html The New York Times]'' [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ic2HjB3hvN4 schwarzmanscholars YouTube])
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*April 19, 2013 [[Politburo of the Communist Party of China|Politburo]] in [[People's Republic of China|China]] holds seminar on [[corruption]] (''[http://english.caixin.com/2013-04-23/100518991.html Caixin]'')
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*April 19, 2013 Political rights of the [[Left Front (Russia)|Left Front]] suspended in [[Russia]] ([http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/04/19/uk-russia-opposition-idUKBRE93I0VB20130419 Reuters UK])
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*April 18, 2013 Land concentration and land grabbing are occurring and reaching blatant levels in Europe ([http://www.eurovia.org/IMG/pdf/Land_in_Europe.pdf European Coordination Via Campesina])
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*April 17, 2013 What Next for the Eurozone? Macroeconomic Policy and the Recession ([http://www.cepr.net/index.php/events/events/what-next-for-the-eurozone-macroeconomic-policy-and-the-recession Center for Economic and Policy Research])
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*April 17, 2013 Comment on BBC program "Undercover in North Korea" (''[http://www.nknews.org/2013/04/undercover-in-north-korea-making-it-harder-for-serious-researchers-to-do-their-job/ NK News]'')
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*April 17, 2013 Coffee shop opens in [[Pyongyang]] ([http://chosonexchange.org/?p=2052 Chosen Exchange])
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*April 17, 2013 International Day of Peasants’ Struggles ([http://viacampesina.org/en/index.php/actions-and-events-mainmenu-26/17-april--day-of-peasants-struggle-mainmenu-33/1395-april-17th-international-day-of-peasants-struggles-call-for-action-cloc-via-campesina La Via Campensina] [http://www.viacampesina.org/map/17april/map.html Actions around the World] ''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/world/us-practiced-torture-after-9-11-nonpartisan-review-concludes.html The New York Times]'')
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*April 16, 2013 Spectre of a [[carbon bubble]] haunts financial markets ([http://www.carbontracker.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2012/08/Unburnable-Carbon-Full1.pdf Carbon Tracker])
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*April 16, 2013 Musallam el-Barrak sentenced to 5 years in prison for insulting the Emir of [[Kuwait]] (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/world/middleeast/kuwait-gives-5-year-term-to-dissenter.html The New York Times]''')
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*April 16, 2013 Release of the report of the blue ribbon Task Force on Detainee Treatment (U.S. torture of detainees) ([http://www.constitutionproject.org/events/press-conference-release-of-the-report-of-the-task-force-on-detainee-treatment/ The Constitution Project])
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*April 16, 2013 [[Iceland]] and [[People's Republic of China|China]] sign free trade pact (''[http://www.newsoficeland.com/home/politics/foreign-affairs/item/1131-iceland-has-signed-a-free-trade-agreement-with-china-first-in-europe News of Iceland]'')
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*April 15, 2013 Review of ''The Cherokee Word for Water'' a biographical film of Wilma Mankiller, Cherokee chief (''[http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/04/15/telling-wilma-mankillers-story-cherokee-word-water-148725 Indian Country Today] [http://www.cw4w.com/ The Cherokee Word for Water]'')
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*April 15, 2013 InsideClimate News awarded Pulitzer Prize (''[http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20130415/insideclimate-news-team-wins-pulitzer-prize-national-reporting InsideClimate News]'')
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*April 15, 2013 North Korean ambassador to the UK addresses the [[Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist–Leninist)]] ([http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYmFBY7-DQ8&list=UUJbk9_oclQsHp2ExBz261Eg YouTube/stimmekoreas] ''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/15/north-korea-ambassador-rare-speech The Guardian]'')
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*April 15, 2013 Efraín Ríos Montt on trial for [[genocide]] in [[Guatemala]] (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/15/world/americas/in-rios-montt-trial-guatemalans-give-account-of-suffering.html The New York Times]'')
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*April 15, 2013 [[Nicolás Maduro]] wins in [[Venezuela]] by a narrow margin.
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*April 14, 2013 The Cambodians try to adapt to car culture ([http://www.phnompenh.gov.kh/sky-bridge-project-completed-news-53.html Sky Bridge Project] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EQIlIaY4VSY#! Khemarak Sereymon] ''[http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030461729/National/hit-and-run-kills-3.html Phnom Penh Post] [http://latitude.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/12/development-and-its-discontent/ The New York Times]'')
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*April 14, 2013 Presidential election scheduled in [[Venezuela]] (''[http://upsidedownworld.org/main/venezuela-archives-35/4216-campaign-for-presidency-kicks-off-in-venezuela-an-interview-with-carmen-hidalgo UpSideDownWorld]'' ''[http://venezuelanalysis.com/ Venezuela Analysis]'')
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**[http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/8594 Red Tide Sweeps Caracas]
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*April 13, 2013 [http://www.adbusters.org/sites/default/files/downloads/pdfs/CapitalismisaDeadDog.pdf Dead Dog]
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*April 13, 2013 British celebrate the death of Margaret Thatcher ([http://www.facebook.com/groups/2807687628/ Facebook])
 
*April 9, 2013 Peace marches in Bogotá support resumption of Columbian peace talks in Havana April 18 (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/10/colombia-farc The Guardian]'' [http://www.facebook.com/RevolucColombia Revolución Colombia])
 
*April 9, 2013 Peace marches in Bogotá support resumption of Columbian peace talks in Havana April 18 (''[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/10/colombia-farc The Guardian]'' [http://www.facebook.com/RevolucColombia Revolución Colombia])
 
*April 9, 2013 Trip to [[Cuba]] by Beyoncé and Jay-Z was authorized the US Treasury's [[Office of Foreign Assets Control]] as an educational exchange. (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/10/world/americas/cuba-trip-by-star-pair-was-legal-official-says.html The New York Times]'' [http://www.arrangementsabroad.com/ Academic Arrangements Abroad])
 
*April 9, 2013 Trip to [[Cuba]] by Beyoncé and Jay-Z was authorized the US Treasury's [[Office of Foreign Assets Control]] as an educational exchange. (''[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/10/world/americas/cuba-trip-by-star-pair-was-legal-official-says.html The New York Times]'' [http://www.arrangementsabroad.com/ Academic Arrangements Abroad])

Latest revision as of 05:41, 2 October 2013


  • Today, the world is ready to listen to Occupy Wall Street and its claim to speak for the 99% against the profiteering 1%. [1] October 18, 2011
  • Barack Obama speaks about the debt ceiling stand-off saying compromise has become a "dirty word".[2] July 25, 2011
  • Philippines: Communist rebels and government meet and agree to continue talks [4] February 22, 2011