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  1. SYRIA: Down with Assad’s brutal repression!

    [From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org [Corrected translation]

    New massacre by the Syrian regime
    Down with Assad’s brutal repression!
    No to imperialist interference and intervention!


    By Claudia Cinatti
    Thursday, May 31, 2012

    The massacre of approximately 116 civilians in Houla, near the opposition-held city of Homs, is one of the bloodiest acts since the uprising against Assad’s regime began, 14 months ago. As on other occasions, ...

    Updated 22nd June 2012 at 02:21 by eyeheartlenin

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    The view from the hemispheric South
  2. "False statements" about Chávez' health: A rebuttal from Venezuela

    "Statements are false and disrespectful"
    They reject Dan Rather's report about President Chávez' health
    [From aporrea.org]

    Author: RNV/ Editing, The World, Economy and Business
    Date of publication: May 30, 2012

    May 30, 2012 – The writer, Eva Golinger, rejected the report of US journalist Dan Rather, who asserted that to the Chief of State, Hugo Chávez Frías, "there remain for him two months of life."

    This, regarding ...

    Updated 22nd June 2012 at 02:21 by eyeheartlenin

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    The view from the hemispheric South
  3. Germany: 20,000 in Frankfurt against the European Central Bank

    [From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org – Unofficial translation]

    Germany: 20,000 in Frankfurt against the European Central Bank

    Thursday, May 24, 2012

    20,000 people came to Germany's financial capital, Frankfurt, on May 19, to participate in a mass march against the European Central Bank (ECB) and the austerity policy that the ECB is imposing throughout Europe. In the days preceding the march, two thousand demonstrators had blocked banks and squares ...
  4. Economic Outlook: A specter is threatening Europe

    [From the Fracción Trotskista http://www.ft-ci.org/?lang=en – unofficial translation]

    Economic Outlook
    A specter is threatening Europe

    By Paula Bach
    Thursday, May 17, 2012

    The Nobel Laureate in Economics and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman predicted the “Greek euro exit, very possibly next month.” If this prediction comes true, both Krugman and the publications Financial Times and Der Spiegel maintain that the panic would spread ...

    Updated 25th May 2012 at 04:22 by eyeheartlenin

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    The view from the hemispheric South
  5. Elections in Greece: Forceful repudiation of the pro-austerity parties

    [From the Fracción Trotskista, http://www.ft-ci.org/?lang=en – unofficial translation]

    Elections in Greece
    Forceful repudiation of the pro-austerity parties

    Thursday, May 10, 2012
    By Alejandra Ríos

    The outcome of the May 6 elections in Greece represented an historic disaster for PASOK (the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, a social-democratic tendency) and the (center-right) New Democracy, the parties responsible for imposing the austerity ...

    Updated 25th May 2012 at 04:24 by eyeheartlenin

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    The view from the hemispheric South