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Women rally on International Women’s Day in Istanbul, Turkey, on March 8, 2019. A history of International Women’s Day Counterfire In a World Full of Crisis, the Women’s Movement Prepares to Take the Streets LeftVoice Venezuela Venezuelan Government: Blackout Was Preplanned, Reports About Deaths In Hospitals Are Fake News Venezuelans Go About Their Day as Power Gradually Restored teleSUR Venezuela will file complaint to UN over attack at power grids — vice president Tass Venezuela blames sabotage & ‘US electricity war’ after major power outage RT Venezuela Wins Round One Against the Empire Manuel E. Yepe Setting the Stage for an Encounter at the Colombia-Venezuela Border Counterpunch Exclusivo: Pence cruzó reproches con Guaidó en la cumbre de Bogotá GoogleTranslate version: Exclusive: Pence crossed accusations with Guaidó at Bogotá summit The Media Is Lying About Construction At Sohae Launch Facility Disobedient media
A series of reports from NBC News claim that “commercial” satellite footage shows that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been engaging in fresh construction at their Sohae Launch Facility in preparation for an alleged missile launch or test.
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Demographic demise Michael Roberts
There is one outstanding statistical feature of 21st century capitalism. Capitalism is increasingly failing to develop what Marx called the “productive forces” (namely the technology and labour necessary to expand the output of things and services that human society needs or wants). As measured by gross national product in all the economies of the world (or per person), world capitalism is finding it more and more difficult to expand.
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