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Albania parliament backs government reshuffle

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has backed a government reshuffle in a vote called by the prime minister after the country’s president refused to accept his nominee for the foreign minister. The parliament, dominated by the governing Socialist Party of Prime Minister Edi Rama, on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly for the nomination of nine new […]
Tags: News, World, Nation, Albania, Edi Rama, Tirana Albania, Socialist Party, Nation & World


Venezuela's President Maduro starts new term, shrugs off criticism

The country's pro-government Supreme Court, which has largely supplanted the opposition-run Congress, swore him in following a welcome with a symphony orchestra and cheering supporters waving miniature Venezuelan flags. Before he had even completed his inaugural speech, the United States accused him of "usurping power," and Paraguay announced it was cutting diplomatic ties - a symbol of the growing diplomatic isolation that he will face in the new term. "That's the rallying cry of our revoluti...
Tags: Science, Supreme Court, Congress, United States, Paraguay, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party, Maikel Moreno


Venezuela's President Maduro starts new term amid isolation, economic crisis

The country's pro-government Supreme Court, which has largely supplanted the opposition-run Congress, swore him in following a triumphant welcome with a symphony orchestra and cheering supporters waving miniature Venezuelan flags. "I swear on the legacy of Hugo Chavez ... that I will meet all of my duties under the constitution," Maduro said. Supreme Court Chief Maikel Moreno dedicated nearly 20 minutes to explaining why Maduro was not being sworn in by congress, which the ruling Socialist Par...
Tags: Science, Supreme Court, Congress, Venezuela, Maduro, Hugo Chavez, Socialist Party, Maikel Moreno


President Maduro to start new term as Venezuela isolation grows

Leaders from the ruling Socialist Party have disavowed criticism of Maduro's inauguration, which will keep him at the helm of the OPEC member until 2025, and called for rallies in his support. Opposition leaders, however, have portrayed the inauguration as the moment at which Maduro will be internationally branded a dictator following a widely boycotted 2018 election that many foreign governments described as a farce. "They've tried to turn a constitutional swearing-in ceremony into a world w...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party


Maduro to start new term as Venezuela isolation grows

Leaders from the ruling Socialist Party have disavowed criticism of Maduro's inauguration, which will keep him at the helm of the OPEC oil exporter until 2025, and called for rallies in his support. Opposition leaders, however, have portrayed the inauguration as the moment at which Maduro will be internationally branded a dictator following a widely boycotted 2018 election that many foreign governments described as a farce. "They've tried to turn a constitutional swearing-in ceremony into a w...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party


Maduro faces next term in a hobbled, isolated Venezuela

Leaders from the ruling Socialist Party have disavowed criticism of Maduro's inauguration, which will keep him at the helm of the OPEC oil exporter until 2025, calling for rallies of support and promoting him on social media with Twitter hashtags such as #Iampresident. Opposition leaders, however, have portrayed Thursday's inauguration as the moment at which Maduro will be internationally branded a dictator following a widely boycotted 2018 election that governments around the world described a...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party


French police call for army to help quell riots amid warnings of 'pre-revolutionary' unrest

President Emmanuel Macron of France is facing police calls to bring in the army to defend Paris from “yellow vest” attacks following last Saturday’s unprecedented riots in the French capital. The police unions' plea came as the government held crisis talks with the leaders of all of France’s political parties, many of whom urged Mr Macron to instantly scrap “green” fuel tax hikes to avoid the country spiralling into a permanent state of insurrection. The three-week revolt has exposed a deep...
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Bulgaria’s government survives no-confidence vote

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s ruling coalition has survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to reform the ailing health care system. The 240-member parliament on Wednesday rejected the motion in a 133-99 vote. Eight lawmakers were absent. In its motion, the opposition Socialist Party highlighted the poor […]
Tags: News, Bulgaria, Sofia, Socialist Party, Bulgaria AP, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Top ex-Albanian official arrested on suspicion of corruption

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say that a former head of the prison department has been arrested on suspicion of corruption. Authorities announced the arrest of Arben Cuko in a statement on Sunday. Cuko, who previously was head of the National Guard and also is an ex-lawmaker of the governing Socialist Party, was fired […]
Tags: News, Ap, Tirana Albania, National Guard, Socialist Party, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Arben Cuko


Spain's Socialist Party reveals members of new Cabinet

MADRID (AP) — A Socialist party official in Spain says European Parliament ex-president Josep Borrell will become foreign minister in the new government.Jose Luis Abalos, the party's organizational secretary, on Tuesday confirmed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spain, Ap, Madrid, Cabinet, European Parliament, Socialist Party, Josep Borrell, Jose Luis Abalos


Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s New Leader, Returns From the Political Wilderness

Mr. Sánchez, once ousted from control of his Socialist party, regained its leadership and orchestrated the removal of Mariano Rajoy as prime minister.
Tags: News, Spain, Mariano Rajoy, Mariano, Rajoy, Sánchez, Socialist Party, Pedro Sanchez, Politics And Government, Catalonia (Spain, Quim, Pedro (1972-, Torra, Sanchez Perez-Castejon


If Brussels doesn’t budge, calamity beckons for Italy – and the EU | Owen Jones

Austerity has created a political shift against the euro and the EU itself from Greece to Italy. Brussels must stop the contagionA few months ago, a leading politician in Portugal’s ruling Socialist party explained to me the eurozone dilemma. Membership of the currency meant the public investment they desired was impossible. “It’s like social democracy was forbidden,” he explains. But exiting the euro could be even worse, because of the resulting economic trauma, and the political party held res...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Eu, Austerity, European Union, World news, Euro, Italy, Portugal, Brussels, Owen Jones, Socialist Party, Italy Brussels


"Socialism Is on a Winning Streak."

It's John Nichols, at The Nation.From the 1910s through the 1940s, Socialist Party members served as state legislators, mayors, city councilors and school board members. The Pennsylvania party, with its deep roots in Reading, produced national Socialist leaders, including candidates for president and vice president....But the dry spell is over. Socialists have been on an electoral winning streak in some parts of the country for a number of years—Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant made her ele...
Tags: Law, Wikipedia, America, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Socialism, Logos, Pittsburgh, Seattle City Council, Socialist Party, Kshama Sawant, DSA, Symbols, Ann Althouse, John Nichols, Redness


Maduro set to win second term as Venezuela slips further into economic crisis

Venezuela goes to the polls on Sunday, with incumbent president Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second term in spite of the country’s spiralling economic crisis. Mr Maduro is set to secure another six-year term on behalf of the ruling Socialist party, but the election takes place under a cloud of controversy with the ruler’s main rivals set to boycott the vote. More than a million Venezuelans have fled the country in search of a better life abroad as the nation’s once robust oil industry has ...
Tags: News, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Maduro, Socialist Party


Venezuela's Maduro says will win in 'economic war' post-election

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he intended to defeat the "oligarchs" responsible for the country's crisis and that he would win the "economic war" they are waging against the once-wealthy country should he be re-elected next week. Despite millions suffering food and medicine shortages, Maduro is expected to win in next week's vote due to widespread abstention. "If you hand me victory on May 20, I swear I will end the economic war," said Maduro in front of hundreds of pe...
Tags: News, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Maduro, Socialist Party


Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll #16: A Room at the Heartbreak Hotel

(Archive.) Saturday, May 6, 2017 — 7:45 AM It’s a cold, misty morning, unseasonable for May. I am driving my little Honda — its brakes finally mended — down back roads past white-fenced horse farms, paddocks rolling away across the hills to vanish in the fog. I’m dressed for the weather, and it’s a new mode for me. I’ve long affected the look of a suburban gentleman farmer, but since November’s election I’ve been thinking about a more aggressive personal style. The ugly political climate m...
Tags: Europe, Chuck, Music, Honda, Gigs, Craig, Kurt Cobain, James Murphy, Jeff Buckley, Michael Mann, Tom, Mike, Deb, Debbie, Roscoe, Socialist Party


Portugal’s government feels strain of corruption cases

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s governing Socialist Party is in disarray over how to react to corruption investigations against some of its former senior members, including a former prime minister. New allegations that former Energy Minister Manuel Pinho took money from a company while in office, coming after accusations that ex-PM Jose Socrates pocketed 34 […]
Tags: Energy, Business, News, Portugal, Lisbon Portugal, Socialist Party, Jose Socrates, Nation & World, Manuel Pinho


For The Good Of The Party : Predictable & Hardly New

Opinion For The Good Of The Party : Predictable & Hardly New Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Predictable Argument of Socialists:Physicians of course, sincerely believe they’re “correct” when forming a diagnosis and subsequent treatment plan for a patient.Yet, as new signs, symptoms, and test-results emerge, competent and honest physicians sometimes see that they started on a line of diagnosis and treatment that was clearly wrong.When the foregoing becomes obvious, competent and honest physic...
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Philippines Bars EU Socialist Party Official for Criticizing Duterte

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine immigration authorities on Sunday denied entry and deported a Socialist Party official from the European Union, who...
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Raid on Trump lawyer crossed the line into special prosecutorial abuse

We’re supposed to be reassured that the FBI agents who raided the offices and home of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, were, in Cohen’s words, “courteous” and “respectful.” The president’s attorney was understandably grateful that the agents didn’t replicate the FBI’s tactics at the home of Paul Manafort, Trump’s onetime campaign manager. Busting in before dawn, guns drawn, with a “no knock” warrant while Manafort and his wife were in bed, the agents frisked Mrs. Manafort while she...
Tags: Putin, Obama, Opinion, Washington, Senate, Russia, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Aclu, New York Times, Davis, Playboy, Ncaa, Donald Trump


Hungary’s Orban seeks re-election on anti-migrant platform

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is betting that his relentless campaign against immigration will keep his supporters united and motivated for Sunday’s national election. Polls show Orban’s Fidesz party with a sizable lead over Jobbik, a nationalist right-wing party, as well as the Socialist Party and other, smaller left-wing or green […]
Tags: News, Budapest, Hungary, Viktor Orban, Socialist Party, Orban, Jobbik, Fidesz, Hungary AP, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Zambia Asks Cuba to Recall Ambassador for Backing New Opposition Party

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia has asked Cuba to recall its ambassador for openly supporting the newly launched opposition Socialist Party, the...
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"Crying is an excellent way of bringing balance and health to your mind and body. Keep crying."

Tweets Yoko Ono.Among the responses: Hear that all you poor people? The multi-millionaire Yoko says that crying because of your poverty and desperation is good for your mind and body. — The Socialist Party (@OfficialSPGB) March 10, 2018 I think that's satire. Please don't destroy my feeling of hope in this world by having that not be satire. I will cry. I click through to The Socialist Party/@OfficialSPGB — Socialist Party of Great Britain — and it's got the blue check mark of a "verified acco...
Tags: Twitter, Crying, Law, Wikipedia, Spain, Yoko Ono, Socialism, Mussolini, Great Britain, Benito Mussolini, Socialist Party, Yoko, Germany Italy, Ann Althouse, Fascism, Socialist Standard


Lie Like Hell Once You’ve Run Out of Ideas

CT Governor Dannel Malloy U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Democrat Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said the NRA was a terrorist organization. This slander may shock most of us, but I wonder what took Governor Malloy so long. Malloy and the Democrats have run out of ideas. Their democrat controlled states are failing and shrinking. US citizens pack up and vote with their feet. They flee the failed Democrat policies that drove out jobs and ruined lives. Now, Governor Malloy announces his newly disco...
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Venezuela fires starting gun for presidential election before end of April

Constituent assembly calls for vote in first four months of 2018Nicolás Maduro set to run for re-election with opposition in disarrayVenezuela’s pro-government constituent assembly has proposed that presidential elections be held by the end of April with President Nicolás Maduro likely to seek re-election despite a devastating economic crisis. A date early this year had been widely expected, as the ruling Socialist party seeks to take advantage of Maduro’s recent consolidation of power and disar...
Tags: Americas, World news, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Maduro, Socialist Party


Venezuela presidential election likely before end of April

Constituent assembly calls for vote in first four months of 2018Nicolás Maduro set to run for re-election with opposition in disarrayVenezuela’s pro-government constituent assembly has proposed that presidential elections be held by the end of April with President Nicolás Maduro likely to seek re-election despite a devastating economic crisis. A date early this year had been widely expected, as the ruling Socialist party seeks to take advantage of Maduro’s recent consolidation of power and disar...
Tags: Americas, World news, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Maduro, Socialist Party


Is There Still a Socialist Party?

Today, sans surprise, we learned that Stéphane Le Foll will be a candidate for the post of First Secretary. A grand thing, by the sound of it, First Secretary, with a long line of illustrious forebears extending back to Jaurès and Blum by way of Jospin and Mitterrand ... and, hélas, François Hollande.But is there a party left to head? Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, much touted for the post, declined the honor, no doubt having concluded that there must be a better way to further whatever political ambit...
Tags: Travel, Francois Hollande, Paris, Fidel Castro, Lyon, Castro, Hollande, Najat Vallaud Belkacem, Socialist Party, Macron, Valls, Blum, Stephane Le Foll, Mitterrand, Art Goldhammer, Montebourg


Watchdog urges Sudan to stop seizing dailies amid protests

CAIRO (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Sudan to cease a crackdown on newspapers reporting on protests over bread price hikes. The New York-based CPJ said in a statement late on Monday that authorities confiscated all copies of six dailies, including the privately owned Al-Tayar, al-Midan of the Socialist Party, and Akhbar […]
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Maduro's cryptocurrency to fare no better than Venezuela itself

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's plan to create an oil-backed cryptocurrency faces the same credibility problems that dog the ruling Socialist Party in financial markets and is unlikely to fare any better than the struggling OPEC member itself, investors and technical experts say.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews, Venezuela, Caracas, Maduro, Socialist Party, Reuters Venezuela


Venezuela's ex-chief prosecutor asks international court to try Maduro

Luisa Ortega fled Venezuela after breaking with the president this year, and says her complaint was prompted by thousands of deaths ordered by the governmentVenezuela’s sacked former chief prosecutor has asked the international criminal court to capture and try Nicolás Maduro and other top officials for crimes against humanity over murders by police and military officers. Luisa Ortega, who broke with Maduro this year after working closely with the ruling Socialist party for a decade, was fired i...
Tags: Americas, World news, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Maduro, Socialist Party, Luisa Ortega