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  • May Situation in Venezuela continues to deteriorate with uncertain outcome (The New York Times)
  • March 8. International Women's Day
  • January Killing of activists continues in Colombia despite Colombian peace process (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
  • January 21, Massive Women's Marches began resistance to Trump presidency. (womensmarchThe New York Times)
  • Summer and Fall Progressives and Native Americans engage in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests near the Missouri River south of Bismark, North Dakota. (Wikipedia Oceti Sakowin Camp)
  • November 25, Fidel Castro died at age 90.
  • Chinese state oil company agrees to finance and improve Venezuelan oil production (South China Morning News) China and Venezuela are in a comprehensive strategic partnership dating from (China.cn)
  • November Rats leave sinking ship (Reuters)
  • November 8, Donald Trump, a populist strongman, elected President of the United States. His margin of victory came from unorganized working class elements.
  • September 26, Colombia signs peace treaty with FARC (The New York Times)
  • August Malaria re-emerges in Venezuela (The New York Times)
  • August 9 to 14, World Social Forum in Montreal
  • July. "People, Land, Seeds, Food." Pan-African land reform and agricultural conference taking place in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 12-15. (La Via Campesina)
  • March 25, Anti-communist movements in Venezuela and Cuba mirror Cuban and Venezuelan cooperation and support. (The New York Times)
  • March 2, FIST (Fight Imperialism, Stand Together) anti-oppression, anti-exploitation, revolutionary group to hold conference, New York City, USA, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 147 West 24th Street, 2nd floor. fightimperialism
  • February 11, Cambodia denies bail to garment industry strikers despite international protests. Womens Media Center
  • January Patriotic March, a leftist party in Colombia, considers disbanding due to political assassinations (Columbia Reports)
  • January 21, Leaked documents reveal extensive off-shore holdings of Chinese princelings (The Guardian The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism The New York Times China Digital Times)
  • January 20, Top 85 as rich as poorest 3½ billion (The Guardian World Top Incomes Database)
  • January, Flash mobs of dark-skinned C class youth assemble at Brazilian shopping malls (Portal AZ The New York Times)
  • January 13, A prominent former Red Guard apologized for her role in the death of a teacher during the Cultural Revolution (Beijing News, Consensus Net, New York Times, Bloomberg News)
  • January 10, Chemical leak in West Virginia, USA, cuts water to 250,000.
  • January 6, American gun libertarians silence dissident member ( socialismoryourmoneyback.blogspot.ca/2014/01/gun-law.html ).
  • December, Brazil is reported to be forming a close economic relationship with Cuba by hiring Cuban doctors and engaging in joint economic projects. (The New York Times)
  • November 9, Immigrant workers riot in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (The New York Times)
  • November 3, Cuba invites Chinese investment in special development zone at Muriel Port (Qiushi})
  • November 1, Chen Quanguo, Communist Party Chief of the Tibet Autonomous Region calls in Qiushi for strict censorship. (The New York Times)
  • October 31, Greenland parliament votes 15-14 to lift decades-long ban on uranium mining.
  • October 13, Yangzhong builds giant statue of puffer fish (The New York Times)
  • October 7, Strike at steel mill in Venezuela (The New York Times)
  • September 27, The Daily Mail attacks Labour Party leader's father (The Daily Mail The Guardian The Guardian)
  • September 26, World Cup infrastructure in Qatar being built with forced labor (The Guardian)
  • September 23, 200,000 on strike in Bangladesh (The Australian)
  • September 21, Textile workers in Bangladesh demand $107 a month (The Raw Story)
  • September 17, Fair Labor Standards Act extended to include direct care workers who provide personal care for the disabled and elderly in the United States (U.S. Department of Labor)
  • September 16, White family lives for a month in a township in South Africa (Living in Mamelodi for a Month)
  • September 14, Communist Party of Swaziland leader arrested while campaigning against bogus election in Swaziland (LINKS)
  • September 14, AFL-CIO reaches out to the unorganized at its convention (AFL-CIO)
  • September 14, Occupation of Zócalo by the National Education Workers Co-ordinating Committee ends (The Guardian)
  • September 9, Dennis Rodman spills the beans (The Guardian)
  • September 22, General election in Germany (The Guardian)
  • September 4, Grey wolf killed in March in Missouri (Earth First! Journal)
  • September 3, Wolves devour farmers' sheep and goats in southern France (The New York Times)
  • September 1, Guest workers under H-2B visas cheated in the United States (The New York Times)