Multiparty democracy came to Tanzania in 1995 but the autocratic rule under the country's first post-independence leader
Julius Nyerere, seems to be echoed by current President John Magufuli.
Victory seems a distant prospect, but the latest polling suggests the ruling socialist party might not be quite out for the count.
The people who voted for the new American president may not be as hard for the Left to reach as it may appear.
All of the world’s struggling masses owe the late Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro an enormous debt for consistently and fearlessly articulating the debilitating aspect of life under under capitalism.
Outsiders might not understand how someone who led his country’s downfall from breadbasket to basket case has remained in the presidency for so many years
Athens can celebrate two consecutive quarters of growth. Berlin must stomach some weakness. Everyone should remember cheap money isn't free money.
After two elections and months of deadlock, a minority administration has been agreed. But the situation is far from stable.
Loach's latest film tells the story of a man who finds himself caught in a harsh world of uncaring bureaucrats, food banks and benefits cuts.
Labour's leader has a renewed mandate to put his party at the vanguard of the left – but others have walked that road before.
For a while, Bernie Sanders looked he really could be David to Hillary Clinton's Goliath. He lost, but his legacy will live on.
How does an oil-rich country end up with a food shortage? A GSU international development expert explains how the legacy of one man's rise to power continues to cripple the nation.
Venezuela sits at the edge of a humanitarian calamity. A GSU international mediation expert explains how outsiders can play a critical role in resolving the cause – a deeply rooted political battle.
The EU drags Britain kicking and screaming to the left. Lexiters need to update their principles before voting on them.
The establishment media wants it one way, and the populist left another. Why is there so little straight reporting on Latin America?
Ken Livingstone may be at the centre of the latest argument, but Labour is divided by a rift that dates back much further.
The Labour leader is no Europhile, but this scepticism is a real strength for the remain camp.
Cuba punches above its weight in a number of sectors and the US would be wise to take note.
"Socialist" has been a dirty word in American politics for decades – so why does socialism suddenly seem alive and well?
Sanders is not a socialist. And Denmark is not a utopian ideal to which Americans should aspire. Here's why.
Following a dramatic election loss, the government now has to deal with an overwhelmingly centrist parliament.