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President Hollande's historic challenge
In order to win the election, Hollande must appeal to the extreme fringes of both the right and the left.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 18:58 GMT
A 'multicultural GOP' as magical thinking
Romney knows his campaign is doomed among Latino voters, but will that determine who he chooses as his running mate?
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 17:57 GMT
The working class needs Obama the Populist
Why the 'New Democrats' are old news.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 13:47 GMT
'Race war': A trick of political rhetoric
To take white supremacy out of racism is to willfully ignore that reality, writes John Stoehr.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 18:51 GMT
Race and the paradox of America
Newt Gingrich is a "cagey propagandist" whose objective is merely "to hint and wink at falsehoods", writes Stoehr.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 09:44 GMT
Selling war from 1917 to 2012
The US has become more accepting of capitalism in the past century, even as economic security has declined.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2012 13:21 GMT
The myth of freedom in the land of the free
The US touts itself as the land of free, but it has laws which are designed to crush criticisms of the state.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2012 12:11 GMT
What if democracy is just an illusion?
In the US, the dominant political discourse consists of ideas put forth by the ruling class.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2012 09:15 GMT
Lessons from Asia: Austerity can work
The measures used to overcome the Asian financial crisis should not be overlooked by Europe.
Stephen S Roach
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 11:00 GMT
The real meaning behind Rick Santorum's anti-college speech
Santorum's anti-intellectualism has a goal - creating obedient workers - obscured a paranoid style of politics.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 15:15 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
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The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Modernity according to the Islamic State, Boko Haram, the Taliban et al
'Nazis rape Brazil': The World Cup according to Twitter
The slow death of Turkish higher education
A Kadir Yildirim
The myth of the caliphate and the Islamic State
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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