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Brazil government rolls back transit hike
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo agree to suspend increase in public-transport fares, but protesters say they "want more".
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:40 GMT
Brazil protesters keep up the pressure
Huge demonstrations ahead of the World Cup in 2014 continue to focus on corruption and governance issues.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 12:18 GMT
Europe basketball chases American dream
Recent results suggest the gulf between NBA and the Euroleague is narrowing as Europe's season is about to start.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 14:37 GMT
Do plants have their own form of conciousness?
Although plants may not have the capacity to experience pain, they relate to the world around them in a unique way.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 17:34 GMT
The idea of following in the age of Twitter
Users follow topics believing it expresses them somehow, but do they even understand what influences their preferences?
Last updated: 20 May 2012 07:05 GMT
A genealogy of enjoyment
In a hedonistic culture, it is easy to forget that 'enjoyment' was once a rigorously theological concept.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 15:55 GMT
Is Portugal hopeless?
Portuguese must give up their love of fate, stop revelling in misery and self-sacrifice they have come to identify with.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 07:03 GMT
A revolution in botanical nomenclature
Since January 1, botanical terms are to be named in English rather than Latin, changing a centuries old practice.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 11:27 GMT
The European Union and the rhetoric of immaturity
The EU's infantalisation and animalisation of individual members is not surprising explains author.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 08:13 GMT
Ultra-orthodox reflection of Israeli politics
Israel's Ultra-Orthodox community, like the government, believes they are exempt from having to justify their behaviour.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 13:15 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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