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US Congress to vote on NSA spying powers
Obama squares off against politicians ahead of possible vote aimed at slashing NSA funding and limiting surveillance.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 02:59 GMT
How networks overpower states
Scholar Ramesh Srinivasan argues that activists are engaging both online and offline communities equally effectively
Last updated: 15 Jul 2013 12:04 GMT
New face of the war on immigrants?: US immigration reform
The reform plays a balancing act for a stable supply of cheap labour and a viable system of state control of immigrants.
William I. Robinson
Last updated: 10 Jul 2013 11:42 GMT
Republican hypocrisy on surveillance
Despite the clamour made by Republicans on government surveillance, they are reticent when Arab Americans are targeted.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 09:18 GMT
Paula Deen and the US's 'subservience fantasy'
Paula Deen's comments are indicative of a (misguided) growing fear of racial and ethnic minorities, writes Ocen.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2013 11:27 GMT
'Scandal' and the politics of definition
Conservatives often cry 'scandal' when they perceive a violation of hierarchy and natural order.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2013 07:42 GMT
The scandal of scandal in Washington
Republicans devote time and energy to publicising alleged failures of Democrats while ignoring scandals of the Bush era.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 12:12 GMT
US tax official put on leave over scandal
Action against Lois Lerner, under fire over extra scrutiny of conservative groups, follows reported refusal to resign.
Last updated: 24 May 2013 07:36 GMT
Obama names acting head of US tax agency
Decision comes after former IRS boss resigned over allegations that agency targeted conservative groups.
Last updated: 16 May 2013 20:37 GMT
Head of US tax agency quits amid controversy
President Barack Obama announces tax chief has resigned after organisation was accused of targeting conservative groups.
Last updated: 16 May 2013 10:20 GMT
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Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
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Crackdown on journalists: State security vs human rights
Ukraine crisis: What's the UN doing about it?
Remembering referendums: Tatarstan and Crimea
Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: On bigotry and racism
Is the EU legitimising Sisi's coup?
Journalism in Pakistan, a threatened existence
In Pictures: Dutch Cup final fireworks
PEC Zwolle's sensational 5-1 upset triumph over hot favourites Ajax is stopped twice due to fan trouble and flares.
The week in pictures
From Easter celebrations to an avalanche on Mount Everest, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
In Pictures: The Bees of Bil'in
Women's collective in small Ramallah village view bee farming as a way to learn more about community living.
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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