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To the right and centre-right, Chelsea Manning is an LGBTraitor
Chelsea Manning's announcement as transgender has not only riled the right, but created an unexpected backlash.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2013 13:50 GMT
US politicians back Prism spying programme
Congressmen narrowly reject amendment that would have curtailed the National Security Agency's surveillance programme.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2013 01:45 GMT
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
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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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