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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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