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The new left-right alliance in the US
Political convergence between Republicans and Democrats has successfully passed popular legislation.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 05:44 GMT
World leaders pay tribute to Mandela
US President Obama calls anti-apartheid icon a "giant of history" as thousands gather for memorial in Johannesburg.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 02:54 GMT
Destroying the government
Having run out of ideas on how to govern, the American right has turned against the very concept of governing.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 15:47 GMT
Lessons to be learnt from the Iraq War
The War was a serious setback for international law, the UN and world order, writes Falk.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2013 09:15 GMT
Day-Lewis wins third best actor Oscar
UK-born artist becomes first person to win best actor Academy Award three times for Lincoln, as Argo takes best film.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 12:41 GMT
Gun lobby's bad aim shoots down myth of 'constitutional conservatism'
It's not constitutional scholarship that's missing on the right - it's knowledge of "Schoolhouse Rock", says Rosenberg.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 09:40 GMT
President Obama: The challenge of another four years
Even if Obama delivers on everything he promised in his inaugural address, the country may find itself needing more.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2013 09:18 GMT
Spielberg's Lincoln tops Oscar nominations
US presidential drama leads the pack with 12 nominations, including best picture, best director and best actor.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2013 15:36 GMT
Finally an elected Libyan cabinet, but is it fearsome enough to govern?
A new democratically elected government in Libya still has much work to do before it's in the clear.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2012 21:40 GMT
Back to school: College is the past, prison is the future
Public higher education system in California, the crown jewel of American education, is dying a slow death, writes Kroll
Last updated: 05 Oct 2012 03:32 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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