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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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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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