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Triumphs and tragedies of US conventions
As the Democratic and Republican conventions convene, Al Jazeera looks at the hits and misses of past gatherings.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2012 18:53 GMT
The mystique of 'cursed dynasties'
Another Kennedy tragedy puts the spotlight back on famous families who have often dealt with untimely deaths.
Last updated: 28 May 2012 10:14 GMT
Planned Parenthood vs the NRA: Contrasting models of freedom
Economics, not culture wars, may determine this election - but culture wars need to be understood on their own terms.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 11:53 GMT
All history is black history
Why Black History Month? If a people has a past worth learning about, they also must have a future worth caring about.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 11:18 GMT
Jubilee for Republicans and the Queen
Although the monarchy is not to everyone's taste, getting rid of the queen will not solve England's problems.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2012 11:31 GMT
On production and reproduction, Republicans lose their way
The Republicans Party's highly unpopular stance on birth control will backfire in the November election, says author.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2012 12:05 GMT
Iraq: Images of war
From the fall of Baghdad to Abu Ghraib and the seige of Fallujah, we look back at nearly nine years of war.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2011 08:41 GMT
Defence and democracy in America
The US economy can no longer bear the reckless use of presidential power to declare war at any time.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2011 16:12 GMT
A gravity test for the euro
The IMF's former chief economist wonders why the euro is trading at a 40 per cent premium against the US dollar.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2011 14:10 GMT
Slavery: Alive and well in the 21st century
Far from ending with the abolition of slavery, the trade in human beings is thriving more than ever before.
Slavery: A 21st Century Evil
Last updated: 10 Oct 2011 12:14 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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