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Republican candidates vie for Florida
Just two million people can vote in Sunshine State but result could have big impact on race for White House.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 07:35 GMT
Newt Gingrich's 'Heart of Darkness'
Behind the smokescreen, Gingrich's true accomplishment is being a master of propaganda.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011 13:49 GMT
Under the growing influence of the 1 per cent, American exceptionalism has become American deceptionalism.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2011 09:57 GMT
The Iranian threat
The US is not taking any practical steps to ensure a nuclear-free Middle East, says the author.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2011 12:53 GMT
Is the world too big to fail?
Noam Chomsky explains how the global order of power has been created and describes the mechanisms behind its continuity.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2011 15:11 GMT
The economy is a 'machine', not a 'body'
The unseen power of metaphors in guiding how we think could be key to escaping from a prolonged economic crisis.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2011 10:19 GMT
Life after capitalism
If capitalism means that money always talks, does the end of capitalism finish our urge to listen to it?
Last updated: 07 Jul 2011 17:51 GMT
The crucial role of democracy in economics
The free-market needs regulation, so the world is safe for democracy, not just business.
Last updated: 15 May 2011 09:55 GMT
Disoriented: Niall Ferguson's 'Civilisation'
The historian's new book says Western civilisation used words more often than swords to dominate the world.
Last updated: 11 May 2011 17:46 GMT
The 'bin Laden' of marginalisation
The real terror eating away at the Arab world is socio-economic marginalisation.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2011 18:13 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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