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A grand bargain is a grand betrayal: The forgotten, lonely world of facts
That the United States is centre-right and Obama must needs compromise on slashing the welfare state is a myth.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 16:13 GMT
Choosing the American President
The voters have chosen, but what will the next four years bring?
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 11:23 GMT
Fifty states of voter suppression
There's a need for a unified counter-message to fight the racist myth of minority voter fraud in the US, says Rosenberg.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2012 06:51 GMT
The racist nature of the Republican Party's most effective lies
America's media could expose Romney's pattern of pervasive lying, and the racist subtext that runs through much of it.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 10:02 GMT
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
Gore Vidal remembered: 'Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little'
The celebrated author, playwright, politician and commentator was a leader of US literary culture for six decades.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2012 10:12 GMT
Romney set to destroy the centre ground
There seems to be a radical shift in the campaign strategy which reflects a hidden truth behind the bland façade.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 20:22 GMT
Conservative courage and other myths
Why do Republicans no longer break rank and speak out against radicals that drive their conservatism to the far-right?
Last updated: 02 Jun 2012 15:29 GMT
Hey, hey LBJ - why have you come back today?
When faced with the possibility of a reactionary conservative White House, radicals may vote for a 'less bad' liberal.
Last updated: 12 May 2012 19:59 GMT
A structure of lies surrounds Snowe's departure
In the US Senate, bipartisan centrism is the problem, not the solution.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 12:46 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In Pictures: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dies peacefully at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
In Pictures: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
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