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Why are there no Muslim philosophers?
Are Muslim academics playing the role of 'house Muslims'?
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 10:28 GMT
The rich and the wretched of the Earth
Fictitious films can portray life's harshest realities, writes scholar.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 11:07 GMT
Cinema and the condition of coloniality
The winners of this year's Cannes top prizes were an Iranian and a Tunisian - but both set their films in France.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 16:34 GMT
Yes, we can: Non-European thinkers and philosophers
Walter Mignolo weighs in on the debate on the relative strength's of Eurocentric and non-Eurocentric philosophy.
Walter D Mignolo
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 11:34 GMT
Can non-Europeans think?
What happens with thinkers who operate outside the European philosophical 'pedigree'?
Last updated: 15 Jan 2013 11:41 GMT
Democracy and the nation-state in Syria and the world
A new Syrian nation can be born in the inferno of struggle, one that can overcome differences that appear unbridgeable.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 15:13 GMT
The militarisation of poverty in Africa
Increasing the rewards for those forces able to capture the state, by any means necessary, inevitably leads to war.
Toby Leon Moorsom
Last updated: 29 May 2012 21:19 GMT
UAE: The United Arab Electorates
The small Gulf country engineered a spectacular model of urban and mercantile development unique in the Arab region.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2011 11:09 GMT
World politics and the revolution in Libya
It's time for new thinking for Libya, or the post-revolution country may find itself as a neo-colony.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2011 12:55 GMT
The globalisation of revolution
Revolutions are caused by human agency; not telecommunications technologies, scholar argues.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2011 14:41 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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