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The American South as self and other
Slavery was a global institution, not a Southern one; its legacy, in the form of the Tea Party, is global too.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 07:59 GMT
Iran's 'invisible army' in Latin America
Washington is concerned about Iran's supposedly growing influence in Latin America.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 18:42 GMT
Gezi Park: Revolutionary ethos and the hope of history being a bad teacher
Unfortunately political polarisation seems the destiny of Turkey for the foreseeable future, writes Richard Falk.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 09:04 GMT
The scandal of scandal in Washington
Republicans devote time and energy to publicising alleged failures of Democrats while ignoring scandals of the Bush era.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 12:12 GMT
The dogs of war are barking
With constant media attention, the Republican candidates have driven home the notion that "Iran has nuclear weapons".
Last updated: 05 Nov 2012 13:56 GMT
Jonah Goldberg on US 2012: Youth of the nation too stupid to vote
Authoritarian and intolerant speech has been breaking taboos by slowly creeping into the Conservative lexicon.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 09:32 GMT
Liberals must talk about God and country with heart
A growing consensus agrees the GOP is too radical to be taken seriously - this is the time to reclaim the rhetoric.
Last updated: 14 May 2012 15:54 GMT
Misuse of anti-Semitism charge is repulsive
In US politics, conservatives frequently - and falsely - deride political opponents as anti-Semitic.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2012 18:59 GMT
Susan G Komen: The tip of the iceberg
Organisations that influence social, cultural and political issues in the US have been hijacked by the far right.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2012 21:44 GMT
Why the Tea Party needs Mitt
Why do Tea Party members despise Mitt Romney despite him upholding many of their core ideals?
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 13:08 GMT
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