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9/11 and the end of liberal democracy?
Was it 9/11 or the West's response that threatened the utopia of liberal democracy? S. Zizek and Hamid Dabashi discuss.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2014 17:02 GMT
Guests: War on Terror, War on Muslims?
Empire asks its guests if the global fight against terrorism is eroding the democratic principles it set out to defend.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 14:49 GMT
On books and their destiny
Are older books non-functional relics - merely sights to behold?
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 09:18 GMT
Turkish 'genocide' film: An epic too late?
Fatih Akin's film on tragic events of 1915 is no great cinematic oeuvre but marks turning point in Turkish discourse.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2014 12:04 GMT
Who and how will mourn and honour the slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza?
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 12:34 GMT
Gaza: Poetry after Auschwitz
'To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.' Is writing poetry after Gaza also barbaric?
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 10:33 GMT
On men and war
Misogyny and racism run parallel to Israel's militarism.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 16:26 GMT
How many Palestinians have been killed in Gaza?
It is imperative not to be numbed by the death toll numbers reported every day from Gaza.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2014 15:35 GMT
Does Hamas provoke Israel to attack Gaza?
Palestinians as a diverse society are neither reducible to Hamas nor can they be denied the right to resist occupation.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 12:43 GMT
Why is the World Cup more exciting than world politics?
A succession of scandals generate headlines around the world, but the World Cup goes on triumphantly.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 13:26 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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