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Marikana: The politics of law and order in post-apartheid South Africa
Liberal colonial occupation and the massacre have never been far apart in history, writes Pillay.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:57 GMT
The Egyptian revolution still grinds on
As repression rises and political and economic woes remain unresolved, Egyptian revolutionaries continue the struggle.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 14:56 GMT
The Roundabout Revolutions: When Tahrir goes to Gwangju
Architectural follies revisit historic sites to test the potential of public squares in the global political arena.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 06:29 GMT
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
Consenting Muslims in America
The scholar recounts his brief detention and interrogation at JFK airport.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2013 18:16 GMT
The West is a career: Linking Rouhani’s election to US sanctions
Delusional careerists who laud sanctions as the impetus for Rouhani's election in Iran couldn't be more wrong.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 15:12 GMT
Ballot wars: The Iranian public strikes back
The Iranian people took the quill from Khamenei's hand and are now attempting to write their own future.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 22:03 GMT
Who will renowned Italian philosopher Vattimo vote for?
Famed Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo takes issue with both Mario Monti and Silvio Berlusconi.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 16:31 GMT
The lost promise of Barack Obama
A smarter empire is no substitute for a lost republic.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 10:11 GMT
The dangerous rebranding of John Brennan
Makeup may help coverup a scar, but it can't erase the history of how the scar was formed.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 12:38 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
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In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
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In Pictures: Sierra Leone's war against Ebola
Medical facilities are fiercely battling the world's largest outbreak of the deadly disease.
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