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Impunity at home, rendition abroad
The modern US urge to torture did not begin on September 12, 2001, but can be traced back to the Cold War.
Alfred W McCoy
Last updated: 17 Aug 2012 13:12 GMT
I've got a crush on you
Antonin Scalia's type of justice is tough and steep, which is supposed to make the law harder and harsher.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2011 06:21 GMT
Militarising the police from Oakland to NYC
If the infrastructure of a police state is created, it's only a matter of time before those aggressive powers are used.
Heather Digby Parton
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 11:44 GMT
Pop culture hits arise from tragedy of 9/11
Attacks of September 11 marked watershed moment for the US, inspiring art and music and changing the cultural landscape.
The 9/11 Decade
Last updated: 08 Sep 2011 18:55 GMT
Academic freedom and 'dangerous ideas'
As much of the West becomes increasingly Islamophobic - universities are assumed "breeding grounds" for radicalisation.
Last updated: 21 May 2011 09:11 GMT
The Pakistan aid shortfall
Is the media to blame for the lack of relief aid being generated in the wake of the floods?
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 16:02 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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Journalism in Pakistan, a threatened existence
What was Rumi talking about?
Secret justice inside the EU courts
The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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