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The American lockdown state
The US has become a nation not of laws but of legal memos, not of legality but of legalisms.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 13:25 GMT
The heroine in Zero Dark Thirty is hardly an example of progressiveness - there is nothing feminist in revenge.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 08:59 GMT
Zero Dark Thirty's real collateral damage
The Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty is misleading at best when it comes to the use of torture.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 13:23 GMT
Fifty states of voter suppression
There's a need for a unified counter-message to fight the racist myth of minority voter fraud in the US, says Rosenberg.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2012 06:51 GMT
The Koch Brothers
People & Power asks why the billionaire siblings are spending a fortune in support of a conservative political agenda.
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Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 04:48 GMT
The 0.000063% election
How US politics became the politics of the "super rich".
Last updated: 25 Feb 2012 11:47 GMT
US detention post-9/11: Birth of a debacle
The Bush administration made a series of decisions authorising torture and secret prisons just days after 9/11.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2011 10:34 GMT
The magical realism of body counts
The US government, and a pliant mainstream media, are making sure the public remain ignorant of civilian casualties.
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
Last updated: 13 Jun 2011 17:59 GMT
Suleiman: The CIA's man in Cairo
Suleiman, a friend to the US and reported torturer, has long been touted as a presidential successor.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2011 14:10 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
Greece: The murky moat of fortress Europe
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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