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Africa's digital election trackers
Inexpensive mobile phones and online maps are bringing new levels of transparency to elections across the continent.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2012 11:49 GMT
The racist nature of the Republican Party's most effective lies
America's media could expose Romney's pattern of pervasive lying, and the racist subtext that runs through much of it.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 10:02 GMT
How the Republican brain plays defence
Republicans restrict people's right to vote, then accuse Democrats of doing it when they're actually trying to stop it.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2012 13:38 GMT
Planned Parenthood pulls a 'Buffy' on the Right
When "pro-life" means anti-birth control, it increases the number of unwanted pregnancies, writes Paul Rosenberg.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 11:29 GMT
Obama is the only 'true conservative' in the race
By not expanding the range of political possibility, Obama has displayed his own conservatism.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2012 13:04 GMT
The de-politicisation of political media
US political ideologies are converging on the right, but the power of ideas doesn't matter in this popularity contest.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2011 14:02 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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