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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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Cuba in the face of a historical parenthesis
Russia's Arctic opportunity
Tunisia caught between fear and stability
'I witnessed the Peshawar massacre'
Responding to the massacre: Revenge or resolution?
Turkey's emerging police state
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