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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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