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When US 'intelligence' becomes an oxymoron or just moronic
An outdated terror list and the latest NSA scandals are bringing US credibility into question.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 08:38 GMT
Islamophobia and the Republican Party
Republican politicians' attack on a Muslim State Department official echoes the Communist witch-hunts of an earlier era.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2012 14:05 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
America's reactionary feminists
What do Palin and Bachmann have that make them so appealing to the American public?
Last updated: 04 Aug 2011 07:08 GMT
US Muslims 'face growing discrimination'
Anti-Muslim bigotry includes inflammatory rhetoric by elected officials, congressional panel is told.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2011 21:53 GMT
The US: Waking up to class politics
The protests in Wisconsin harken back to the old days of labour and class struggle in the US.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2011 15:39 GMT
House hearings worry US Muslims
Protests held against congressman's focus on whether or not American Muslims have become "radicalised".
Last updated: 09 Mar 2011 20:03 GMT
Shocker: Jews vote for Democrats
Midterm voting reveals that American Jews are either Democrats or Republicans, but definitely not Likud.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2010 13:48 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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