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The myth of the caliphate and the Islamic State
The most powerful weapon against extremism is the knowledge that Islamic empires were not sustained by armies alone.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2014 11:48 GMT
On capitalism and coercion
Are trafficking, slavery and forced labour actually necessary for maintaining liberal capitalism?
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 14:44 GMT
Locke and unload: Why the NRA doesn't understand rights
It's the exact inability of guns to secure our freedom that establishes the foundation for our civil government.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2012 13:11 GMT
How wired is your life?
Internet and social networks have become as common as "the air we breathe", writes Zabala.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2012 06:07 GMT
Debating the US Supreme Court's power
Tea Party conservatism has arrived in the Supreme Court, favouring individual 'freedom' from all social obligations.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2012 16:30 GMT
Gun laws, culture wars and the struggle for common sense
The NRA's laws have made the US a more dangerous place, directly contradicting the organisation's stated goals.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2012 14:27 GMT
Hold the line: Stop 'copyright rendition'
A US law challenged in the Supreme Court could remove hundreds of thousands of artistic works from the public domain.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 13:23 GMT
A vision of the whole human race
Revolutionary ideas do not come from books and manifestos, but from experiences and connections with different peoples.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2011 07:33 GMT
Exposing religious fundamentalism in the US
The US media has been downplaying a radical Christian theology that is increasingly influential in the Republican Party.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2011 13:35 GMT
The rights of Israel
Israel's "lawfare" against the Palestinian people is rooted in a ficticious narrative of having a "right" to exist.
Last updated: 06 May 2011 12:48 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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The 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
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Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
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The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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