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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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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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