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Blasphemy: Time for Muslim soul searching
Much of the scandalous consequences are attributable to an active history of hostility between the West and the Islam.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 11:02 GMT
How the war on terror is a war of terror
States such as Israel which today "portray themselves" as fighting terrorism were in some ways "born out of terror".
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 12:05 GMT
A new Ridley Scott movie 'has all the ingredients of a cosmic epic', examining the nature of humanity and the universe.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 11:47 GMT
Revolution: The pursuit of public happiness
Can using Hannah Arendt's prism of viewing the American Revolution help us understand the Arab Spring?
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 17:01 GMT
Leadership deficit on both sides prolongs the unfinished uprisings
As Arab Spring opposition groups enjoy popular legitimacy but lack power, they can't afford an unintelligent approach.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 14:05 GMT
State crime and street crime: Two sides of one coin?
When society is this corrupt, are the poor entitled to rise up and take what is 'theirs'?
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 12:39 GMT
On Syria: Where the Left is right and the Right is wrong
Both the Left and the Right in Syria are "statists" - power hungry, reaching to gain control of the state apparatus.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 05:17 GMT
Being a communist in 2012
Being a communist in 2012 is not a political choice, but rather an existential matter, writes Santiago Zabala.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2012 11:33 GMT
Failing upwards: Living in a bureaucratic world
Although there are three main frames used to understand the world, a Weberian fourth is realising itself.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2012 11:11 GMT
Slavoj Zizek and Harum Scarum
By saying "Asian values" have corrupted capitalism, Zizek aligns himself with generations of Orientalist thinkers.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 14:46 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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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
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Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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