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Emerging From Darkness, the Edward Snowden Story
An open letter to Edward Snowden.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2013 13:31 GMT
Google eats the world
As Google continues to build its digital empire, concerns continue to be raised over its practices and ambitions.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2013 08:39 GMT
You've come a long way, baby (or have you?)
Rape is a form of "social control", meant to make women "invisible and shut them" in their homes, out of public sight.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2013 12:58 GMT
A rape a minute, a thousand corpses a year
Violence doesn't have a race, a class, a religion, or a nationality, but it does have a gender, writes Solnit.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2013 14:07 GMT
The sky's the limit: The demanding gifts of 2012
The great environmental battle of our time is about money, about who benefits from climate destruction and who loses.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2012 08:12 GMT
The liberal presidency
Liberals comfortable with Obama's presidency - marred with death and debt - show the limits of political liberalism.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2012 12:40 GMT
The fourth horseman of the apocalypse: Hurricane Sandy rides in
Hurricane Sandy did what no activist could have done adequately: Put climate change back on the agenda.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2012 10:58 GMT
Walking the waters and bringing Shell ashore
How to bring the major oil companies ashore and halt the destruction of our oceans.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 16:00 GMT
Ms Civil Society vs Mr Unaccountable
The Occupy movement has taken the development of civil society into a previously unimaginable direction.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2011 03:42 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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