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The American dream: Survival is not an aspiration
Equal opportunity and upward mobility is a long-lost American Dream.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 14:08 GMT
The budget wars: The battle over the debt ceiling
The battle over the fiscal cliff might be over, but the political battle between the different parties will continue.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2013 11:38 GMT
Interpreting Obama's victory
Obama and the constituencies that supported him could be harbingers of a better future for the country, writes Falk.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 09:25 GMT
Four reasons why Romney might still win
Don't count Romney out of the race yet - he could still pull off an unlikely victory, writes scholar.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2012 08:42 GMT
History is written by the winners
Bill Clinton's genius lay in winning and keeping the affection of those "whose interests he betrayed", writes Hind.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2012 16:26 GMT
The Ryan choice
Ryan is not a firebrand... He "doesn’t ooze contempt for opponents or ridicule those who disagree with him".
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 11:11 GMT
The terrible economy and the anti-election of 2012
Amid financial turmoil, both candidates prefer to attack each other than to lay out an economic vision.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2012 09:00 GMT
The big-lie coup d'etat
The super-rich and privileged have been fabricating truth in order to entrench it in the American psyche.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 14:29 GMT
The inequality trap
With income inequality on the rise again, economists are linking income concentration to macroeconomic problems.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2012 09:14 GMT
Stop starving public universities, shrinking the middle class
In the US, the rich should pay more taxes so that higher education is more affordable for the middle- and lower-class.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2012 11:06 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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