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Spies versus scribes
At a recent taping of a US TV show, former spies and recipients of leaked information confronted each other onstage.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 11:12 GMT
It's not always right to keep your word
There’s nothing virtuous about keeping a powerful liar’s secret, and those in power should learn from whistle-blowers.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2013 14:21 GMT
The American lockdown state
The US has become a nation not of laws but of legal memos, not of legality but of legalisms.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 13:25 GMT
A revolution against 'the culture of leaks'?
The US government has been intolerant of whistle blowers under the Obama administration.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 16:20 GMT
Romney and Ryan hit Republican campaign road
Romney's selection of the Wisconsin congressman as his running mate has injected new energy into the campaign.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 00:07 GMT
US politicians urge Bahrain to free activist
Members of Congress write to the government urging release of Nabeel Rajab and others jailed over free-speech cases.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2012 12:42 GMT
US police track cellphones without warrants
Police routinely follow movements of citizens by tracing cellphone signals with little oversight, ACLU documents show.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2012 12:42 GMT
Occupy's six month anniversary promises a revival
As spring begins, Occupiers are re-emerging, but, six months since the movement started, what does the future hold?
Last updated: 24 Mar 2012 15:34 GMT
Suppressing the narrative in Bahrain
As the anniversary of the uprising nears, the country's rulers are denying foreigners entry and hiring PR firms.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 03:43 GMT
US pushes Bahrain arms deal despite abuses
Obama administration using legal loophole to sell arms to Bahrain despite ongoing abuses and crackdown on NGOs.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2012 13:16 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
No escape for civilians in Syria
Kenya's fear of liberty
How citizens lead the search for Mexico's disappeared
Jerusalem: Don't call it a religious conflict
The US-China emissions deal likely meaningless
The death of international development
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