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US double standard: Gaddafi bad, Karimov good
The US shows its hypocrisy by accusing 'tyrants' of human rights abuses while not owning up to supporting dictators.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2011 11:19 GMT
The de-politicisation of political media
US political ideologies are converging on the right, but the power of ideas doesn't matter in this popularity contest.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2011 14:02 GMT
United we bland
Calls for a return to post-9/11 "unity" in the US, flirt with the elementary constructs of fascism, author says.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2011 10:45 GMT
Libya: The triumphalism of the US media
Obama and the US media are taking credit for Gaddafi's downfall, but it was the Libyan fighters who won the war.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2011 10:06 GMT
The US' war of words against Syria
The US war of words against Syria is marred by hypocrisy and a lack of realism.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2011 10:31 GMT
Tied to a drowning man
The interconnectedness of the world economy means that US economic woes will have severe effects on others.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 09:55 GMT
How the US media marginalises dissent
The US media derides views outside of the mainstream as 'un-serious', and our democracy suffers as a result.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2011 10:50 GMT
Censorship of war casualties in the US
US mainstream media and the public's willful ignorance is to blame for lack of knowledge about true cost of wars.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2011 11:32 GMT
The US love affair with drones
A war strategy built around drone attacks is not only unethical, but will hurt US interests in the long run.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 07:39 GMT
The emperor has no economy
Corporate profits are up, consumer income is down, and Orwellian talking points are soaring.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2011 11:03 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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