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Academic funding and the public interest: The death of political science
Defunding disciplines like political science means "losing research of value", writes Kendzior.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2013 10:22 GMT
The rock party is over
The Republican party has transformed itself since the 1980s with the evaporation of the old establishment, says writer.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2011 11:34 GMT
Can the US repay its public debt?
US debt is projected to exceed $15tn by the end of 2011, and as yet shows no sign of slowing.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2011 15:11 GMT
An opportunity to cut military spending
The recent US debt-deal calls for $1.5 trillion in spending cuts, and for once, military spending is on the table.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 11:52 GMT
Shoot first, ask questions never
The NRA is responsible for fomenting much of the gun violence found in the US.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2011 15:12 GMT
US approves aid to 9/11 rescuers
More than $4bn committed to help rescuers and residents whose health was affected after 2001 attacks in New York.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 02:06 GMT
Obama mulls Republican health ideas
US president embraces Republican-sponsored ideas amid stalemate on healthcare.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2010 11:37 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
From Panama to Ferguson: Countering the devaluation of black lives
Janvieve Williams Comrie
'I dream of a job, a school, a home'
The crisis in Iraq: Was the rise of ISIL a surprise?
Facing the truth about Brazil's dark past
Ebola in Sierra Leone is not just a health crisis
North Korea: An 'act of war' over a movie?
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