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    A modest proposal for socialist revolution

    Chris Wright | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    AT THIS point in history, two things are clear. First, Marx was right that capitalism is torn by too many ‘contradictions’ to be sustainable indefinitely...

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    The Obama legacy

    John O’Kane | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    THOSE factions of the Democratic party which worked so hard in 2016 to sabotage Bernie Sanders’s chances for the nomination have been nervous for some...

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    No doing away with liberal arts in universities

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    MY NIECE is an adjunct teacher of the English literature at a Florida University. A few days ago, she called me from Delhi to say...

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    American ideals at heart of Assange extradition case

    Nozomi Hayase | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    The WikiLeaks publisher saw his free software project as a powerful tool for democracy, writes Nozomi Hayase ON JANUARY 13, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared...

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    Same country, different script

    Sudheendra Kulkarni | Updated at 09:00pm on January 24, 2020

    Pakistan is changing in significant ways — for its own good and for the good of its neighbours, writes Sudheendra Kulkarni ‘LASHKAR-E-TAIBA is now jobless...

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    Syria: let there be mayhem

    Myriam Youssef | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    As media turn away from covering government-controlled areas, Syrians are experiencing an unprecedented level of structural violence, writes Myriam Youssef ‘I WOULD not have cared...

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    Male rape victims yet to see justice

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    THE crime of rape has increased significantly in recent times and the victims include both women and men. Despite the popular belief that men or...

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    The WEF is at it again

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    FRIENDS, this year the World Economic Forum is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Forty-nine of the insanely pompous — and every year more — WEF events...

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    Lanka: sustaining state legitimacy requires ethics

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    PRESIDENT Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s image continues to rise amongst the general public because of the variety of manifestations of his commitment to get things done better...

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    Never again?

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    We are drifting down a slope that leads to the ghosts of Hitler and Stalin, writes Mahir Ali IT WILL be 75 years ago next...

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