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    Road transport laws compared with US’s

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    THE cabinet division approved the draft of the Road Transport Act 2018 on August 6, 2018. If passed into law, it will replace the existing...

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    How US politics sustains US capitalism

    Richard Wolff | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    UNTIL their contradictions explode coexisting economic and political systems sustain one another. ‘Normal’ politics includes precisely the process of working out social conflicts such that...

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    Lanka: assessing the return of an unlimited presidency

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    THE unexpected resurrection of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s hope to be a third-term president of the country has taken the centrestage of political debate. It...

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    A call for an international right of hospitality

    Etienne Balibar | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    THE situation in the Mediterranean basin continues to intensify: a daily mass grave which is partly a cover-up, with states establishing or tolerating methods of...

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    Great Barrier Reef politics

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2018

    AUSTRALIA’S environment has been in precarious hands since European settlement found its lengthy and persistent way to the continent....

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    Press and the militarisation of fakery

    Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2018

    APHONY war has begun, a war on the newly powerful and influential independent media, a war waged by social media and internet giants like Google...

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    The human cost of war for Afghan children

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2018

    WAR has had a terrible impact on children in Afghanistan. After almost two decades of United States development efforts,...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2018

    The flamboyant and mercurial Javed Akram was candid and straight forward....

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    The danger of cow fattening

    Muhammad Munir Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2018

    THE sales of sacrificial animals have geared up as the festival of Eid-ul-Adha is knocking on the door....

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    Politics and lynching

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    AT LONG last, prime minister Narendra Modi expressed, in measured words, his disapproval of lynchings, which have spread since he took office....

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