Opinion

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    The era of walls in a warming world

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 09, 2017

    WHEN I first talked to the three Honduran men in the train yard in the southern Mexican town of Tenosique, I had no idea that...

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    Shake up and shake down

    by James Petras | Updated at 12:03am on December 08, 2017

    MAJOR changes are roiling the states, societies and ruling classes of the biggest industrial economies, oil regimes and military complexes...

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    Let’s act wisely before it’s too late

    by Mahbub Alam Khan | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2017

    THE banking sector has been experiencing a roller-coaster journey for some time now...

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    NGOs and social movements

    by Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2017

    THERE are no shortages of challenges facing civil society, but one that we don’t talk enough about is the relationship between the formal and informal...

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    How trade and diplomacy undoing ‘Arab NATO’

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2017

    THE Saudi Arab-led Islamic military alliance had its first meeting in Riyadh on November 26, kicking off Saudi Arabia’s larger ‘counter-terrorism’ agenda in the region...

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    India’s plural soul

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 07, 2017

    THE partitioning of India broke us, shamed us. It is estimated that nearly two million were slaughtered during the weeks around Partition, almost no Muslim...

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    China reasserts global leadership

    by Mahfuz Ullah | Updated at 12:05am on December 07, 2017

    THE just concluded meeting of political parties from across the world, otherwise called a dialogue by the Communist Party of China, was a very important...

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    Compensation in traffic accident cases

    by Raihan Rahman Rafid | Updated at 12:05am on December 07, 2017

    BANGLADESH is one of the countries in the world with the highest casualties in road accidents...

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    What the Rohingya struggle is really about

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on December 07, 2017

    POPE Francis lost a historical opportunity to truly set his legacy apart from previous Popes. Alas, for him, too, political expediency trumped all else...

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    France speaks English now

    by Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:05am on December 06, 2017

    FRANCE’S youngest president, Emanuel Macron has been much derided since taking office in May, for likening himself to Jupiter, with make-up for the cameras, and...

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