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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    1975 began on a daring note. The ruling party seemed to prepare a stout defence against its critics and attackers. By a swift, sudden and...

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    Middle East: instability is on the rise

    Viktor Mikhin | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    THE chairman of the committee for foreign policy and national security of Iran’s Islamic consultative assembly, Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, stated that Iran was making every possible...

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    Why Chinese authorities are trying to rein in jingoism

    Audrey Jiajia Li  | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    IN NOVEMBER 2018, Reminwang, the official website of the Chinese ruling party’s mouthpiece People’s Daily, triumphantly announced that ‘the world’s first genetically edited babies have...

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    Dissent in crisis

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    ‘WHAT is constantly said is that that you must not attack the government because it will endanger the country....

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    Return Women’s Day to its radical roots

    Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah and Ana Inés Abelenda | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    THE theme for International Women’s Day 2019 doesn’t resonate with us. #BalanceForBetter brings to mind slow gradual change, and assumes that if you provide women...

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    Presstitutes turn blind eye to UN report on Venezuela

    Paul Craig Roberts | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    DON’T you think something is fishy when the presstitutes orchestrate a fake news ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Venezuela, but totally ignore the real humanitarian crises in...

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    Why are the lambs so silent?

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    I LIVED in Levittown, NY for many years, where the cold winters were a huge challenge. Long, white winters had made me less and less...

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    Neither ekla-chalo nor fully in coalition

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    BY ANNOUNCING her own candidature from Rae Bareli, has Sonia Gandhi grounded Priyanka Gandhi quite as abruptly as she had taken off? Or, is it...

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    A peace movement is needed

    Shiv Visvanathan | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    ONE of the things I miss in the age of TV and digital news is the presence of the storyteller. Maybe it is an old-fashioned...

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    The prisoner says ‘no’ to big brother

    John Pilger  | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2019

    WHENEVER I visit Julian Assange, we meet in a room he knows too well. There is a bare table and pictures of Ecuador on the...

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