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    Even in ‘revolutionary countries’, mass media still in hands of right

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    HOW could a country win her fight against western imperialism, how could it become truly independent, if its people are fully conditioned, through the mass...

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    The trouble with ‘preventing Palestine’

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    A NEW book by Seth Anziska, titled Preventing Palestine: A Political History from Camp David to Oslo created quite a buzz before its official release...

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    Coercive diplomacy

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    ‘LET us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate’, president John F Kennedy famously said in his inaugural address in...

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    My road trips in Bangladesh

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    I HAVE returned to the United States from Bangladesh after staying there for nearly three months....

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    Scary side of technological police state

    John W Whitehead | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2018

    IT’S a given that Big Brother is always watching us. Unfortunately, thanks to the government’s ongoing efforts to build massive databases using emerging surveillance,....

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    Early challenges to the war system

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2018

    The Collapse of the War System is the hopeful and predictive title of a 2007 book by John Jacob English, who’s actually Irish,....

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    Paralysing loss of crown for Tigers

    M Ashiq  | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2018

    IT WAS heartbreaking to see that once again the grand opportunity to lift the Asian Cup cricket trophy slipped away from our hands...

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    UN must reflect changing world order

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2018

    THERE is a rational explanation of why India and Brazil, two countries with vast populations and large and growing economies, are not permanent members of...

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    Hyper-extremism tends to follow extremism

    LK Sharma  | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2018

    THE RSS, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, India’s self-styled ‘cultural’ organisation, whose political wing BJP runs the Government, held a public outreach programme designed to soften its...

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    The Naria erosion

    M Inamul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2018

    The River Brahmaputra originates in China and it enters Bangladesh in the Kurigram district travelling through Tibet and Assam....

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