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    Bourgeois democracy faces threat from within

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 10:10pm on January 16, 2017

    Bourgeois democracy is facing threat from within. It is the perception of the world elite...

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    Notes on labour movement: Egypt in 2016

    by Nehal Amer | Updated at 10:05pm on January 16, 2017

    ON THE morning of September 24, 2014, 48-year-old transport worker Farag Rizk was found dead...

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    Eight and a half rogue states

    | Updated at 10:05pm on January 16, 2017

    WHEN Theresa May presented to parliament the case for renewing the state’s nuclear forces in July 2016, she was asked directly by a Scottish MP...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 09:55pm on January 16, 2017

    IN OCTOBER, 1967 as I was bound for Lahore in a PIA flight from Dhaka, one phase of my working life ended...

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    Had cadmium ever glowed so red?

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 10:00pm on January 15, 2017

    I’D PRETTY much perfected the art. I’d go down to the newest library I could find. Become a member as quickly as I could, and...

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    The entire world is ‘fake news’

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 09:55pm on January 15, 2017

    IMPERIALIST demagogues, as well as religious fanatics, are known to live in their grotesque realities. They erect huge sand castles, invent mascots, and bombard the...

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    China, Russia to counter US anti-missile systems in Asia

    by Peter Symonds | Updated at 09:50pm on January 15, 2017

    CHINA and Russia have agreed to take unspecified ‘countermeasures’ against US plans to install a sophisticated anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea...

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    Western intelligence on sixes and sevens

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 09:50pm on January 15, 2017

    PARDON my naiveté, but I cannot for the life of me, comprehend why the entire US establishment, with the Intelligence Community in the vanguard, is...

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    To the benefit of all

    | Updated at 10:20pm on January 14, 2017

    For centuries, women around the world have struggled for even the most basic rights. The fight for equality has been an uphill climb — one...

  • Spinning a yarn unparalleled

    | Updated at 10:10pm on January 14, 2017

    A LEGENDARY fabric, muslin, has legions of tales in its telling. This ultrafine cotton cloth from the phuti karpasand now extinct gosspypium arboreum plant, woven...