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    Can socialism save democracy?

    Theo Horesh | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    A CONSENSUS is emerging on the left that capitalism produces inequality, which leads to oligarchy, which undermines democracy, and paves the way to fascism; and...

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    A tale of two cities

    Andrew Levine | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    HERE follows a tale of two cities — not, as in Dickens’s novel, Paris and London, but Paris and Madison, Wisconsin....

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    Yearning for independence, democracy

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    AROUND the fag end of the British rule in India, World War I and II broke out with a gap of only 20 years....

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    A world of multiple detonators of global wars

    James Petras | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    WE FACE a world of multiple wars some leading to direct global power conflagrations and others that begin as regional conflicts but quickly spread to...

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    A story of a new history of theatre

    Shahman Moishan | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    THE 13th annual theatre festival of the theatre and performance studies department in the University of Dhaka has opened a new horizon in the contemporary...

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    HW Bush’s bitter legacy in the Middle East

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    ANY sobre assessment of late president George HW Bush’s political legacy was drowned last week by the avalanche of hagiography by the mainstream media....

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    Yemenis: pawns in a cynical game

    Karim El-Gawhary | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    THERE are many different ways to end a war: for example, when a superior party in the conflict forces its political design for the post-war...

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    Talks on the sidelines

    Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    FROM the point of view of developments in the ‘game’ of global politics, the most interesting thing about the recent Group of Twenty (G-20) summit,...

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    Reviving nuclear disarmament movement

    Lawrence Wittner | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    IN LATE November 2018, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned public intellectual, remarked that ‘humanity faces two imminent existential threats: environmental catastrophe and nuclear war.’....

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    A fiercely contested landscape

    Vidya Subrahmaniam  | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    IF CELEBRATIONS have broken out in Congress offices across the country, few will grudge it considering that its success in the Hindi heartland comes after...

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