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    Do Johnson vulnerabilities make Corbyn more acceptable?

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    THERE is a quantum leap in derisive mirth that stand-up comedians on both sides of the Atlantic are generating ever since a Donald Trump look-alike...

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    A record-breaking disaster in Southeast Asia

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    IN MY town in the United States — as is not especially unusual — we have big memorials in prominent public places marking some of...

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    The age of anything goes

    Satya Sagar | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    A BLOND-HAIRED US president openly hinting only white immigrants can be true American citizens, blue-eyed Nazis marching boldly on the streets of Europe, brattish Brexiteers...

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    Does it mirror an arrangement disjointed?

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Rex Tillerson, former US secretary of state, tells about the state of a state. Tillerson’s seven-hour, closed-door testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee in...

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    Pakistan’s slice of the moon

    Pervez Hoodbhoy | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    MONDAY’S launch of the Chandrayaan-2 water-finding moon mission is a significant demonstration of India’s scientific and engineering capacity. It puts India firmly within a select...

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    Gaffeur, entertainer, Brexiteer, premier

    Richard Seymour | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    GIVE it a few years, UK prime minister Boris Johnson told the House of Commons, and Britain will be ‘the greatest place on earth’. The...

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    More than tit for tat

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    THE British-flagged tanker ‘Steno Impero’, heading for Saudi Arabia, was seized July 19 by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, in the Strait of Hormuz, after...

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    Bookending Washington’s China policy

    Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    MUCH is being said of US activities aimed at China. Recent protests in Hong Kong together with a US-led propaganda campaign aimed at Beijing’s attempts...

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    Social dimensions of government policy

    Raihan Amin | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    IN COMMON with other countries at an equivalent stage of economic development, Bangladesh lags behind when it comes to social policy — the human dimensions...

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    The rise of corporate nations

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    ‘THERE is no America. There is no democracy. There is only IBM and ITT and AT&T and DuPont, Dow, Union Carbide, and Exxon. Those are...

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