Opinion

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    Interview of Bosse Kramsjo, a participant

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    SWEDEN, an amazing economy to many utopians or to the naive about capitalism, is experiencing pains that capitalist economies feel. Capitalist crisis has already torn...

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    If democracy subverts itself

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    AN OLD-FASHIONED Marxist sobriquet for democracy we pine for and are frustrated by in turn is ‘bourgeois democracy’. Another word for it, which suits the...

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    No legitimate reason to impose sanctions on Iran

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    AFRIEND in Tehran tells me that he marvels at the attitude of the United States ruling establishment towards Iran. ‘Why do they hate us so...

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    A promise that needs follow-up

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    SOON after his return from New York where he addressed the UN General Assembly, president Maithripala Sirisena ordered the return of all land in the...

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    What now with Digital Security Act?

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    The Digital Security Act is now a law, no matter how much it is disliked by editors and journalists. That there is a need for...

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    Indian democracy’s Westphalian moment

    Gopalkrishna Gandhi | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    WITH the Election Commission having announced the schedule for elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana in November-December, the...

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    Are women the last line of defence against Brazil’s authoritarian shift?

    by Ana Cernov and Inés M Pousadela | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    IN THE world’s most celebrated footballing nation — where ‘the beautiful game’ is akin to religion — it’s almost no surprise that this week’s general...

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    Corporate media is beating the drum of war with Iran

    by John C O’Day | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    THREE years ago, as Americans debated the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran — popularly known as ‘the Iran...

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    Tourism as soft power

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    IN TODAY’S globalised and interdependent world, international relations are becoming one of the most vital components in our pursuit to protect the national interests of...

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    Food, justice, violence and capitalism

    by Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2018

    IN 2015, India’s internal intelligence agency wrote a report that depicted various campaigners and groups as working against the national interest....

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