Opinion

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    Mosul 18 months after ‘liberation’

    TJ Coles | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    RECENT news of drought has brought Mosul, Iraq, to the attention of Western media; for the drought has led to the discovery of ancient ruins...

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    India lands in the Eurasian camp

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    It is the US that is unwittingly creating conditions to enable India and China to form a strategic alliance, potentially integrating the emerging Eurasian geopolitics...

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    Our immigrant prisons are an atrocity

    Lizet Ocampo | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    OVER the past several weeks, the brutal terror that immigrants face at the hands of our government has come into even sharper focus. As reports...

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    Populism and the fear factor

    Adrián Rocha  | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    What do political leaders such as Viktor Orban, Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, Vladimir Putin, the Kaczyn´ski brothers, Mateusz Morawiecki, Chávez y Maduro, Cristina Kirchner, Evo...

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    Is democracy a sham?

    by Irwin Jerome | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    A QUESTION oft raised by journalists, writers and social scientists world-wide asks, ‘Is Democracy in the United States, as well as every other country in...

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    Fresh anti-Semitism has pinched sciatic nerves

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    LATELY, a realisation had pained me that I was once fond of British MP Margaret Hodge for her sharpness in grilling the British society’s millionaires...

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    Iranians are not our enemies

    by Patrick Hiller | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    ‘WE WERE cocked & loaded to retaliate last night’, Donald Trump tweeted about Iran on June 21, showing us just how close we are to...

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    Putting the warriors on terror on trial

    by Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    It is natural for mankind to set a higher value on courage then timidity, on activity than prudence, on strength than counsel. — Montesquieu, ‘The...

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    Give me your tired, your hungry…

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 04, 2019

    Hundred-year-old theoretical debate over socialism has by-passed its civilisational attitudes, which considers children to be the responsibility of all, with government providing safety and security...

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    Decolonising the economy

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 04, 2019

    New paradigms for development are emerging that aren’t based on endless accumulation and growth but have a different vision for what constitutes a good life,...

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