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    The age of constitutional coups

    Paul Street | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    THE contemporary global neofascistic right has become adept at seizing power through legal and parliamentary coups that do not involve military units dramatically taking over...

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    Students’ Kashmir protest

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    FOR reasons more than one, it is truly ironic that the authorities of Aligarh Muslim University should have objected to the protests voiced by its...

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    The G7’s growing irrelevance

    Ulson Gunnar | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    The Group of Seven, or G7, composed of the ‘most advanced economies in the world’, includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and...

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    Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    Some 78 parliamentarians had taken issue with the Conservative leader’s limitation on parliamentary activity, designed to prevent any hiccups prior to October 31, the day...

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    Yemen continues its descent into hell

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The Saudis and the UAE are publicly trying to keep up the appearance of a unified coalition as Yemen totters on the brink of fracturing...

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    Kashmir madness defined

    by Irfan Husain | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    A VIDEO clip of Zaid Hamid, aka Lal Topi Wala, has been doing the rounds on social media. In camouflage, his trademark red beret at...

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    Big data, the nuclear war on your soul

    by Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    BY THE 1990s the bridge between media, academia and spy agencies had disappeared. Publishing, lecturing, every aspect of journalism or education, eventually to include science,...

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    A morning in Afghanistan

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    ON A very warm September morning in Kabul, several dozen men, women, and children sit on the carpeted floor of a room at the Afghan...

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    The capitalists are afraid

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    CAPITALISTS seek to maximise profits and reduce the cost of labour. This sums up capitalism at its core. It is defined by these immutable objectives....

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    How China sees the world

    Tom Clifford | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Question. What leader saw his country’s military dropping 26,171 bombs in one year? That works out at every day of that year, the country’s military...

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