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    Lanka: strong govt is disciplined govt

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    THE government has announced that the draft 20th amendment bill will be presented to parliament on Tuesday. It will be the same version that caught...

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    Gates’s global agenda and how to resist his war on life

    by Vandana Shiva | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    Gates’s ‘funding’ results in an erasure of democracy and biodiversity, of nature and culture. His ‘philanthropy’ is not just philanthrocapitalism. It is philanthroimperialism, writes Vandana...

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    Bhagat Singh’s India in ferment

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    IT WILL be Bhagat Singh’s birthday next week. The legendary revolutionary was born on September 28, 1907, in Banga village in erstwhile Lyallpur, the current...

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    Women and empowerment

    by Saira Rahman Khan | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    IT IS generally recognised that patriarchal practices and misogyny contribute to the factors that have prevented women from attaining equal foothold as men. They are...

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    WWII was not fought to save anyone from death camps

    by David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2020

    IF YOU were to listen to people justifying WWII today, and using WWII to justify the subsequent 75 years of wars and war preparations, the...

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    Fire and fury like the world has never seen

    by Tom Engelhardt | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2020

    IT WAS August 2017 and Donald Trump had not yet warmed up to Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s portly dictator. In fact, in typical Trumpian fashion,...

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    The cat on the Tehran mat

    by Christos Tombras | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2020

    YOU walk into the room. The first thing you see is that the cat is on the mat. The precious mat you bought at the...

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    NATO’s slow-motion blitzkrieg eastward

    by Ulson Gunnar | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2020

    WHEN the US announced it would be reducing the number of its troops stationed in Germany many hoped in vain it would be the beginning...

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    Empire’s mask slips at Julian Assange trial

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2020

    THE concept of ‘history in the making’ has been pushed to extremes when it comes to the extraordinary public service being performed by historian, former...

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    Another Afghan peace push and a role for India

    by Rakesh Sood | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2020

    New Delhi’s engagement after America’s exit must build on its resonating vision of a stable and plural Afghanistan, writes Rakesh Sood ON SEPTEMBER 12, the...

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