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    Police and prosecution

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2021

    IN THE course of the election campaign for the Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi warned the police, especially the Central Bureau of Investigation, that one...

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    Helping students navigate in COVID-19 outbreak

    by Ellen Johnston | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2021

    PARENTS may notice their students’ lives have been affected in many ways. Students understandably feel overwhelmed right now with the pandemic, online learning, and being...

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    Where liberty is a statue

    by Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2021

    The United States has considerable resources to reassert its authority. The struggles ahead will be difficult and perilous. But, for the sake of humanity, these...

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    Europe in 2021

    by Boaventura De Sousa Santos | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2021

    PORTUGAL assumes the European Union presidency at a crucial time that affects the political and social routines of so-called ‘normal times.’ From managing the vaccination...

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    Can China lead a world economic recovery?

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2021

    AT THE beginning of December China’s Xi Jinping officially declared that China had eliminated poverty entirely, part of his priority programme. Western financial pundits have...

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    American flag pole to beat a Capitol police officer

    by David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2021

    ELEVEN years ago, the Onion reported that the US flag had been recalled after causing 143 million deaths. Last week, a Trumpy beat a Capitol...

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    An endless threat to universal health coverage

    by Jahangir Khan | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2021

    THE world a month ago on December 12, 2020 celebrated, although within a much-limited space this time, International Universal Health Coverage Day. Until this year,...

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    The plan for Cold War II

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2021

    IT’S a new year. It’s a time for a change. We need to look at geopolitics differently. That is if we are ever going to...

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    We’re all prisoners of war now

    by William Astore | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2021

    ‘POWS never have a nice day.’ That sentiment was captured on a button a friend of mine wore for our fourth grade class photo in...

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    January 6 putsch and its aftermath

    by Ahmad Ahsan | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2021

    DO NOT doubt that the United States is going through its gravest political crisis since the bloody Civil War of 1861–65. Two unprecedented events on ...

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