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    Mass deception machine of computational propaganda

    by Thomas Klikauer and Nadine Campbell | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2021

    A MASS deception machine is a socio-technical apparatus that broadcasts deceptive claims like falsehoods, lies, accidental misinformation, deliberate disinformation, untruths, conspiracy fantasies, etc. It works...

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    The US war in Syria is far from over

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2021

    APART from the fact that the US sanctions regime is directly plundering Syria by keeping Syria’s oil resources under its control, the US is already...

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    F-commerce: a double-edged sword

    by Tanzina Harun Tanni | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2021

    F-COMMERCE is one of the newest forms of electronic commerce, or e-commerce, that became popular with young entrepreneurs which mainly attests that shopping on Facebook...

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    What planet is NATO living on?

    by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas JS Davies | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2021

    THE February meeting of NATO defence ministers, the first since president Biden took power, revealed an antiquated, 75-year-old alliance that, despite its military failures in...

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    The American century ends early

    by Tom Engelhardt | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2021

    LIKE Gregor Samsa, the never-to-be-forgotten character in Franz Kafka’s story ‘The Metamorphosis,’ we awoke on January 7 to discover that we, too, were ‘a giant...

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    Bleeding from Shylock’s cut

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2021

    SHYLOCK is the big business, Antonio, the political parties. Let’s throw in Portia, symbolising law and justice, but which mostly eludes Indians currently. The news...

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    The vaccine (dis)information war

    by CJ Hopkins | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2021

    The non-experimental experimental vaccine is truly a historic development, because apart from saving the world from a virus, the possibilities for future applications of messenger-RNA...

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    Pauperisation of the poor

    by ASM Jahangir | Updated at 10:07pm on February 24, 2021

    THE South Asian Network on Economic Modelling conducted a survey in late 2020 to appraise the socio-economic condition of families in the aftermath of the...

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    Adequate Lanka response needed for justice

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 24, 2021

    WITH the Zero Draft in circulation there is no longer any doubt that a resolution on Sri Lanka will be presented at the forthcoming session...

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    Freedom of dissent

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on February 24, 2021

    THE fundamental right to dissent from the state’s views or from conventional wisdom is now being systematically denied by the government of prime minister Narendra...

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