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    Complex life threatened

    by Robert Hunziker | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2021

    THROUGHOUT the world, scientists are speaking out like never before. They’re talking about an emergency situation of the health of the planet threatening ‘complex life,’...

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    Is democracy dying in America as well?

    by Taj Hashmi | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2021

    WE KNOW it’s fashionable to hypothesise that democracy is ‘dying’ in the post-Cold War world. It’s true not only for some of the postcolonial democracies...

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    Three variants of new coronavirus

    by Opurbo Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2021

    THE new coronavirus was first detected in China in 2019 and the virus has often tried to build resistance to body attacks. When a virus...

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    The missing middle in exploitation of migrant workers

    by Benjamin Harkins | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2021

    SINCE the adoption of the UN Trafficking Protocol, most efforts to eliminate exploitation of migrant workers have focused on human trafficking. Hundreds of millions of...

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    Making of US empire at beginning of its end

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2021

    AS THE exceptional empire gets ready to brave a destructive — and self-destructive — new cycle, with dire, unforeseen consequences that are bound to reverberate...

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    Yet another US weapon for world domination

    by Valery Kulikov | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2021

    SINCE the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine race has been turned by Washington into one of the most costly and politicised scientific...

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    Poisoning minds

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

    IN AN excellent review of the great Mughal emperor Babar’s memoir, The Babarnama, published in a leading English daily in India, the reviewer recommended that...

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    Neoliberal failure in COVID-19 protection

    by Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2021

    WARNINGS that the oxygen supply was running out in the city of Manaus, Brazil, came to local and federal government officials a week before the...

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    Mobiles and the joy of connectivity

    by Hannah Sibona | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2021

    Mobile phones are not the cure for gender inequality in Bangladesh but digital friendship gives women access to leisure and the potential joy of connectivity,...

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    Peering into a forever-war crystal ball

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2021

    HARD as it is to believe in this time of record pandemic deaths, insurrection, and an unprecedented encore impeachment, Joe Biden is now officially at...

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