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Is it time to junk the UN Security Council?

Lecturer and writer Phil Leech and researcher Richard Gowan go head to head.…

  • Sun Dec 1 06:46:00 2013
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Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.…

  • Thu May 2 06:26:00 2013
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Nigeria’s fuel subsidy: the spark that lit the fire

By cutting the fuel subsidy the Nigerian government has snatched away the main benefit to the people from the country's oil wealth, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jan 6 05:42:00 2012
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Fraud, rebellion and the decline of Putinism

Allegations of ballot stuffing in this year’s Duma elections have sparked the biggest protests in Russia in almost two decades…

  • Sat Dec 17 11:43:00 2011
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Soviet nostalgia: thank you, broken promises

In search of Soviet nostalgia, Giedre Steikunaite finds a chaos of memories, failed dreams and a nagging longing for a simpler world.…

  • Mon Sep 12 05:01:00 2011
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The former Soviet republics: 15 siblings with little in common

Independent but still ‘brotherly republics’? Maybe not, says Giedre Steikunaite.…

  • Thu Aug 25 04:53:00 2011
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The August 1991 putsch: digging the USSR’s grave

Twenty years ago, the failed coup d’état marked the beginning of the end for the USSR…

  • Fri Aug 19 03:56:00 2011
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Lukashenka’s endgame

As his country goes into economic freefall, Belarus’s president plans to trade prisoners – including journalist Andrzej Poczobut – for cash.…

  • Fri Jun 10 07:47:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

Japan's tragedy: a wake-up call?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara says that a few centuries from now, if civilization as we know it still exists, history will judge us harshly…

  • Wed Mar 30 07:16:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

It's official

Stefan Simanowitz assesses prospects for a peaceful partition of Sudan and the importance of international recognition.…

  • Tue Feb 8 07:36:00 2011
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