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How did Hosni Mubarak manage to stay in power for three decades?
Rampant corruption and arbitrary imprisonment, a senseless bureaucracy, a financially destitute majority and police-led torture of civilians—these are among the unbearable conditions that have spawned a people’s revolt in Egypt.
Is Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's reign coming to an end?
Popular protest drove Tunisia's president from power last week in a secular appeal for political reform and social justice. What's next for the country?
In his new memoir the South African leader struggles to overcome his image as a saint.
The agreements reached at last week's climate summit oblige all nations to reduce future emissions. The challenge now is to generate the political pressure to compel national leaders to accept realistic targets.
What the WikiLeaks revelations tell us about how Washington runs Pakistan.
It is outrageous for any journalist, or respecter of what every American president has claimed is our inalienable, God-given right to a free press, not to join in Assange’s defense.
The WikiLeaks revelations of Silvio Berlusconi’s bromance with Vladimir Putin have raised new questions about whether their close ties stem from “personal investments.” But the growing popular protests in Italy, echoing those in Britain, France and Greece, are primarily against savage austerity measures that have favored the wealthy.
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- Responses to Noam Chomsky on Israel-Palestine and BDS
- North Carolina Will Determine the Future of the Voting Rights Act
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