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Chile election

Marca Tu Voto AC, a citizens’ group, is spearheading the national effort to overhaul Chile’s 1980 constitution. 

For the people of South Africa, Mandela was the leader they could identify with—one who had suffered alongside them.

An effective isolation of Israeli academic institutions will undoubtedly curtail some privileges that Israeli scholars take for granted, like generous travel subsidies, but that has no bearing on their academic freedom.

Rabaa

At first it was the Muslim Brotherhood. Now dozens of journalists, non-Islamist activists and students have been detained and beaten.

Contrary to what Goldberg has written, I believe that the only version of BDS that can be defended is one that is compatible with principles of academic freedom.

Honduran demonstrator

Will the country take a step toward democracy, or remain mired in corruption and repression?

Sign of Netanyahu

Max Blumenthal’s carelessly constructed case against the Jewish state won’t help the occupation’s victims. 

Geert Wilders

It’s not just here that the right has gone “wacko”—it isn’t interested in governing effectively in Europe, either. 

Blogs

In a significant win for public health, the Justices called the pledge a violation of the First Amendment.

June 20, 2013

Tipping over ethnic and sectarian balances for imperial purpose is not a good idea.

June 19, 2013

There’s no predicting the outcome, and the results might really matter.

June 13, 2013

Three days of struggle to defend the ecology of the Venetian lagoon and the life of the city.

June 10, 2013

Several former Chilean student leaders are capitalizing on their high approval ratings to run for Congress and challenge Chile binomial voting system.

April 28, 2013

The FBI needs to release its Tsarnaev file.

April 23, 2013

Neocons point out everything that the president is doing right on arms control.

March 31, 2013

The plan to tax savers’ deposits in Cyprus's ailing banks will deepen political fault lines in the Eurozone—and hurt local people first.

March 18, 2013

Let’s hope the Obama administration kills the expensive and misguided China containment plan.

March 7, 2013

Amid the university's rapid international expansion, there is a story of an NYU campus that failed. So what happened in Singapore? It depends who you ask. 

March 6, 2013