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Ireland's struggle to extricate itself from the British Empire contributed early and disproportionately to the political vocabulary of the twentieth century: colonial domination and guerrilla res

After the Battle in Seattle one thing is certain: The next WTO confab will be held somewhere like Singapore or Jakarta.

It is remarkable to what extent almost anything having to do with the Middle East in this country--be it political, cultural, historical or even personal--is permeated by the triumphalist vision

When the Clinton Administration privatized the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) last year, critics warned that the new company would seek to back out of a historic but unprofitable dea

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Walden Bello, author of Dark Victory: The United States and Global Poverty (Food First), is executive director of the Bangkok-b

The thousands of demonstrators who will greet the World Trade Organization delegates in Seattle on November 30 will have many voices but one message: The attempt to write a constitution for the g

Somewhere amid the dancing sea turtles and bustling WTO bureaucrats, the angry anarchists and the Al Gore entourage, the striking steelworkers and the billionaires in town to sip cocktails with B

The World Trade Organization imposes obligations on state and local governments that limit their ability to protect consumers, establish environmental standards and undertake economic stimulus in

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Democracy Now!'s Sharif Kouddous reports on the clashes in Cairo taking place as pro-Mubarak forces attack anti-Mubarak protesters.

February 2, 2011

The repeated invocation on the part of conservatives signals a deeper malady.

February 2, 2011

What does the new direct-to-the-public approach championed by WikiLeaks mean for journalism? 

February 2, 2011

Egypt's president isn't going to go quietly.

February 2, 2011

Cables on State Dept security environment questionnaires sent to embassies in Tunisia and Egypt, FBI hunt for Anonymous members escalates, and Assange talks about daily civilian casualties being "the car crashes of war." 

February 2, 2011

Former director of CIA's Counter-Terrorism Center complains that: "The failure of the US to uphold its stated commitment to democratic values therefore goes beyond a simple surface hypocrisy... to suggest a fundamental lack of belief in democracy as a means of promoting enlightened, long-term US interests in peace and stability."

February 1, 2011

As we speak, Egypt is struggling with near-total Internet and communications shut-off, and not just Egyptians are grappling with the implications. Can the flow of social media information to an entire country simply be cut? Apparently, yes. And that's not just an Egyptian concern.

February 1, 2011

A new documentary gives neocons a platform to scare viewers about Iran’s supposed plot to destroy Israel, the United States and the rest of the civilized world.

February 1, 2011

Democracy Now!'s Sharif Kouddous reports on today's massive protest in Cairo.

February 1, 2011

So what sparked the rift with Assange?

February 1, 2011