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Analysis

| Italian spyware and the demise of a Moroccan news site

Western companies selling surveillance technology to law enforcement and intelligence services are on the rise. In 2012 the Moroccan news website Mamfakinch, founded to report on the Arab Spring prote ...
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News

| Belgium chases Russian spy couple

The Belgian Federal prosecutor’s office has launched an inquiry into two Russian intelligence officers that have clandestinely acquired the Belgian nationality with the help of Belgian diplomats ...
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Analysis

| How Iraq ended up with ISIS and angry Sunnis

Twelve years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the curfew in Baghdad has been lifted. However, there is little reason to rejoice. In 2013, Barack Obama announced the end of a decade of American interve ...
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Video

| Saskia Sassen: 'We must become innovators'

The current capitalist system is not fueled by money and consumption, instead it is fueled by financial speculation, according to Saskia Sassen, one of the top US political scientists. The current sit ...
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Opinion

| ‘Basic Income is the answer to technological developments’

Increasingly, intelligent computers are taking over more and more intellectual jobs hitherto considered “safe” from automation, author Tom Kenis argues. Where will it end? Kenis points to ...
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Analysis

| What is the way forward for Nepal?

Since the end of the civil war in 2006, repeated deadlines for a new constitution have passed, and several governments have come and gone in Nepal. As a result, the distance between the Nepali people ...
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News

| Leaked Report Says World Bank Violated Own Rules in Ethiopia

The World Bank repeatedly violated its own rules while funding a development initiative in Ethiopia that has been dogged by complaints that it sponsored forced evictions of thousands of indigenous peo ...
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Opinion

| Are you Charlie?

Our increasingly globalized world isn’t a happy place for everyone. The elites of the old West, Europe and the United States, are still in control. China, India, Brazil, and others are growing, ...
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Interview

| 21 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Like many prisoners on death row, Nick Yarris held on to his innocence throughout his stay. As a twenty-year old drug addict, he ended up behind bars after a traffic violation. Hoping for a sentence r ...
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Interview

| 'Beware of entrepreneurs in sectarian identity'

Toby Matthiesen, an internationally renowned British academic at Cambridge University and expert on the Gulf countries, warns in an interview with MO* for what he calls ‘entrepreneurs in sectari ...
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Interview

| 'Nigeria has been falling apart for a while' (Jeremy Weate)

'Nigeria has been falling apart for a while', says Jeremy Weate. Weate is a co-founder of Cassava Republic Press, one of Africa’s leading new publishers.
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Interview

| A look inside North Korea, the hermit kingdom

Now that Kim Jong-Un, Supreme Leader of North Korea, has resurfaced and all speculation of a coup or his death has been halted, the world can divert their attention away once again from what is known ...

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