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Opinion

‘We need immigrants just as much as they need us’

William Lacy Swing, director general of the International Organisation for Migration looks back at 2015 on the occassion of International Migrants Day. 'Now is the time for safe, secure and legal migr ...
Video

Video interview Robert Fisk: ‘Bombing people to solve a problem has never worked’

Over a thousand people attended a lecture organized by MO* earlier this month. Gie Goris, editor-in-chief, sat down with Robert Fisk beforehand and talked about Syria, the importance of history and th ...
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Analysis

Is Kabila on his way out?

President Kabila faces challenges on a number of fronts, from the opposition to the grassroots to members of his own inner circle. How much longer can he hold on?
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Analysis

Burundi 2005-2015: Autopsy of an embryonic democracy

Burundi went from a country heading towards peace in democracy to a country heading straight for the abyss. Kris Berwouts traces this unfortunate fall from grace in this well-informed analysis. 'The p ...
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Interview

'The crisis is a conscious strategy for social demolition'

The world today is facing a deep crisis. Yet at the same time, the neo liberal growth model is still presented as the only possible option. The Portuguese sociologist Boaventura de Sousa Santos expose ...
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Analysis

Roots of radicalisation in Pakistan

The political and intellectual consensus against terrorism in Pakistan is getting regular shocks by unabated terrorist attacks on civilians and communities. With 1520 people killed during 5 months of ...
Analysis

Will Pakistan-Saudi relations survive Yemen crisis?

Ceciel Shiraz Raj will provide MO* with a weekly analysis of the trends shaping Pakistan. He reads the vociferous media in his country and boils all the screaming headlines down to what really matters ...
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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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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

Donor darling Mozambique goes to vote with gas bonanza in mind

Today Mozambicans will cast their votes in general multi-party elections, for the fifth time after the ending of its civil war in 1992. Once a donor darling, this lusophone country in the South-East o ...
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News

European IMF directors protected the banks, but hit the Greeks

MO* Magazine could seize a confidential document that shows the number of questions about the approach of the Greece debt crisis that lived within the IMF Executive Board.

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