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The Great Repeal Bill caps a bad week for British democracy

Although overshadowed in the media by Hurricane Irma and another North Korean missile flight over Japan, this week has been a tumultuous one for British democracy. MPs have sat until past midnight on several...

The Siemens Case: How Russia uses Western companies

On 4 August, the EU, on Berlin's initiative, added three more citizens of Russia and three companies to its sanctions list, due to a breach of the Russian Ministry of Energy’s agreement with German...

Why the indigenous land struggle is key to advancing environmental justice for all

Imagine that your survival depended on defending the right to live where you are standing right now. At any moment, the government could decide to start extracting oil or constructing a highway, exactly where your...

Chelsea – Qarabag FK: A match made in the USSR

Today's Champions League group stage tie between Chelsea and Qarabag FK, of Azerbaijan, is unlikely to produce any surprises. The English champions' experienced side of superstars, playing at home, is likely to prove too...

Reclaiming “fascist”: the regime that really deserves the term

In 1944, with the Second World War raging around him, George Orwell authored a little known essay entitled “What is fascism?” “If you examine the press,” he writes, “you will find that there is almost...
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The right and left divide in India: Does it exist?

The right/left divide, just like the terms right and left, have not always existed. In fact, they are recent terminologies developed during the French Revolution, where those in favour of changing the system of...
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Asia on alert after North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test

On the morning of Sunday, 3 September, the detection of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake by Chinese seismologists alerted the world to the detonation of North Korea’s latest – its sixth – hydrogen bomb test. The...

Blood and oil: can Angola move out of dos Santos’ shadow?

On 23 August, Angolans went to the polls to vote in a parliamentary election from which President José Eduardo dos Santos was absent from the list of candidates. While it is not unusual for...
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Statues and slavery: the legacy of the Confederacy in the US

The violence perpetrated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, has reignited debate in the United States surrounding the legacy of the Confederacy, the self-proclaimed nation of eleven Southern US states whose secession precipitated the...

Barcelona attack: not Spain’s first taste of terrorism

Until last week, Spain had been spared the recent spate of jihadi terrorism in Western Europe. Although the Islamic State and its followers had crowed of their ambition to re-conquer al-Andalus, the area of...

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