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Will the killer of Hendrik Verwoerd, prime minister of South Africa, finally be recognised as a politically motivated assassin rather than a man who, conveniently, was just mentally ill?

- 2019/08 / article
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How are the contours of public debate delineated and how does the opinion of a minority become ‘public opinion'? That was the topic of a lecture given by the sociologist Pierre Bourdieu in 1990 at the College de France. A public official is a ventriloquist who speaks for the state: he takes an official stance and speaks for the group he is addressing (for their benefit and as their mouthpiece); he speaks for and on behalf of all; and he speaks as a representative of the universal. This (...)

- 2012/01 / Exclusive
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Archives related to the August issue

- 2019/08 / perspective
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Sources: Election Commission of India; ndtv.com/elections

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Source: Census of India 2011

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Where did the current qualified enthusiasm for socialism in the US Democratic Party come from? What changed, and can the rest of the electorate be persuaded they might benefit too?

- 2019/07 / article
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Industrialists may have favoured state involvement in development, but what they really wanted was subsidies, not economic planning — profit without risk.

- 2019/07 / article, 2019/07 industrialisation
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We could relocalise and protect industries, pay workers more and use state aid. All this is possible if we ignore everything we've been told for 40 years.

- 2019/07 / article, 2019/07 industrialisation
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More than 17,000 people are officially unaccounted for from Lebanon's civil war, many of them disappeared and probably buried in the mass graves that still dot the country.

- 2019/07 / article
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Joko Widodo won the presidency again after a campaign designed to cool religious extremism, improve the prosperity of all, and resist Suharto-style New Order authoritarianism.

- 2019/07 / article
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In both countries, new presidents gutted their predecessors' attempts to create more fairness and access in radio, television and print, and returned control to a wealthy, anti-progressive few.

- 2019/07 / article
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Latin and Central America's rightwing governments are in line with the Trump administration in their dislike of the Caracas government. It's not a strong bond.

- 2019/07 / article
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What questions will the next US census ask, especially on race? They're being fought over in the courts as they reflect social attitudes, and determine how the government is administered and for whom.

- 2019/07 / article
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Narendra Modi's BJP increased its majority in the May election. Now Modi has to deal with a worsening economic situation for which his nationalistic policies have no solution.

- 2019/07 / article, 2019/07 India
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The EU set out 20 years ago to challenge the dominance of the US GPS system, but the Galileo project has been damaged by delays, infighting and cost overruns. Now the UK, a major contributor, may be on the way out.

- 2019/06 / article
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Nana Hekoye, Agadez regional coordinator of the Alternative Citizens' Space association is critical of law 2015-36 ‘on the illegal trafficking of migrants' (see Agadez, city of migrants, in this issue). ‘You don't see the migrants these days, but they're still here. They were already victims of violence; now they have become easy prey for people smugglers. They have their papers confiscated. They're given food that's going off. They are housed in unsanitary conditions. Women are raped. The fact (...)

- 2019/06 / box, 2019/06 Niger
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Sources: www.reliefweb.int; UNHCR; ‘Géopolitique du Sahel et du Sahara', Hérodote, no 172, 2019

- Africa / Map, 2019/06 Niger

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11 May 1949: After its defeat of the Arab armies, Israel becomes a member of the UN. 28 April 1951: Major tension between the Iranian state and the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company; Mohammad Mossadeq becomes prime minister of Iran and nationalises oil. 23 July 1952: Gamal Abdel Nasser's Free Officers seize power in Egypt. 19 August 1953. The Mossadeq government is ousted; dictatorial rule under the shah, backed by General Zahedi, follows. October-November 1956: Israel, Britain and France attack (...)

- 2019/06 / box, 2019/06 Iran
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He came out of local politics, evolved an anti-EU and anti-immigrant position that was outside Italy's previous norms, and has taken that position nationwide. What will he do now?

- 2019/06 / article
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On the Ile de la Cité, in the heart of Paris, life was changed by tourism and then terrorism. Last month, as Notre Dame was burning, it became a village again.

- 2019/05 / article
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Many women willingly give Doctissimo, the French health info website, their most personal information. Do they know it analyses their profiles then sells marketing opportunities to advertisers?

- 2019/05 / article

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