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Erdoğan's Turkey is a Ponzi scheme

Erdoğan's Turkey is a Ponzi scheme

Turkey is the latest miracle nation to come a cropper from the fact that rapid development – when conducted in wholly neoliberal terms – is always a Ponzi scheme.

Boris Johnson's burqa imbroglio sums up UK politics

Boris Johnson's burqa imbroglio sums up UK politics

Half the Tory right believe that the party would triumph if it could be an unashamedly nationalist and chauvinist party, and hell, they may be right.

Democrats gearing up for midterms with a photo finish result in Ohio

Democrats gearing up for midterms with a photo finish result in Ohio

There was plenty to celebrate in the Democrats loss in the Ohio congressional election overnight, which has been seen as a dress rehearsal for the upcoming midterms.

Ranger danger: the shocking number of rangers killed at work

Ranger danger: the shocking number of rangers killed at work

World Ranger Day is celebrated at functions worldwide on July 31 to commemorate rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate the work they do to protect the planet’s natural treasures and cultural heritage.

Nuclear industry optimistic as mines shutter and costs blow out

Nuclear industry optimistic as mines shutter and costs blow out

All's well in nuclear power, the industry insists, as further delays and cost blowouts hit new reactors.

Bishop lands amid growing drama in Timor-Leste

Bishop lands amid growing drama in Timor-Leste

Tension between revolutionary leader Xanana Gusmão and current PM Taur Matan Ruak are at an all time high.

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan, but huge questions remain

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan, but huge questions remain

It's the country's second democratic handover of power in 71 years, but this win for the legendary cricketer isn't a clean sweep.

Cambodia at a crossroads after election termed a 'mockery of democracy'

Cambodia at a crossroads after election termed a 'mockery of democracy'

The result of this weekend's election is all but assured as a victory for Prime Minister Hun Sen, but what will happen to those standing up for the nation's democratic and human rights ideals?

A short and disturbing history of Australia's spy scandals 

A short and disturbing history of Australia's spy scandals 

Over and over, the history of intelligence services in Australia is that the only people made to suffer are those who reveal wrongdoing or incompetence.

How WikiLeaks became a political Rorschach test

How WikiLeaks became a political Rorschach test

The WikiLeaks of 2010 seems very different to the WikiLeaks of today. But is it the organisation that's changed, or just our way of looking at it?