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Is the U.S. the Last Country Still Fighting the Drug War?
Uruguay's new pot law is a big blow to Washington drug policy
January 01, 2014

Uruguay's new pot law is another big blow to Washington's drug policy

A Guy Who Lives in Pennsylvania May Be Taking Down the Entire Turkish Government
A profile of Fetullah Gulen, the prime minister's greatest enemy
December 26, 2013

Inside the movement of Fetullah Gulen, the Islamic leader in rural Pennsylvania who may be toppling Turkey's government. 

One Man's Novel Way to Fight Government Corruption: With a Tour Bus
December 25, 2013

Like many of his law-abiding compatriots, Petr Sourek resents how corruption rewards cheating and is a drag on economic growth.

Venezuela's Christmas Started in November
Citizens are calling their new president 'St. Nick' after he forced shops to have blowout sales
December 23, 2013

Citizens are calling their president "Saint Nick" after he used his power to force businesses to have huge, blowout sales. 

India Is Sitting on a Time-Bomb of Violence Against Women
December 22, 2013

The laws of demographics say violence against women in India will only get worse. Uh-oh.

Bulgaria Is on the Verge of Collapse, and Right-Wing Extremism Is on the Rise
December 16, 2013

Some Bulgarians have even burned themselves alive in protest.

Alzheimer's is a Terrible Disease. If You Live in a Poor Country, It's Even Worse.
December 13, 2013

In 2050, 71 per cent of Alzheimer's patients will be in low to middle income countries. Will they be able to access medical care?

China's Government Is Scaring Foreign Journalists Into Censoring Themselves
December 09, 2013

“The visa question has insidious ways of sowing the seeds of self-censorship,” Dorinda Elliott, the global affairs editor at Condé Nast Traveler, wrote on ChinaFile last month.

The Dark Spot of Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Is he responsible for South Africa's leadership crisis?
December 09, 2013

Is he responsible for South Africa's leadership crisis? 

All the Terrible Things Republicans Used to Say About Nelson Mandela
Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony
December 06, 2013

Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony.

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