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Counter attack from the Murdoch Empire
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Counter attack from the Murdoch Empire

On the 2nd March 2011 the British government approved the bid from media giant News Corp, owned by the Australian magnate Rupert Murdoch, to take full control of BSkyB, the largest pay-TV broadcaster in the UK. The takeover will be decided on the 21st March. The move has enraged BSkyB’s […]

Whither the Arab World?
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Whither the Arab World?

It started with Tunisia, then Egypt, spreading to Yemen, Algeria, Bahrain and Libya. The unprecedented events unfolding in the Arab world are dramatic and have left pundits at a loss to predict the outcome. Chakanyuka Karase* There is no doubt that these events will have far-reaching effects on the balance […]

Virtues of violence
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Virtues of violence

Political aggression seems to be increasing all the time, in more varied forms and aimed increasingly at civilians. In order to explore this new political violence, symbolized effectively by the human bomber, the London School of Economics and Political Science is hosting a lecture on 23rd March to discuss the […]

Venezuela and its social progress
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Venezuela and its social progress

On 16 April, experts on public policies developing in Venezuela will gather at a conference in London to discuss the state of the country’s healthcare and education systems since 2004, amongst other topics. In addition to the National Healthcare System and initiatives to implement free education throughout the country, the […]