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The Mediterranean between Popular Imaginary and Realities – Mohamed Tozy

The empirical work carried out through the Anna Lindh/Gallup Poll reveals that the Mediterranean is a tangible and complex reality. Mohamed Tozy explores the multiple cultural and spatial expansions of the interactions between the people across the two shores of the Mediterranean and the values they hold for themselves and their neighbours. Tozy underlines the …

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Despite Wiretaps and Economic Woe, Berlusconi Endures

  Luca Bruno/Associated Press Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy in Milan on Monday. Some critics are comparing his government to a royal court. By RACHEL DONADIO Published: September 20, 2011   ROME — In the latest round of wiretaps to emerge in the Italian news media, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is heard ordering up …

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Utøya massacre: Norwegian police end search for bodies

Norwegian police conclude search of waters around island where Anders Behring Breivik killed 68 of his 76 victims Haroon Siddique guardian.co.uk, Thursday 28 July 2011 14.04 BS   Norwegian police called off their search of the waters around Utøya island following the discovery of the body of Georgian student Tamta Liparteliani.   Police have ended …

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Paradox in the EuroZone

Why the Euro is Not Worth Saving By MARK WEISBROT The Euro is crashing today to record lows against the Swiss Franc, and interest rates on Italian and Spanish bonds have hit record highs. This latest episode in the Eurozone crisis is a result of fears that the contagion is now hitting Italy. With a …

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Hannah Arendt’s radical politics: beyond actually existing democracies

In Brazil as in many other parts of the world, Hannah Arendt’s thought has been frequently mentioned and assessed in juridical discussions (Lafer 1988; 1993). In fact, her work contains many passages in which she discusses juridical matters, often in close connection with questioning the perplexities engendered by totalitarianism. We may for example, take her …

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British Police Arrest Rebekah Brooks in Phone Hacking

By ALAN COWELL and RAVI SOMAIYAPublished: July 17, 2011   LONDON — The British police on Sunday arrested Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s media operations in Britain, according to a former associate at News International, the newspaper group at the heart of a phone-hacking scandal convulsing the Murdoch empire, the British political …

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Editorial The Debt Alarm Is Heard

As negotiators in the debt-ceiling talks sputtered and raged, the chill reality of an imminent government default crept up Wednesday and made a mockery of their gamesmanship. Two major rating agencies warned that a once-unthinkable downgrade of the nation’s credit rating would be at hand if this crisis was not immediately defused. That finally punctured …

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Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News Dominique Strauss-Kahn could be released on his own recognizance, and freed from house arrest. The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse as investigators have uncovered major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who charged that he attacked her in his Manhattan hotel suite in May, …

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Shy U.S. Intellectual Created Playbook Used in a Revolution

BOSTON — Halfway around the world from Tahrir Square in Cairo, an aging American intellectual shuffles about his cluttered brick row house in a working-class neighborhood here. His name is Gene Sharp. Stoop-shouldered and white-haired at 83, he grows orchids, has yet to master the Internet and hardly seems like a dangerous man. Enlarge This …

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Saudi Forces Withdrawing From Bahrain

  Lynsey Addario for The New York Times Protests like this one in February prompted Saudi Arabia to send troops. By NADA BAKRI Published: June 28, 2011   BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia will withdraw most of its 1,200 troops from neighboring Bahrain by next week after a three-month mission to quell an uprising against …

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