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A Nafta Recession? 12 Nov 2017, 4:29pm A Nafta Recession?
The biggest threat to the Trump economy is his trade agenda.
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Riyadh Is Delivering on Vision 2030 12 Nov 2017, 4:14pm Riyadh Is Delivering on Vision 2030
The anticorruption actions will help make Saudi Arabia a vibrant 21st-century economy.
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Football Needs Some Real Drama 12 Nov 2017, 4:14pm Football Needs Some Real Drama
Antonio Brown posing with the football like Hamlet holding Yorick’s skull? Two points.
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A Soviet Cleansing in Cuba 12 Nov 2017, 4:13pm A Soviet Cleansing in Cuba
The Russians used their experience at home to annihilate dissident peasants.
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Algorithms With Minds of Their Own 12 Nov 2017, 4:11pm Algorithms With Minds of Their Own
How do we ensure that artificial intelligence is accountable?
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My Kingdom for a Renewable Energy Source 12 Nov 2017, 4:09pm My Kingdom for a Renewable Energy Source
What 19th-century British horses teach us about free markets.
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Ben Jennings on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – cartoon 12 Nov 2017, 3:37pm Ben Jennings on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – cartoon
Release of British citizen jailed in Iran seems further away after inept interventions by first Boris Johnson, then Michael Gove
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Africa has been failed by westernisation. It must cast off its subservience | Chigozie Obioma 12 Nov 2017, 1:50pm Africa has been failed by westernisation. It must cast off its subservience | Chigozie Obioma
The continent’s elites have to reject the notion that being ‘modern’ and ‘civilised’ means aping the westOne of the greatest ironies in the history of the collapse of any civilisation must be the initial interaction between Africans and Europeans. The Igbos in the east of Nigeria, for instance, initially saw the Europeans as madmen of strange appearance and ill-formed ideologies. On banking, the Igbos wondered how an adult in his right mind could hand over his possessions for others to keep for him. By the end of the 19th century, the “madman” had overturned their civilisation, and they had adopted his. The irony is especially relevant in these times when, given the relative failures of most former western colonies, there have been renewed calls for recolonialisation. In September, American professor Bruce Gilley
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The Guardian view on the trade bill: bad law; bad plan | Editorial 12 Nov 2017, 1:28pm The Guardian view on the trade bill: bad law; bad plan | Editorial
Another shoddy power grab exposes ministers’ contempt for parliament and fear of proper Brexit debateThe practical implications of Brexit escaped much scrutiny when Britain voted to leave the EU. But the capacity of British ministers to strike trade deals with foreign states has long been central to Conservative Eurosceptic ideology. Reclamation of that particular portion of “sovereignty” was more important to many Tory leavers even than immigration control, although that worked more powerfully on public opinion. Liam Fox, international trade secretary, is meant to be lining up a banquet of deals for British exporters to feast on post-Brexit. In practice, not much can be achieved on that front before the UK’s end-state arrangements with the EU are settled. But a legal framework is needed in advance. That is the function of
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The Guardian view on white nationalism: a rising danger | Editorial 12 Nov 2017, 1:27pm The Guardian view on white nationalism: a rising danger | Editorial
Almost a century after the end of ‘the war to end all wars’, Europe is in danger of forgetting lessons from the 20th centuryIn Britain, 11 November is known as Armistice Day, but in Poland the same anniversary of the end of the first world war is remembered as Independence Day. In the west it is a memory of
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Theresa May’s position is unsustainable, yet she still can’t see it | Matthew d’Ancona 12 Nov 2017, 1:20pm Theresa May’s position is unsustainable, yet she still can’t see it | Matthew d’Ancona
Her government is in paralysis, held together by a fear of Jeremy Corbyn. But the Tories have far more to worry aboutThe National Theatre’s new production of
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The 2022 Gay Games will be a historic moment for LGBTI rights in Hong Kong | Yiu-tung Suen 12 Nov 2017, 9:04am The 2022 Gay Games will be a historic moment for LGBTI rights in Hong Kong | Yiu-tung Suen
I’m glad that Hong Kong won the bid to host the Games. But governmental attitudes towards LGBTI equality both here and in China remain archaicThis month Hong Kong won the bid to host the
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12 Nov 2017, 8:49am Updated An American Soldier
The outstanding courage of the remarkable Captain Rose.
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WhatsApp: inside the secret world of group chat 12 Nov 2017, 3:00am WhatsApp: inside the secret world of group chat
When WhatsApp launched it quickly became the main messaging service for groups of friends and family. More recently it’s become a useful platform for activists and politicians, fuelling a ‘whisper network’ of alliances and playing a crucial role in the recent revelation of the sexual abuse scandal If Jan Koum and Brian Acton hadn’t been turned down for jobs at Facebook, the lives of a billion or so people around the world might look somewhat different today. Their failure to get hired, however, left the two former Yahoo! employees with enough time on their hands to play around with an idea. And eight years ago, that idea became
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