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The borderless power of sports

On Thursday, in a Tehran stadium whose name means freedom in Farsi, thousands of Iranian women will get a taste of freedom they have long wished for. For the first time in 40 years, women will be able to attend a soccer…

The Secret Power of Bond-Rating Agencies

People take to the streets of Berlin to protest rising rents and a housing shortage. The banner reads “Stop the Deutsche Wohnen,” which targets the acquisition corporation at the center of the controversy. (Reuters /…

Trump's unprecedented power grab

Trump's unprecedented power grabby digbyHe's an original, that's for sure: One day in October 1992, four Republican congressmen showed up in the Oval Office with an audacious recommendation. President George Bush was losing his…

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