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Chile Rising: Inside The Student Protests

Posted 01.04.2012 | World

For the past eight months, riot police have broken up massive student protests across Chile using water cannons and tear gas. The students are dema...

Al-Jazeera Looks At U.S. Policy Toward The Gulf Region Protests

Posted 09.27.2011 | World

The United States supported protesters rallying for democracy in Tunis, Sanaa and Benghazi. It engaged in war to come to the aid of opposition groups ...

Are Clinical Trials Exploiting India's Poor?

Posted 09.11.2011 | World

Clinical trials have always been part of the pharmaceutical industry, but what if a large number of those trying out new medicines live below the pove...

In The Public Interest:Tragedy in Japan a Terrifying Reminder of the Risks of Nuclear Power

Johanna Neumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Johanna Neumann

As we decide our energy future, we must decide if we are willing to have a situation like Fukushima happen here in the United States. And if the answer to that question is no, our country has no choice but to reject nuclear power.

Business Book Of The Year Crowned

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Raghuram G. Rajan won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award for his book, Fault Lines. A £30,000 prize (approximately $47...

'Self-Described Fiscal Conservatives Cannot Be Taken Seriously'

The New York Times | SIMON JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are three main views of the financial crisis and the most recent recession. In the first two views, the debate over the fiscal deficit is quite ...

Chertoff Suggests Special Ops Takeout Cyber-Attacking Servers?

Josh Rushing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Rushing

Did Michael Chertoff, former director of Homeland Security, seriously suggest the possibility of responding with special forces to takeout the servers...

Mission Accomplished, All Over Again ...

Josh Rushing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Rushing

I just returned from my sixth trip to Iraq where I expected to film a preview of Sunday's elections for an episode of my show Fault Lines on Al Jazeera English, but instead I found a civil war in the making.

Strong Midwest Earthquake Aftershocks Felt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A strong aftershock shook Southern Illinois on Monday, three days after a magnitude 5.2 quake rattled the region. Geologists say the temblor just bef...

Midwest Earthquake Hits During News Broadcast

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Residents across the Midwest were awakened Friday by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake that rattled skyscrapers in Chicago's Loop and homes in Cincinnati but...