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Homeland Security was built to fend off terrorists. Why's it so busy arming cops to fight average Americans? | Trevor Timm From Fergusons military police to loaning drones and tracking your every move, the agencys expensive, violent sinkhole of bureaucracy needs reform nowFor three weeks and counting, America has raged against the appalling behavior of the local police in Fer
The Guardian | 3 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Letters: Hasnt Ukraine always been essential to Russia? As usual, it requires an article by Mary Dejevsky to obtain a sane view on the Ukrainian crisis (30 August) and, indeed, on Russia generally. The mere fact of Russias having sent a few troops to aid its supporters in Ukraine seems to have sent David Camer
The Independent | 3 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mass tourism can kill a city just ask Barcelonas residents | Ada Colau Weve all been a tourist at some point, but citizens of this great city are fighting for a way of life as they are sidelined by the authoritiesThe last local underwear shop in Venice closed a decade ago. Since then, residents of this city of islands have h
The Guardian | 3 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Beyond Rotherham: Muslims are also silent victims of sexual abuse | Iman Amrani When emphasis is placed on reputation, image and taboo, it can be difficult to access and support vulnerable girls in some Muslim communities Slavoj iek on Rotherham: it is our duty to ask difficult questions Its tiring work being a Muslim in the UK today
The Guardian | 4 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
While Nato swills champagne, its Putin who calls the shots | Simon Jenkins This weeks lavish Nato summit wont change the fact that it has been outmanoeuvred and humiliated in Ukraine by a puffed-up PutinThis weeks absurdly lavish Nato summit in Wales could not be worse timed. It will be a public display of the impotence of what
The Guardian | 5 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Daily catch-up: eurogloom, Ed in Red and Cameron's Wilsonian U-turn on control orders 1. The eurozone is still in trouble, and here is a graph that shows why. Its main economies are diverging widely, and have fallen behind the US. Thanks to Michael O'Connor for making the graph, from an original made by Ben Chu, our Economics Editor, who w
The Independent | 5 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The Guardian | 7 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
The Pacific Solution is played out. Scott Morrison will soon run out of options | Richard Ackland Nauru and Manus Island are untenable. The new Indonesian president, Joko Widowo, may be less compliant on turn-backs. And Morrison isnt savvy enough to see whats comingThe silver cup for stopping the boats takes takes pride of place in the Coalition troph
The Guardian | 8 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Trotskyites of the right are wrecking the Conservative party | Polly Toynbee Forget international crises and domestic suffering, Tory ideologues are in the grip of a corrosive EuromaniaSeeing a party in power melt down before your eyes would be a riveting spectacle, if it werent so shocking in its frivolity. The great Tory schism
The Guardian | 9 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Australia must be sceptical. The US has no strategy in Iraq for us to support | Raoul Heinrichs Events in Iraq are moving too fast for the government to rewrite its talking points. We need to act in accordance with our long term interests, not ingratiate ourselves with WashingtonHaving spent much of the past week extolling the need for Australia to
The Guardian | 11 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend