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In Africa, a Link Between Phones and Freedom

Uganda’s putting porn on the “naughty list” and Zimbabwe’s trying to block WhatsApp, but Africa’s mobile revolution is real and its impacts are just beginning to be felt.

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Ukraine Starts Cleaning Its Augean Stables

Two dramatic moves by Ukraine’s governments against corruption give one hope that Ukraine may be able to turn the corner.

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We May Not Be Doomed to Painful Bacterial Deaths After All

Scientists have successfully tested an antibiotic-free drug. This could be the first steps to solving the problem of the growth of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

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Disunion

Trump voters were right that the nation needs change and that the “best and the brightest” are failing the nation the way they did during the Vietnam War.

Mullah Mismanagement

Many multi-ethnic states have broken down over the past 150 years, and Iran risks going the same way.

Presidents' Day

Presidents’ Day is a holiday about nobody that teaches nothing.

Crude Economics

They’re cutting consumption at home to keep exports up.

Infowar

Europe’s elections may not offer the fertile ground for “fake news” that is commonly assumed.

the trillion dollar question

A massive infrastructure package is high on the administration’s list of priorities, but actually bringing this idea to fruition will be harder than it looks.

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