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 A ‘song of the wage’ for Rana Plaza

A ‘song of the wage’ for Rana Plaza

Alessandra Mezzadri says workers’ wellbeing depends on the living wage.
Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.
Corporate profit trumps common sense in Brazil

Corporate profit trumps common sense in Brazil

Anne Petermann on why newly approved GMO trees are bad news – and illegal.
Behind closed doors at Rio Tinto

Behind closed doors at Rio Tinto

Richard Solly reflects on the mining company’s AGM – and why such meetings are so important.
'The general election will be a farce'

'The general election will be a farce'

Peter Tatchell on politics, fear and forgiveness.
Solar comes to Shatila

Solar comes to Shatila

Lydia James visits the Lebanese refugee camp and discovers possibilities for a lighter, brighter future.

Top stories

A word with Peter Tatchell

The human rights activist has seen - and suffered - a lot in his decades of campaigning. But, he tells Cristiana Moisescu, he still believes in forgiveness.

Solar comes to Shatila

Lydia James visits the Lebanese refugee camp and discovers possibilities for a lighter, brighter future.

Indonesia at a crossroads

Nithin Coca reports on a political battle between government and a respected anti-corruption institution.

The People vs Monsanto (and other GM giants)

Around the world, people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.

Thailand’s midnight flower-sellers

The country’s indigenous groups are the most vulnerable to exploitation, documents Alexia Kalaitzi.

Tunisians on hunger strike against regime’s secret files

Ben Ali’s legacy still looms large, as Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report.

Ending corporate rule

Can we find a way to loosen big business’s stranglehold on the US? asks Mark Engler.

Blogs

A ‘song of the wage’ for Rana Plaza

Alessandra Mezzadri says workers’ wellbeing depends on the living wage.

Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

Corporate profit trumps common sense in Brazil

Anne Petermann on why newly approved GMO trees are bad news – and illegal.

Behind closed doors at Rio Tinto

Richard Solly reflects on the mining company’s AGM – and why such meetings are so important.

Trading fjords for profit

Tina Andersen decries Norway’s decision to open up its fjords to mining projects.

From Dallas to Dynasty: the Le Pens and the future of the French Far Right

John Gaffney on how the far-right stays on track.

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