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Will the ‘Internet of Things’ boost surveillance capabilities?

Will the ‘Internet of Things’ boost surveillance capabilities?

A new wave of smart appliances could soon be spying on your every move, warns Chris Spannos.
Cowspiracy: stampeding in the wrong direction?

Cowspiracy: stampeding in the wrong direction?

There’s much to admire in the film but its framing and an error threaten to undermine it, writes Danny Chivers.
Former Danish PM didn’t save the children

Former Danish PM didn’t save the children

The new head of Save the Children will be remembered as a hard-liner on immigration, writes Peter Kenworthy.
2016: Time to take the leap

2016: Time to take the leap

Bestselling author Naomi Klein and her team speak about the The Leap Manifesto.
Guns for hire: a return to the ‘Dogs of War’

Guns for hire: a return to the ‘Dogs of War’

Marking 65 years, War on Want calls to end privatization of war. Ross Hemingway explains.
Who is George Galloway really? Perhaps London’s next Mayor?

Who is George Galloway really? Perhaps London’s next Mayor?

The controversial British politician speaks with Welsh-Egyptian Comedian Omar Hamdi for this revealing interview.

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Mixed Media: Films

This month’s film reviews.

Switching on to energy democracy

Popular participation, social ideals and ecological sustainability are key attributes of sustainable systems, Claire Fauset writes.

The violence of nonviolent protest

Mark Boyle writes on why he opposes ‘mindless nonviolence’.

2016: Time to take the leap

Naomi Klein and her team speak to Marienna Pope-Weidemann about the significance of The Leap Manifesto.

China’s oppression of Tibetans has dramatically increased

The country fears that if they don’t completely crush any form of protest they will lose control. Emily Korstanje reports.

The fear of ‘not enough to go round’

Global inequality lies at the root of our anxiety over migrants, says Bridget Anderson.

Who is George Galloway really? Perhaps London's next Mayor?

The controversial British politician speaks with Comedian Omar Hamdi for this revealing interview.

Blogs

Will the ‘Internet of Things’ boost surveillance capabilities?

A new wave of smart appliances could soon be spying on your every move, warns Chris Spannos.

Cowspiracy: stampeding in the wrong direction?

There’s much to admire in the documentary but its political framing and a major error threaten to undermine its message, writes Danny Chivers.

Palestinian hunger striker ‘on the verge of death’

It is now martyrdom or freedom for Mohammed Al-Qeeq, reports Giedre Steikunaite.

Former Danish PM didn’t save the children

The new head of Save the Children will be remembered as a hard-liner on immigration, writes Peter Kenworthy.

Breaking the system designed to keep tea workers poor

Sabita Banerji reports on the challenge of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India.

Philippines at risk of ‘full-blown’ HIV epidemic

So why has the government cut funding for contraception? asks Iris Gonzales

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