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What lies behind the recent surge of Amazon deforestation

What lies behind the recent surge of Amazon deforestation

Richard Schiffman talks to scientist Philip Fearnside on what’s driving the clearing of the Amazon forest.
Corporations vs. communities: a tale of two meetings

Corporations vs. communities: a tale of two meetings

Morten Thaysen reports from the World Social Forum on two radically different paths for the future of our food.
Help put BP on trial for gross deception!

Help put BP on trial for gross deception!

A detective flashmob at the British Museum will expose Big Oil’s dirty secrets. Chris Garrard invites you to join in.
Should voting be compulsory?

Should voting be compulsory?

Mathew Lawrence and Uri Gordon go head to head.
Foreign mercenaries will worsen the Boko Haram insurgency

Foreign mercenaries will worsen the Boko Haram insurgency

Andrew Noakes cautions against intervention in Nigeria.
Use the power of the people to challenge the people in power!

Use the power of the people to challenge the people in power!

The NGO sector must support activism, not governments. Ben Phillips sees positive signs of this happening.

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What lies behind the recent surge of Amazon deforestation

Richard Schiffman talks to scientist Philip Fearnside on what’s driving the clearing of the Amazon forest.

Is Monsanto on the side of science?

Claire Robinson looks at what has happened to scientists who dare to say GM foods are not safe.

Britain’s disbelieved dream of better futures

Unaccompanied children seeking asylum are often accused of lying by those who should be helping them, reports Heenali Patel.

Foreign mercenaries will worsen the Boko Haram insurgency

Andrew Noakes cautions against intervention in Nigeria.

Should voting be compulsory?

Mathew Lawrence and Uri Gordon go head to head.

Take action on renewables

Some ideas and starting points on how you can help build a cleaner, fairer energy future.

Worldbeater... Narendra Modi

The self-aggrandizing Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

Blogs

Step back from a dangerous path

Pakistan can’t afford to get involved in Saudi Arabia’s assault on Yemen rebels, argues Syed Hamad Ali.

No peace with impunity for Colombia

Leonardo Goi looks at the country’s complicated process of justice.

Resist Trident!

Symon Hill warns against letting Trident’s renewal slip out of sight.

As real as it can get

The Everyday Philippines Instagram project reveals life in all its diversity, writes Iris Gonzales.

Democracy for sale

March’s podcast looks at how our politics are too heavily reliant on tax haven-friendly donors.

Corporations vs. communities: a tale of two meetings

Morten Thaysen reports from the World Social Forum on two radically different paths for the future of our food.

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