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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.
Worldbeater… Narendra Modi

Worldbeater… Narendra Modi

The self-aggrandizing Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, under the spotlight.
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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.

Welcome to The Jungle

Over 2,000 migrants are gathered in a Calais refugee camp for one reason alone: to reach Britain or die trying. James Rippingale reports.

Blogs

Meat-eating? Opt out!

Amit Singh suggests a step back from our heavy meat consumption.

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman...

Hateful Twitter messages and death threats have had a profound effect on Kate Smurthwaite. But the comedian and political activist refuses to be silenced.

Tales from the resistance

Jamie Kelsey Fry reports on a gathering of voices from the frontline against austerity at the launch of Kerry-anne Mendoza’s new book.

Why we should weep for the sparrow

The once-common bird is suffering in modern-day India, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara. But efforts to save them are underway.

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.

Breaking the taboo of media ownership

A campaign to clean up the media and restrict ownership is gathering momentum. Rupert Murdoch won’t like it, writes Vanessa Baird

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    The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change

    A completely revised edition on the politics of climate in a post-Copenhagen world.

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    People First Economics

    Toxic debt, rising job losses, collapsing commodity prices and expanding poverty. How can we rein in these beasts unleashed by the free market economy?

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    The World Atlas of Sport

    This beautifully designed and fully illustrated atlas profiles the world’s major competitive sports, their political uses and abuses, and the profits that flow from their commercial development.

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