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Battling the ‘Monsanto law’ in Ghana

Battling the ‘Monsanto law’ in Ghana

Farmers face hefty fines or imprisonment if new legislation is approved. Chris Walker reports.
Cuba's big bet

Cuba's big bet

In the shadow of the US embargo, Cuba is building a gigantic port and free trade zone. Vanessa Baird looks into the issue.
Law in a time of Ebola

Law in a time of Ebola

The virus has changed everything – including what you can be arrested for. Simitie Lavaly and Sabrina Mahtani report.
Britain’s complicity in ‘beyond description’ bombing of Gaza

Britain’s complicity in ‘beyond description’ bombing of Gaza

Andrew Smith explains why one campaigning group is taking legal action against arms sales to Israel.
Is this Mexico's moment?

Is this Mexico's moment?

Some analysts think so. Russell White takes a closer look at life in there today.
Union activity escalates in demand for fair pay

Union activity escalates in demand for fair pay

Natasha Turner looks at why public-service workers in Britain have been on the picket lines this week.

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Cuba's big bet

In the shadow of the US embargo, Cuba is building a gigantic port and free trade zone. Vanessa Baird looks into the issue.

Country profile: Mexico

Some analysts believe this is ‘Mexico’s moment’. Is it? Russell White takes a look.

Egypt: amending the penal code, shattering civil society

NGOs, activists, journalists, filmmakers: all should fear the latest state crackdown, writes Chalaine Chang.

How did Gandhi win?

Mark Engler and Paul Engler consider the lessons from the Salt March for today’s social movements.

Bombing in the Middle East again: three easy questions

Dan Smith provides some thought-provoking answers.

Making space

Cuba is inching towards a free media and political choice - or is it? Vanessa Baird takes a closer look.

The most dangerous job in the world

Lydia James talks to Syrian Civil Defense volunteers about their work, the risks and their motivation.

Blogs

Battling the ‘Monsanto law’ in Ghana

Farmers face hefty fines or imprisonment if new legislation is approved. Chris Walker reports.

Law in a time of Ebola

The virus has changed everything – including what you can be arrested for. Simitie Lavaly and Sabrina Mahtani report.

Recipe of the Week: Almond & Citrus Olive Oil Cake (Palestine) Week 1

A wonderfully moist cake, with a thick layer of almonds on top for a luxurious sensation.

Britain’s complicity in ‘beyond description’ bombing of Gaza

Andrew Smith explains why one campaigning group is taking legal action against arms sales to Israel.

Union activity escalates in demand for fair pay

Natasha Turner looks at why public-service workers in Britain have been on the picket lines this week.

Where can women be at home?

A lament – and call to action – on behalf of women everywhere, from Kenyan writer Wambui Mwangi.

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