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Where faith meets an open mind

Where faith meets an open mind

Joe Ware on discussing ‘the greens and the gays’ at British Christian arts festival Greenbelt.
Is 53 seconds long enough to gather my soul?

Is 53 seconds long enough to gather my soul?

Rana Mourtaja, 17, writes about staying alive in the Gaza Strip.
America’s deadliest export

America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.
What lies behind Europe’s murky oil deals with Azerbaijan?

What lies behind Europe’s murky oil deals with Azerbaijan?

EU politicians’ vested interests in the resource-rich country are supporting the regime’s suppression of human rights. Molly Scott Cato writes.
Kashmir-Palestine: the bond of solidarity

Kashmir-Palestine: the bond of solidarity

Resistance makes borders porous and is a source of paranoia for aligned oppressive states, writes Uzma Falak.

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Is 53 seconds long enough to gather my soul?

Rana Mourtaja, 17, writes about staying alive in the Gaza Strip on Day 50 of Israel’s offensive.

Would Scottish independence be good for radical politics?

Read what writer and activist Adam Ramsay and professor and author Jim Gallagher think - then join the debate.

Tinariwen's desert blues

Eyadou Ag Leche tells Graeme Green about his hopes for an autonomous Tuareg territory.

The price of gold

Critic of the Canadian mining industry, Alain Deneault, talks to Richard Swift about the destructive nature of this sector.

Autocracy or brave solution? Rwanda country profile

Ben Shepherd compares two starkly contrasting visions of Rwanda 20 years after the genocide.

'The British government is promoting its own interests in Burma’

Zoya Phan talks to Jack Gilbert on the Burma-Britain relationship.

Cambodia brings Khmer Rouge leaders to justice

Simon Crowther reports on the outcome of the trials.

Blogs

Angry Pakistanis take to the streets amid vote-rigging claims

But Syed Hamad Ali wonders whether they are ready to call their leaders to account.

Where faith meets an open mind

Joe Ware on discussing ‘the greens and the gays’ at British Christian arts festival Greenbelt.

PODCAST: Western banks and the ascent of tax evasion

This month, Naomi Fowler explains how Western banks are facilitating financial crime…

America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.

What lies behind Europe’s murky oil deals with Azerbaijan?

EU politicians’ vested interests in the resource-rich country are supporting the regime’s suppression of human rights. Molly Scott Cato writes.

Scotland should say ‘Yes’ to ousting Trident

Nuclear disarmament should be a priority for the new Scottish government, thinks John Finnie.

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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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