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Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn't have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Modern life and medicine

Modern life and medicine

Can our ancestral medical progress keep up with modern life? Naomi Elster asks.
The people’s flag is deep and red

The people’s flag is deep and red

Karl Marx, Ed Miliband and François Hollande all pay lip-service to socialism. Richard Swift asks how it worked as an alternative.
What the hack?

What the hack?

The recent Hacking Team leak illustrates the hypocrisy at the heart of the arms trade, writes Andrew Smith.
Blacklisted author on trial – no justice

Blacklisted author on trial – no justice

Construction industry leaders get off scot-free while conspiracy against workers continues, writes Dan Raymond-Barker.
‘It’s a story of corruption, greed and ineptitude’

‘It’s a story of corruption, greed and ineptitude’

Nigerian Ken Henshaw is fighting his government’s calamitous energy privatization. Jess Worth meets him.

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The people’s flag is deep and red

How have socialism and social democracy worked as alternatives? wonders Richard Swift.

‘It’s a story of corruption, greed and ineptitude’

Nigerian Ken Henshaw is fighting his government’s calamitous energy privatization. Jess Worth meets him.

Migrant dreams clash with European reality

Those risking their lives migrating to Europe should know what life there is like, Mamadou Dia tells David Hewitt.

Why are NGOs so reluctant to help Greece?

As the island of Lesvos is overwhelmed with immigrants, the world of aid looks on. Beulah Devaney reports.

Empowering Kurdistan

What made a Kurdish victory possible in Turkey’s recent elections – and what does the future hold? asks Naila Bozo.

20 years after Srebrenica

Twenty years after the Srebrenica massacre, the old wounds are still not healed. Fergus Simpson reports.

Capitalism’s stormy sea

Richard Swift begins his journey through political alternatives to capitalism by looking at the nature of the beast they seek to oppose.

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Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn’t have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Modern life and medicine

Can our ancestral medical progress keep up with modern life? Naomi Elster asks.

What the hack?

The recent Hacking Team leak illustrates the hypocrisy at the heart of the arms trade, writes Andrew Smith.

Blacklisted author on trial – no justice

Construction industry leaders get off scot-free while conspiracy against workers continues, writes Dan Raymond-Barker.

Fracking goes on trial

News of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal is an important step toward truth, argues Julie Wassmer.

The ‘world’s pharmacy’ is failing its own

Why is India undermining its reputation by providing shoddy drugs to Indians? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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