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Free the seafood slaves

Migrant workers are still being violently abused in the Thai fishing industry, reports Steve Trent.

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China’s military spending: is there a new arms race?

Peter Robertson offers a more sanguine interpretation of the recently announced 12 per cent rise in China’s military budget.

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Why are women with disabilities still facing a double oppression?

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Tiziana Oliva reports on the issues affecting one in five women around the world.   

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Standing up to inspire change

Rosa Parks’ act of courage sixty years ago is an example for women challenging oppression today, says Lydia James.

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'My city doesn’t need water cannons, it needs a police force we can trust'

The British government plans to implement new crowd control weapons but it would do better to listen to the people who take to the streets, says Matthew Butcher.

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The Earth needs a good lawyer

Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.

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The 5% own more and more; the 95% owe more and more

Colin Cook relates a modern-day parable to explain the failures of our economic system.

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Free money is no longer the stuff of utopia

Bill Jordan makes the case for a global Basic Income, an idea that has finally come of age.

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Will the death of Reza Berati mark a turning point for Australia?

In the wake of the killing of an Iranian detainee, Luke Bacon explores an upsurge of opposition to the abusive detention of asylum seekers.

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Globalize struggle! Globalize hope!

Sarah Reader on the calls for agrarian reform at the Landless Workers Movement’s national congress in Brazil.

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A British-Gambian recycling project makes great strides

Josh Barrie on a new initiative to provide amputees with a new limb.

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