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No room left for democracy in Thailand’s political chaos

Mary Warren on the military coup and the struggle for control of the beleaguered Asian nation.

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Too many children, too few choices

Victoria Wormersley highlights Ugandan women’s lack of control over their reproductive lives.

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Why the Philippines won’t be the next Asian miracle

Iris Gonzales isn’t convinced by buoyant World Economic Forum predictions.

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Could Venezuela-style housing reforms work for Britain’s Generation Rent?

Samir Jeraj writes on the South American country’s policy of basing rents on construction costs rather than market value.

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Forbidden to remember their dead

Tamil survivors tell their stories five years after the Sri Lankan government’s bloody onslaught. Paul Cooper reports.

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‘It won’t be the normal sort of wedding’

A marriage ceremony that breaks conventions gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara hope in the aftermath of India’s elections.

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The call to divest from dirty fuels grows louder

Dunedin is the first city in New Zealand/Aotearoa to join the global movement against fossil fuels, writes Melanie Mattauch.

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Save our species from capitalism: a politics that speaks to people

Richard Swift interrogates capitalism, exploring the alternatives offered by left-wing politics.

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Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

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As environmental killings surge, forests disappear

Powerful players are behind southeast Asia’s trade in illegal logging, explains Fran Lambrick.

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No-boss Britain: entrepreneurs or out of options?

A quarter of the self-employed began working for themselves because they had no alternative, says Mischa Wilmers.

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