The Corporation by Joel Bakan
Whether it’s Hutus and Tutsis with a history of massacre, the losing side in post-civil war Spain, or shell-shocked Argentineans, human beings are endlessly reinventing real democracies of infinite variety and hope.
Katharine Ainger takes issue with a model of agriculture that’s turning small farmers from stewards of the land into servants.
In a special report from the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, Katharine Ainger looks through the dust and the desperation at Vision 2020 – a plan to remove 20 million people from their land.
The rules of the global trading system – who makes them and why, as they apply to rice, meat, dairy products, sugar, wheat, coffee and genetically modified soya and maize.
How indigenous Mexican rebel Raúl Gatica buried pessimism with his umbilical cord.
Ogoni campaigner Owens Wiwa – brother of executed writer Ken Saro-Wiwa – explains why he is confronting the Shell corporation in a US court.
Filmmaker Jacquie Soohen talks about her time inside Bethlehem’s besieged Church of the Nativity.
Lots of people talk about corporate power, fewer can tell you how it actually works. Katharine Ainger sheds a little sunlight on the discussion.
The new NI interview section features feminist art guerrillas Mujeres Creando, from Bolivia.
On the eve of the Earth Summit in Johannesburg, Katharine Ainger finds out how the UN learned to stop worrying and love big business; PLUS deconstructing corporate eco-speak, with help from Orwell.
Katharine Ainger unravels the tentacles of the global media machine – and explains why we need to subvert it.
PHOTO ESSAY: For Eritrean migrants, there is more dignity in death
The recent Saudi clampdown on migrant workers has brought campaigners onto the streets. Chris Matthews was with some of them in London.
Vanessa Baird ponders the tactics needed to resist austerity.
Jamie Kelsey-Fry reflects on the movement that has united people around the world.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that we can all improve our wellbeing through traditional medicine and by slowing down.