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A handful of pills

Cheap drugs and the millionaire whistleblower

Sandhya Srinivasan writes from India on the curious tale of Dinesh Thakur and the generics maker Ranbaxy.

Filed in: Ethics, India and Pharmaceuticals

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Would Saul Alinsky break his own rules?

Mark and Paul Engler consider the old divide between ‘movements’ and ‘organizations’.

Filed in: Activism, Society and United States

Tackling food waste, one big picnic at a time

Thanks to grassroots action, corporations are being encouraged to divert edible excess from bins to bellies. Jemma Crew reports.

Filed in: Climate Change, Food and Waste

Ready to drill in Yasuní rainforest? A cautionary tale

Tim Gee investigates Ecuador’s failure to ‘keep the oil in the ground’, and the activism that could yet secure the future of the national park.

Filed in: Ecuador and

'The soldiers are here': resistance in a Palestinian refugee camp

Situated next to Israel’s separation wall, dissent is growing in Aida. Ella David reports.

Filed in: Activism, Israel and Palestine

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Don't shoot the messenger!

Admired by the public, reviled by those in power, whistleblowers are on the frontline of democracy. But need they be martyrs? Vanessa Baird asks.

Filed in: Corporations, Crime, Ethics and Society

A population policy and a development policy are one and the same thing

An introduction to World Population Year by Peter Adamson.

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Cambodia’s garment workers fight poor working conditions

Alice Cuddy reports on the government crackdown against protesters and trade unions.

Filed in: Activism, Cambodia, Trade Unions and Work

PHOTO ESSAY: Now that the road has been paved

Augusta Thomson reveals a different side to life on the Tibetan Plateau.

Filed in: China, Culture, Photography, Religion and Tibet

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Let's talk about sex in... the Arab world

Shereen El Feki hopes to reclaim the spirit of her ancestors who lived when sex was a pleasure - for both men and women.

Filed in: Middle East, Sexual Politics and Women

PHOTO ESSAY: Remaking lives, one recycled item at a time

How a block of derelict garages became the hub of a south London community. Sylvia Rowley reports.

Filed in: Recycling and Sustainability

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