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Evicted by charity

The green imperialism of some conservation charities, by Sophie Pritchard.

Filed in: Corporations, Development, Environment and NGOs

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‘You took them alive, we want them alive!’

In Mexico, the disappearance of 42 students has mobilized an entire country against a failing government. Andalusia Knoll reports.

Filed in: Mexico

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The unwelcome return of development pornography

John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

Filed in: Children, Development, NGOs and Poverty

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The psychology of climate change

Mischa Wilmers explores the reasons behind climate change-skeptics, and how we can counter their influence.

Filed in: Climate Change

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Climate change greenwashing

Peru’s climate change talks open to allegations of hypocrisy and deception, Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Environment and Peru

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NGOs - do they help?

There are more NGOs today than ever; some are bigger than ever. Yet, discovers Dinyar Godrej, questions persist about their role.

Filed in: Development and NGOs

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Curbing destructive palm oil plantations brings together strange bedfellows

Richard Schiffman looks at one way the UN Climate Summit may yet have a positive impact on deforestation.

Filed in: Forests

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A deeper pain

The daily reality of life in Gaza creates unseen psychological scars, writes psychiatrist Samah Jabr.

Filed in: Conflict, Mental Health and Palestine

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A third intifada in the making?

From tit-for-tat attacks to home evictions, the situation in East Jerusalem bodes ill, warns Noreen Sadik.

Filed in: Israel and Palestine

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A false Messiah: Turkey’s negative role in the Middle East

Accused of aiding IS and still oppressing its Kurdish population… Turkey’s reputation is in tatters, argues Naila Bozo.

Filed in: Conflict, Human Rights, Syria and Turkey

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Evergreening and how Big Pharma keeps drug prices high

Drug companies keep a tight leash on patenting, depriving tax-payers of millions each year. Deborah Gleeson and Hazel Moir explore the issue.

Filed in: Pharmaceuticals

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