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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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QUIZ: Could you be a whistleblower?

Have you got what it takes? It’s not for the fainthearted…

Filed in: Web exclusives

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Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism, Arms, Brazil, Corporations, Economics, Europe and United States

PHOTO ESSAY: Sierra Leone squares up to undernutrition

Pictures from the field document one community’s fight against hunger.

Filed in: Sierra Leone

PHOTO ESSAY: literacy is a family affair

Glitter Moreño shares images of a rural project in the Philippines, where parents are learning essential skills alongside their children.

Filed in: Education and Philippines

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Madagascar tar sands threat

Kara Moses reports on plans to dig bitumen in a ‘biological treasure trove’.

Filed in: Environment, Madagascar and Oil

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Looking East: could meditation help cure the West's addiction to antidepressants?

Mischa Wilmers asks whether mindfulness meditation could offer a safer, more effective alternative to pharmaceuticals.

Filed in: Mental Health and Pharmaceuticals

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Uganda anti-gay law elicits mixed reactions from the rest of Africa

Moses Wasamu gives an overview of responses from across the continent.

Filed in: Africa, Gay Rights and Uganda

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‘You need a thick skin to cope with disability’

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

Filed in: Activism, Disability and Media

PHOTO ESSAY: music to my ears

In the second installment of our mini photo series on ‘local community projects’, Angie Davila shines a light onto Crystal Palace, South London.

Filed in: Media

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Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?

Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian revolution provides a perfect example of what mass protest can – and can’t – accomplish. By Mark and Paul Engler.

Filed in: Activism, Egypt, Non-Violence and Politics

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