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The gold standard is nothing but a shiny distraction

And it offers a false sense of security in an unstable world, says Philip Pilkington.

Filed in: Economics

Enabling Romania, one step at a time

The country’s poor record for dealing with disability must change, says Stephen McGrath.

Filed in: Romania

Corporations at the very heart of power

Owen Jones on élites, cronyism and what we can do to change Britain’s current predicament.

Filed in: Class and United Kingdom

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Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Nathan.

Filed in: Human Rights, Internet, Politics and Thailand

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Students, why not be your own landlord?

A student co-op in Edinburgh is breaking the landlord’s monopoly.

Filed in: Co-operatives and Scotland

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Who would ask for a bride’s immigration documents?

A group of filmmakers came up with a clever way to help smuggle five refugees to safety. Co-director Gabriele del Grande explains how On the Bride’s Side came to be.

Filed in: Film, Italy, Migration, Refugees and Sweden

Britain’s kids with guns

Should the British Army still enlist kids? asks Matteo Congregalli.

Filed in: Military and United Kingdom

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Fighting Ebola on the frontline

Dr Oliver Johnson tells Gabriella Jóźwiak about the current crisis and the long-term prognosis for Sierra Leone’s health system.

Filed in: Africa, Health, NGOs and Sierra Leone

Stop the gold rush!

Our appetite for the shiny metal is both pointless and dangerous, argues Richard Swift.

Filed in: Environment, Mining and Wealth

Fishing for justice in Brazil

Lydia James talks to Brazilian fisher and human rights defender Alexandre Anderson de Souza.

Filed in: Brazil, Corporations and Human Rights

The Spanish town where people come before profit

Jen Wilton and Liam Barrington-Bush explore Marinaleda, Spain’s communist utopia.

Filed in: Co-operatives and Spain

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