War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.
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Mischa Wilmers speaks to the Green Party MP about the public response to the anti-austerity coalition and her optimism on what it can achieve.
What started as an occupation in a park has provoked mass anti-government protest. Oren Ziv has captured striking images of the movement.
Activist Lohana Berkins explains how Argentina is pioneering transgender rights.
Nick Harvey considers the role – and the agenda – of the global media in making the news.
Stormy times ahead in the world’s eighth largest country. Are there lessons to be learned? asks Vanessa Baird.
Stefan Simanowitz reports from Baalbek and Tripoli on fears that life for locals and refugees will become less secure.
Mozambican smallholders thought they could do a deal with agribusiness. Hazel Healy reports on how transnational OLAM treated its so-called partners.
Argentina is not in the habit of being cowed by international pressure and financial big-hitters – or by proponents of austerity. Vanessa Baird reports.
A global tour of controversial land deals.
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Amy Hall reports on a little-known tradition with devastating impacts on girls in African communities.