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Will fracking realign the world?

Pundits foresee an altered world order brought on by fracked gas and oil. Dinyar Godrej thinks the changes could play out quite differently.

Filed in: Energy, Environment, Politics and Sustainability

PHOTO ESSAY: World governments’ broken sanitation pledge stinks

On World Toilet Day, 2.5 billion people still lack the most basic of human needs, reports Jameela Freitas.

Filed in: Politics, Poverty, Water and Women

Nobody is 'normal'

Jody Mcintyre speaks to comedian Francesca Martinez about growing up ‘wobbly’ and resisting austerity in Britain.

Filed in: Activism, Disability and England

‘My father is my inspiration’

The family of a murdered human rights defender in the DRC talks to Sian Griffiths about the legacy of Pascal Kabungulu.

Filed in: Activism, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Human Rights and Women

Jane Bussmann on the poverty industry, Kony and dance therapy

Lydia James talks to the British comedy writer as she begins a tour of her new show, unsuitable for both children and NGO staff.

Filed in: Africa and Society

A prisoner in the house

For hundreds of South Asian women each year, an arranged marriage in Britain leads not to love but to slavery. Samira Shackle reports.

Filed in: England, India, Pakistan, Religion, Society and Women

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Syria’s medical system is at breaking point

The country’s ongoing civil war is preventing treatment for those with chronic illnesses and acute injuries, reports Resham Khiani.

Filed in: Conflict, Health, Medicine and Syria

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Ken Loach: why I support a cultural boycott of Israel

The acclaimed film director talks to Frank Barat about Palestine, politics, and why he wants to keep causing trouble.

Filed in: Activism, Culture, Film, Israel and Palestine

Rolling towards progress

Jody Mcintyre takes the notion of disability to task with a personal exploration of difference and defiance.

Filed in: Disability, Health and Society

Burma's bloodthirsty monks

Brennan O’Connor meets the activists who are challenging a violent Buddhist minority intent on persecuting Muslims.

Filed in: Activism, Burma, Religion and Violence

PHOTO ESSAY: For Eritrean migrants, there is more dignity in death

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod capture the painful goodbyes of the survivors of the recent Lampedusa tragedy and the victims’ families.

Filed in: Eritrea, European Union, Human Rights, Italy and Migration

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