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Demonstrators in Burma

Hooked on commodities

Natural resource wealth isn’t always a blessing. As Wayne Ellwood discovers, sometimes it can be just the opposite.

Filed in: Environment, Politics and Trade

PHOTO ESSAY: a sense of company

David Severn captures the connection between young people and their surroundings through dance.

Filed in: Art, Media and Youth

PHOTO ESSAY: Resistance in the Jordan Valley

Kelly Lynn reports on a recent Palestinian protest village that sparked off a campaign to contest Israeli policies of annexation.

Filed in: Activism and Palestine

The Sochi struggle for LGBTI rights

Adam Long reports on the global fight against homophobia, and looks to Holland’s past for inspiration.

Filed in: Gay Rights and Russia

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Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education, Poetry, Politics and Race

Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.

Filed in: Australia, Migration and United States

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Tension among South Sudanese spills over into neighbouring states

In Kenya, Moses Wasamu meets refugees from the crisis in Africa’s newest country.

Filed in: Web exclusives

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Defending people’s milk in India

A vibrant network of small producers and milk co-operatives is threatened by free trade agreements and liberalized investment policies.

Filed in: Agriculture, Corporations, India and Trade

Tough Guide to the world's immigration detention centres

A satirical round-up of the insalubrious accommodation awaiting travellers from the Global South.

Filed in: Migration

Does making immigration detention more humane make it more widespread?

Academic Michael Flynn and advocate Michelle Brané go head to head.

Filed in: Activism and Migration

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Indigenous Kenyans evicted in the name of ‘conservation’

Matthew Newsome exposes a government scheme to rob the Sengwer people of their forest home.

Filed in: Conservation, Forests, Indigenous Peoples and Kenya

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