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Caroline Lucas: ‘The People’s Assembly offers hope’

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.

Filed in: Activism, Democracy, Politics, Trade Unions and United Kingdom

PHOTO STORY: Turkey has lost its fear

What started as an occupation in a park has provoked mass anti-government protest. Oren Ziv has captured striking images of the movement.

Filed in: Activism, Democracy, Politics and Turkey

Syrian war spills into Lebanon

Stefan Simanowitz reports from Baalbek and Tripoli on fears that life for locals and refugees will become less secure.

Filed in: Lebanon, Migration, Syria, Violence and War and Peace

Sup with the devil

Mozambican smallholders thought they could do a deal with agribusiness. Hazel Healy reports on how transnational OLAM treated its so-called partners.

Filed in: Agriculture, Corporations, Land and Mozambique

The Pope and the poor

Pope Francis is likely to be an improvement on Benedict, despite his contradictions writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Argentina, Latin America and Religion

Will the next pope embrace liberation theology?

The answer may not be a straight-forward no, even if the odds are stacked against it, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Religion

Hugo Chávez: reluctant revolutionary

Julia Buxton tracks a political journey leftwards – from admirer of Tony Blair to ‘fiery populist’ and champion of the Venezuelan poor.

Filed in: Latin America, Politics and Venezuela

A word with acclaimed singer Meklit Hadero

The Ethiopian-born, US-based songwriter tells us about her inspirations and her earliest musical memory.

Filed in: Ethiopia, Music and United States

KENYA VOTES: Risk of election violence ‘unacceptably high’

As the polls loom, Moses Wasamu outlines the implications of a fiercely contested vote, including candidates accused of crimes against humanity.

Filed in: Democracy, Kenya, Politics and Violence

Somali President: the world cannot bring us peace

Sally Healy speaks to Hassan Sheikh Mohamud about his hopes for security in Somalia, which must begin to ‘address the bitter memories’ of its past.

Filed in: Peace, Politics and Somalia

Syrian diaspora leads aid effort

Saleyha Ahsan on the grassroots NGOs providing humanitarian care in Syria, despite lack of support from major development agencies.

Filed in: Conflict, Development, Development (Aid), NGOs, Refugees, Syria and United Kingdom

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