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British aid and the return of the trickle-down myth

Campaigners' blind defence of the government's development strategy is making things worse, says Nick Dearden.…

  • Wed May 7 12:12:00 2014
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World Development case study: World Trade Organization

World Development case study: World Trade Organization…

  • Fri Apr 25 11:42:00 2014
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British aid is helping agribusiness carve up Africa

Instead of lifting people out of poverty, the government is lining the pockets of ruthless global corporations, explains Miriam Ross.…

  • Mon Apr 14 06:57:00 2014
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Rubber barons are robbing Cambodia and Laos

A new report from Global Witness reveals the links between Vietnamese land-grabbing companies and Western financial institutions.…

  • Mon May 13 05:22:00 2013
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Time to slash Europe’s land footprint

As the need grows for Europe to use more of the Earth than it has between its borders, Ian Fitzpatrick argues its consumption must be measured.…

  • Thu Apr 4 06:16:00 2013
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Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly.…

  • Tue Nov 20 08:56:00 2012
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You can’t replace a forest

Calling a plantation a ‘forest’ is like branding a big swimming pool a ‘lake’ says Friends of the Earth’s Isaac Rojas.…

  • Fri Sep 21 11:01:00 2012
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Amy Hall

Amy Hall is a journalist from Cornwall, now based in Brighton, England…

  • Tue Jul 31 03:00:00 2012
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Introducing... The Eight Great Greenwashers

Ahead of the Rio +20 Earth Summit, Danny Chivers exposes the canny, crafty and plain deceitful claims of corporations co-opting 'sustainability'…

  • Fri Jun 1 10:38:00 2012
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Dirty hands – the World Bank’s role in land-grabbing

As delegates gather at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, two videos expose what happens when community land is taken over by private interests.…

  • Mon Apr 23 10:55:00 2012
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