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Raising the curtain on Atos

Plays inspired by first-hand experiences of disability benefit assessments target the Paralympics’ dodgiest sponsor…

  • Tue Jul 31 09:08:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Olympic scale foul: sexism in football

After the British women’s team beat Cameroon, Xanna Ward-Dixon was horrified by the sexist reaction.…

  • Mon Jul 30 09:14:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Out, damn logo! Reclaiming Shakespeare from the sponsors

An anarcho-thespian performance at the British Museum raises eyebrows – and awareness.…

  • Fri Jul 27 08:53:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Soldiers, security and sleeping in sheds – London's Olympic reality

Tim Gee, erstwhile resident of east London, on the unpalatable truth.…

  • Wed Jun 20 06:12:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Palestine Place occupies London

It’s more than just a squat, it’s a centre for real change whose impact will be felt for years to come, says Frank Barat.…

  • Tue Jun 12 10:12:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Jobless used as unpaid jubilee stewards

Alan Hughescan't believe a group of jobseekers were bussed in to work on the river pageant and told to sleep under London Bridge.…

  • Tue Jun 5 05:48:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Goodbye welfare, hello workfare

Warren Clark is unimpressed by governments forcing citizens to 'donate' their labour to big business.…

  • Fri Jun 1 11:01:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

Big business goes to Rio

With the Earth Summit just days away, Danny Chivers chronicles the urgent battle to stop corporates from hijacking the green agenda.…

  • Fri Jun 1 10:05:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.…

  • Fri Jun 1 09:16:00 2012
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