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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
  • Rank: 100

Torture recompense comes to Kenyans

Maina Waruru celebrates payouts for persecuted activists on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.…

  • Fri Jun 1 07:05:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Letter from Botswana: 'There's a good side to this HIV'

A new birth offers a sign of hope for Lauri Kubuitsile…

  • Fri Jun 1 06:12:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Pass the sick bag, it's Jubilee time

The plans for this summer's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and Olympics are making Alan Hughes feel quite nauseous.…

  • Mon May 21 12:11:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

First Madeleine Albright, now Prince Harry: the strange world of humanitarian awards

Felicity Arbuthnot wonders how the Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership award can be given to someone involved in the war in Afghanistan.…

  • Tue May 8 07:19:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.…

  • Wed May 2 08:06:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

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