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Is the world's population really a timebomb?

The UN estimates there will be seven billion of us on this planet by the end of October. But talk of a ‘population explosion’ is alarmist, says Nick Harvey

Filed in: Population

Spain’s slow-burning revolution

Gemma Galdon gives a quick introduction to the Spanish movement that sparked a worldwide revolt against the global financial system.

Filed in: Activism, Debt, Finance and Spain

Who is to blame for the Somali famine?

Is it the US government? Is it Al Shabab? Is it the UN? Sally Healy argues it is the result of a collective failure.

Filed in: Disasters, Hunger and Somalia

Tajik women rally after divorce-by-text

Twenty years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan is experiencing a strange new disintegration of its own. Angela Robson reports.

Filed in: Tajikistan

Stop stalling on climate action!

24 September: Moving Planet day of action, Africa

Filed in: Climate Change

The DSEi arms fair: merchants of death go shopping

From 13 to 16 September some 25,000 delegates will visit Britain’s largest arms fair. It’s a big, and decidedly dirty, business.

Filed in: Arms

I am the first to divorce for Guatemala

Guatemalans go to the polls on 11 September - but despite an embarrassment of candidates, many fear it’s a case of simply hoping that the least bad option wins.

Filed in: Guatemala

Canada quits Afghanistan, almost

Canadian troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan this month. In theory, at least, reports Wayne Ellwood.

Filed in: Afghanistan and Canada

Peacekeeping forces fail to protect Congolese

As the LRA terrorizes the DRC, the UN’s mandate expires

Filed in: Conflict, Congo, Democratic Republic of and UN

Boats set sail to aid Gaza

31 May: Launch of Freedom Flotilla 2

Nuclear debate intensifies post-Fukushima

An item from the Agenda section of our magazine.

Filed in: Japan and Nuclear Power

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