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Women

One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism? asks Sian Cowman.

Development

Calling time on the MDGs

No development process succeeds without the participation of those it targets, argues Maggie Black.

Why are NGOs so reluctant to help Greece?

As the island of Lesvos is overwhelmed with immigrants, the world of aid looks on. Beulah Devaney reports.

Culture

Mostafa’s story

One man’s inspiring but disturbing journey to become a rickshaw rider in Bangladesh. Photos by Ana Norman Bermudez.

A word with Anjan Sundaram

The author and reporter talks to Graeme Green about self-expression, dictatorship and the importance of a free press.

Environment

Green machines

Diana Beresford-Kroeger unveils the hidden bio-chemistry of trees.

Logging louts

Forest communities are under siege in Cambodia, says Fran Lambrick.

Food

‘The earth in Indonesia is on fire’

Nithin Coca looks at the causes of an unfolding environmental and health catastrophe.

The People vs Monsanto (and other GM giants)

Around the world, people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.

Health

Run, Palestine, run

A record number of participants claimed their right to freedom of movement at this year’s marathon. Giedre Steikunaite reports.

The demoralized mind

John F Schumaker asks how we can treat our sick culture and make ourselves well.

Politics

Peruvian elections: for the Right or the Right?

Despite the election upset, the opposition will not be silenced, writes Stephanie Boyd.

Claiming our victories

Don’t listen to the cynics – Mark Engler thinks activists should pat themselves on the back.

Regions

Peruvian elections: for the Right or the Right?

Despite the election upset, the opposition will not be silenced, writes Stephanie Boyd.

Run, Palestine, run

A record number of participants claimed their right to freedom of movement at this year’s marathon. Giedre Steikunaite reports.

Science

Net gains for politicians

Steve Parry explains why politicians and the internet don’t get on. PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

Green machines

Diana Beresford-Kroeger unveils the hidden bio-chemistry of trees.

Society

Run, Palestine, run

A record number of participants claimed their right to freedom of movement at this year’s marathon. Giedre Steikunaite reports.

Inside Dunkirk’s new refugee camp

A purpose-built camp offers refugees a sense of relief, but for how long?, asks Sarah Shearman.

Spirituality

A word with Shazia Mirza

Comedian Shazia Mirza reveals her inspirations, fears and political passions.

Walking in Bethlehem this Christmas when peace is absent

Giedre Steikunaite watches the city prepare for the most important day on the Christian calendar.

War and Peace

Caught in the act: Israeli soldier filmed killing Palestinian

Noreen Sadik reports on the aftermath of a very public shooting in the divided city of al-Khalil.

The freedom of the city

Trust between communities is being rebuilt, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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