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Palestine

Israeli pirates of the Mediterranean

The hijacking of the Marianne flotilla to Gaza highlights the hypocrisy surrounding piracy, argues Felicity Arbuthnot.

Development

The unwelcome return of development pornography

John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

Evicted by charity

The green imperialism of some conservation charities, by Sophie Pritchard.

Culture

Life in the circle

The CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition has opened its gates again. Take a look at last year’s entries here.

An honest conversation with Earth

At a time when systems and values crumble before us, using language to help craft a new story could be crucial, writes Lucy Purdy.

Environment

Dirty games

Azerbaijan will be showing its friendly face this month as it hosts the European Games. But it’s what is going on behind the scenes that is important, argue Emma Hughes and James Marriott.

Is Africa’s ‘resource nationalism’ just big business as usual?

John Childs argues that the rhetoric is just a cover for a bias towards the interests of neo-liberal, foreign investment.

Food

The People vs Monsanto (and other GM giants)

Around the world, people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.

The farmer’s friend

Are farmers benefitting from growing GM crops, as Monsanto claims? Dionne Bunsha investigates.

Health

Making Waves: Catherine Hamlin

Sofi Lundin meets Catherine Hamlin, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and doctor extraordinaire.

Evergreening and how Big Pharma keeps drug prices high

Drug companies keep a tight leash on patenting, depriving tax-payers of millions each year. Deborah Gleeson and Hazel Moir explore the issue.

Politics

Storm over Athens

Niki Seth-Smith considers the consequences of the EU forcing Greece out of Europe.

Burma’s Rohingya: the invisible people

The country’s democratic changes have yet to reach its ethnic minorities. Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons report.

Regions

Storm over Athens

Niki Seth-Smith considers the consequences of the EU forcing Greece out of Europe.

Rohingyas in Canada: portraits of life and struggle

Colin Boyd Shafer documents a community’s resilience in the face of adversity.

Science

The People vs Monsanto (and other GM giants)

Around the world, people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.

The farmer’s friend

Are farmers benefitting from growing GM crops, as Monsanto claims? Dionne Bunsha investigates.

Society

Rohingyas in Canada: portraits of life and struggle

Colin Boyd Shafer documents a community’s resilience in the face of adversity.

Burma’s Rohingya: the invisible people

The country’s democratic changes have yet to reach its ethnic minorities. Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons report.

Spirituality

Worshippers of the Almighty Invisible Hand

Robert W Parenteau’s satirical look at true believers in the ‘free market’.

Captive to their own myths

The upsurge of Hindu nationalism in India, by Urvashi Butalia.

War and Peace

War nerves

Daiva Repečkaitė reports on the rise of all things military in Lithuanian society.

Foreign mercenaries will worsen the Boko Haram insurgency

Andrew Noakes cautions against intervention in Nigeria.

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