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Palestine

Confiscating lives, one hectare at a time

The expansion of Israel’s ‘separation barrier’ is targeting Christian-Palestinian communities in the West Bank, reports Noreen Sadik.

Development

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.

The unwelcome return of development pornography

John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

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

The economic aftershocks of Nepal’s earthquake

The country’s tourism industry is struggling to recover from April’s disaster, reports Maya Prabhu.

Empowering Kurdistan

What made a Kurdish victory possible in Turkey’s recent elections – and what does the future hold? asks Naila Bozo.

Regions

The economic aftershocks of Nepal’s earthquake

The country’s tourism industry is struggling to recover from April’s disaster, reports Maya Prabhu.

Soldiering on in Athens and helping refugees

The snowballing humanitarian crisis in Greece is overwhelming the country’s support systems for asylum-seekers, reports Jameela Freitas.

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

Flooded out, then priced out: Katrina’s legacy 10 years on

The rebuilding of New Orleans has made the city unaffordable for locals, writes Sarah Shearman.

Soldiering on in Athens and helping refugees

The snowballing humanitarian crisis in Greece is overwhelming the country’s support systems for asylum-seekers, reports Jameela Freitas.

Spirituality

Prevent or pursuit? The government’s new deradicalization strategy

Michaela Whitton analyses the implications of an aggressive anti-terrorism programme.

Worshippers of the Almighty Invisible Hand

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

War and Peace

20 years after Srebrenica

Twenty years after the Srebrenica massacre, the old wounds are still not healed. Fergus Simpson reports.

Prevent or pursuit? The government’s new deradicalization strategy

Michaela Whitton analyses the implications of an aggressive anti-terrorism programme.

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