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‘I’m pretty good at channelling my anger into activism rather than tears’

Comedian Kate Smurthwaite on shaking up the political system and finding Jeremy Clarkson a new job.

Filed in: Politics Society

A different legacy: lessons in peace from the First World War

As we campaign for peace today, what can we learn from our predecessors? asks Symon Hill

Filed in: Activism War and Peace

Protesters question airport expansion plans

Ylenia Gostoli talks to activists demanding a cleaner, greener future for London.

Filed in: Activism England Environment Pollution

Israel’s bombing of Gaza is not about Hamas

Israel has punished Palestinians for the past 66 years. Resist or surrender, this oppressed population always loses. Ella David writes.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

TTIP is an affront to democracy

Miriam Ross on why Brits should join the protests against a dangerous EU-US trade deal on Saturday.

Filed in: Corporations Trade

Greece’s big beach sell-out

Government plans to commodify commons land must be stopped, argues Despina Economopoulou.

Filed in: Greece Privatization

Is teaching English in poor countries a misguided form of philanthropy?

Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.

Filed in: Development Education NGOs Poverty

The big Serbian information shutdown

Repression, self-censorship and the state funding of media have silenced Serbian journalists critical of the government, writes Alexia Kalaitzi.

Filed in: Media Politics

Injecting healthcare into Nairobi’s slums

Phoebe Shiu argues for public immunization programmes to become a top health priority.

Filed in: Health Kenya Poverty

Trading blows

Thomas Mc Donagh on the trade treaties that will land a knock-out punch on any dreams of sustainable development.  

Filed in: Trade

Colombia’s smiley face hides torture and repression

Those who trade with Colombia should look at the plight of its political prisoners, writes Hannah Matthews.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights Prisons Trade

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