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Would Scottish independence be good for radical politics?

Read what writer and activist Adam Ramsay and professor and author Jim Gallagher think - then join the debate.

Filed in: Politics Scotland

Angry Pakistanis take to the streets amid vote-rigging claims

But Syed Hamad Ali wonders whether they are ready to call their leaders to account.

Filed in: Democracy Pakistan

PODCAST: Western banks and the ascent of tax evasion

This month, Naomi Fowler explains how Western banks are facilitating financial crime…

Filed in: Finance

America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.

Filed in: Globalization Health

Scotland should say ‘Yes’ to ousting Trident

Nuclear disarmament should be a priority for the new Scottish government, thinks John Finnie.

Filed in: Nuclear Weapons Politics Scotland

Playing politics with Nigeria’s insurgency risks civil war

With elections due next year, tensions are simmering, writes Andrew Noakes.

Filed in: Conflict Nigeria Politics

Palestinians denied the right to be presumed innocent

Israel is ignoring a basic tenet of a democratic state, argues Raff Piccolo.

Filed in: Democracy Israel Palestine

New times, new battles in India and beyond

Every generation responds differently to the crises and issues they face, reflects Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Activism India Politics Youth

From Toy Story to Tony Benn: the world of Chris Coltrane

What makes the comedian and activist laugh, cry and despair? Jo Lateu finds out.

Filed in: Activism Politics Society

Trade unions are feminism’s forgotten ally

We should learn from and link to the unions, says Rebecca Winson: solidarity works!

Filed in: Activism Feminism Trade Unions Work

PODCAST: Google, Hong Kong and the new BRICS bank

The latest news from the Tax Justice Network.

Filed in: Finance

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