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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

Britain’s train industry has gone off the rails

But there is an alternative that puts people before profit and politics, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Privatization Transport United Kingdom

India takes on the World Trade Organization

The world’s largest democracy has come under criticism for blocking reforms that will only help the rich. Jemma Williams writes.

Filed in: India WTO

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

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