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Roadblocked for justice

No ifs, no buts, no legal aid cuts – proposed changes are provoking civil disobedience, reports Lydia James.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Poverty United Kingdom

‘This is just the beginning of Burma’s new beginning’

Democracy is within sight, Iris Gonzales is told, as she meets those who have reason to hope.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Politics

Fancy some direct action? Join UK Uncut at HSBC

Jamie Kelsey-Fry argues that Britain is slowly becoming a country of activists as anti-austerity group challenges tax avoidance on the high street. 

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Politics Society United Kingdom

Australia: fresh hope in heading off conservative politics

Kevin Rudd is back as Labor leader, pushing Prime Minister Julia Gillard out of the driving seat. Brian Loffler reflects on what this could mean for the Left.

Filed in: Australia Democracy Politics

Edward Snowden is a true patriot

As a supposed bastion of democracy, the US should support those who expose the truth, writes Mari Marcel Thekeakara.

Filed in: Democracy Human Rights Politics United Kingdom United States

Caroline Lucas: ‘The People’s Assembly offers hope’

Mischa Wilmers speaks to the Green Party MP about the public response to the anti-austerity coalition and her optimism on what it can achieve.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Trade Unions United Kingdom

PHOTO STORY: Turkey has lost its fear

What started as an occupation in a park has provoked mass anti-government protest. Oren Ziv has captured striking images of the movement.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Turkey

Forget about winning, Lefties

Shimri Zameret on why he thinks national struggles for social justice are failing to bring true international solidarity among workers.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Trade Unions Work

PODCAST: Democracy and the climate

Phil England and guests discuss what a potential democratic crisis in Britain could mean for the environment.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Democracy Energy Environment United Kingdom

Venezuela election: who will win the trust of the people?

Jody McIntyre speaks to supporters of both Maduro and Capriles as the country prepares to decide a successor to Chávez.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Venezuela

Kenya prepares to swear in fourth president

Now Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win has been confirmed by the Supreme Court, Henry Owino considers what his next moves might be.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Law Politics

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