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Tunisia votes: the medicine of democracy

Three good doctors have helped to put Tunisia’s body-politic firmly on the road to recovery, says Larbi Sadiki.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Social Change Tunisia

The occupation will not be astroturfed

Leaking, spin, and triangulation has no place in Occupy London, says Lisa Ansell

Filed in: Activism Democracy Finance Politics United Kingdom

Niall Ferguson, defender of the one per cent

By championing Wall Street, Niall Ferguson once again gets it wrong at exactly the right moment, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Activism Democracy North America Poverty Wealth

Reclaiming power: the Climate Camp spirit lives on in the Occupy movement

The climate justice movement, like the current #Occupy protests, placed the need for real democracy at its heart, says Tim Gee.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Globalization Politics

Argentina's Cristina Kirchner sails to victory

Ed Stocker witnessed first hand how the presidentas curious combo of glitz, compassion and graft secured a landslide win.

Filed in: Argentina Democracy

#OccupyLSX: London joins the global push

New Internationalist’s Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports from the highly-organized, diverse and inspirational anti-capitalist protest camp in London’s financial heartland.

Filed in: Activism Corporations Democracy Finance Human Rights Social Change Society Wealth

Our response to the riots is knee-jerk and oppressive

This post-riot crackdown is irrational and driven by fear, says Jody McIntyre.

Filed in: Activism Democracy England Law

The process is an ass!

Rushed decisions, disproportionate sentences and collective punishments mean the post-riots legal process is on shaky ground, argues Peter Speller.

Filed in: Democracy Law

Eyes to the far right

Extremists have been making inroads across Europe with a sanitized version of some very dirty politics. K Biswas looks into the heart of the beast.

Filed in: Austria Democracy Denmark France Netherlands Race Sweden

The best influence money can buy - the 10 Worst Corporate Lobbyists

Dirty cash and dirty tricks – our rogues’ gallery of lobbyists who get governments to dance to their tune.

Filed in: Corporations Democracy

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In the halls of shame

Who shapes the policies and laws that govern us? If you think the answer is ‘our elected politicians’, read on. Vanessa Baird examines the secretive but expanding power of corporate lobbying.

Filed in: Corporations Democracy

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