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Country Profile: Guatemala

The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.

Filed in: Democracy Guatemala Human Rights Poverty

Eritrea's wretched independence

The country’s 30-year war with Ethiopia has been followed by 21 years of repression, says Saleh ‘Gadi’ Johar.

Filed in: Conflict Democracy Eritrea

Being nice and doing good

Having opinions on social justice may seem like common sense so why does it incite people to shout in your face? wonders Josie Long.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Society

Country profile: Zambia

Mary Namakando digs out facts and ratings on one of Southern Africa’s most politically stable countries and probes President Sata’s grapple with corruption.

Filed in: Democracy Economics Politics Wealth Zambia

A word with Adonis

One of the greatest Arab poets of our time speaks to Giedre Steikunaite about creativity and consciousness.

Filed in: Culture Democracy Islam Poetry Religion

Obama's broken resolutions

Unfulfilled promises may come back to haunt Obama this election year, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Democracy United States

Occupy 2.0 cannot be evicted

On the day St Paul’s protesters are refused permission to appeal against eviction, Jamie Kelsey-Fry says it will not affect the movement’s momentum.

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

Is the European Union damaging to democratic rights?

Anti-poverty campaigner John Hilary and politics professor Carlos Closa go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

Filed in: Democracy European Union

Occupy London goes to court

On 19 December Occupy London went to court for the beginning of their eviction proceedings and scored some early points, reports Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Finance Politics Wealth

Fraud, rebellion and the decline of Putinism

Allegations of ballot stuffing in this year’s Duma elections have sparked the biggest protests in Russia in almost two decades. Andrew Bowman investigates.

Filed in: Democracy Russia

Business as usual: Peru’s new president leaps to the right

By pushing forward a hotly contested mining project and enacting a state of emergency, Ollanta Humala’s presidency is off to a worrying start.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Mining Peru

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