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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

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

Egypt’s unfinished revolution

Stefan Simanowitz reports on the mood surrounding the elections in Cairo.

Filed in: Democracy Egypt

Fortnum & Mason convictions are unacceptable assault on protest

The guilty-by-association verdict for 10 Uncut activists is straight-up intimidation, says defendent Pete Speller.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Law United Kingdom

A Greek tragi-farce

Katerina Kitidi looks back over the recent political twists and turns that have beleaguered Greece.

Filed in: Debt Democracy Economics Finance Greece Politics

Hallelujah for Occupy London!

The appearance of Reverend Billy and his megaphone breathed some holy fire into the London campers, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Ethical Consumerism Finance Human Rights Poverty Wealth

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

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