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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

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

Greek debt: drastic haircuts and uncertain regrowth

As the European economic rollercoaster has the markets holding their breath, Michael Burke considers the relation of profits and ‘austerity’.

Filed in: Debt Economics Europe Finance Greece Politics

The food rush

Maize and wheat are hot assets, right up there with gold. But since investors piled into food markets, the poorest can no longer afford to eat. Hazel Healy gets to grips with the commodity speculators.

Filed in: Agriculture Finance

Meet the food speculators

Who is making a profit from food?

Filed in: Agriculture Finance Hunger

Death in Athens

Constantine Callaghan has filed this news report from Greece where the government has passed another round of strangling austerity measures amid violent public protest.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics Finance Greece

Occupy London: this is what democracy looks like

Tim Gee witnesses consensus in action as protesters draw up the Occupy London Statement.

Filed in: Activism Finance Politics

#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

Why leveraged soya beans are weird and wrong

Hazel Healy considers moves to get food out of financiers’ portfolios, as regulators and governments decide on rules to limit food speculation.

Filed in: Finance Hunger

Spain’s slow-burning revolution

Gemma Galdon gives a quick introduction to the Spanish movement that sparked a worldwide revolt against the global financial system.

Filed in: Activism Debt Finance Spain

Why the G20 must wake up to food speculation

As protestors gear up to occupy financial centres across the globe, Deborah Doane calls on world leaders to limit high-finance’s meddling in agricultural markets.

Filed in: Activism Agriculture Finance

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