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Protesters question airport expansion plans

Ylenia Gostoli talks to activists demanding a cleaner, greener future for London.

Filed in: Activism England Environment Pollution

Israel’s bombing of Gaza is not about Hamas

Israel has punished Palestinians for the past 66 years. Resist or surrender, this oppressed population always loses. Ella David writes.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

TTIP is an affront to democracy

Miriam Ross on why Brits should join the protests against a dangerous EU-US trade deal on Saturday.

Filed in: Corporations Trade

Greece’s big beach sell-out

Government plans to commodify commons land must be stopped, argues Despina Economopoulou.

Filed in: Greece Privatization

Is teaching English in poor countries a misguided form of philanthropy?

Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.

Filed in: Development Education NGOs Poverty

The big Serbian information shutdown

Repression, self-censorship and the state funding of media have silenced Serbian journalists critical of the government, writes Alexia Kalaitzi.

Filed in: Media Politics

Injecting healthcare into Nairobi’s slums

Phoebe Shiu argues for public immunization programmes to become a top health priority.

Filed in: Health Kenya Poverty

Trading blows

Thomas Mc Donagh on the trade treaties that will land a knock-out punch on any dreams of sustainable development.  

Filed in: Trade

Colombia’s smiley face hides torture and repression

Those who trade with Colombia should look at the plight of its political prisoners, writes Hannah Matthews.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights Prisons Trade

Bring down the duke and bring up the collective

A dynamic group of cash-strapped US students have come up with a novel way to make ends meet, says George Lavender.

Filed in: Finance United States

Will Argentina go into default on Monday?

The US supreme court’s decision to back vulture funds could damage all indebted economies. Vanessa Baird reports.

Filed in: Argentina Finance

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