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10 economic myths we need to junk

A brief introduction from Dinyar Godrej and David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics

Arrest, harass… and counsel?

Uzma Falak questions police tactics in Kashmir.

Filed in: Activism India Kashmir Politics

#ShellNo: the triumph of the Kayaktivists

We do not always win - but sometimes we prevail. Mark Engler celebrates a daring victory.

Filed in: Activism Oil United States

Myth 10: Growth is the only way

Dinyar Godrej explains why we need to find another way, fast.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 9: Everyone has to pay their debts

We need debt management not reduction, says Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance

Country profile: North Korea

Aidan Foster-Carter looks beyond the clichés of the secretive state.

Filed in: Korea, North Politics Society

Myth 8: Organized labour is regressive

David Ransom argues that the opposite is actually true.

Filed in: Economics Trade Unions

Worldbeaters: Enrique Pena Nieto

The Mexican president may look like butter wouldn’t melt… but looks can be deceiving.

Filed in: Mexico Politics

Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Minorities Politics Religion

Poverty swept under the red carpet in the Philippines

The APEC Summit hosts cleared the streets for their guests, but the poor can’t be made to disappear, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Poverty

How to defend the United Nations?

After weathering decades of diplomatic storms, many wonder if the international organization can still be reformed, writes Maggie Black.

Filed in: Human Rights UN

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