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The measure of a man: my tribute to Tony Benn

Alan Hughes has fond memories of meeting a politician devoted to helping others.

Filed in: England Politics

'My city doesn’t need water cannons, it needs a police force we can trust'

The British government plans to implement new crowd control weapons but it would do better to listen to the people who take to the streets, says Matthew Butcher.

Filed in: Activism United Kingdom

The Earth needs a good lawyer

Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Environment Law

The 5% own more and more; the 95% owe more and more

Colin Cook relates a modern-day parable to explain the failures of our economic system.

Filed in: Economics Finance IMF

‘You need a thick skin to cope with disability’

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

Filed in: Activism Disability Media

Hooked on commodities

Natural resource wealth isn’t always a blessing. As Wayne Ellwood discovers, sometimes it can be just the opposite.

Filed in: Environment Politics Trade

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism Arms Brazil Corporations Economics Europe United States

Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?

Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian revolution provides a perfect example of what mass protest can – and can’t – accomplish. By Mark and Paul Engler.

Filed in: Activism Egypt Non-Violence Politics

Prison reform promised in Togo

Gabriella Jóźwiak witnesses the Week of the Detainee ‘celebrations’, and considers the likelihood of political promises being kept.

Filed in: Human Rights Politics Prisons Togo

Clampdown continues on Nigeria’s LGBT community

But the global voices of dissent are growing louder, reports Chris Matthews.

Filed in: Activism England Gay Rights Nigeria Politics

Are European tax havens getting illegal state subsidies?

Find out more with the latest podcast from the Tax Justice Network.

Filed in: Bahamas Europe Finance

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