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What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics Media United States

Spain's unlikely squatters

Evicted home owners are reclaiming empty properties from the banks, reports Koren Helbig.

Filed in: Activism Housing Spain

PODCAST: Google, G20 and the British government

In May’s taxcast, Naomi Fowler talks about the struggle for global transparency in a world where corporations rule…

Filed in: Corporations Economics

The land of milk and honey, and wanton destruction

Ella David writes of one family’s struggle against Israeli intimidation in the occupied West Bank.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

Apathy wins Colombia’s first round of elections

The way Colombians vote in their presidential elections could make the difference between war or peace. Hannah Matthews reports.

Filed in: Colombia Politics

Are we sleepwalking into a fascist Europe – again?

Dog-whistle populism may be more toxic and enduring than we think, writes Vanessa Baird in the aftermath of the European Parliament elections.

Filed in: Europe Politics

No room left for democracy in Thailand’s political chaos

Mary Warren on the military coup and the struggle for control of the beleaguered Asian nation.

Filed in: Democracy Thailand

Why the Philippines won’t be the next Asian miracle

Iris Gonzales isn’t convinced by buoyant World Economic Forum predictions.

Filed in: Economics Philippines

‘We are the city’

Anonymous Brandal on reclaiming public spaces from advertising pollution.

Filed in: Activism Corporations

Save our species from capitalism: a politics that speaks to people

Richard Swift interrogates capitalism, exploring the alternatives offered by left-wing politics.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Society

Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

Filed in: Military Philippines Politics United States

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