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When governments jail people for reading

Angola’s political and human rights activists are on trial, as Marc Herzog reports.

Filed in: Activism Angola Human Rights Law

Developing countries urged to pull out of the WTO

Moses Wasamu reports on activists’ concerns as the World Trade Organization meets in Kenya.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Kenya Trade

What’s hot and what’s not at Paris #COP21

Things and people that made us smile - and that raised our ire during the Paris climate talks.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Environment

David Cohen – an advocate par excellence

Mari Marcel Thekaekara remembers a much-loved friend and mentor who died last week.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Religion United States

Bombs with a British accent

The UK is guilty of war crimes for selling arms to Saudi Arabia which have been deployed in Yemen, says Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Arms Syria Trade Yemen

Myth 7: Financial regulation will destroy a profitable banking sector

Why should financial markets be accountable only to themselves? asks David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 6: Fossil fuels are more economically viable than renewables

Not if you look at the environmental costs, says Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Energy Finance Sustainability

10 reasons not to bomb Syria

British politicians will decide this week whether to extend airstrikes against Islamic State into Syria. Vanessa Baird on why they should vote ‘no’.

Filed in: Conflict Politics Syria

Myth 5: The private sector is more efficient than the public sector

There is no evidence of greater efficiency, explains Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 4: Economic migrants are a drain on rich world economies

Migration follows a demand for labour - and benefits the receiving country, writes Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Finance Migration

Myth 3: Taxing the rich scares off investors and stalls economic performance

Taxation creates prosperity just as much as private enterprise, says David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

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