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Krey vs Rio Tinto: a community struggle against coal expansion

Amy Hall writes about a David and Goliath battle where an Australian village is taking on a mining giant.

Filed in: Activism Australia Mining

The BBC having Clegg and Farage debate immigration is a bad-taste joke

It’s like asking whether you should beat your wife weekly or daily, complains Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Europe Media Migration Politics

'The soldiers are here': resistance in a Palestinian refugee camp

Situated next to Israel’s separation wall, dissent is growing in Aida. Ella David reports.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

Cambodia’s garment workers fight poor working conditions

Alice Cuddy reports on the government crackdown against protesters and trade unions.

Filed in: Activism Cambodia Trade Unions Work

The beginning of the end for the fossil-fuel spin machine

Jamie Kelsey-Fry on why the desperate measures being taken by the pro-fracking lobby will fail.

Filed in: Activism Energy England Environment Media Power Sustainability

When did fair trade become a consumerist concept?

Tim Gee argues for fair trade’s return to the heart of the global justice movement.

Filed in: Corporations Ethical Consumerism Fair Trade Poverty

PODCAST: Colonialism, inequality and the IMF

Naomi Fowler explains how the International Monetary Fund has become an unlikely advocate for tax justice…

Filed in: Economics Finance

The true cost of your cup of tea

Sri Lankan tea pickers remain in a caste system that binds them to extreme poverty, says Marco Picardi.

Filed in: Sri Lanka Trade Work

Emotion overwhelms reason in Ukraine

Victor Sonkin explains how the background to the current crisis makes its resolution so difficult.

Filed in: Politics Russia Ukraine

SOAS cleaners strike for equal rights

Steve Rushton interviews workers fighting for better working conditions in a university that teaches global justice.

Filed in: Activism Work

What happened to unity in diversity?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is concerned about attempts to dismantle secular India.

Filed in: India Politics Religion

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