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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

As environmental killings surge, forests disappear

Powerful players are behind southeast Asia’s trade in illegal logging, explains Fran Lambrick.

Filed in: Activism Forests Southeast Asia

Words, words and more damned words

But to save the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls we need action, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime Nigeria Politics Terrorism

Inside the AGM of Europe’s largest arms dealer

Andrew Smith witnessed a lesson in evasion, denial and fabrication.

Filed in: Arms Corporations England Trade

No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

But casinos are no problem, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya in Sri Lanka.

Filed in: Politics Religion Sri Lanka

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