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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

Fair Tax makes its Mark

The world’s first independent accreditation scheme is addressing the issue of responsible tax, says Paul Monaghan.

Filed in: Economics

Feeding the world, one tidy profit at a time

Jack Dutton doubts that the corporate sponsors of a recent conference on world hunger have the public’s best interests at heart.

Filed in: Economics

The climate has already begun to change – and our response must, too

We need a radically different form of politics and economics to deal with our more frequent extreme weather, argues Tim Gee.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Water

14 February: a day to celebrate!

No, not Valentine’s; Mari Marcel Thekaekara is much more interested in the One Billion Rising for women’s rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Women

PHOTO ESSAY: Resistance in the Jordan Valley

Kelly Lynn reports on a recent Palestinian protest village that sparked off a campaign to contest Israeli policies of annexation.

Filed in: Activism Palestine

Take a day off for St George!

England’s patron saint is also one of the country’s most famous immigrants. Aliena Amicus explains the rationale behind a day of (in)action on 23 April.

Filed in: Activism England Migration

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