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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

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

The measure of a man: my tribute to Tony Benn

Alan Hughes has fond memories of meeting a politician devoted to helping others.

Filed in: England Politics

'My city doesn’t need water cannons, it needs a police force we can trust'

The British government plans to implement new crowd control weapons but it would do better to listen to the people who take to the streets, says Matthew Butcher.

Filed in: Activism United Kingdom

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