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The truth hurts – how far are politicans prepared to go to cover it up?

Activists alerted us to the greed of the Big Six energy companies more than a year ago but were ignored, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Energy Politics Social Change Society United Kingdom

Challenge to Walmart

Alex Wood on the protests planned by the company’s beleaguered workers for 29 November - Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year.

Filed in: Activism United States Work

Tax haven stand-off

As representatives from Britain’s Overseas Territories gather for a summit in London, campaigners are calling on these tax havens to clean up their act.

Filed in: England Finance

Technology gives survivors of forced sterilization a voice

Women in Peru are using mobile phones and an Inca communication system to tell their stories, writes Vanessa Baird.  

Filed in: Peru Poverty Women

Nobody is 'normal'

Jody Mcintyre speaks to comedian Francesca Martinez about growing up ‘wobbly’ and resisting austerity in Britain.

Filed in: Activism Disability England

Mandela, my hero!

The current ‘beatification’ of Mandela is an attempt to neutralize his political legacy, says Steve Parry.

Filed in: Politics South Africa

Country Profile: Bolivia

A flourishing economy, more jobs and less poverty - is Bolivia a Latin American success story?

Filed in: Bolivia Politics Society

PODCAST: Green solutions

In this month’s Climate Radio, Phil England and guests discuss the IPCC report, divestment and the global recession.

Filed in: Climate Change Economics Energy Sustainability

Victory for education in the Caribbean

Campaigners are celebrating a tax justice win in the Dominican Republic, says Sophie Richmond.

Filed in: Dominican Republic Economics Poverty

NGOs must give up power

Aid organizations need to relinquish the clout that comes with money and bureaucracy, argues Oxfam’s Ben Phillips.

Filed in: Development Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

PODCAST: The David and Goliath story of tax collection

In October’s Taxcast, Naomi Fowler finds out that Swiss villagers are sending profits from a mining company to humanitarian projects…

Filed in: Corporations Economics Finance Wealth

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