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Global inequality is about power, not just wealth

Corporate influence over policy-making damages human rights. Nick Buxton considers the impact of Davos.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Equality Poverty Wealth

Welcome to Afghanistan, drone-strike capital of the world

New arrival Ewa Jasiewicz discovers desperation and hope in a resilient people.

Filed in: Activism Afghanistan Conflict Politics

I am terrified – and optimistic – for India’s future

The tainted Narendra Modi is tipped to become India’s next President. But Mari Marcel Thekaekara hopes that Arvind Kejriwal’s anti-corruption movement might win the day.

Filed in: India Politics

The City, the banks and the EU – all in it together

Do you know your ISRG from your ISDS? Tom Lines deciphers the finance lobby and the threat of an EU-US treaty known as TTIP.

Filed in: Europe Finance Trade United States

EU takes historic step to stop banks betting on hunger

But there is still work to be done, says Miriam Ross.

Filed in: Europe Finance Food

‘Every protest is crushed by the great brutality of Morocco’

Matthew Vickery explains why we must remember Western Sahara – a forgotten people fighting for their rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

Shut up, stay put – and have nice babies

Spain’s new abortion law is just one more example of the government’s patriarchal, patronizing and hypocritical attitude, says Marian Womack.

Filed in: Politics Spain Women

David Graeber on acting like an anarchist

The anthropologist, author and activist speaks to Jo Lateu about Occupy Wall Street and British masochism.

Filed in: Activism Politics United States

Does making immigration detention more humane make it more widespread?

Academic Michael Flynn and advocate Michelle Brané go head to head.

Filed in: Activism Migration

Malaria battles in Sierra Leone

Bankolay Turay comments from Freetown on the tussle between traditional beliefs and pharmaceuticals in treating the epidemic.

Filed in: Health Pharmaceuticals Poverty Sierra Leone

Refugees from Syria face another Christmas away from home

The emotional needs of refugees now living in Lebanon must not be overlooked, says Amy Merone.

Filed in: Poverty Refugees Syria

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