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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

Millions in developing countries still denied access to palliative care

Can it be right that access to palliative care is largely determined by where you live? 

Filed in: Ageing Health Poverty

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

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

Why I became a persona non grata in Tunisia

Tam Hussein is no longer welcome in a country which promotes freedom for all. He explains why.

Filed in: Media Politics Poverty Tunisia

PHOTO ESSAY: World governments’ broken sanitation pledge stinks

On World Toilet Day, 2.5 billion people still lack the most basic of human needs, reports Jameela Freitas.

Filed in: Politics Poverty Water Women

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

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

The wrong kind of solidarity

If you erase power and class, you are left with a cosmopolitan elite lecturing on ‘global society’ to people suffering poverty at home, warns Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Colonialism Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

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