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The Palestinian boy who remains 10 years old

Noreen Sadik tells the story of Handala, a young refugee created by cartoonist Naji al-Ali. A child that won’t age until he can return home.

Filed in: Activism Art Israel Palestine Politics

Handing over public services to the banks

The Private Finance Initiative threatens Britain’s schools and hospitals, writes Kerry-anne Mendoza.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics Education Politics Society United Kingdom

Does multiculturalism have a future in Britain?

Inspired by the rightward lurch of British politics, The Prisma newspaper set up a debate to try to answer this question. Amy Hall reports.

Filed in: Activism Equality Human Rights Minorities Society United Kingdom

Keep British universities fossil fuel free

Oxford University’s partnership with Shell has provoked protest – and there’s more to come, explains People & Planet’s Louise Hazan.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Education Environment Oil United Kingdom

Forget about winning, Lefties

Shimri Zameret on why he thinks national struggles for social justice are failing to bring true international solidarity among workers.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Trade Unions Work

Facing the forest entrepreneurs

Communities are scrambling to protect their lands from tree plantations multiplying in Mozambique’s northern highlands. Hazel Healy reports.

Filed in: Activism Forests Land Mozambique

PODCAST: Democracy and the climate

Phil England and guests discuss what a potential democratic crisis in Britain could mean for the environment.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Democracy Energy Environment United Kingdom

‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Mining Mongolia West Papua

Taking DRAXtic action on biomass

Oliver Munnion from Biofuelwatch explains why the group is holding a protest at the Drax AGM against the company’s coal conversions.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment United Kingdom

Bringing Colombian coal mining back home to London

Miriam Ross speaks to campaigner Tatiana Roa Avendaño about the Cerrejón mine, displacing people and destroying forest in her home country.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Environment Forests Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Resisting evictions Spanish style

The fallout the property bubble is mass homelessness. Melissa García Lamarca records how public anger has galvanized the movement for housing justice.

Filed in: Activism Housing Spain

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