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Wish you weren’t here: transnationals on their tax holidays

Sierra Leone is a prime destination for big businesses wanting to avoid paying tax, says Joseph Stead.

Filed in: Economics Sierra Leone Trade

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

Hooked on commodities

Natural resource wealth isn’t always a blessing. As Wayne Ellwood discovers, sometimes it can be just the opposite.

Filed in: Environment Politics Trade

EU must stop its arms trade hypocrisy

Andrew Smith explains why human rights must be placed at the heart of European foreign policy.

Filed in: Arms Europe Libya Politics Trade

Defending people’s milk in India

A vibrant network of small producers and milk co-operatives is threatened by free trade agreements and liberalized investment policies.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations India Trade

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

Can co-operatives provide an alternative to capitalism?

A new book and an event in London on 27 September will consider whether the co-operative model can save us from market-driven oblivion.

Filed in: Co-operatives Trade

Seafarers in the firing line

Shipwrecks and piracy are just two in a long list of problems facing sailors in a cut-throat shipping industry, reports Olivia Swift.

Filed in: Globalization Trade Transport

How Somalia's coastal communities called time on the pirates

Diaspora uncles and ‘fathers against pirates’ were as decisive as the frigates in ending the piracy scourge. Jamal Osman speaks to Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Society Somalia Trade

How the war on piracy became big business

Is a private security boom really the route to safer seas? asks Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Globalization Somalia Trade

‘Seeds of change’ in the struggle against global hunger

Our global food production system is broken. Kepa Artaraz on resistance to growing corporate domination.

Filed in: Agriculture Food Trade

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