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Spinning gold: the ‘happy’ story of Canadian mining

What world are Goldcorp’s shareholders living in, wonders Emilie Teresa Smith as she sits in on their AGM.

Filed in: Canada Guatemala Mining

Hart Island, New York's secret graveyard

Gone but not forgotten - family members are campaigning for access to the city’s burial ground, reports Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: Prisons United States

Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

Filed in: Military Philippines Politics United States

What the Abu Ghraib images really tell us about war

US soldiers who posed next to hooded inmates in the Baghdad prison 10 years ago revealed the ‘banality of evil’, explains Sean Willcock.

Filed in: Iraq Military North America Violence

The death penalty: killing them nicely?

Debating what constitutes as ‘humane executions’ allows politicians to avoid discussing abolition, argues Robert Walsh.

Filed in: Prisons United States

The problem with Cadillac's electric wheels

Mark Engler explores the ultimate paradox of green consumerism

Filed in: Environment United States

PODCAST: Forget congress and legislate!

This month, Naomi Fowler looks to Maine, the latest American state to clamp down on tax havens.

Filed in: Finance United States

Would Saul Alinsky break his own rules?

Mark and Paul Engler consider the old divide between ‘movements’ and ‘organizations’.

Filed in: Activism Society United States

Afghanistan: time to move on?

Ewa Jasiewicz wonders what the US troops will be leaving behind.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict United States

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism Arms Brazil Corporations Economics Europe United States

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

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