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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

‘Just forget about Syria. Forget about going back’

Refugees trying to settle in an unfamiliar country often feel guilt at having escaped the war. Olivia Crellin meets some of them in New York.

Filed in: Conflict Refugees Syria United States

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

The great Monsanto food prize fiasco

Yes, Monsanto actually won the ‘World Food Prize’. Mark Engler picks over the scandal that ensued.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations United States

Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.

Filed in: Australia Migration United States

Challenge to Walmart

Alex Wood on the protests planned by the company’s beleaguered workers for 29 November - Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year.

Filed in: Activism United States Work

Stop the foreclosures: Main Street takes on Wall Street

Samir Jeraj talks to a Californian mayor who is helping her constituents stay in their homes.

Filed in: Cities Economics Housing United States

Bittersweet victory for ‘Indian’ Miss America

Nina Davuluri is deemed too dark to be beautiful in India. Mari Marcel Thekaekara explores the irony. 

Filed in: India United States Women

War-mongering Obama gets closer to winning hypocrite of the year award

Irish MP lambasts politicians ‘prostituting’ themselves for a pat on the head from the US president. Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Filed in: Ireland United States

Shades of Dred Scott in the case of Trayvon Martin

Second-class citizens? Barack Obama should step-in over George Zimmerman’s acquittal for shooting the black teenager, writes Lloyd Williams.

Filed in: Crime Law Politics Race United States

Europe gets its first ‘Tar-Free City’

Oxford takes a lead from communities in the US by rejecting oil from Canada’s destructive tar sands project.

Filed in: Canada Energy Environment First Nations Reservations (Canada) Oil Politics United Kingdom United States

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