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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

How to fight PRISM

Cryptographer Nadim Kobeissi argues that the solutions to mass surveillance are social and political, not technological.

Filed in: Internet Law Politics Technology United States

Edward Snowden is a true patriot

As a supposed bastion of democracy, the US should support those who expose the truth, writes Mari Marcel Thekeakara.

Filed in: Democracy Human Rights Politics United Kingdom United States

Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights Iraq Military Nuclear Weapons Politics Syria United States War and Peace

Britain’s shame: evicted islanders lose in court

The latest legal decision against the Chagossians, kicked off their homeland to make way for a US base, continues a regretful history, says Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Chagos Conservation Environment Human Rights Mauritius Politics United Kingdom United States

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