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The BBC having Clegg and Farage debate immigration is a bad-taste joke

It’s like asking whether you should beat your wife weekly or daily, complains Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Europe Media Migration Politics

Cambodia’s garment workers fight poor working conditions

Alice Cuddy reports on the government crackdown against protesters and trade unions.

Filed in: Activism Cambodia Trade Unions Work

World Vision USA’s gay marriage U-turn is callous and cowardly

The homophobia of this evangelical aid agency beggars belief, says Leigh Daynes.

Filed in: Gay Rights Uganda

Will new global targets further women's rights?

Gender equality is possible but it requires politicians around the world to step up, says Helen Dennis.

Filed in: Equality Women

When did fair trade become a consumerist concept?

Tim Gee argues for fair trade’s return to the heart of the global justice movement.

Filed in: Corporations Ethical Consumerism Fair Trade Poverty

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

SOAS cleaners strike for equal rights

Steve Rushton interviews workers fighting for better working conditions in a university that teaches global justice.

Filed in: Activism Work

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

Are Western evangelists responsible for Uganda's homophobia?

Patience Akumu considers what impact preaching hate has had on the country’s citizens and politicians.

Filed in: Minorities Uganda

A deadly week for Palestinians

Noreen Sadik reports on the growing use of force by the Israeli military against people living under occupation. 

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Women on wheels raise money for adivasi human rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara talks to the intrepid cyclists who took part in Go MAD.

Filed in: India Women

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