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Myth 8: Organized labour is regressive

David Ransom argues that the opposite is actually true.

Filed in: Economics Trade Unions

The lives we left behind

In Greece, Harriet Paintin talks to Pakistani refugees about their dangerous journeys and their families back home.

Filed in: Greece Migration Pakistan

A social uprising for energy democracy

Leading Filipino trade unionist Josua Mata tells Danny Chivers about their success in linking labour struggles with climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Trade Unions Work

Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Minorities Politics Religion

How to defend the United Nations?

After weathering decades of diplomatic storms, many wonder if the international organization can still be reformed, writes Maggie Black.

Filed in: Human Rights UN

New anti-terrorism law threatens Brazil’s civil society

Human rights could be undermined, reports Melanie Hargreaves.

Filed in: Brazil Law Terrorism

Don’t let Islamic State turn you against refugees

There’s a reason that the Paris suicide bombers made sure to bring their passports, writes Hazel Healy.

Filed in: France Migration Refugees

Protest-free zones are a must outside clinics

Why are women still having to campaign for the right to a harassment-free abortion? asks Rosa Ellis.

Filed in: Law Women

Is UNHCR failing to protect unaccompanied refugee children?

A chronic lack of coordination between agencies and volunteers is putting minors at risk in Lesbos, says Natasha Tsangarides.

Filed in: Greece Human Rights Migration Refugees

The right to live and work in a ‘world-class’ city

Some residents and workers are more welcome than others, as Saranel Benjamin explains.

Filed in: Cities Human Rights Kenya Work

Act now to defend public education

David Archer explains why privatization must be challenged.

Filed in: Corporations Education

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