New Internationalist

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Sacked for reading a book during break

London’s poorest workers routinely face abuses of their rights. Joe Trapido reports on a new initiative to help them fight back.

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Three more reasons why we need to stop CETA

If the deal comes into effect, hundreds of US-based corporations will be able to sue the UK, through Canada, writes Nick Dearden.

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How the Dutch could derail CETA

As thousands discuss free trade at the World Social Forum in Montreal, Canada’s experience with NAFTA may offer lessons for the Netherlands, writes Niels Jongerius.

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Protect ocean ecosystems, not exploit them, is what the ISA must do

Risky commercial experiments put these mostly unexplored and fragile areas at risk, writes Payal Sampat.

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A harsh verdict on India's poorest, most vulnerable children

In a step backward, the country is allowing its young to be employed in ‘family businesses’, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Global protests erupt against British mining company Vedanta

Critics are protesting the company’s reported practice of pollution, tax evasion and capital flight. Miriam Rose reports.

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Royal greed and oppression sold as culture in Swaziland

The country’s king passes suppression, unaccountability and opulent spending as traditionally ‘Swazi’ values. Peter Kenworthy reports.

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Post-Paris Climate Talks: implementation at any price

The voices that celebrated the Paris Agreement yesterday sound rather less confident today, writes Simon Fischer.

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A ray of light for communities in Serbia's coal heartland

A recent court ruling might pave the way to a long overdue reprieve for residents, reports Ioana Ciuta.

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The miracle of water

One of the most salutary lessons I have learned is to value water as the greatest of gifts, writes Chris Brazier about his time in Burkina Faso.

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Season of the rains

Part three of Chris Brazier’s blog series from Burkina Faso, making his fourth trip to the country since 1985.

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