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Political organization, not light bulbs, key to climate fight says Bill McKibben

Fighting climate change requires organization rather than individual actions, founder of 350.org Bill McKibben told this year’s Greenbelt festival’s audience. Joe Ware reports.

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Brexit means… er, whatever!

The politicians tasked to execute Brexit are clueless. Luckily, others are thinking about what to do next, Vanessa Baird writes.

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The protection of refugees needs a strong civil society

Civil society plays a crucial role in protecting refugees – but it too is under threat. Julia Duchrow reports.

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Should the Big Four accountancy firms be broken up?

In this podcast, the Tax Justice Network ask if these giant companies are more like the ‘Big One’.

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Ukrainian activists defend victims of sexual violence

Many people are not able to use social media and are afraid to speak out. Others are beginning to speak for them. Isabelle Gerretsen reports.

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Olympian woman brings back much more than bronze

Sakshi Malik’s medal is a victory against the feudal mindset, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Swazi media workers protest conditions at king’s newspaper

Higher pay, union membership, nepotism, and more, are at the center of the struggle, reports Peter Kenworthy.

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‘More understanding, more awareness, more dignity!’

Clelia Goodchild talks to members of the first union in Europe for illegal street vendors about what they want.

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Has the Dalit uprising in Gujarat given birth to a movement?

There has never been such a concerted show of Dalit strength, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

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Climate change and colonial history make a toxic combination

Without proper context, the new research can be mis-read to be against ethnic diversity, writes Alex Randall.

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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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