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United Nations of America?

NI editorial comment - United Nations of America?

Filed in: UN

Romero remembered

In memoriam Archbishop Romero, murdered in El Salvador 25 years ago.

Filed in: El Salvador

The waves that woke the world

The aftermath and implications of the Asian tsunami. Includes: the Burmese migrant workers who were forgotten victims; caste discrimination in India even amid the tsunami trauma; an NI reader on helping to identify bodies in Thailand.

Filed in: Disasters, India, Indonesia and Thailand

'Clean coal' con

Desperate industry’s ludicrous claims exposed

Currents Coal Special

A special on coal – including the ‘clean coal’ con, windpower in China, success in Bangladesh and activism everywhere.

  • September 30, 2008
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Power surge

Activists scrub the grubby face of globalization clean

Black holes and demonstrations

Positive outcome, but at a cost of seven campaigners lives, killed by police during a demonstration against the GCM coalmine in Bangladesh.

  • September 30, 2008
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Breaking China’s coal addiction

Renewables revolution is there for the taking

'Territory, autonomy, dignity... and no coal'

Jorge’s community is part of the 500,000-strong Wayúu indigenous group, and it is not only their home in the northern foothills of the Sierra de Perijá which is under threat.

  • September 30, 2008
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Cooking up change

The seventh World Social Forum (WSF) took place this January in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • July 11, 2007
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Poverty bites WSF on the backside

We arrived at the stadium where the 2007 World Social Forum was taking place.

  • July 11, 2007
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