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The arms trade

The arms trade

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Arms trade infographic

The 'war on terror' saw the west splurge its peace dividend in a frenzy of arms spending. Check out some astonishing facts and...

Why America's 99% have rebelled

The majority has had enough, says Mark Engler.

The clout of the arms industry

The arms trade tends to have the government's ear. Why, wonders Dinyar Godrej, when it is so counter-productive?

Book review: Who Killed Hammarskjöld?

Fifty years after the UN Secretary-General's death, are we any closer to the truth?

Film review: We Were Here

A compassionate and inspiring film about the AIDS epidemic in 1980s San Francisco.

The Euro debt crisis: bailout or default?

Stergios Skaperdas and David Olive wrangle over the best strategy for Greece and beyond - read their arguments and join the...

Film review: Resistance

What if the Germans had invaded the Welsh valleys during the Second World War?

A fierce beauty

Maria Golia experiences beautiful music and blunt talk at a Cairo gathering.

Federated States of Micronesia

A profile of one of the world's most frequently colonized and loosely assembled nation-states.

Gardening in the margins

Derelict inner-city sites are being transformed by green-fingered volunteers, writes Anna Weston.

The shadow world: corruption in the arms trade

Andrew Feinstein examines the corrupt networks of arms deals.

Johnson & Johnson shuns poor people with HIV

On World AIDS Day, a stark reminder of how Big Pharma drug patents deny HIV treatment to the developing world.

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