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Climate Justice comes to Copenhagen

Today's protests rocked the summit: as the UN tries to silence opposition, our voices just get louder.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A documentary festival leaves you with some startling images.Indigenous women in La Paz, Bolivia dressed in long skirts and blousesthrowing each other around the ring in Lucha wrestling as enthusiasticfans cheer and jeer. A Palestinian activist in an Israeli prison forwomen completely without remorse for the deaths of eight children inthe bombing she helped plan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Enter stage left: Dilma Rousseff

The first female president in Brazil’s history takes charge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Echoes of violence

Peru is plagued by civil unrest in the wake of the Bagua massacre.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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World Social Forum 2007: Warts and all

NAIROBI. There are a few things about Kasarani stadium, the venuefor the 2007 World Social Forum, that seem at odds with the spirit ofthis now institutionalised annual civil society gathering. The gates,razor wire and sentries stopping-and-searching at the main entrancecertainly contradict the spirit of openness that the WSF purports tofoster.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who is Hugo Chavez Frias?

Jody McIntyre says accusations of a ‘cult of personality’ around the Venezuelan president show prejudice towards the country’s people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who is Henrique Capriles Radonski?

Well, he’s definitely not Hugo Chavez. And he’s unlikely to topple the president in October’s elections, as Jody McIntyre reports from Venezuela.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hugo Chávez was a leader apart

David Ransom celebrates the life of a president with a fondness for Liberation heroes, who used oil wealth to boost ordinary Venezuelans’ quality of life.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A united Syriza moves closer to power

James Elliott investigates the party that promises to reverse the devastation of austerity in Greece.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The truth in the hills of Caracas

Jody McIntyre on his journey up Mount Avila and how the ‘giant brother’ has left him transfixed by its magic.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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