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Occupy the north

The shock of budget cuts has inspired folk across Britain to take to the streets. Tim Gee meets some of them.…

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Partners by accident?

The Gates Foundation and Monsanto may seem unlikely bed-fellows, but recent disclosures reveal otherwise.…

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Olympic countdown: ‘200 days left to dump Dow!’

As a new campaign kicks off, London 2012 organizers are challenged to drink Bhopal’s ‘clean’ water.…

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Hypocrisy, blackmail and power politics: same old WTO

The Bali deal may be a success for free trade but Nick Dearden says that it strikes another blow for countries in the Majority World.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Camouflaging Burkina Faso’s past

As President Blaise Compaore is granted immunity for previous crimes, Virgil Hawkins looks back at Burkina Faso’s recent turbulenthistory.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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America fights to save its cornfields

A new herbicide linked to a slew of health defects is causing extreme worry for environmentalists in the US, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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Menstrual sanitation is not just a ‘lady issue’

Taboos around periods are crippling the economic and social effectiveness of foreign aid, argues Caroline Marohasy.…

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‘It won’t be the normal sort of wedding’

A marriage ceremony that breaks conventions gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara hope in the aftermath of India’s elections.…

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India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.…

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Something myth-ing? What they don’t tell us about African agriculture

Ian Fitzpatrick on truths, lies and stereotypes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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