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Debt: I was a brutal banker

Whatwere you doing a decade ago? I was dressed as an international banker,dragging a gang of sackcloth-wearing slaves through the streets ofBirmingham, occasionally stopping to whip them and demand my moneyback. Not for fun, you understand (though it was, rather – apart fromthe fact that my bowler hat itched and my moustache was melting in thesunshine.) We were doing it because the G8 leaders were meeting there,and we were part of the Jubilee 2000 campaign to cancel ‘third world’debt.…

  • 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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Climate action: be careful what you wish for...

Is today's blockade of Stansted airport runway by protestors what the Climate Minister was hoping for when he called for a 'mass movement'? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Smiley-faced monopolists: how Google, Facebook and Amazon won the world

Does it matter that these titans are so successful? Vanessa Baird examines what their domination means for all of us.…

  • Fri Jul 8 05:24:04 2016
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Craftivists stitch against hunger

Katie Harris meets the creative campaigners getting their needles out to challenge the British government on global injustice.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fracked-off farmers unite with activists

The endorsement of the agricultural lobby could provoke a mass movement against fracking in Ireland and Northern Ireland, writes Adam McGibbon.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘The East’ – less exposé than exploitation

Josie Demuth is unimpressed at Fox cashing in on a ‘fictional’ scandal that echoes the Mark Kennedy case.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fancy some direct action? Join UK Uncut at HSBC

Jamie Kelsey-Fry argues that Britain is slowly becoming a country of activists as anti-austerity group challenges tax avoidance on the high street..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Meet Congolese youth activist Natasha Makengo

Amy Hall speaks to the 25-year-old activist, scientist and artist, who uses all three tools at every opportunity.…

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When did fair trade become a consumerist concept?

Tim Gee argues for fair trade’s return to the heart of the global justice movement.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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