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Africa betrayed

International intervention does nothing to help – even promises of aid are unfulfilled.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Meltdown - and out

Precious time for financial reform has been squandered – but where's the alternative?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your call

Workers in the DRC are being exploited in the mining of cassiterite, a vital component in laptops and mobile phones.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Naked emperors and the age of possibility

The G20 countries have never had Africa's interests at heart. As they meet in London this week, this is what Africa should be demanding of them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Africa: trapped in water privatization

Water privatization and exploitation in Africa in the name of 'development' has disastrous consequences for the continent's population, writes Sokari Ekine..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Enough! Never Again!

Call to action on 15 November 2008.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:10:09 2016
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