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Gustavo Esteva, the man who invented 'No Corn, No Country'

Gustava Esteva, one of Mexico's most distinguished economists andsenior civil servants during the 1970s, gave it all up to live thesimple life of a traditional peasant on three acres of land in thevillage of San Pablo Etla in Oaxaca, a province of mostly Indigenouspeoples in southern Mexico. From this perch on the world, which hecalls Mexico profundo, Esteva became one of the leading prophets ofthe developing Zapatista movement, later serving as their advisor innegotiations with the Mexican…

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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines. Read her first post here.…

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Iran in darkness and light

The Iranian citizens who poured onto the streets to protest the result of the presidential election of 12 June 2009 have been brutally pushed back.But under the surface the discontent simmers, says Nasrin Alavi.…

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Iran’s disputed landslide

Nasrin Alavi pores over the bizarre election results.…

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Water de-privatization on the rise

Water privatization has been high on the globalisation agenda over the last years. But privatizers haven’t necessarily found it easy to get their way, thanks to vibrant campaigns by local residents, trade unionists and environmental and social justice activists. Campaigns against water privatization have been so successful – and privatization experiements so disastrous – that a trend towards de-privatization of water services has been gathering a head of steam.…

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Does multiculturalism have a future in Britain?

Inspired by the rightward lurch of British politics, The Prisma newspaper set up a debate to try to answer this question. Amy Hall reports.…

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Reclaim The Power revs up in West Sussex

Jamie Kelsey-Fry on why supporting the upcoming camp at Balcombe can make or break the rush for unconventional energy.…

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Whatever became of the Age of Possibility?

David Ransom reckons the financial crisis shows us clearly enough.…

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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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What the murder of Pavlos Fyssas means for Greece

If all opponents of austerity continue to be labelled extremists, the marginalized Left may just take Golden Dawn’s bait and start carrying guns, warns Petros Diveris.…

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