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Olympic scale foul: sexism in football

After the British women’s team beat Cameroon, Xanna Ward-Dixon was horrified by the sexist reaction.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Olympic sex-trafficking myth creates climate of fear

Fears of a flood of sex workers entering London are creating extreme unease despite little evidence to back this up, says Giedre Steikunaite.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

A bit of healthy non-competition

As Olympic fever fades, Mari Marcel Thekaekara celebrates a less ruthless approach to play seen in India’s indigenous communities.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

First Madeleine Albright, now Prince Harry: the strange world of humanitarian awards

Felicity Arbuthnot wonders how the Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership award can be given to someone involved in the war in Afghanistan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
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The failed politics of appeasing China

Nithin Coca warns against offering the country a second chance at the Olympics.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Palestine Place occupies London

It’s more than just a squat, it’s a centre for real change whose impact will be felt for years to come, says Frank Barat.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Raising the curtain on Atos

Plays inspired by first-hand experiences of disability benefit assessments target the Paralympics’ dodgiest sponsor. Report by Amy Hall.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

A tarred reputation

Danny Chivers on how the UK Tar Sands Network got a room of influential delegates to laugh at the Canadian Environment Minister.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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