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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Olympic kidnap, cover up, and one woman’s lone battle

Felicity Arbuthnot tells the intriguing story of the disappearance of 24 members of Iraq’s Olympic Committee.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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F**k off Boris!

Alan Hughes can’t believe the nerve of the London Mayor, who’s trying to dupe people into cleaning up the capital ahead of the Olympics.p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Soldiers, security and sleeping in sheds – London's Olympic reality

Tim Gee, erstwhile resident of east London, on the unpalatable truth.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Justice for Bhopal: stop Dow Chemicals’ sponsorship of London Olympics

The Bhopal disaster cost tens of thousands of lives, and blighted half a million. Alan Hughes asks why the company now liable is sponsoring the Olympics rather than paying compensation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why I told BP to disclose its interplanetary spaceship

There’s no escape for BP directors as Danny Chivers and others pull off an audacious direct action at the oil company's AGM.…

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

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