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Banking on hunger: shame on you, Barclays!

Vote now to register your anger at the bank’s aggressive expansion into food speculation.…

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Development, exploitation and the 2014 World Cup

The recent deaths of construction workers reveal a darker side to the ‘Brazilian miracle’, says Jean Grugel.…

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Before and after: the site of Brazil’s Belo Monte dam

Fernando de Cunha explains why locals have spent the last 20 years fighting the construction of the world’s third largest hydroelectric project.…

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America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.…

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Brazilian indigenous group expels illegal loggers

The Amazon Ka’apor community takes the struggle for sovereignty into its own hands, Phil Clarke Hill and Ruy Sposati show.…

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Creating hope – in conversation with Simran Sethi

Brian Loffler talks to the eco-hero and 'environmental messenger'.…

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‘Stop moaning – or you’ll collapse in defeat’

A journalist friend in Singapore gets Mari Marcel Thekaekara thinking about her own political reactions.…

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Oil giant takes aim at indigenous groups in Peru

Thomas Mc Donagh on the unequal struggle between Amazonian communities and Spanish transnational Repsol. .…

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Brazil’s next president has a rocky road ahead

After weeks of political turbulence, Brazilians go to the polls on Sunday. Alfredo Saad Filho looks at likely outcomes.…

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Safe from ConocoPhillips... but what about the missionaries?

Public outcry about the risk to two uncontacted indigenous groups has caused the oil giant to pull out of a remote area of the Peruvian Amazon. But a certain Christian missionary may not be so easy to repel.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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