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A red line in Merthyr’s dirty opencast coal mine

In Merthyr, the struggle against disastrous extraction projects continues, writes Russell Warfield.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Keep talking about (and dancing for) Burma

In May, Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal to ‘use your liberty to promote ours’ will be at the heart of Brighton Festival (UK) as she becomes Guest Director from afar. But how else can we use our freedom to support those denied it in Burma?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A way with words

Mobile phones have been used to incite violence and hatred. But they can also be tools for peace, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The uprising against Night Class Cuts

On Saturday 12th September, communities nationwide will protest the government decision to cut funding for night classes through schools. The decision by the government to cut 80% funding to school based ACE in 2010 has met widespread criticism with all funding withdrawn and 20% (approximately $3 million) “reinvested” into Numeracy, Literacy, Foundation skills and Sign language – schools are required to compete for funding.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Getting a grip on social media

The limits of control on social media: fake privacy, new spyware, widespread manipulation and power of the powerful. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Iran protests: spreading amongst ‘working-class lads’

A recent football match provided the opportunity for fans to vent anti-Ahmadinejad feelings.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A journey still not completed

Twenty five years ago, Filipinos got rid of Ferdinand Marcos, the dictator who had ruled the country for twenty years. But that was just the beginning of a long journey to freedom, equality and happiness.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Time to end feudalism in the Philippines

Farmers have always been badly treated – by landlords as by presidents. But could things be about to change?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A wake-up call

Sokari Ekine considers what the Independence Day bombings mean for Nigeria's future.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Postcards from the Middle East

Glen Johnson presents photographs from Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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