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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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‘Dreams are for no reason. Let them sleep’

Prison and a Palestinian refugee camp are the harsh reality for Manal – and the struggle for survival leaves little room for one’s desires.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ugandan gay activists score reprieve

Nigerian blogger Sokari Ekine reflects on the failure of a vicious Anti-Homosexuality Bill.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Struggling for autonomy (2)

Ogoni women have played a key role in their people’sfight for justice.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade

The really quite extraordinary growth of fair trade has not, of course, come without pain. To my mind, it works best as a clear contradiction of the principles (such as they are) of free-market corporate globalization..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zapatistas threatened

We have received an urgent appeal from the Zapatistas in La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state. It reached us via latinlasnet in Australia, where more information and contacts can be found. Since their uprising on 1 January 1994, the Zapatistas have beenunder constant threat of from military and paramilitary forces.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘This is just the beginning of Burma’s new beginning’

Democracy is within sight, Iris Gonzales is told, as she meets those who have reason to hope.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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