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'Either we move beyond capitalism, or we die'
on why he’s profiled the maverick Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis for a new documentary series.
Tunisia: at a glance
A decade on from the revolution, and after a succession of chaotic governments, is democracy teetering in Tunisia, asks
It’s lonely on the Left in Hong Kong
, the leader of Hong Kong’s most leftwing party within the democracy movement.
Botswana: losing its sparkle?
profiles Botswana, where prosperity has morphed into corruption and inequality.
Why we need Lush’s Spycop campaign
Lush’s exposure of spycop wrongs will improve policing,
The case for public ownership
After decades of neglect, the mood is turning.
on the fightback against privatization.
The Women Who Stopped the Nuclear Deal
Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid won the Goldman Environmental Prize for stopping a secret nuclear deal with Russia. Veronique Mistiaen reports
Parsa Sanjana Sajid
speaks to Rohingya refugees trapped on the Bangladeshi border.
Banning Russia Today would solve nothing
This will give Putin another excuse for a media crackdown, argues
Paraguay: An unequal land
Paraguay’s land activists are under attack. Toby Hill profiles the country’s precarious democracy.
How can famines be ended?
To wipe out mass starvation we must engage with the politics that drive it, argues
Alex de Waal
Brazil’s rich weaponize law to stop Lula campaign
‘Impossible’ for Lula to get fair trial, say lawyers.
You will agree: escalating repression
on how repression becomes the rule.
How Turkey’s citizens lost their rights
The low-down from Turkish writer and analyst
on the country’s crackdown.
Zimbabwe’s coup that isn’t a coup
With tanks on the streets and rumours in newspapers,
reports from Zimbabwe.
Monbiot: ‘we need that new political narrative’
The acclaimed journalist talks to
about how to get out of the mess we’re in.
Brazil’s soft coup hardens
reports on Brazil’s unfolding rightwing takeover. Can it be stopped?
What is Brazil’s ‘Operation Car Wash’?
Is it the world’s biggest corruption scandal? By
Is democracy in danger?
Rising distrust of politicians and parliaments, declining voter turnouts – these are now common trends in many established democracies. But is support for democracy itself ebbing away?
'Our friends': Saudi Arabia and the West
takes a look at this ‘special relationship’.
Are riots good for democracy?
Professor and author
and historian and journalist
go head to head.
Ethiopia’s endangered democracy
With elections fast approaching, *Nick Hunt* exposes how Meles Zenawi’s Government has turned its back on its people.
Victory, impunity and terror
Rahnuma Ahmed gives a cautious welcome to the result of the Bangladeshi election that brought an end to a two-year ‘state of emergency’.
Let us hope
Ideas About Power
The Tongan Royal Family
Running Out Of Water, Running Out Of Time
The Altered Landscape