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The Bird on the Wire has finally flown – sing Hallelujah

Leonard Cohen was iconic for rebellious teenagers growing up in 1970s India, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

The dubious honour of hosting the Olympic Games

If their economic benefits are so underwhelming, why do countries jump at the chance to organize the Olympics? Niko Kommenda investigates.

Filed in: Brazil

Contracted into precarity

Anibel Ferus-Comelo explains how a disposable workforce is bearing the brunt of Indian economic growth.

Filed in: India

Why are trade unions opposing worker self-management?

The Second Euromediterranean Workers’ Economy summit in Greece highlighted the rift in the global workers’ movement. Liam Barrington-Bush reports.

Filed in: Greece Trade Unions Work

Election of Trump clarifies the struggle for climate justice

A climate denier elected to the White House presents many questions for the climate movement, write Nicolas Haeringer and Tadzio Müller.

Filed in: Environment Sustainability United States

President Trump? Sadly not a nightmare we can wake up from

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on an election result that shocked the world.

Filed in: United States

When all bets are off

Tolerance, facts, dialogue. Donald Trump may not value them – but that is exactly why we must, argues Dan Smith.

Filed in: Politics United States

Trump victory signals wakeup call

The world woke today shocked that Trump won the US Presidential elections. Now is a time for deep reflection, writes Chris Spannos, who also explains why he can relate to Trump voters.

Filed in: United States

A slow death along the Pilcomayo River

It hasn’t rained since May in Paraguay’s General Diaz area, and wildlife is struggling to survive as rivers dry up.

Filed in: Paraguay

Crimes of compassion for refugee solidarity

Human rights campaigner Rob Lawrie speaks to Lydia Noon about people smuggling, bike riding and refugees.

Filed in: United Kingdom

The Triple Talaq

Many Indian Muslim women have had enough, challenging the men who walk the corridors of power in their mosques and madrasas, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Filed in: India Women

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