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An archive of previously posted features (2018)



4746: Saudi Arabia's long-term goal of going nuclear – With US backing
by Shanta Roy (December 2018)
4745: Tax havens and Brazilian Amazon deforestation linked
by Giovanni Ortolani (December 2018)
4744: On the verge of disappearing
by Mahwish Gul (December 2018)
4743: The war in Yemen is not a war, it is a massacre
by Cesar Chelala (November 2018)
4742: UN: World food import bill to hit US$1.467 trillion this year
by Kanaga Raja (November 2018)
4741: Reform gone wrong
by Korinna Horta (November 2018)
4740: Not all smooth at regional meetings
by Martin Khor (November 2018)
4739: Want to save the climate? Break up the big banks
by Oscar Reyes (November 2018)
4738: Decline in external finance to developing countries endanger global goals
by Krishan Dutta (November 2018)
4737: UN: Crisis in multilateralism unfolding since UNCTAD-14
by Kanaga Raja (November 2018)
4736: Withdrawing from the INF treaty is one of Trump’s most dangerous moves yet
by Martin Fleck (November 2018)
4735: Trade pacts may hinder regulation
by Martin Khor (November 2018)
4734: Bleeding African economies
by Dhiru Soni (November 2018)
4733: Pioneering urban agriculture
by Katherine Cashman (November 2018)
4732: The caravan: Direct consequence of US policies
by John Peeler (November 2018)
4731: Why the World Bank’s optimism about global poverty misses the point
by Alf Gunvald Nilsen (October 2018)
4730: Coal’s open wounds
by Hilda Lloréns & Ruth Santiago (October 2018)
4729: Rural women in Paraguay on the frontlines to save seeds
by Maria Sanz Dominguez (October 2018)
4728: The toxic trade of obsolete ships
by Nicola Mulinaris & EnvJustice (October 2018)
4727: UN expert: Argentina should give priority to family farming
by Kanaga Raja (October 2018)
4726: In Yemen and beyond, US arms manufacturers are abetting crimes against humanity
by Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J.S. Davies (October 2018)
4725: Oil palm in Peru: Destruction advancing upon the Amazon
by Joanna Cabello (October 2018)
4724: Africa’s new debt crisis
by Cate Reid (October 2018)
4723: UN sounds climate alarm: ‘Most important years in history’
by Karl Mathiesen & Natalie Sauer (October 2018)
4722: Tourism in Mexico threatens to wipe out one of the earliest lifeforms on earth
by Harry Shepherd (October 2018)
4721: The IMF and World Bank: Aiding and abetting inequality in Asia
by Jubilee South Asia Pacific Movement on Debt and Development (October 2018)
4720: US-Canada revised NAFTA deal could pose systemic threat to south
by D. Ravi Kanth (October 2018)
4719: Plastic pollution: The age of unsolvable problems
by Ugo Bardi (October 2018)
4718: UN: Palestine has world's highest unemployment rate
by Kanaga Raja (October 2018)
4717: Indigenous peoples in the grip of 'criminalization', warns new UN report
by Jaya Ramachandran (October 2018)
4716: Here's how economic inequality leads to starvation throughout the world
by Vijay Prashad (September 2018)
4715: Blood in bio-ethanol: How indigenous peoples’ lives are being destroyed by global agribusiness in Brazil
by Francesca Fois & Silvio Marcio Montenegro Machado (September 2018)
4714: Gaza could become uninhabitable as Israel continues blockade
by Jaya Ramachandran (September 2018)
4713: 'Right to water' should be a major human right, say activists
by Kalinga Seneviratne (September 2018)
4712: Development and duplicity in the case of the Chepete and El Bala dams
by Jonathan Elwell (September 2018)
4711: Crisis Alla Turca
by Yilmaz Akyüz (September 2018)
4710: Mongolia at crossroads
by Ono Borjgyn (September 2018)
4709: Tanzania's indigenous communities racing to secure land eyed by investors
by Kizito Makoye (September 2018)
4708: Addressing gender and trade issues in trade agreements: Creating more problems than solutions?
by Ranja Sengupta (September 2018)
4707: Belo Monte: There is nothing green or sustainable about these mega-dams
by Ed Atkins (August 2018)
4706: Descent into hell
by Ndongo Samba Sylla (August 2018)
4705: New study warns of 'hothouse' threatening planet earth
by Rita Joshi (August 2018)
4704: How gold mining companies stifle opposition in Peru
by Michael Wilson Becerril (August 2018)
4703: Rohingya crisis: A year since it shocked the world, what’s changed?
by Abdullah Yusuf (August 2018)
4702: Asia's evolving 'free' trade deal may not benefit workers
by Kalinga Seneviratne (August 2018)
4701: Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries
by Kamran Siddiqi (August 2018)
4700: In battle over land rights, indigenous groups are fighting uphill
by Hans Nicholas Jong (August 2018)
4699: UN conference warns of huge backlogs before achieving global development goals
by Ramesh Jaura (August 2018)
4698: The Laos disaster reminds us that local people are too often victims of dam development
by Jason von Meding, Giuseppe Forino & Tien Le Thuy Du (August 2018)
4697: Palestinian peoples' fundamental rights under assault, concern over lurking dangers
by Ramesh Jaura (August 2018)
4696: Argentina: 20 years on, has the IMF really changed its ways?
by Bodo Ellmers, Maria Romero & Gino Brunswijck (August 2018)
4695: The magnitude of the planetary crisis requires action of a similar size
by Karin Nansen (July 2018)
4694: Brazil: Pesticide poisonings in rural areas
by Human Rights Watch (July 2018)
4693: Overtourism: A growing global problem
by Claudio Milano, Joseph M. Cheer & Marina Novelli (July 2018)
4692: Why women from Asia are confronting us fracking: Oil extraction equals plastic production
by Isabelle Morrison (July 2018)
4691: The colonization of Palestine: Rethinking the term ‘Israeli occupation’
by Ramzy Baroud (July 2018)
4690: Bad Bugs: How the White House is stoking a world public health crisis
by Conn Hallinan (July 2018)
4689: Our clothes are contaminating our planet with tiny plastic threads
by Mary Catherine O'Connor (July 2018)
4688: Investing in indigenous communities is most efficient way to protect forests
by Cory Rogers (July 2018)
4687: Puerto Rico confronts a new hurricane season — And old injustices
by Basav Sen (July 2018)
4686: World Atlas traces earth's human scar
by Tim Radford (July 2018)
4685: Climate change will make rice less nutritious, putting millions of the world’s poor at risk
by Kristie Ebi (July 2018)
4684: Failed economic policies have contributed to asylum seekers
by Manuel Perez-Rocha (July 2018)
4683: Underwater noise – The not-so-silent killer
by Bradnee Chambers (July 2018)
4682: Neocolonialism and the “Migrant crisis”
by Manlio Dinucci (July 2018)
4681: It’s time for Malawi to quit tobacco
by Julia Smith (July 2018)
4680: How the wealth from Sierra Leone’s diamonds fails to enrich local communities
by Roy Maconachie (June 2018)
4679: How sustainable food production can change developing countries
by Emily Folk (June 2018)
4678: US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
by Kanaga Raja (June 2018)
4677: Agricultural trade liberalization undermined food security
by Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury (May 2018)
4676: The hidden Climate Change impacts of the tourism industry
by Marina Kelava (May 2018)
4675: UN: HRC to dispatch urgent probe on Gaza violence
by Kanaga Raja (May 2018)
4674: Inequality on the rise in Asia-Pacific – UN reports
by Rita Joshi (May 2018)
4673: Palestinian women: A history of female resistance in Gaza and the West Bank
by Maria Holt (May 2018)
4672: Agroecology movement on the rise
by Lim Li Ching (May 2018)
4671: Human Rights experts ask Israel to end disproportionate use of force on Palestinians
by Chakravarthi Raghavan (May 2018)
4670: Bangladeshi garment workers continue to fight for justice five years after Rana Plaza
by Marienna Pope-Weidemann (May 2018)
4669: Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense
by Hartmut Winkler (May 2018)
4668: The menace of land degradation threatens 3.2 billion people
by J C Suresh (May 2018)
4667: Is the EU complicit in the destruction of Cambodia’s forests?
by Jack Davies (May 2018)
4666: Gaza now has a toxic ‘biosphere of war’ that no one can escape
by Mark Zeitoun & Ghassan Abu Sitta (May 2018)
4665: Monsanto may leave India after losing GMO cotton patent
by Lorraine Chow (April 2018)
4664: European parliament sounds the alarm over developing world debt crisis
by Mark Perera (April 2018)
4663: The Panama Canal’s forgotten casualties
by Caroline Lieffers (April 2018)
4662: India: Plantations uproot women from their customary forests
by Sanghamitra Dubey & Radhia Chitakara (April 2018)
4661: Bio-piracy: The sale of Uganda’s lakes to investors
by Mary Serumaga (April 2018)
4660: 'The most important thing that has happened to the indigenous Amazonians in 30 years'
by Brendan Montague (April 2018)
4659: Women worldwide bear the burdens of the debt crisis and structural adjustment policies
by Chiara Filoni (April 2018)
4658: On dangerous ground: Land degradation is turning soils into deserts
by Abbas El-Zein (April 2018)
4657: Will rising international concern over a new debt crisis be matched by action?
by Mark Perera (April 2018)
4656: UN forest project 'does more harm than good'
by Alex Kirby (April 2018)
4655: The pentagon’s scary plan to militarize ocean life
by Maia Danks (April 2018)
4654: UN: Israel in profound breach of the right to health in Palestine
by Kanaga Raja (April 2018)
4653: The power of India's village women
by Moin Qazi (March 2018)
4652: Small hydropower a big global issue overlooked by science and policy
by Claire Salisbury (March 2018)
4651: 50 years later, what can we learn from the My Lai massacre?
by Ted Morgan (March 2018)
4650: Offshoring indian agriculture: Is India becoming a GMO trash can?
by Colin Todhunter (March 2018)
4649: Big tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby and here’s why
by Andrew Rowell (March 2018)
4648: Myanmar: Violations amounting to international crimes
by Kanaga Raja (March 2018)
4647: Women are being left behind in spite of UN pledge
by J Nastranis (March 2018)
4646: Seven climate change myths that big oil continues to perpetuate
by George Ferns (March 2018)
4645: Why CEPA should be rejected
by Katie Hodgetts (March 2018)
4644: One grain at a time: Assam’s rice seed library for climate resilience
by Sahana Ghosh (March 2018)
4643: How Peru excludes indigenous voices in its quest to develop the Amazon
by Adrian Gonzalez (March 2018)
4642: New CPTPP much like old TPP
by Martin Khor (March 2018)
4641: Big business 'Threatens planet's future'
by Kieran Cooke (February 2018)
4640: As long as rights are trampled, there will be forced migration
by Roy Bourgeois & Margaret Knapke (February 2018)
4639: UN calls for keeping the promises to the world's poorest
by Ramesh Jaura (February 2018)
4638: Big food causes suffering
by Dagmar Wolf (February 2018)
4637: “Whitewashing” genocide in Myanmar
by Ramzy Baroud (February 2018)
4636: Stock market turmoil may expose flaws in global finance
by Martin Khor (February 2018)
4635: Living in the shadow of Colombia’s largest coal mine
by Ynske Boersma (February 2018)
4634: G-77 at UN to focus on global solidarity and multilateralism
by Ramesh Jaura (February 2018)
4633: Closing Africa’s wealth gap
by Kingsley Ighobor (February 2018)
4632: Climate change is triggering a migrant crisis in Vietnam
by Alex Chapman & Van Pham Dang Tri (February 2018)
4631: Protectionist ban on imported used clothing
by Franck Kuwonu (February 2018)
4630: Eight men own half the world’s wealth, India worst hit
by Countercurrents.org (February 2018)
4629: Applying double standards is wrong
by Tobias Hauschild (January 2018)
4628: Big tobacco woos African farmers with bogus promises of prosperity
by Ronald Labonte, Donald Makoka, Jeffrey Drope & Raphael Lencucha (January 2018)
4627: The US has treated poor countries like shitholes for decades
by John Feffer (January 2018)
4626: Concern over using aid to promote rich countries' commercial interests
by Jesse Griffiths (January 2018)
4625: Academic research confirms – More mining leads to more fighting
by Mario Pérez-Rincón & Nick Meynen (January 2018)
4624: Does microfinance really alleviate poverty?
by Frithjof Arp (January 2018)
4623: Developing countries need to wake up to the risks of new technologies
by Ralph Hamann (January 2018)
4622: Forgotten war: A crisis deepens in Libya but where are the cameras?
by Lansana Gberie (January 2018)
4621: A time bomb waiting to explode
by Roberto Savio (January 2018)
4620: Malnutrition ravages India’s children
by Moin Qazi (January 2018)
4619: The fight against mining companies goes global
by Robin Broad & John Cavanagh (January 2018)
4618: Critical issues to watch in 2018
by Martin Khor (January 2018)
4617: Nuking Narmada: Uprooting lives and compounding climate crisis impacts
by Kumar Sundaram (January 2018)
4616: Israel uses Palestinian land to illegally dump toxic waste
by Tamara Nassar (January 2018)
4615: Inequality is on the rise in almost all countries
by Antonio Savoia (January 2018)

 


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