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An archive of previously posted features (2019)



4890: Traditional seeds under threat
by Lucien Silga (December 2019)
4889: Cuba’s urban farming shows way to avoid hunger
by Paul Brown (December 2019)
4888: Five years on, Saudi attacks on yemen’s farmers are pushing the whole country into famine
by Ahmed Abdulkareem (December 2019)
4887: Mass protests in Latin America against the neoliberal model
by Nazaret Castro (November 2019)
4886: India declines to join RCEP agreement for time being
by D. Ravi Kanth (November 2019)
4885: Why the UN’s financial crisis will hurt Africans more than anyone else
by Gary Wilson (November 2019)
4884: How colonial rule predisposed Africa to fragile authoritarianism
by Nic Cheeseman & Jonathan Fisher (November 2019)
4883: GMO animals: From lab to factory farm
by Dana Pearls (November 2019)
4882: UN overwhelmingly votes for ending US blockade against Cuba
by Countercurrents Collective (November 2019)
4881: Ghana’s cocoa farmers are trapped by the chocolate industry
by Michael E Odijie (November 2019)
4880: The battle for the future of food in Africa
by Million Belay & Timothy A. Wise (November 2019)
4879: UN warns of damage US-China trade war is wreaking
by Jamshed Baruah (November 2019)
4878: MSF launches global campaign to lower price of crucial TB drug
by Kanaga Raja (November 2019)
4877: Dig beneath the world’s far-right governments — you’ll find fossil fuels
by Basav Sen (November 2019)
4876: Indigenous communities ‘robbed’ as land grabbers lay waste to Brazilian rainforest
by Ana Ionova (November 2019)
4875: Trump’s endless wars
by John Feffer (October 2019)
4874: The risk of technofixes
by Dana Perls (October 2019)
4873: How multinationals continue to avoid paying billions of dollars in tax
by Miroslav Palanský (October 2019)
4872: Money to burn
by Marianne Brooker (October 2019)
4871: Genetically modifying mosquitoes to control the spread of disease carries unknown risks
by Natalie Kofler, Françoise Baylis, Graham Dellaire and Landon J Getz (October 2019)
4870: Latin America and the US: The chains of indebtedness
by Marco A. Gandásegui (October 2019)
4869: India’s Narmada valley, a controversial dam causes havoc
by Shawahiq Siddiqui (October 2019)
4868: Self-devouring growth
by Julie Livingston (October 2019)
4867: UN calls for a global green new deal and radical reforms
by Jaya Ramachandran (October 2019)
4866: Outer space, the common heritage of mankind, in peril
by Nicholas Beuret (October 2019)
4865: Resistance and rebuilding in the Amazon
by Ashish Kothari (October 2019)
4864: UN climate action summit missed a key ingredient: Climate action
by Somar Wijayadasa (October 2019)
4863: Dams increase the risk of malaria
by Solomon Kibret (September 2019)
4862: Extinction ‘imminent’ for small islands
by Sean Buchanan (September 2019)
4861: UN expert links financial institutions’ austerity push to Human Rights impacts
by Gino Brunswijck (September 2019)
4860: Suddenly, the world’s biggest trade agreement won’t allow corporations to sue governments
by Pat Ranald (September 2019)
4859: Yet another economic Tsunami
by Jeffrey Moyo (September 2019)
4858: Much “foreign aid” is taxpayer-funded plundering of the global south
by Barbara G. Ellis (September 2019)
4857: How Climate Change is driving emigration from Central America
by Miranda Cady Hallett (September 2019)
4856: The IMF is hurting countries it claims to help
by Mark Weisbrot (September 2019)
4855: The ever-dependable bully on embassy row
by Barbara Nimri Aziz (September 2019)
4854: G7: Biarritz summit can’t halt the slow retreat of western multilateral co-operation
by Douglas Webber (September 2019)
4853: The burning of the Amazon is just the tip of the iceberg
by Alex May (September 2019)
4852: Asia-Pacific faces a daunting spectrum of natural hazards
by Devinder Kumar (September 2019)
4851: Women pastoralists feel the heat of Climate Change
by Sharon Birch-Jeffrey (September 2019)
4850: One way to resist capitalist food production
by Chris Conz (September 2019)
4849: 'Nuclear weapons arms race is here'
by Jessica Corbett (September 2019)
4848: Public good hijacked by tobacco corporation for profit
by Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo (August 2019)
4847: Washington intensifies its collective punishment of Venezuelans
by Kevin Young (August 2019)
4846: Why Kashmir is suddenly a potential global point of conflict
by Vijay Prashad (August 2019)
4845: Indigenous-managed lands found to harbor more biodiversity than protected areas
by Mongabay.com (August 2019)
4844: Bretton Woods Institutions: From solution to problem
by Anis Chowdhury & Jomo Kwame Sundaram (August 2019)
4843: Challenging global corporate power
by James Shultz (August 2019)
4842: Bush Sr. And the US’ blatant disregard of Palau’s nuclear free goals
by Ed Rampell (August 2019)
4841: A lesson from West Africa, a global inequality ground zero
by Sam Pizzigati (August 2019)
4840: US scrapping of INF treaty heightens threat of nuclear war
by Bill Van Auken (August 2019)
4839: UN’s Sustainable Development goals remain largely in limbo
by Shanta Roy (August 2019)
4838: The US is flooding the world with guns
by John Lindsay-Poland (August 2019)
4837: Why declaring Ebola a public health emergency isn’t a silver bullet
by Yap Boum (August 2019)
4836: New data illuminates inequalities among the poor worldwide
by Caroline Mwanga (July 2019)
4835: The most expensive drug in the history of the pharmaceutical industry
by Germán Velásquez (July 2019)
4834: How multinationals pad their budgets with the wealth of developing countries
by Tanya Rawal-Jindia (July 2019)
4833: Victory over Vedanta
by Louise Eldridge (July 2019)
4832: There’s only one way out of the global coffee crisis: Pay farmers more
by Darío Soto Abril & Roberto Vélez (July 2019)
4831: Reducing migrants’ lives to one grisly photograph
by Estefania Castañeda Pérez (July 2019)
4830: Himalayan glacier melt accelerating
by Emily Beament (July 2019)
4829: On Honduras
by Sara Kozameh (July 2019)
4828: Why credit rating agencies are still getting away with bad behaviour
by Misheck Mutize (July 2019)
4827: World’s poorest expected to suffer most from global warming
by Jamshed Baruah (July 2019)
4826: Cuba celebrates 60 years of Agrarian reform
(July 2019)
4825: Tobacco’s false promise
by Ronald Labonte, Fastone Goma, Jeffrey Drope & Raphael Lencucha (July 2019)
4824: How mangroves protect people from increasingly frequent and powerful tropical storms
by Adam Moolna (June 2019)
4823: The rise of the superbugs – And why industrial farming is to blame
by GRAIN (June 2019)
4822: 'Bad news for all species': New study shows nearly 600 plants wiped out over the past 250 years
by Jessica Corbett (June 2019)
4821: Chagos Islands: UK refusal to hand back archipelago disregards international law and echoes era of colonialism
by Elena Katselli (June 2019)
4820: Trump’s support for Israel's proposed West Bank annexation drew criticisms from lawmakers and rights advocates
by Julia Conley (June 2019)
4819: No need to dam free-flowing rivers to meet world’s climate and energy targets
by Mongabay.com (June 2019)
4818: 98.3% of Ghana's gold remains in the hands of multinational corporations
by Celina della Croce (June 2019)
4817: Big pharma emits more greenhouse gases than the automotive industry
by Lotfi Belkhir (June 2019)
4816: Child hunger threatens Africa’s social and economic future
by Ronald Joshua (June 2019)
4815: Dam violence against environmental defenders
by Daniela Del Bene (June 2019)
4814: Mining companies use excessive legal powers to gamble with Latin American lives
by Manuel Perez-Rocha & Jen Moore (June 2019)
4813: The hellish cycle
by Baher Kamal (June 2019)
4812: Historic win by Ecuador’s Waorani could re-shape extraction activities
by Kimberley Brown (May 2019)
4811: UN report calls for 'transformative changes' to halt nature’s dangerous decline
by Radwan Jakeem (May 2019)
4810: To fund African development, curb the looting of African wealth
by William Minter (May 2019)
4809: Drought looms for South-East Asia
by Sean Buchanan (May 2019)
4808: #METOO in the garment industry
by Sangeeta Chowdhry (May 2019)
4807: China to stand firm against the US in protecting its policy space
by D. Ravi Kanth (May 2019)
4806: Cyclone Idai’s deadly impact was worsened by Zimbabwe’s forest plunder
by Ray Mwareya (May 2019)
4805: Notre Dame of Gaza: Our mosques and churches are also burning
by Ramzy Baroud (May 2019)
4804: UN: US sanctions on Cuba, Venezuela violate human rights
by Kanaga Raja (May 2019)
4803: Weaving transformations
by Ashish Kothari (May 2019)
4802: Global warming tips scales against the poor
by Tim Radford (May 2019)
4801: The next Ebola epidemic
by William Minter (May 2019)
4800: Glyphosate worse than we could imagine
by F. William Engdahl (April 2019)
4799: It’s time to end US military aid to the Philippines
by Amee Chew (April 2019)
4798: Rethinking the World Trade Organisation
by Xavier Carim (April 2019)
4797: Women matters in environmental conservation
by Mongabay.com (April 2019)
4796: In the wake of Cyclone Idai, the north has a climate debt to pay
by William Minter (April 2019)
4795: Rich nations slash development aid to neediest countries
by Krishan Dutta (April 2019)
4794: Deep-sea mining: Regulating the unknown
by Amber Cobley (April 2019)
4793: Smokeless tobacco products flying under the radar of regulation in many countries
by Kamran Siddiqi (April 2019)
4792: How to contain superbugs
by Mirza Alas (April 2019)
4791: Lives saved temporarily
by Ridwanul Hoque & Ashraful Azad (April 2019)
4790: To fight deforestation first tackle inequality, study says
by Kimberley Brown (April 2019)
4789: UN: Israeli settlement enterprise continues unabated
by Kanaga Raja (April 2019)
4788: Food short of essential micronutrients causes 'hidden hunger'
by Brenda Wawa (April 2019)
4787: 5G: The battle for the future
by Humberto Campodonico (April 2019)
4786: Cyclone Idai: Rich countries are to blame for disasters like this
by Michael Mikulewicz & Tahseen Jafry (April 2019)
4785: The IMF showed the world how not to celebrate international women’s day
by Tanya Rawal-Jindia (March 2019)
4784: In Haiti, climate aid comes with strings attached
by Keston K. Perry (March 2019)
4783: Glyphosate exposure increases cancer risk up to 41%, study finds
by Lorraine Chow (March 2019)
4782: Cancer drug pricing gets in the way of treatment in developing countries
by Vikash Sewram (March 2019)
4781: Horrific findings of the UN report on Israel’s massacre of Gaza protesters
by Robert Inlakesh (March 2019)
4780: UN: Hunger on the rise in Africa
by Kanaga Raja (March 2019)
4779: Awash in trash
by Aviva Freudmann (March 2019)
4778: In food politics, all roads lead to Rome
by Salena Tramel (March 2019)
4777: US-China trade deal could throw wto into uncharted waters
by D. Ravi Kanth (March 2019)
4776: Shrinking biodiversity of plants cultivated for food poses severe threat
by Jaya Ramachandran (March 2019)
4775: How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa
by Theo Neethling (March 2019)
4774: Indigenous peoples are key stakeholders
by Carmen Josse (March 2019)
4773: Deep sea mining threatens indigenous culture in Papua New Guinea
by John Childs (February 2019)
4772: African leaders put rich nations on notice that days of cheap resources are ending
by Lisa Vives (February 2019)
4771: Landmark report on Himalayan mountains raises dire warnings
by Prerna Bomzan (February 2019)
4770: UN: Global FDI flows fell by 19% last year
by Kanaga Raja (February 2019)
4769: Latin America: It's not just about overthrowing Maduro in Venezuela
by Kalinga Seneviratne (February 2019)
4768: Economic crisis can trigger world war
by Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Vladimir Popov (February 2019)
4767: UN warns of the confluence of significant risks threatening global development
by Jaya Ramachandran (February 2019)
4766: Sanctions of mass destruction: America’s war on Venezuela
by Garikai Chengu (February 2019)
4765: How global warming is adding to the health risks of poor people
by Lenore Manderson (February 2019)
4764: A historic first
by Sahr Nouwah & Roselyn Korleh (January 2019)
4763: Progress for peoples and nature at UN meet, but corporate influence continues
by Friends of the Earth International (January 2019)
4762: 'Group of 77' shows multilateralism 'only way to address shared challenges'
by António Guterres (January 2019)
4761: Amazon soy boom poses urgent existential threat to landless movement
by Sue Branford & Maurício Torres (January 2019)
4760: Global warming: Severe consequences for Africa
by Dan Shepard (January 2019)
4759: Things to watch in 2019: Debt and emerging debt crises
by Bodo Ellmers (January 2019)
4758: Why Argentina’s new loans from the IMF are spurring unrest and a deepening social and economic crisis
by Celina della Croce (January 2019)
4757: World Bank warns of “storm clouds” over global economy
by Nick Beams (January 2019)
4756: People in Africa live longer but their health is poor in those extra years
by Charles Shey Wiysonge (January 2019)
4755: Palestine looks forward to an exceptional year as G77 chair
by Ramesh Jaura (January 2019)
4754: UN backs seed sovereignty in landmark peasants’ rights declaration
by Timothy A. Wise (January 2019)
4753: ‘The ugliest chapter since slavery’: How illicit financial flows thwart human rights in Africa
by Imani Countess (January 2019)
4752: Why it’s so hard for most countries to be economically independent from the west
by Yves Smith (January 2019)
4751: G20 summit in Buenos Aires: A non-event amidst citizen protests
by Bodo Ellmers, Maria José Romero & Tove Maria Ryding (January 2019)
4750: From trade war to global anarchy?
by Martin Khor (January 2019)

 


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