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Shatila street

Solar comes to Shatila

Lydia James visits the Lebanese refugee camp and discovers possibilities for a lighter, brighter future.

Filed in: Energy, Lebanon and Refugees

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Indonesia at a crossroads

Nithin Coca reports on a political battle between government and a respected anti-corruption institution.

Filed in: Democracy, Indonesia and Politics

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The People vs Monsanto (and other GM giants)

Around the world, people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.

Filed in: Agriculture, Biotech and Environment

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Thailand’s midnight flower-sellers

The country’s indigenous groups are the most vulnerable to exploitation, documents Alexia Kalaitzi.

Filed in: Human Rights and Thailand

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Tunisians on hunger strike against regime’s secret files

Ben Ali’s legacy still looms large, as Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report.

Filed in: Human Rights and Tunisia

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The farmer’s friend

Are farmers benefitting from growing GM crops, as Monsanto claims? Dionne Bunsha investigates.

Filed in: Agriculture, Biotech and Environment

The disappeared

Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.

Filed in: Australia, Children, Human Rights, Mexico, Migration and Western Sahara

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Towards an understanding of the psychopathy of patient Monsanto

‘Patient Monsanto’ is analysed by Jason Louv.

Filed in: Biotech and Environment

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Total control: is Monsanto unstoppable?

Monsanto has a mission. But where will it lead the rest of us? Vanessa Baird begins this month’s investigation into one of the world’s most powerful and hated corporations.

Filed in: Agriculture and Environment

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What lies behind the recent surge of Amazon deforestation

Richard Schiffman talks to scientist Philip Fearnside on what’s driving the clearing of the Amazon forest.

Filed in: Brazil and Forests

Is Monsanto on the side of science?

Claire Robinson looks at what has happened to scientists who dare to say GM foods are not safe.

Filed in: Agriculture, Biotech and Environment

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