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Migration and the European push-factor

For decades we have exported a Western consumerist dream to the Global South; little wonder migrants now want to share our good fortune, writes Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Europe Globalization Migration Poverty Wealth

New trade agreements will TTIP us into powerlessness

And transnationals will take advantage, says Nick Dearden – just look at what’s happened in Canada. 

Filed in: Corporations Globalization Trade

America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.

Filed in: Globalization Health

Brazil is on the edge of an 'internationalism revolution'

As the country continues to rise as a global power, encouraging younger generations to embrace an internationalist perspective is crucial, says Adriana De Queiroz.

Filed in: Brazil Democracy Globalization Politics

NGOs must give up power

Aid organizations need to relinquish the clout that comes with money and bureaucracy, argues Oxfam’s Ben Phillips.

Filed in: Development Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

The wrong kind of solidarity

If you erase power and class, you are left with a cosmopolitan elite lecturing on ‘global society’ to people suffering poverty at home, warns Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Colonialism Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

Seafarers in the firing line

Shipwrecks and piracy are just two in a long list of problems facing sailors in a cut-throat shipping industry, reports Olivia Swift.

Filed in: Globalization Trade Transport

How the war on piracy became big business

Is a private security boom really the route to safer seas? asks Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Globalization Somalia Trade

Debt – a global scam

The actions of creditors are key to debt crises, argues Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance Globalization Politics Society

PODCAST: Vanessa Baird and Owen Jones on the feral rich

The super rich are gaining from the economic crisis while the poor get the blame – what can be done to stop them?

Filed in: Class Equality Finance Globalization Politics Poverty Society Wealth

Who profits from the 7 billion population frenzy?

Vanessa Baird on why, when it comes to human numbers, nothing sells like fear.

Filed in: Globalization Hunger Population

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