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UCT and Rhodes: removing statues, dismantling colonial legacies


Mandisi Majavu: the Rhodes Scholarship stands for an implicit message that no matter how bad colonialism was, whiteness, ultimately, is benevolent

Privatisation has failed – it's time to return to a public alternative

Privatisation has failed – it’s time to return to a public alternative


Rosa Pavanelli: Why is privatisation resurging when the past 30 years has shown that it is fundamentally flawed?

Swiss Leaks: tax evasion in times of austerity

Swiss Leaks: tax evasion in times of austerity


Ibrahim Warde: HSBC is not the only bank guilty, and this is only the tip of the iceberg

Badly paid work will not save Guatemalans from poverty

Badly paid work will not save Guatemalans from poverty


Alistair Smith: low wages undercut not just local rates of pay, but working conditions across the whole region

The tyranny of a few: a supply chain story

The tyranny of a few: a supply chain story


Yorgos Altintzís: Producers today cannot seek legal remedy to redress abuses and unethical practices that stem from purchasing-power imbalances

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To raise wages in Panama, dockers join a US union


“Companies don’t want real unions because we open the eyes of the workers”

Exploitation of migrant workers: the hidden face of Germany's construction sites

Exploitation of migrant workers: the hidden face of Germany’s construction sites


Tens of thousands of migrant workers in Germany’s construction industry face growing abuses

Madagascar fisheries ravaged by foreign plunder

Madagascar fisheries ravaged by foreign plunder


“Illegal fishing will push Madagascar’s ecosystem to the brink of collapse”

PR firms at the service of human rights abusers

PR firms at the service of human rights abusers


Across the world, governments that violate human rights are paying western public relations firms to whitewash their image

Mexican sign language interpreters navigate disability discrimination

Mexican sign language interpreters navigate disability discrimination


There are only 42 certified Mexican sign language interpreters, serving a population of 122 million people