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The Ohlauer crisis: a watershed moment for asylum policy in Germany?


Sharon Dodua Otoo: How did a peaceful refugee protest turn into a police siege and what can we learn from that?

1945 and 2014: different battles, same magnitude

1945 and 2014: different battles, same magnitude


Mary Robinson: The physical world faces potential catastrophe because of climate change and we are running out of time to take the necessary corrective action

Malawi's new govt must ensure the people – not MNCs – benefit from its mineral wealth

Malawi’s new govt must ensure the people – not MNCs – benefit from its mineral wealth


Jimmy Kainja: Like elsewhere in Africa, mining corporations are not in Malawi to develop the country; they are there to make a profit

Bridging the gap between formal and informal economy

Bridging the gap between formal and informal economy


Jay Naidoo: From waste pickers to fisher communities, the formal economy is in-formalising

Mexico: the war that really interests Peña Nieto

Mexico: the war that really interests Peña Nieto


Víctor Manuel Quintana Silveyra: The interest of Peña Nieto and his allies is to strengthen and increase the power of money

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Burnout: the flip side of the cult of performance


Almost one worker in ten is at risk of a burnout. This growing phenomenon is symptomatic of our performance-based society

Peru: indigenous peoples threatened by gas exploration

Peru: indigenous peoples threatened by gas exploration


Indigenous communities from the Amarakaeri Reserve are struggling to have their concerns heard by Hunt Oil

Africa's Great Lakes region and the forthcoming elections

Africa’s Great Lakes region and the forthcoming elections


Ambiguity surrounding the intentions of the three heads of state in Africa’s Great Lakes region is fuelling political tensions

South Korea: Striking Samsung workers prevail despite climate of repression

South Korea: Striking Samsung workers prevail despite climate of repression


The end of the Samsung dispute is a rare bit of good news for unions in South Korea where attacks against organised labour are intensifying

Resisting neoliberalism: a lesson from Uruguay

Resisting neoliberalism: a lesson from Uruguay


From Uruguay, we have seen the rebuttal of the classic economic mantra “growth first, distribution later”