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The challenges facing the UN in the age of Trump


Chloé Maurel: If the UN is to overcome the crisis and the uncertain situation it faces, the organisation must reform, and its member states will have to give it more power

Will anything stop the ongoing genocide in Myanmar?

Will anything stop the ongoing genocide in Myanmar?


Ashraful Azad: Of the five acts of genocide mentioned in the 1948 Convention on Genocide, four have been committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar since 1978

El Salvador's win against the US mining company Pacific Rim: a very nuanced victory

El Salvador’s win against the US mining company Pacific Rim: a very nuanced victory


Karen Hudlet: The negative consequences will continue to have an impact, regardless of the ruling

The Trump lesson


Bryan Carter: This is not a moment to be afraid of Trump or let his prejudiced ideas suddenly become acceptable just because he’s president

A global Trade in Services Agreement would put workers and consumers at risk


Yorgos Altintzis: The banks that are too-big-to-fail will become even bigger under TiSA

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Artivism, creativity and political change in Spain


The 15M movement constituted the most significant political development in Spain since the democratic transition (1975). Collective creativity, placed at the service of ending the economic, social and political crisis, whilst not achieving its aim has left an important legacy.

The New Orleans museum looking back at slavery to help America move forward

The New Orleans museum looking back at slavery to help America move forward


The New Orleans museum looking back at slavery to help move America forward"

Green wins keep Baltic populism in check – but for how long?

Green wins keep Baltic populism in check – but for how long?


Green parties in the Baltics have helped to keep far-right populist movements at bay by backing pragmatic, progressive and inclusive policies

A trusted intermediary to minimise the risk of human trafficking in Cambodia

A trusted intermediary to minimise the risk of human trafficking in Cambodia


An employment information service in Cambodia brings job offers to unskilled workers through family and friends. It is a service based on trust, aimed at preventing people from falling prey to human trafficking.

Teachers' unions call controversial for-profit education firm to account in Kenya

Teachers’ unions call controversial for-profit education firm to account in Kenya


“We should not be discussing Bridge International. The chain of schools ought to have been closed”