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You can’t talk about water without talking about democracy


Pablo Sanchez: Ignoring the Irish and Greek water movements is typical of those who put innovation before democracy

Minding the gender gap in the digital economy

Minding the gender gap in the digital economy


Yvonne Lott: Digitalisation should not be treated as a gender-neutral process that is naturally beneficial for all employees

IS and climate change – an inconvenient truth for Republicans

IS and climate change – an inconvenient truth for Republicans


Juan Cole: The Middle East is in the crosshairs of climate change

Never again: it's time to ban nuclear weapons

Never again: it’s time to ban nuclear weapons


Beatrice Fihn: As long as nuclear weapons are seen as important and legitimate, it will encourage proliferation and maintenance of current arsenals

The pitfalls of privatised education

The pitfalls of privatised education


Chloé Maurel : We are witnessing the privatisation of education on a massive scale, on all continents

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Jamaica’s sugar job losses signal an industry at a crossroads


Jamaica’s sugar industry is attempting to weather a perfect storm of high production costs, a two-year drought and low price forecasts

The UN draws a purple line in Syria

The UN draws a purple line in Syria


Two years after the Ghouta sarin-gas attack, chemical attacks in Syria are increasing, in spite of all the UN resolutions.

In Cambodia, the path to 'clean sugar' is still paved with delays

In Cambodia, the path to ’clean sugar’ is still paved with delays


Cambodian farmers struggle to survive after land grab by sugar giants

Is EU support propping up one of the world's most anti-democratic regimes?

Is EU support propping up one of the world’s most anti-democratic regimes?


Despite warming relations with the EU, citizens of Turkmenistan are still denied their most basic human rights

South Africa's domestic workers gain a minimum wage

South Africa’s domestic workers gain a minimum wage


…now all they need is a living wage