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War, art and peace: about the Colombian referendum and the peace agreement


Adriana Ruiz-Restrepo: “Some forgive, others don’t want to forgive, but most damaging of all is the publicity over-simplifying the public”

“We will fight Brazil's coup in the streets and in the workplaces”

“We will fight Brazil’s coup in the streets and in the workplaces”


Antônio Lisboa: Brazil’s elite still does not accept that black, poor and indigenous people, women, homosexuals and slums dwellers have the right to respect and dignity

Silence and short memories Burundi

Silence and short memories Burundi


Alexandre Niyungeko: For over a year now we have been helpless in face of the denial of the public’s right to information, yet it is guaranteed by the Constitution

Marcinelle mine disaster revisited by a crisis-shaken Europe

Marcinelle mine disaster revisited by a crisis-shaken Europe


Angelo Tino: Sixty years ago, when so many people lost their lives, a common - if imperfect - European framework of rules did not exist

The SDGs are not achievable without unions and progressive policies

The SDGs are not achievable without unions and progressive policies


Celeste Drake: The term “trade union” does not appear a single time in the entire SDG 2030 document. Not even once

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2017: the year of the battle over shale gas in France


"The fact that industrialists are still applying for permits shows that they have not totally given up on mining for shale gas”

Sierra Leone's farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs

Sierra Leone’s farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs


“We want investors. What we are against is people taking all of our land without our consent”

Youth unemployment: “Young people have the right to opportunities”

Youth unemployment: “Young people have the right to opportunities”


“Education universally is failing to prepare people for the world of work”

Hopes and fears as FARC prepares for peace

Hopes and fears as FARC prepares for peace


The Colombian peace agreement forces FARC insurgents to confront their past and take on the challenge of reconciliation and reintegration

Caterpillar threatens the future of thousands of Belgian families

Caterpillar threatens the future of thousands of Belgian families


“There’s going to be a great deal of distress in the region. And the American bosses will wash their hands of it”