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A young boy wears a gas mask to protect himself from the fumes during a fire in Kibera, the largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya. DONWILSON ODHIAMBO/Sopa Images/Lightrocket via Getty

Covid-19 has shown us that swift action on global health is possible, even if it still falls short. What could we achieve,...

US pop star Madonna reacts during the opening of her Mercy James hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, July 11, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Andrés Jiménez and Paul Cullen politely disagree on this tricky issue

A worker wraps an iceberg lettuce at a lettuce plantation in Pulpi, near Almeria, southeast Spain February 13, 2017. Picture taken February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Many in Southern Spain's migrant workforce have long been alleging systematic exploitation from employers. Clare...

Protestors from Global Justice Now demonstrate outside the Home Office in London demanding an end to the Hostile Environment policy, ahead of parliamentary debate on the Windrush scandal. April, 2018. David Mirzoeff/Global Justice Now

Minnie Rahman on the legal fight against the British government’s racist ‘right to rent’ policy.

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High school students wearing masks protest against high levels of air pollution outside the government building in Skopje, North Macedonia December 20, 2019. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Air pollution kills millions of people each year. In the post-virus rush to return to ‘business as usual’, we could end up...

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Coronavirus is showing that precarity and dangerous working conditions are a choice companies have been making for workers,...

Protesters against Argentina’s hunger crisis gather for a brew, 5 September 2019.  ​They had camped out overnight in front of the Ministry of Social Development in Buenos Aires. CAROL SMILJAN/NURPHOTO/PA

Why is hunger growing in a country known as an agricultural powerhouse? Amy Booth reports from Buenos Aires...

If humans have nothing else in common, it’s that we all need to breathe. But, over 90 per cent of us have to live with...

 Wary looks: Ntombekhaya Sobuza and little sister Asanele outside their shack constructed  from packaging materials from a Volkswagen plant, on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. JAMES OATWAY/PANOS 

Poverty is not down to chance or bad choices. It’s hard wired into a deeply unequal economic system. But it doesn’t have to...

President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, a critic of Western influence over his country, meets with US President John F Kennedy. There may have been smiles all around but Nkrumah’s cards were marked. ABBIE ROWE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Poverty between – and within – nations doesn’t just exist. It is created and needs constant maintenance. 

Offshore secrecy is a long-established phenomenon; bankers in Geneva and Zurich were catering to wealthy French and German elites long before the creation of the Swiss federal state in 1848. Delaware started to function as a tax haven in the late 19th century.

Tax havens in the Global North enable the systematic looting of the Global South. John Christensen explains...

For the world to witness: weary and homeless, this woman rests by a busy thoroughfare in São Paulo. Davidsonluna/Unsplash

Vanessa Martina Silva considers the track record of Brazil’s flagship Bolsa Família, the world’s largest...

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The globalized garment industry is as ruthless as they come, creaming off huge profits while paying workers a pittance....

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In an era of planet-wide ecological breakdown, the conventional wisdom of the growth model is crashing to an end. ...

The Ashaninka are an indigenous people living in the State of Acre, Brazil. © Pedro França/MinC

Leonardo Sakamoto on the war against indigenous people.

Jo Lateu, Peter Whittaker, and JP O’Malley on the latest releases in Left...

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