Climate camp activists at Blackheath: ‘We recognize that the causes of climate change are systemic.’Toby Melville / Reuters

System change, not climate change

Jess Worth looks at how activists in Britain are broadening the climate change debate.

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NI 434 - Life beyond growth - July, 2010
Stacking up the yuan: At the end of September 2008, the savings of Chinese people ($2.92 trillion) outstripped their loans almost 6 to 1.Reuters / Stringer in China

The yuan plays the dollar

Egyptian economist Gouda Abdel-Khalek talks with Rowenna Davis about China’s political plays in the Middle East.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
Naked Emperors

Naked Emperors

It’s time to ask some very basic questions, like: What are banks for? What are houses for? What’s credit for? What’s the economy for? Or, for that matter, what’s the environment for? Vanessa Baird suggests a 10-point economic detox programme.

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
Photo by Mike Blake / Reuters

Fusion time

A new way not only to cook but to organize the whole food economy – Wayne Roberts stirs the pot.

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NI 418 - Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? - December, 2008
REUTERS / Stringer

Rebels with a cause

Popular rebellion has often accompanied oppressive taxation. Almost all the protests were against taxes that ignored the ability to pay. Here are just a few examples.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
A supporter of Germany’s Green Party reacts to first exit polls of German general elections in Berlin.REUTERS / Petr Josek

Why ecotaxes may not be the answer

Tax will, sooner or later, have to follow the environmental agenda. Nicola Liebert reports on mixed experiences so far, even in Germany. Top dodger: The British Monarchy

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
Peter the Great trims a taxpayer’s beard in a contemporary Russian cartoon.All images: Mary Evans Picture Library

A short history of TAXATION

A history of the eternal fate of taxation: to be the abused or abusive means towards noble or ignoble ends, never quite able to escape its association with extortion and war.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
Tax Injustice – the facts

Tax Injustice – the facts

The measure of just tax is the ability to pay. The world’s tax system today is unjust, shifting the burden from rich to poor – and failing altogether to address the green agenda. Here are the facts and figures.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
Illustration: Kate Charlesworth

Can pay.. won't pay!

How John Christensen made a banker hide his head in his hands in the tax haven of Jersey. Top dodgers: Leona Helmsley, The Prince of Liechtenstein

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008

Tax justice and the global fiddle

David Ransom listens to the false notes being played by an orchestra of financial instruments. Top dodgers: Bono, Rupert Murdoch.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
Will Yasuní – and its great ceibo trees – fall prey to greenhouse gangsters?Photo: yasunigreengold.org / Mauro Burzio

Costing the earth

Adam Ma’anit navigates the snakepits of global carbon trading in the context of Yasuní.

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Life beyond growth July, 2010
China in charge June, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? December, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil July, 2008
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