Chile's agitating students

Chile's agitating students

Eilis O'Neill on the struggle for free, quality, universal education.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Photo: Tommy Japan under a CC Licence

Citizen activism marches on

Mark Engler draws lessons from marches past and present.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Naomi Klein.Photo: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times/Redux

Rocking the boat

Graeme Green talks to author and activist Naomi Klein about why global warming is a political issue.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
‘Thou noxious, treach’rous, belching oily rogue!’ I give BP a good telling off shortly after invading the Roundhouse Theatre’s stage. We later discovered the audience was full of BP employees on a staff outing.Photo: David Hoffman

My spy

Why did an oil company go to such lengths to monitor Jess Worth’s activism? Perhaps we are more powerful than we think.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Illustration: Steven Munday

A year of oil resistance

Around the world, local communities have been hitting the oil monster where it hurts.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Leave the oil in the soil! Indigenous representatives from communities resisting oil extraction all over the world marched together at the front of the recent 400,000-strong New York climate march.Photo: Jenna Pope / Bold Nebraska

Ending the oil age

Change is coming. Jess Worth examines whether growing pressure for divestment and disruption can knock Big Oil off its perch.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014

And finally: Uri Fruchtmann

The filmmaker and director tells Jo Lateu why he supports activists who expose wrongdoing through video.

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014
Resistance strain: the psychological impacts of activism are seldom discussed.Photo: Tim Gainey / Alamy

Beyond burnout

Post-traumatic stress disorder is an occupational hazard for activists on the frontline, says Amy Hall.

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014
The latest model – what will riot police be wearing this year? ABACA ABACA PRESS/ABACA/Press Association Images

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
Matawa First Nations

Touch the earth

As reserves dwindle and demand balloons, resource companies are pushing into more remote regions and onto indigenous land. Jen Wilton tours seven hotspots where native people are demanding the right to decide what happens on their ancestral territory.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
‘I lost my daughter because of a birth defect.’ Argentinean activist Sofía Gatica has been fighting the aerial spraying of toxic agro-chemicals.Eilís O'Neill

No joy in soy

Demand for genetically modified soy is changing the face of Argentina. And not for the better, says Eilís O’Neill.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
The Suncor tar sands site near Fort McMurray, Alberta. The project has wiped out thousands of hectares of boreal forest and has left a scar on the land so large that it is visible in satellite photos.Milesy/Alamy

Sticky business

Canada has put all its eggs into one big basket full of tar sands. That’s a major mistake, argues Andrew Nikiforuk – for the country and the planet.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014

Nobody is 'normal'

Jody Mcintyre speaks to comedian Francesca Martinez about growing up 'wobbly' and resisting austerity in Britain.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Faces of dissent: revolutionary graffiti in Cairo.Jubilee Debt Campaign

Fight debt: altogether now!

Debt is used to break nations. But resistance is fertile – and the North could learn a few lessons from the South, argues Nick Dearden.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
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