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A tale of gold, guns, greed and rat poison in the Brazilian jungle

The miners of northern Brazil live by the laws of power, honour, money and lust. But sometimes, karma asserts itself too, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Gamblers Anonymous and Declared

Place your bets, ladies and gents. Spin the wheel, round and round she goes and where she stops, nobody knows.... [read more]

Taking the Shilling

A poem by Dick Jones... [read more]

Fidel

Castro spearheaded one of the most successful resistance movements ever.... [read more]

The Lebanon and the England

A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Waving in the first Row

Netanyahu went to Paris as part of his election campaign... [read more]

NHS In Crisis: The Story of Torrington Community Hospital

Elijah Pryor discusses the significance of Torrington Community Hospital for the North Devon community and the campaign to challenge cutbacks to the hospital's services... [read more]

The year we did our best to abandon the natural world

Emissions are rising, ice is melting and yet the response of governments is simply to pretend that none of it is happening, says George Monbiot.... [read more]

How the Billionaires Broke the System

The US deficit reduction plan makes no sense – until you remember who’s behind the Tea Party movement. ... [read more]

Politically Transmitted Disease

Rising rates of teen pregnancy and STDs in the United States are the result of programmes intended to stamp them out, argues George Monbiot.... [read more]

April Fools

Tom Bangay looks back on a turbulent month in British domestic politics.... [read more]

Support the Iranian People, Oppose Tehran’s Clerical Fascism

Peter Tatchell believes the left should unite against the theocratic regime in Tehran.... [read more]

Exploited Labour On The High Street

Some of the UK’s most popular clothing brands use child labour to mass produce its merchandise. This must stop now - human dignity is at stake. ... [read more]